Senior Data Scientist


Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with Lead Data Scientist to translate given business problem into analytical use-cases with defined outcomes
  • Collaborate with Data Scientists to develop, implement and test most appropriate algorithms for a given use-case; be able to review the work of data scientists and provide guidance
  • Translate statistical analysis to insights and recommendations and work with Data Engineers to automate / production Alize them
  • Ensure coding standards as well as designing standards to ensure reusability
  • Drive innovation by enhancing existing solutions and designing new ones
  • Build collaboration and awareness in the global analytics community

Skill Set Required:

  • 5-8 years of experience in insurance analytics, data science or similar function
  • Expert-level proficiency in at least one statistical tool language (R, Python) with a strong preference towards Python with excellent debugging skills
  • Experience with Big Data platforms - Hadoop (Hive, Pig, Map Reduce, HQL)/Spark/H2O-Linux environment
  • Strong conceptual understanding of machine learning algorithms including linear regressions, classification algorithms, time series techniques, topic modeling etc.
  • Good written, oral communication with ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Basic to mid-level understanding of the insurance risk selection, underwriting practices and experience in analyzing the insurance portfolios is a plus
  • Mentoring skills are considered as a plus
  • Experience in Big Data technologies like Azure, AWS and advanced analytics concepts like Simulation, Deep Learning etc. are considered as a plus
  • Bachelor s degree in a quantitative field required; Masters or PHD preferred


  • 5-8 years of experience in insurance analytics, data science or similar function

Key Skills

Claims; Simulation; Linux; Coding; Analytical; Debugging; Machine learning; Asset management; Financial services; Python

About Company

We live in a time of unprecedented change. A time when economies, regulations, and social safety nets are all in flux.Customers around the globe have told us theyre overwhelmed by the pace of change and are looking for a trusted partner to help them manage lifes twists and turns.MetLife is committed to being that partner. Thats why were transforming our business: Delivering greater value for the people we serve by becoming a simpler, more focused, and future-facing company. Well be introducing new ways to meet our customersevolving needs, with flexible products; simpler, more intuitive experiences and a range of new services.

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