Data Scientist – Telecommuting Or Office Based (FL, NJ, TX, OH, CA)

the opportunity:

We are currently seeking a talented professional to fill the position of Data Scientist in our Actuarial practice area to work remotely and/or out of our Boca Raton, FL, Jersey City, NJ, Fort Worth, TX, Cincinnati, OH or Santa Monica, CA office.

This position will be under the supervision of a Principal & Consulting Actuary and will be responsible for building various machine learning models to determine pricing and market segmentation opportunities for our insurance industry clients.


  • Competitive salary including merit-based bonus plan
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Clear opportunities for career progression
  • Company-funded professional educational program
  • Generous benefits including: PTO, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401K with matching Company contributions
  • Friendly, dynamic work environment
  • Visible management commitment to our company core values of: Diversity & Inclusion, Environmental, Community and Employee Wellbeing, Excellent Work Product, Innovation, Integrity and Superior Customer Experience

What you’ll bE DOING:

  • Follow best practices to support predictive analytic findings for our insurance clients
  • Identify, collect, verify and prepare data for use in modeling engagements
  • Develop models and methodologies that predict various business metrics such as: frequency/severity, underwriting selection criteria, and claim settlement patterns
  • Develop end-to-end analytic solutions
  • Research projects as requested
  • Predict model deployment
  • Assist in preparing documentation and written reports of findings for discussion and/or presentation to clients
  • Create actuarial supporting exhibits for various consulting engagements
  • Correspond directly with the clients and Departments of Insurance regarding modeling and actuarial projects
  • Utilize various simulation techniques for actuarial support on consulting projects

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Knowledge and understanding of statistical theory, including Generalized Linear Models
  • B.S. or B.A. degree from an accredited university
  • 4+ years experience in property/casualty insurance
  • 4+ Actuarial Exams in property/casualty insurance and/or the CSPA designation
  • 2+ years experience with statistical and machine learning modeling
  • Expertise in R and Python as well as advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Experience in deploying machine learning models a plus
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with professionals from other disciplines