Data Scientist - Insurance - Hong Kong

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH230040_1549426886

Data Scientist - Insurance - Hong Kong

A global top tier insurance client is looking to hire Data Scientists at various levels of seniority.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and implement analytics enabled solutions to improve business process, to generate insights, support business goals and strategy development for the business
  • Own and deliver complete projects of moderate scope and manages assigned tasks on more complex projects
  • Perform requirement analysis with the business
  • Build, test, deploy and iteratively improve models
  • Calculate model impact/ROI and communicate value added to stakeholders
  • Implement measurement and documentation framework against all project work
  • Generate insights for businesses so that they clearly recognize the quantifiable value considering trade-offs between and among choices
  • Enable those who are not professional data analysts to effectively interpret data through effective communication of results and analytics outcomes

Hiring requirements

  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Math, Computer Science, Engineering or other related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience specifically in statistical/data analysis and data mining, predictive modeling, machine learning, optimization
  • Proficient in Python or R
  • Working knowledge of SQL, Python, Java, VBA
  • Familiar with Hadoop ecosystem (e.g. Spark, Hive, Kafka, HBase, Oozie)
  • Extensive experience in debugging and solving performance issues when dealing with terabytes of data
  • Demonstrated data transformation and manipulation experience
  • Experience with Big Data platforms
  • Experience with analysis of unstructured data
  • Track of record of delivering innovative analytical insights to a variety of customers
  • Adaptable and open to change with strong collaboration and presentation skills
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies
  • Prior exposure to insurance would be ideal, not a must

Please submit resume to Stephanie Tung: Stephanie.tung@ambition.com.hk