Senior Data Scientist

£55000 - £70000 per annum


UP TO £70,000 + BENEFITS


Massive nationwide insurance business is looking for a skilled Senior Data Scientist to join their growing team. Joining the Customer Science team, the Senior Data Scientist will use cutting-edge techniques to solve the company's biggest problems. If you want to work to improve customer experience, on a massive scale, this is the position for you.


The company is a large insurance business with a proven track record of putting the customer first. They work across a number of different products, with the aim being to become the one place for all sorts of insurance needs. The company has over 30 million customers, all of which they keep in mind through the insurance process, and wants to reflect this through it's data. They want to better understand the customer, to ensure their relationship is as positive as possible. The successful Senior Data Scientist will join this forward-thinking company and have the potential to have a big impact.


In the role of Senior Data Scientist, you will sit in the Customer Science team. Within the Customer Science team, you will be using advanced analytical techniques and rich data sets to create impactful insights, models, and tools that support Aviva's strategic priorities. You will be joining other hugely talented employees to drive world-class customer data science into action. However, this is not your typical back-room data science approach, the company combines data science expertise with a consultancy-like approach and execution.

Specifically, the Senior Data Scientist will be responsible for:

  • The creation and delivery of extraordinary customer-first, data science-driven through to action - work that delivers significant, measurable customer and commercial benefit
  • Working with colleagues to identify and solve the real business problems
  • Identifying new and existing data sources and data science techniques to generate best in class models, insights, and understanding
  • Crafting high-impact insights, models, and recommendations
  • Creating and sharing knowledge, developing team capability and collaboration
  • Developing innovative approaches and solutions to problems


The ideal Data Scientist will have the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level in a mathematical or programming-related subject, or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Highly numerate with expertise in statistics, machine learning, or analytics
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with a consultative approach
  • Passion for putting the customer first, with real-world experience of this
  • Excel at communicating and collaborating with others to deliver brilliant, impactful work
  • Is able to communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Programming expertise with one or more of R, Python, or SQL
  • Have experience of digital and big datasets, such as clickstream or Adobe Marketing Cloud


The successful Data Scientist will receive a salary of up to £70,000 dependent on experience. As well as this competitive salary, there is a generous pension scheme, great flexible working opportunities, amongst other perks.


Please register your interest by sending your CV to Noah Stuckey via the Apply link on this page.

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