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Bangalore, KA, IN

Geospatial Data Scientist

 


About Swiss Re
 

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

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer 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, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

About the team and the role

P&C Solutions is one of the three pillars within Swiss Re Reinsurance. The pillar aims to add value to clients’ original business by providing solutions and services across the value chain. The P&C Analytics Solutions team channels and develops solutions and services for our clients across the (re)-insurance value chain. Our clients' needs are at the heart of what we do, as we make sure that our solutions and services help our clients grow and make commercial sense. Geospatial modelling is a part of data science and analytics which works closely with the product owners of the risk assets in the property, commercial & casualty lines of business across geographies.

 Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Apply analytical methods and algorithms to build data products that streamline the process from data collection to generating insights for various property insurance business problems.
  • Proactively collect, structure, and analyze (new) datasets that are relevant for ongoing projects.
  • Drive innovation, following relevant industry/technology trends
  • Perform quantitative analysis and create visualization to support the broader P&C analytics team
  • Support development of enhancement of the analytical products to bridge gaps in our offering today

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • 6+ Years of industry experience with a quantitative background (computer science, natural sciences, applied mathematics / statistics, engineering, econometrics)
  • Deep knowledge and expertise in machine learning concepts, data science and analytics tools
  • Hands on experience in Python, R, Linux servers, relational databases and SQL
  • Experience in Geographic Information Systems, worked on GDAL/OGR and its low-level wrappers
  • Worked on geospatial tools like QGIS/ArcMap
  • Expertise in visualization tools to build dashboards such as PowerBI, Dash, R-shiny
  • Primary property insurance market knowledge is a plus, having worked in a similar supporting role for an insurance, consulting or analytics company
  • Experience in Catastrophe Modelling and/or conducting analysis with widely used CAT models is a plus.

Social skills & working style

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary & multi-cultural environment
  • Strong communication skills (writing and speaking), ability to present ideas
  • Self- starter who is methodical and well-organized
  • Adept in multitasking and meeting deadlines in a delivery focused environment

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


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