Data Scientist or Sr Data Scientist, U. S. Non-pricing Modeling - Global Retail Markets

Boston, Massachusetts
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May 18, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
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Advance your career at Liberty Mutual - A Fortune 100 Company!

GRM Actuarial US Modeling Team is searching for a highly motivated Data Scientist or Senior Data Scientist who is eager to make an impact on the very complex and evolving insurance industry. The Model Development team is responsible for applying sophisticated predictive modeling and analytical analysis to a broad range of business problems; communicating the results of their work to stakeholders; and providing guidance and peer oversight to other modeling groups. You will leverage primary data, advanced quantitative modeling and financial analysis to develop predictive analytic models and tools that enable data-driven strategic decision-making. This role requires broad knowledge of predictive analytics techniques and advanced application of those techniques to a variety of business issues.You will provide highly technical analytical assessments of business issues to a mixture of technical and non-technical audiences, so good communication skills are essential. This position will connect often with other groups across Liberty Mutual including Claims and Product.


  • Collaborate with other business partners to develop appropriate statistical approaches and tools that will drive strategic decision making related to reserving, trends and other challenging problems central to our business.
  • Research, recommend, and implement new and/or alternative statistical and other mathematical methodologies appropriate for the given model or analysis.
  • Perform highly complex, technical and creative predictive analytics projects.
  • Manage and prioritize multiple moderate-to-highly complex projects including gathering business requirements, developing project goals and requirements, coordinating project timelines, and communicating project status and deliverables with customers and management.
  • Understand the competitive marketplace, business issues, and data challenges in order to deliver actionable insights, recommendations and business processes.
  • Present findings, share insights, and make recommendations that impact profitability, growth and/or customer satisfaction.
  • Effectively communicate results in written, oral and presentation formats.


  • Masters Degree in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics or any other quantitative field plus a minimum of 3-5 years of applied business/non-academic experience preferred; Ph.D. plus a minimum of 1-4 years of experience preferred.
  • Advanced analytical/problem solving and research skills.
  • Proficient in predictive analytics including real-world experience in model development, validation, and testing.
  • Proficient with at least one language for data analysis, such as R, Python or SAS.
  • Experience with very large analysis datasets and Enterprise-scale database systems.
  • Experience in the following: generalized linear models, survival models, random forests, clustering, and Bayesian approaches to data analysis.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to clearly and effectively communicate technical results to a non-technical business audience.
  • Knowledge of insurance principles, underwriting and ratemaking concepts and the various functions of an insurance organization, including Finance, Underwriting, Sales and Claims desirable.
  • Ability to perform high-level work both independently and collaboratively as a project team member or leader.


We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, its our privilege to offer you benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:


At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed.

Were dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.

Job: Analytics
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Schedule: Full-time
Salary: $95,000-$160,000
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (16 years)
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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