Remote Data Scientist / Senior Data Scientist in Winston-Salem, NC at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 7/24/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

**Remote work available**

Job Summary:

This role is responsible for leading the use of data to make decisions. This includes: data preparation, feature engineering, development and execution of new machine learning predictive modeling algorithms, coding/development of tools that use machine learning/predictive modeling to make business decisions, results delivery and dashboarding, searching for and integrating new data (both internal and external) that improves our modeling and machine learning results (and ultimately our business decisions), and discovery of solutions to business problems that can be solved through the use of machine learning/predictive modeling. This role will also begin to manage projects of medium complexity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Uses best practices to develop statistical, machine learning techniques to build models that address business needs and to improve the accuracy of our data and data-driven decisions
  • Develops a deep understanding of drivers of business performance and monitors operational impact to bottom line results.
  • Owns and maintain stakeholder relationships to gather requirements, translate requirements into data science workflows and deliver timely, insightful, and actionable recommendations.
  • Collaborates with Claims Leadership in targeted management of functional areas utilizing existing and new measures of business performances.
  • Reviews, evaluates and communicates appropriateness of modeling techniques and results to team, leadership and stakeholders to ensure these are well understood and incorporated into business processes. With coaching, develops and executes communication strategy, keeping stakeholders informed and finding opportunities to influence the direction of work.
  • Collaborates with the team and works on data and business problems in order to improve the effectiveness of business decisions and business results through designing, building, and partnering to implement machine learning/predictive models. Understands the business’ problems to identify the optimal modeling approach.
  • Identifies languages and tools that can bring efficiencies or needed techniques to the team
  • Utilizes effective project planning techniques to break down moderately complex machine learning/predictive modeling and/or development projects into tasks and ensure deadlines are kept

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job does not have supervisory responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Master’s or PhD
  • 3 or more years of related experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None

Functional Skills

  • Experience in managing and manipulating large, complex datasets and ability to analyze and interpret moderate to complex concepts
  • Ability to provide written and oral interpretation of highly specialized terms and data, and ability to present this data to others with different levels of expertise
  • Experience working with unstructured data including text, audio, and video
  • 5+ years of experience in writing advanced SQL, NoSQL in multiple syntaxes
  • 5+ years of experience in Python, R, SAS, other relevant programming languages, or analytic packages
  • Expert knowledge in one or more of the following: statistics, time series analysis, numerical analysis, numerical optimization, machine learning, artificial intelligence, neural networks, NLP, and data science
  • Experience with business intelligence solutions, automation, cloud computing, data warehousing, data lakes, Azure, AWS, GCP.

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

Job Requirements

About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp., a member of the Allstate family of companies, is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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