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R30222 Principal Data Scientist - Personal Lines, Auto (Hybrid) (Open)
Compensation may vary based on the job level and your geographic work location.
Compensation Minimum:$143,800 AnnualCompensation Maximum:$251,900 Annual
The Principal Data Scientist will serve as a key thought leader, expert, and leader in data science, modeling, and analytics for the Analytical Tools and Data (ATD) Team within Predictive Analytics, Auto Personal Lines. The ATD team’s primary partners are the product managers and ratemaking actuaries in Auto line performance management. The ATD Team support these partners analytical insights in order to better understand competitive market conditions, how products are performing and how to rapidly update pricing for in-market products to ensure sustained profitability and competitiveness. Additionally, they will help with the larger data science strategy across Predictive Analytics, collaborating with other teams as a resource and mentor.
Anticipates future business needs and pursues opportunities to create intellectual property, proprietary knowledge, and competitive advantage using big data. Applies advanced knowledge of statistics, machine learning, programming, simulation, and advanced mathematics to recognize patterns, identify opportunities, pose business questions, and make valuable discoveries to meet a variety of business challenges. Identifies opportunities for complex analysis and evaluates scenarios to make predictions on future outcomes and support decision making. Designs, develops, and evaluates predictive modeling frameworks, tools and advanced algorithms that lead to business solutions. Designs and drives the creation of new standards and best practices in the use of statistical data modeling and big data. Mentors less experienced peers. Leverages research and expertise to bring new skills and capabilities to the function. Displays leadership and externally represents the company to external professional communities.
Specialized Knowledge & Skills
Top candidates will have P&C industry experience, preferably with Auto.
Candidates will also have demonstrated experience in Python/R, GCP/AWS, and SQL.
Offer to selected candidate will be made contingent on the results of applicable background checks.
Offer to selected candidate is contingent on signing a non-disclosure agreement for proprietary information, trade secrets, and inventions
Relocation assistance may be available.
This position is a hybrid role that involves working a minimum of 10 days per month in the office. We know flexibility is important to our employees and their families, and we will continue to offer flexibility in this flex office/home role. This approach will guide us in balancing the needs of the business, customers and our employees.
Preferred locations for this role include:
Madison, WI; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; Minneapolis, MN; Denver, CO; Phoenix, AZ; Nashville, TN; Atlanta, GA; Seattle, WA; Las Vegas, NV; St. Joseph, MO; Kansas City, MO; St. Louis, MO; Green Bay, WI; Milwaukee, WI; Akron, OH; Keene, NH; Jacksonville, FL
Internal candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of location and will be considered based upon the needs of the role.
When you work at American Family 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 and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Enterprise benefits.
We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
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