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Data Scientist - 3PD Research

Hartford, Connecticut

Company Summary

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

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Job Description Summary

Travelers Data Scientists are taking the organization to the next level of intelligence by using advanced statistical techniques and machine learning algorithms. As a Data Scientist, you will work with business partners to tell the story using data by identifying challenges and opportunities for data analysis and experiments. You will build models that solve key business challenges and enhance our customer experience.

Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in design and development of analytical solutions.
  • Share knowledge with the community through discussions, presentations, or peer reviews.
  • Begin to set and manage expectations with business partners for small projects, and with guidance, identify potential conflicts and build consensus.
  • Communicate analysis, insights, and results to manager, peers and business partners and with guidance, tailor communication to the audience.
  • Become a mentor or resource for less experienced analytic talent, onboard new employees and interns, and provide support for intern recruiting and talent assessment efforts.
  • Support various training and skill development initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Decision Sciences, Actuarial Science or related analytical STEM field plus two years of experience or any suitable and equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Heavy concentration in mathematics, including statistics and programming, business intelligence/analytics, as well as data science tools and research using large data sets. Additional verification of specific coursework will be required.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Masters in STEM related field or equivalent
  • 3 years of related experience
  • Strong working knowledge of modeling/ research/analytics or actuarial required
  • Relevant statistical analysis work experience required
  • Strong Knowledge of statistical techniques with the ability to read/revise/ review statistical software programs
  • Ability to develop models and interpret model results
  • Understanding of advanced statistics underlying data models
  • Ability to apply emerging statistical procedures to work
  • Strong knowledge in: Regression, Classification, Machine Vision, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning and Statistical modeling.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. 

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.