Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

We have an exciting opportunity for a Data Scientist to join our Pricing & Data Science team here at Domestic and General. This role plays a key part in ensuring the successful delivery of the company’s data science tactical position across a high-volume product portfolio. They will work as part of a Data Science team to deliver the pricing strategies using innovative machine learning and advanced analytics techniques.

Domestic & General is a company with an ambitious future. We are expanding our horizons and entering new markets and we need your expertise to help make it happen. We are an international company who works with some of the worlds most respected and well-known brands of domestic appliances and electronic consumer goods. These opportunities don’t come around often, so this really is a position not to be missed.

Key responsibilities:

  • Evolve and continuously improve the company’s data science models using advanced analytic and machine learning techniques.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the overall data science tactical position.
  • Deliver comprehensive analyses and modelling projects.
  • Ensure technically and commercially viable solutions are delivered for new and renewed product requirements.
  • Monitor performance, drift, and stability of current models.
  • Ensure that pricing recommendations result in customers being treated fairly.
  • Being motivated, curious data scientist finding business value from data.

Skills and experience required for this:

  • Experience with machine learning tools such as Python or R
  • Excellent at data wrangling
  • High level of numerical accuracy and attention to detail.
  • In-depth statistical skills and ability to build machine learning models.
  • Innovative and pragmatic problem solver.
  • Able to explain complex and simple data science theories to non-technical colleagues clearly.
  • Insurance or marketing experience or similar product lines, across various distribution channels.
  • Previous modelling and analytics experience (with emphasis on predictive modelling) is crucial.

We offer lots of great benefits! Some of which include:

  • Competitive salary and annual discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays, as well as an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
  • Training opportunities as well as clearly defined career progression
  • Health cash plan – employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Life assurance – employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
  • Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services:
  • Salary Finance – access to savings and borrowing through payroll
  • Car Leasing – access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
  • Travel Loans – interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
  • Cycle to Work – tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
  • Health & Wellbeing – discounted gym membership, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
  • OnHand – Giving you the opportunity to be an Eco & Social volunteer via a handy app. Volunteer individually or in groups to get involved in Youth Mentoring, Food Poverty, Homelessness & Elderly help.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
  • Free Domestic & General protection plan – one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
  • Employee discounts – access to discounted Sky TV and broadband packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers
  • Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status.

Please note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes criminal record checks.

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