Job Details

Data Scientist

Frederick, MD | Full time

Job ID:



Long Term


5-7 years

Career Level:

Senior Level




Financial Services

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creation and maintenance of an exciting and important collection of advanced analytical solutions involving predictive modeling (statistical, machine learning), optimization and simulation.
  • Involving in the analysis of lapse and mortality experience, and the modernization of the assumption setting process
  • Developing cutting-edge underwriting triaging models, along with potential involvement in any of the other business areas
  • Collaboration with Data Engineers to identify data sources and query structured databases
  • Transforming the data and engaging in advanced feature engineering to develop the analytical solution and perform model validation.

Requirements & Preferred Skills:

  • 5+ years of life insurance/actuarial experience.
  • 2+ years predictive modeling.
  • Strong working knowledge of R preferred, Python OK.
  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities (Excel, SQL).
  • Visualization tool experience helpful (Tableau, Spotfire, QlikView)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills.
  • Strong documentation skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Strong actuarial analytical skills and problem solving ability.


  • BS/BA in Math/Statistics, Masters in Statistics preferred.