Job Description

We are looking for curious, analytical individuals with a passion for the power of data to join our iptiQ Americas Data Science & Analytics team.  

The Data Scientist will contribute to the success of iptiQ Americas by using data, analytics, and predictive modeling to support intelligent business decisions. Responsibilities include all or some of the following: 

  • Download and distill large sets of data into insights to support different areas of the organization, not limited to Sales & Marketing, Operations and Underwriting
  • Create data visualizations to enable automated tracking of important metrics
  • Support internal partners by consulting with key stakeholders and providing insightful analysis as requested to improve business outcomes
  • Design predictive models that allow the business to anticipate what is coming and react accordingly
  • Structure and communicate results in a way that can be understood by a non-technical audience
  • Deliver results by managing junior analysts, supporting processes, and driving end-to-end analysis from conception to implementation of potential solutions

About the Data Science & Analytics team 

As a member of iptiQ America's Data Science & Analytics team, you will help to influence, shape, and optimize business strategy and operations. The team strives for best in class data, analytics, and application practices in Swiss Re and in the insurance industry.  

About you 

  • At least 3 years of experience in an analytical role is required
  • Experience with databases and SQL strongly preferred  
  • Proficiency with at least one statistical package such as Python, R, SAS, MATLAB, SPSS and Stata etc. strongly preferred
  • Expertise in one or more of the following: data mining, text mining, predictive modeling, statistical analyses, segmentation, computer simulation, optimization, and analytics project management
  • Conceptual skills to understand and characterize business needs, and to design analytical solutions is a must
  • BA/BS degree in Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Econometrics, Psychology, Engineering, Computer Science or other quantitative discipline is preferred
  • Insurance industry experience is a plus (not required)

 Ancillary Requirements 

  • Team player with a proactive can do attitude
  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • Quick learner with the ability to adapt to a fast paced and flexible work environment
  • Capable of explaining technical topics with clarity and effectiveness.

Please note: All of our opportunities are based on working in a hybrid setting. 3 days in office, 2 days remote.

For Armonk the estimated base salary range for this position is $108,000 to $162,000. The specific salary offered for this or any given role will take into account a number of factors including but not limited to job location, scope of role, qualifications, complexity/specialization/scarcity of talent, experience, education, and employer budget. At Swiss Re, we take a total compensation approach when making compensation decisions. This means that we consider all components of compensation in their totality (such as base pay, short-and long-term incentives, and benefits offered), in setting individual compensation.

About iptiQ

At iptiQ, we partner with established brands around the world to create impactful digital insurance solutions. We make it easier for consumers to buy the insurance they need from the brands they trust. We provide life and non-life insurance through our end-to-end digital platform and build multi-channel customer experiences.

What we offer our employees is outstanding. Hybrid working in offices across the world, phenomenal learning & career opportunities and a culture that encourages new perspectives to challenge conventions and come up with innovative solutions. We believe in the power of inclusion and a work environment where everyone can be their authentic self. Drawing on our employees' broad range of perspectives, life experiences and backgrounds, stimulates creativity and gives us a competitive edge. Ignite your curiosity to shape digital insurance.

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, pregnancy, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

iptiQ is part of Swiss Re, one of the world’s leading providers of re/insurance and risk transfer solutions. This means we’re backed by Swiss Re’s capital strength and more than 150 years of risk knowledge. Through our partnerships, we contribute to Swiss Re’s vision to make the world more resilient.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.

Company Info.

Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd

Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, commonly known as Swiss Re, is a reinsurance company based in Zurich, Switzerland. It is the world's largest reinsurer, as measured by net premiums written.

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    Insurance,Financial services
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    Zürich, Switzerland
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