Data Scientist SR

Allianz Partners

The Data Scientist Senior oversees the activities of junior data scientists and machine learning engineers and provides advanced expertise on statistical and mathematical concepts for the company. Supports relevant stakeholders through quantitative analytics, and the application of appropriate advanced analytics for the business’s key initiatives. Instrumental in helping the business continue its evolution into an analytical and data-driven culture.

##Identify business opportunities through the use of algorithmic, statistical, visualization, and data mining techniques.~crlf~##Lead business problem definition explaining to the business the value that advanced analytics solutions will drive, as well as possible complications, needed resources, and who will interact with the predictions or results.~crlf~##Lead the development of the data necessary to execute analytics solutions by collating and cleaning data from various sources to create input datasets.~crlf~##Support exploratory data analysis and feature engineering to prepare data for modeling.~crlf~##Build base models by selecting the appropriate approach per the data and business problem and carefully tune hyperparameters in order to produce the best result.~crlf~##Lead the communication of results to technical and non-technical audiences including senior business leaders.~crlf~##Produce and disseminate non-technical reports that detail the successes and limitations of each project.~crlf~##Stay informed about developments in Data Science and adjacent fields to ensure that outputs are always relevant.~crlf~##Manage and provide coaching and guidance to members of the Data Science team.~crlf~##Perform other duties as assigned.~crlf~

##Master’s or PhD in statistics, data science, computer science, or equivalent.~crlf~##7+ years of industry experience in data science, advanced analytics, and/or machine learning.~crlf~##Expert in Python and/or R programming (e.g., engineer features, train models, perform ad-hoc simulations, report through charts and summary tables).~crlf~##Expert knowledge of common machine learning algorithms (e.g., Logistic Regression, Random Forests, Gradient Boosting, Matrix Factorization, Unsupervised Learning, UCB, Thompson Sampling, Contextual Bandits).~crlf~##Expert knowledge of Bayesian statistics (e.g., Posterior updates & Conjugate distributions, Bayesian Networks, Markov Chain Monte Carlo).~crlf~##Fluent use of SQL databases & data files.~crlf~##Experience with Azure, AWS, or similar cloud-based architecture solutions.~crlf~##Experience deploying data science projects to production at scale.~crlf~##Experience with code management tools (e.g. Git, SVN) and DevOps tools (e.g. Docker, Bamboo, Jenkins).~crlf~##Experience with parallel frameworks (e.g., Hadoop, Spark) preferred.~crlf~##Experience designing architectures and technical specifications with IT teams preferred.~crlf~##Self-motivated, able to work independently with limited guidance, result oriented, strong problem solving skill and business understanding.~crlf~##Self-starter, self-managed, quick learner, problem-solver with a positive and collaborative attitude.~crlf~##Willingness to coach and mentor others to build their capacity and skills for data science and machine learning.~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 Partners is a world leader in B2B2C insurance and assistance,specializing in the areas of international health & life, automotive, assistance and travel insurance.  Operating in over 76 countries, Allianz Partners offers global solutions that are redefining help, going beyond traditional insurance to help and protect customers wherever they are and whenever they need it.  Our innovative experts deliver future-ready, high-tech, high-touch products and services through four commercial brands: Allianz Assistance, Allianz Care, Allianz Automotive and Allianz Travel. We have over 19,000 employees who handle more than 54 million cases each year, motivated to go the extra mile to help customers and employees around the world. If this sounds like you, come and join us!

Allianz Partners is a fast changing company with strong growth ambitions. We care for our customers, and our caring nature extends to our employees. We don't just hire people, we nourish them and invest in their careers because we recognize that your development and our growth and our development go hand in hand. So if you would like to be part of a global company that offers international career opportunities, kick-start your career and dare to join us! As an equal opportunity employer, Allianz Partners recognises that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity and inclusivity and everyone is welcome to apply. More information regarding the Allianz Partners lines of business can be found at:

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