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Wed May 22 2024
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Data Science Specialist

Zurich Insurance

Slovakia (Bratislava) Hybrid


Estimated Salary: from 3.000€ gross/month
Employment Type: Full-time
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Job Description

Zurich Insurance is deeply committed to Data Science, having established a Data Science Environment several years ago as a strategic move to enhance our data analytics capabilities. We are accelerating our data science transformation with the development of strategic applications that will support Business Unit, Regional and Global Pricing activities, while supporting stakeholders around the globe in the development of their own data science products. We invite you to join us in this exciting journey, where you will have the opportunity to make a global impact by creating value for our stakeholders through development and improvement of analytical tools, packages and applications across Retail and Commercial Insurance, leveraging your R and Python skills.

Your role:
As a Data Science Specialist, your main responsibilities will involve:
  • Capturing business requirements, understanding business problems, structuring analytical approaches to solve them, and designing adequate solutions.
  • Maintaining a close relationship with pricing actuaries, data & analytics teams and partner countries to establish and maintain pricing analytical solutions leveraging a central data science environment.
  • Supporting and overseeing the coding quality work of colleagues in different countries and regions.
  • Reviewing and driving improvement of existing and new analytical tools, packages and applications across commercial insurance and retail markets
  • Integrating real time data into applications via APIs to build robust data management solutions for dashboards.
  • Following test driven development, and ensuring automated regression tests are in place.
  • Ensuring maintenance of technical documentation and development of guidance and training materials for the community.
  • Resolving user issues within existing solutions to maintain and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborating with IT to ensure customer issues are resolved efficiently, promptly and infrastructure is fit for purpose.
  • Keeping up to date with latest developments in the data science area and suggesting improvements to our way of working.
  • Driving the direction of the data science transformation and ensuring the right tools are being used, right infrastructure is in place and adequate solutions are being developed.
Your Skills And Experience:
As Data Science Specialist, your skills and experience will ideally include:
  • University education (Master's degree) in Financial Mathematics, Data Science, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Quantitative methods, Computer Science or similar
  • 5+ year of experience in data science using R or Python
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of both R and Python is an advantage
  • Experience in insurance industry is an advantage
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge of Data Bricks, SQL and API frameworks is an advantage.
We offer:
Apart from monthly salary offer starting from 3000 EUR/gross and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:

Working Time Benefits
Personal days off, Concentrated work week, Additional vacation, Home-office, Extra days off at occasion of childbirth, Sabbatical leave

Monetary Benefits
Life insurance from Zurich Austria, Compensation for salary loss during sick leave, 3rd pension pillar contribution, Risk Life Insurance, Meal contribution on top of the legally required minimum, Years of service bonus, Wedding bonus, Baby bonus

Other Benefits
Edenred electronic cafeteria, Public Transport contribution, Maternity leave benefits, Company and team events, Free parking at the office building, Massages in the office

Professional Certifications, Online Education Portals, Extensive Onboarding program, Strengths based culture (GALLUP)
  • Location: Bratislava
  • Schedule: full-time
  • Form: hybrid - occasional home office possible
About Us
At our company, we recognize the importance of fostering an open-minded, safe and inclusive environment for everyone. We stand with diversity and respect different backgrounds and lifestyles. That's why we've implemented numerous initiatives to ensure our employees feel comfortable, accepted and respected at all times.
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About the Company

Zurich is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets.

With about 60,000 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. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872.


We are Zurich, one global company, with one mission, one ambition, one set of shared values and a clear commitment to our stakeholders: our customers, our people, our shareholders, and the communities in which we live and work.

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