Research and shape technology and data driven innovation across the company. Combine insightful data analysis and strong communication skills to create strategic opportunities and solve business problems.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Use machine learning, hypothesis testing, and other data science techniques to develop solutions to positively impact the Company.
Assess strategic insurance technology opportunities, design and run pilots/experiments, and work with business partners and IT to drive adoption of innovative technologies and tools.
Identify new business strategies by connecting emerging technologies and machine learning techniques to understand customer and agent behaviors.
Integrate internal and external data of varying quality to create highly usable datasets, and find new ways for the business to leverage data in processes and decision making.
Provide technical leadership, mentoring, and training to staff in statistical modeling and data analyses.
Communicate and document statistical analyses and methods in a logical and understandable manner for non-analytical business users and executive decision makers.
BS/MS in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, or another quantitative field.
Experience with SQL and analytical programming languages such as R or Python. Familiarity with Tensorflow, VB, ASP/PHP preferred.
An applied understanding of advanced statistical models, predictive analysis and machine learning techniques.
7+ years of applicable industry experience. Relevant experience outside the insurance industry is encouraged. An actuarial background with a proven experience in advanced analytics is also acceptable.
Hands-on experience developing data science solutions. In particular, a proven track-record of building solutions alongside non-technical stakeholders.
Ability to research and evaluate emerging technologies and stay current on state-of-the-art algorithms and models.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS
Predominantly sedentary office position with high frequency of keyboarding/computer work.
The physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
The work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
About Vermont Mutual
Chartered in 1828, the Vermont Mutual Insurance Group is one of the ten oldest mutual property/casualty insurers in the United States. We have operated continuously since that time in Montpelier, Vermont. With more than 800 independent agency office locations, the Group insures over 285,000 policyholders. Rated “A+ Superior” by A. M. Best and a Ward’s Top 50 performing property/casualty, we have also been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont for four consecutive years.
At Vermont Mutual, we appreciate the unique talents every individual brings. Here you'll find an energetic, respectful and cooperative working environment where careers flourish. Our team is dedicated and hard-working, enjoying both the challenges and the rewards that come from working at a respected and established insurance company. Individuals with diverse educational and professional backgrounds make up our team of more than 275 employees.