Data Scientist - Hanover Insurance

Worcester, MA

Job Category: Predictive Analytics Industry: Financial Services Annual Salary: commensurate with experience

Our Data Science department is seeking a Data Scientist to join our growing team in our Worcester, MA office.

 

As a Data Scientist, you will be part of a cross-functional team building and delivering innovative products. You will use Advanced Analytics methods along with your project management skills to assist in developing new approaches to complex business problems and thus make an impact on the company’s success.  This is a high profile position that could involve partnering with leadership. You will need to have great communication skills where you can present complex technical topics in simple business language.

 

Summary:

As a Data Scientist, you will be part of a cross-functional team building and delivering innovative products. You will use Advanced Analytics methods along with your project management skills to assist in developing new approaches to complex business problems and thus make an impact on the company’s success.  This is a high profile position that could involve partnering with leadership. You will need to have great communication skills where you can present complex technical topics in simple business language.

Are you:

  • Logical – Someone who is intellectually curious and able to utilize, organize and synthesize data of various types and sources.
  • A Problem Solver – Someone who is interested in partnering with the business to understand their needs and utilize advanced analytics to develop effective solutions.
  • Passionate – Someone who has a drive to not only succeed personally, but to make an impact and contribute to the success of our rapidly growing business.
  • A Liaison – Someone who is a good listener, able to gather requirements from the business and then communicate back to the business a technical solution in non-technical terms.
  • Agile  – Someone who can adapt to the changing environment of our business and the marketplace in general, re-prioritze effectively, and integrate new techniques and tools into your everyday work.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Business Partnership:  Translates business needs into established business goals and measures of success.  Delves deeply into a varying array of large data sources, determining the appropriate data for the analysis to be performed, discovering issues, identifying potential uses, and preparing for analysis
  • Data Management:  Works with and streamlines established data warehouses, initiates new development of databases, production data, and available tools to build strategic datasets in support of key initiatives.  Establishes and systematically performs processes to assess and validate data accuracy.
  • Advanced Analytics:  Under limited supervision, ascertains and executes plans to build, implement and maintain predictive models using available tools and programming languages.  Monitors and provides feedback on model performance and recalibrates model as necessary.
  • Project Management:  Independently gathers requirements from appropriate business partners for project, including necessary data for analysis to be performed.  Develops project plans, executes on deliverables within agreed upon timeframes, manages deadlines, communicates progress and makes recommendations to address issues
  • Communication:  Communicates results and subsequent implications to peers and business partners, summarizing analysis findings, in order to build a business case.

Position Requirements:

  • At least a Master’s Degree  in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science (or related fields) and a minimum of 3 years. PhD, plus at least 1 year of experience, preferred.
  • At least 1 year experience in programming languages for large scale data and predictive analysis (predictive modeling, machine learning or data mining)
  • At least 1 year experience in Property & Casualty Insurance
  • At least 1 year experience with SQL

The Hanover values diversity in the workplace and among our customers.  The company provides equal opportunity for employment and promotion to all qualified employees and applicants on the basis of experience, training, education, and ability to do the available work without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, ancestry or any other status protected by law.

Furthermore, The Hanover Insurance Group is committed to providing an equal opportunity workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment based on national origin, race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by law.

As an equal opportunity employer, Hanover does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities.  If you require a reasonable accommodation, as a candidate for employment, please inform The Hanover Talent Acquisition office.

The Hanover Insurance Group does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. The Hanover Insurance Group will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm that does not have a signed "Employment Agency Agreement" already on file with Human Resources - The Office of Talent Management.


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