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Bangalore, KA, IN

Head Data Curation

Corporate Title: Vice President 

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About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
 

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

 

About Swiss Re

 

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

 

About the Role (Head of Data Curation)

 

Swiss Re is a company rooted in its risk knowledge and analytical capabilities. Your role will be to lay the foundation to take Corporate Solutions to the cutting edge of data analytics, partnering with the pricing actuaries, underwriting, the data office, reserving and others.

 

In this role, you will have four fundamental responsibilities:

  1. Build, lead and develop a technically sophisticated team of data analysts and data engineers within our Bangalore hub.
  2. Contribute to establishing and maintaining the single version of truth for analytical and reporting purposes
  3. Driving effectiveness and efficiency by automating and standardizing data activities wherever possible
  4. Driving the adoption of best practices in code creation, data sharing

 

If you are eager to further develop your problem-solving skills and to work with insurance specialists across all lines of business, you are the right person to join our highly ambitious team! Are you up for the challenge?

 

About the Department

 

The Data Curation and Reporting Department consist of four units who are responsible for collecting costing data (two costing data teams in Bangalore and Bratislava), delivering company-wide reporting and the data curation team laying the foundation for all analytics and reporting as outlined above.

 

The team partners with a variety of teams within Corporate Solutions and the whole Swiss Re Group.

 

About you

 

* You are someone who can conceive of pragmatic ways to take our vision to reality. You have a good technical capability, you are familiar with a range of data technologies and ideally have direct experience in working with Palantir. Likely, you have developed your own opinion on how good engineering practice looks like.

You should have good communication skills. When interacting with colleagues of all seniority levels, you shall adjust your communication style to meet the needs of others.

* You should be open-minded, intellectually curious and enjoy continually learning from a variety of sources.

* You should have a strong insurance background, ideally involving good knowledge of the key processes and how to gain insight into these processes via the data produced.

* You should have 7+ years of experience in the insurance industry or tech company

* The role will require some travel, not expected to exceed 30%.

 

Specific requirements:

 

  • Preferred technical capabilities:
    • SQL, Python R, Pyspark and related big data technologies
    • Data modelling techniques
    • Hands-on experience with data engineering and data science frameworks
  • Insurance background
    • Specific P&C lines Underwriting / Reserving / Pricing experience is an advantage
  • Professional experience
    • Strong problem solving skills, eager learner
    • Experienced team lead, having built up teams of individual contributors
    • Good communication skills

 

Along with your resume, please provide your snippets of code (including those contributed/published to open source libraries) either by sharing your GitHub handle or through a PDF


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