Lead Data Scientist - Life Insurance

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist - Life Insurance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Salary: US$160000 - US$210000 per annum + benefits
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REF: AD 46176_1505938998
Contact Name: Jayne Laird
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

I am exclusively partnering with one the leading Life Insurers who are rapidly expanding their Data and Analytics function. This senior position will mean you are responsible for independently lead data analysis, modeling, whilst using advanced statistical techniques to meet business needs and challenges.

Do you want to join a business that has an excellent reputation for the work they are doing in Data & Analytics?

Do you want to join a company rich in data sources, and can boast of ground-breaking data projects?

If so read on…

If you have deep knowledge and experience of statistical modeling paired with excellent communication to business stakeholders then this is an opportunity to thrive in a challenging and collaborative environment where you are trusted to work instinctively and know that the company will stretch you to your full potential.


  • Passionate about Data Science
  • Degree qualified; Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar
  • 5+ years of experience with statistical modeling using large complex datasets
  • Machine learning
  • Experienced in the Insurance industry (P&C, Life, Health)
  • The ability to influence decisions: This role will need to be able to communicate using data to influence key decisions maker's choices
  • Strong expertise in statistical modeling techniques such as linear regression, logistic regression, survival analysis, GLM, tree models (Random Forests and GBM), cluster analysis, principal components, feature creation, and validation.