Data Scientist

Start your career at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Place of work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
1 400 EUR/monthFinal salary offer depends on your experience and requirements.
Field of work
Non-life Pricing & Analytics Services

The way we are

We want to tell you one thing: We care for our employees.
As a part of our team - you become the essence of our business, because you add value to everything that we do.

Caring for well-being

Unique career

Caring for communities

Caring for development

Cooperating and sharing

Why you will like us

  • we have that kind of environment that welcomes any ideas that are pushing the envelope
  • we work hard, but we value your work-life balance
  • we make the difference – the unique bottom-to-top program that motivates employees to make Zurich Insurance a better place to work
  • our Development weeks will help you improve your skills

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Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Our opportunity

Zurich is looking for a Data Scientist to join the Data & Analytics team supporting Zurich North America business.

Data & Analytics at Zurich encompass data science, analytics, dashboards and data visualizations as well as data as a business asset. We work on cutting-edge analytics models based on a variety of statistical, data mining and machine learning approaches to deliver distinctive risk insights across a broad scope of topics, to achieve ongoing financial business impact.

Our main focus is to improve underwriting decisions by quantifying the risk, identifying potential customers and prioritize based on potential profitability and improve the assignments in the claim handling process.

A unique opportunity for you to solve business challenges by applying variety of analytic techniques to complex data sets.

As a Data Scientist, you will:
• Understand business problems and structure analytical approaches to solve them
• Prepare data sets (internal and external, structured as well as unstructured) needed to test hypotheses and build models
• Generate distinctive risk insights that deliver improved business results
• Build predictive models and other analytical solutions using NLP, image recognition, GLMs, decision trees, clustering, etc. and implement them
• Monitor performance of models in production and help assess their business impact by building monitoring apps
• Work with end users and maintain collaborative relationships throughout the organization
• Commit to continuous education and personal development by sharing technical knowledge with team members and business partners

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

Requirements and skills:

• University education (Master's degree).
• Experience with programming and data tools such as R, Python or SQL.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, especially the ability to translate technical results for business audiences in a clear and concise manner.
• Experience preparing data and/or developing insights for use in business decisions.
• Strong problem solving skills.
• Enthusiasm to understand and apply commonly used machine learning techniques and integrate them in a pipeline to load, explore, prepare and model data, and evaluate results.
• Willing to grow in insurance business domain.
• English – Upper intermediate (B2 or better), spoken and written.

The position is suitable for a candidate with 1 - 3 years of experience. Fresh graduates with passion for data are also encouraged to apply.


Brief description of the company

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, as well as multinational corporations.

Zurich Bratislava is a Slovakia-based competence center for highly specialized services in the areas of Life Actuarial, Non-life Pricing & Analytics, Claims, Risk Management, Business Intelligence, IT Application Development and Service Management - as well as Insurance Network Management.

An international workforce of more than 200 talented professionals are supporting Zurich business units around the globe with value added services.

Number of employees

200-249 employees

Company address

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, organizačná zložka
Mýtna 48
811 07 Bratislava - Staré mesto


Kontaktná osoba: Nikola Bilkova
E-mail: poslať životopis
ID: 3996443  Dátum zverejnenia: 6.11.2020  Pracovná ponuka je prevzatá z inej stránky alebo zdroja. Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 400 EUR/month