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Sr. Data Scientist

Company: Homesite
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Location: WA - Seattle
Location: FL Jacksonville
Location: MA - Boston
Homesite Insurance was founded in 1997 and was one of the first companies to enable customers to purchase home insurance directly online, during a single visit. Since then, we've continued to innovate rapidly to meet the needs of our customers and their changing expectations.One thing that's stayed the same since our founding: our commitment to our customers, partners and employees.Join us on our journey as we continue to grow into a powerful contender in the field of insurance.Compensation may vary based on the job level and your geographic work location. Compensation Minimum:$76,000 Compensation Maximum:$150,000 American Family Small Business is an innovative national property and casualty insurance team with a fast-paced environment. We support multiple products sold through a number of operating companies and distribution methods, including offerings in partnership with other large national brands. We seek a person possessing analytical rigor, a sense of data and mad coding skills with a desire to build a successful career in Data Science.
The primary role will be to grow profits through the development of state-of-the-art risk-selection, pricing and product models. Job ResponsibilitiesLead predictive modeling projects often involving multiple team members to develop new underwriting programs that increase our customer lifetime value.Use statistical and machine learning/deep learning to build supervised, semi-supervised and unsupervised models per business needs.Work with fellow data scientists and developer teams to translate models to business solutions and collaborate with other departments in the company when necessary.Lead the business efforts in conjunction with IT to help implement the models in production.Interface with stakeholders and develop innovative approaches to communicate the value add of the models being built.Identify, leverage, develop, and demonstrate expertise in emerging technologies, open source tools, and harnessing new AI techniques.Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or higher in Statistics, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics or other quantitative discipline.
  • A doctoral degree and/or some Actuarial exams preferred
  • Three to five years business experience in statistical modeling, data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and applying data base queries.
  • Extensive knowledge of Machine Learning and Statistical methods and experience applying them to business problems.
  • Solid understanding of best practices in coding, code organization, data transformation, imputation, model selection, evaluation, and tuning.
    • Ability to extract and clean data from a variety of structured and unstructured sources.
    • Capable of influencing senior managers through outstanding presentations.
    • Skilled in mentoring junior staff.
    • Ability to drive both individual and team projects to completion. Experience with AWS (SageMaker) is preferred.
    • Knowledge of deep learning neural networks and experience in frameworks such as TensorFlow, Keras, Caffe, PyTorch, etc. preferred.
    • Proficiency in programming in SQL and Python or R.
    • Knowledge of Go, Java or Scala is a plus.
    • Knowledge of one version control system, preferably Git.
    • Prior experience with H2O and DataRobot is a plus. Knowledge of deep learning neural networks and experience in frameworks such as TensorFlow, Keras, Caffe, PyTorch, etc. preferred. When you work at Homesite you can expect benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health. We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, and a paid-time off program. In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families. Interns at Homesite are eligible for the paid time off program. Contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Enterprise benefits.Stay connected: Join Our Enterprise Talent Community!

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