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Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Senior Data Scientist

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company - Seattle, WA

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Imagination Data Science

(IDS) is seeking a Senior Data Scientist at the Assistant Director or Director

I level to join the Model Design I team and help move Business Insurance (BI)

strategic initiatives forward.  Qualified

individuals should have a keen interest in combining data from multiple sources

to help drive decisions, and are passionate about breaking down complex

business problems and providing well-design data science solutions that makes a

significant impact.  This role is also expected

to contribute to the advancement of IDS’ modeling techniques and toolsets for

improving modeling productivity and model deployment.


The position requires

solid interpersonal skills and prior modeling experience.  The candidate must also have strong

analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills, comfort with data

manipulation, and the ability to work with project leaders across BI

imagination, Commercial Insurance IT, and other functional departments.  Knowledge of insurance principles, especially

underwriting and ratemaking concepts, is a plus.



Researches and develops

data science solutions.  Identifies and

tests hypotheses, ensuring statistical significance, and builds predictive

models for business application.Prepares data for

modeling and other analysis and seeks out reference materials and experts to

help interpret insurance data.Contributes to project

planning and partners with stakeholders across BI organization to enhance

transparency of our team’s work in support of BI Imagination initiatives.Seeks out opportunities to improve

process within large modeling projects.Present findings, share

insights, and make recommendations that impact profitability, growth and/or

customer satisfaction.Effectively communicate

results in written, oral and presentation formats. Meet regularly with your

customers.Regularly engages with

the data science community and participates in cross-functional working

groups.  Actively participates in peer

review and quality check processes. Researches and deploys

Machine Learning (ML) techniques.  Participates

in the broader ML community to stay current with the latest techniques.  Engages with staff within and beyond the IDS

team, training and advocating for the use of ML techniques in other business



Competencies typically

acquired through a Ph.D. degree (in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science,

Statistics, or other quantitative field of study) and 0-1 year of relevant

experience, a Master’s degree (quantitative field of study) and 0-2 years of relevant

experience.Broad understanding of

core statistical and ML techniques with past experience analyzing data and

building models in a statistical programming language (e.g., SAS, R, Python,

etc.).Advanced proficiency in Python,

Java, C/C , or similar language, along with standard ML libraries and experience

in working in cloud based environments (e.g., Azure, AWS, etc.), is a plus.Hands

on experience with ETL tools, Hadoop, Spark, Hive/Pig, and HBase, is also a

plus.Ability to quickly grasp

new concepts and technologies and adapt to changes and demands in fast-paced,

dynamic environment, including drawing conclusions and making decision from

imperfect and disparate datasets.Excellent analytical,

strategic, project management, decision-making and problem-solving skills.Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as proven

ability to effectively present technical concepts to non-technical individuals

within and outside the organization.


We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

401K and Company paid pension plan

Medical coverage

Dental coverage

Paid time-off


Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance

Discount fitness memberships

Flexible spending accounts

Tuition reimbursement

Vision care coverage

Work/Life resources

Credit Union membership

Employee and Dependent life insurance

Disability insurance

Accidental death & dismemberment insurance


At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives.  We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed.

We’re dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.','Analytics','US-MA-Boston','US-WA-Seattle','Full-time','111,500.00','160,000.00','Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)','Day Job','Yes, 10 % of the Time','Senior Data Scientist - Imagination Data Science, Business Insurance

14 days 16 hours ago

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company


Senior Data Scientist Liberty Mutual Insurance Company - Seattle, WA, United States


Location: Seattle, WA

Company Profile:
Liberty Mutual Holding defends our freedom to buy car insurance. As the parent company of Liberty Mutual Group and its operating subsidiaries, Liberty Mutual is one of the top property/casualty insurers in the US and among the top 10 providers of automobile insurance. The company also offers homeowners' insurance, workers compensation, general liability, group disability, fire and surety, and commercial lines for small to large companies. Liberty Mutual operates through four business divisions: Personal Insurance, Commercial Insurance, Liberty International, and Global Specialty. It distributes its products through a diversified blend of independent and exclusive agents, brokers, and direct sales.