Senior Data Scientist (m/f/d) in Group Data Analytics

Allianz SE (global headquarters)

Group Data and Analytics (GDA) is the AI and Data Analytics center of competence for the entire Allianz Group, a global leader in insurance and asset management, responsible for shaping the global AI and data analytics agenda and driving the implementation of data analytics solutions at scale. ~crlf~ ~crlf~GDA has two main responsibilities: ~crlf~1. Global solution development and delivery – Develop and deploy globally scalable AI and Data Analytics solutions which deliver tangible business impact ~crlf~2. Enablement and empowerment – Establish the foundations to enable the adoption of AI and DA across the Group by creating transparency on capabilities and assets, providing expert knowledge to local data science teams (COE role), orchestrating communities of practice and maintaining common architecture and coding principles~crlf~ ~crlf~We are currently recruiting senior data scientists to join our team in Munich, Germany. You will be part of an international and multidisciplinary team of data scientists, data engineers, solution architects, business analysts and functional experts. You will have the opportunity to contribute to and shape different data analytics solutions for data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence along the insurance value chain. ~crlf~ ~crlf~We are looking for people who have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes. The ideal candidate is comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams and has experience with the development and implementation of data analytics and AI solutions.

##Conceive and develop end-to-end, data-driven solutions to support Allianz operational entities and initiatives.~crlf~##Lead data analytics projects and data-driven initiatives with a small cross-functional team. Mentor and coach junior Data Scientists.~crlf~##Develop and work on the integration of end-to-end software prototypes, including data engineering, machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms, or custom algorithm development.~crlf~##Strongly contribute in agile cross functional teams, bringing the development skills for robust integration of AI products into technical systems.~crlf~##Identify opportunities for innovation through analytics in the business of Allianz. Evaluate potential, scope projects, and define deliverables.~crlf~##Measure and track impact of the products developed through business KPIs. Present result of analyses to business owners and share knowledge with team members.~crlf~##Support the simplification of processes so that business owners, in addition to data scientists, can leverage data to drive business decisions.~crlf~

Qualification:~crlf~##M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant technical field such as computer science or engineering.~crlf~##Strong 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 with databases and SQL language.~crlf~ ~crlf~Experience & Key Skills:~crlf~##Working experience as Data Scientist (3+ years).~crlf~##Experience leading projects and small, agile project teams. ~crlf~##Experience maintaining ML services/API in production.~crlf~##Software development experience is a strong plus.~crlf~##Experience in manipulating and understanding complex, high-volume data from diverse sources.~crlf~##Experience in applying modern machine learning and artificial intelligence models (supervised and unsupervised, such as gradient boosting and deep learning) in a business context. ~crlf~##Experience with distributed computing is a plus (e.g., Spark, Hadoop, H2O etc.).~crlf~##Ability to relate business problems to data-driven solutions using machine learning and artificial intelligence.~crlf~##Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear and precise manner to audiences from different departments and at different levels.~crlf~##Creative thinking and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.~crlf~##Fluency in English is required, additional languages are a plus.~crlf~

Senior Recruiter: Ms. Zhiva Hristova Phone: +49 89 3800 14379~crlf~Please submit your applications only via the tool (blue button above).

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Allianz SE is the global headquarters of the Allianz Group. Our employees reflect the Group's geographic and functional diversity. Located in Munich, Allianz SE provides the perfect opportunity to start or continue with your international career.

Please submit your complete application documents (incl. CV, certificates, references and motivation letter)~crlf~~crlf~We are looking forward to receiving your application on SE is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life.~crlf~~crlf~

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