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    Verisk is looking for a Senior Data Scientist

    Company Description

    We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable…

    Job Description

    • Under supervision, participates in the development and execution of analysis project plans for timely project completion. May contribute to project hypothesis and goal setting.
    • Performs analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve multiple and complex business problems, utilizing advanced statistical, mathematical and machine learning technique.
    • Utilizes statistical and machine learning techniques to create models that comply with regulatory and privacy requirements, addressing business and client objectives.
    • Ensures statistical, computational, and algorithmic validity of results.
    • Ability to keep up to date with emerging methods and environments.
    • Provides required support for project delivery and implementation.
    • Creates clear and easy-to-understand documents for product support (technical).
    • Present progress reports and results to internal managers, and project managers.
    • Completes all responsibilities as outlined on annual Performance Plan.
    • Completes all special projects and other duties as assigned.
    • Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.



    • Graduate-level degree with concentration in a quantitative discipline such as statistics, mathematics, economics, operations research or aligned discipline.
    • Knowledge in and applied experience with statistical and machine learning.
    • Knowledge about statistical experimental design, and simulation study methodologies.
    • Skilled with feature engineering, model selection and assessment methodologies, and familiarity with all stages of the data science pipeline.
    • Applied, practical experience using statistical and machine learning computer languages (e.g. R, Python, SLQ).
    • Working familiarity with cloud computing environments.


    • Insurance experience, focusing on personal lines or related business content.
    • Experience with missing data, measurement error, and imputation methodologies.
    • Experience with causal inference and/or instrumental variables methodologies.

    Additional Information

    In 2022, Verisk received Great Place to Work® Certification for our outstanding workplace culture for the sixth year in a row and second-time certification in the UK, Spain, and India. We’re also one of the 38 companies on the UK’s Best Workplaces™ list and one of 18 companies on Spain’s Best Workplaces™ list.

    For over fifty years and through innovation, interpretation, and professional insight, Verisk has replaced uncertainty with precision to unlock opportunities that deliver significant and demonstrable impact. From our historic roots in risk assessment, we’ve grown to provide analytic insights that help transform industries focused on some of the world’s most critical areas. Today, the insurance industry relies on Verisk to be, and to make the world, more productive, resilient, and sustainable.

    Verisk works in collaboration with our customers and at the intersection of people, data, and advanced technologies. Through proprietary platformed analytics, advanced modeling, and interpretation, we deliver immediate and sustained value to our customers and through them, to the individuals and societies they serve, with greater speed, precision, and scale.

    We’re 9,000 people strong, committed to translating big data into big ideas. We help others see new possibilities and empower certainty into big decisions that impact individuals and societies. And we relentlessly and ethically pursue innovation to help move our customers, and the world, toward better tomorrows.

    Everyone at Verisk-from our chief executive officer to our newest employee-is guided by The Verisk Way, to Be Remarkable, Add Value, and Innovate.

    • Be Remarkable by doing something better each day in service to our customers and each other
    • Add Value by delivering immediate and sustained results that drive positive outcomes
    • Innovate by redefining what’s possible, embracing challenges, and pushing boundaries

    Verisk Businesses

    Underwriting Solutions – provides underwriting and rating solutions for auto and property, general liability, and excess and surplus to assess and price risk with speed and precision

    Claims Solutions – supports end-to-end claims handling with analytic and automation tools that streamline workflow, improve claims management, and support better customer experiences

    Property Estimating Solutions – offers property estimation software and tools for professionals in estimating all phases of building and repair to make day-to-day workflows the most efficient

    Extreme Event Solutions – provides risk modeling solutions to help individuals, businesses, and society become more resilient to extreme events.

    Specialty Business Solutions – provides an integrated suite of software for full end-to-end management of insurance and reinsurance business, helping companies manage their businesses through efficiency, flexibility, and data governance

    Marketing Solutions – delivers data and insights to improve the reach, timing, relevance, and compliance of every consumer engagement

    Life Insurance Solutions – offers end-to-end, data insight-driven core capabilities for carriers, distribution, and direct customers across the entire policy lifecycle of life and annuities for both individual and group.

    Verisk Maplecroft – provides intelligence on sustainability, resilience, and ESG, helping people, business, and societies become stronger

    At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the 7th consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

    Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

    All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, age or disability.

    Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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