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

Allianz SE (global headquarters)

The Allianz Group is the largest insurance company and one of the largest financial service groups in the world, with more than 140,000 employees worldwide and a turnover of more than 125 B€ in 2015. The Group Data Analytics team (GDA) is the Big Data center of competence for the entire group, responsible for shaping the strategy, data-driven initiatives, and use cases of Allianz. ~crlf~GDA creates intelligent automation of insurance processes and adds business value with AI and new data technologies. The unit brings together the necessary AI and technology skills to develop end-to-end data science and predictive analytics solutions for Allianz customers and operational entities around the world.~crlf~ ~crlf~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 products 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 AI solutions.

##Conceive and develop end-to-end, data-driven solutions to support Allianz operational entities and initiatives.~crlf~##Lead analytics products 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 Big Data to drive business decisions.~crlf~##Investigate new data technologies and contribute to the continual development of the Big Data architecture.~crlf~

Qualification~crlf~##M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant technical field such as Computer Science or Engineering.~crlf~ ~crlf~Experience & Key Skills:~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. Command line usage is required.~crlf~##Experience with databases and SQL language.~crlf~##Experience working with language data, speech recognition and/or natural language processing (NLP).~crlf~##Experience with big data frameworks and cloud-based solutions is a plus.~crlf~##Working experience as Data Scientist (3+ years). Experience in leading projects and small, agile project teams is a strong plus. ~crlf~##Experience in maintaining ML services/APIs 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 our online tool.

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 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 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~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 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 equality and therefore welcomes applications from all people regardless of gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, or philosophy of life.~crlf~~crlf~

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