Data Scientist (m/f/d) based in Munich

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Data is considered one of our major assets and the fuel behind our future success in being the benchmark in the market, enhancing customer relationships, the driver of our competitive advantage and ensuring the company’s profitability.~crlf~ ~crlf~As a Data Scientist, you will be part of a team of data science and engineering experts, focused on enabling the transformation programs across the global organization, with a particular focus on advanced analytics. Our goal is to build and enhance the capabilities required to be the insurer of choice for our target segments. In this role you will be responsible for interacting with business functions in identifying opportunities for advanced analytics solutions with potential business impact and lead the development and deployment of models into production. You will collaborate across all functions with respect to data and technology to ensure a standard delivery of services, products and capabilities that foster profitable growth for Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS).

What You’ll Do: ~crlf~##Work together with business functions and Product Owners to conceive, design and implement end-to-end data driven solutions to support the strategic priorities of AGCS.~crlf~##Create predictive and prescriptive models to support the strategic business goals and evaluate the results and ensure realization of business benefits.~crlf~##Measure and track impact of the developed solutions through business KPIs. Present result of analyses to business owners and share knowledge with team members.~crlf~##Liaise with various business areas on availability and quality of data and technology to ensure use of the best technology to enable the success of our analytics solutions.~crlf~##Contribute to and shape the future of data science at AGCS by developing and distributing best practices, by mentoring and advising local teams on how to solve data and technical challenges, and by helping to coordinate a global community of experts.~crlf~##Ensure synergies and scalability of exploratory solutions across business capabilities with respect to data science and outcomes and work with business experts, IT and the wider Allianz group to ensure a seamless transition of transformation projects into production.~crlf~##Investigate new data technologies and collaborate with other Allianz Group functions and Operating Entities to adopt state-of-the-art technology in accordance with Group standards.~crlf~

##M.Sc. or Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, computer science or similar professional experience with focus on data science or applied statistical methods.~crlf~##High programming experience in Python is required. Experience with R is a plus. Object-oriented (Java, C++) or functional (Scala) programming languages are a plus.~crlf~##Experience in developing and deploying advanced analytics solutions in a business context.~crlf~##Experience in relational databases is required. Experience in maintaining ML services/APIs in production is a plus.~crlf~##Modern software development experience with CI/CD pipelines is a strong plus. Experience with distributed computing is a plus (e.g. Spark, Hadoop).~crlf~##Actuarial science or insurance background is a plus.~crlf~##Willingness to think out-of-the box, apply creative thinking and strong analytical and problem-solving skills to transform business problems in quantitative questions to be answered with data and advanced analytics~crlf~##Experience in working in a fast-paced, dynamic and international environment. Intercultural sensitivity and international experience.~crlf~##Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear and precise manner to audiences from different departments and at different levels.~crlf~##Fluency in English is required, additional languages are a plus.~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.~crlf~Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.~crlf~For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~


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