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Data Scientist
Job Code:2020-ACTADM-004
Company:Texas Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company
Location:Waco, TX
Status:Full-time
  
Job Responsibilities:

The Data Scientist is responsible for performing complex analyses, applying advanced predictive analytics and machine learning techniques, arranging data in an optimal format, and running simulation and optimization techniques to generate growth and profitability insights for the Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies at the direction of the Director of Pricing. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITY

 

Perform advanced analytics using predictive modeling, machine learning, and other advanced techniques.

 

Identifies, recommends, and pursue projects, analyses, and other items to further advance corporate initiatives.

 

Builds large and complex information sets using both unstructured and structured data.

 

Provides detailed insights to management on issues.

 

Use data driven insights to recommend opportunities for growth, competitiveness, and profitability.

 

Effectively communicate results of advanced analytics to both technical and non- technical audiences.

 

Recommend and develop new metrics to advance decision making.

 

Provide after-hours support, if necessary. 

 

Comply with the Certified Fleet Operation requirements of the Company Driving and Safety policy.

 

Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

 

Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Statistics, or related field.

 

Ability to lead multiple projects while providing effective input and briefing senior leaders.

 

Strong problem-solving abilities.

 

Ability and willingness to learn and extend skills and mentor others.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Experience in stochastic modeling, machine learning, and other advanced mathematical techniques.

 

Experience building structured and unstructured data sets together.

 

Experience with SQL and Python, or other high-level programming language.

 

Proficient in use of Microsoft Office software.

 

Willing to travel as required.

Valid Texas driver’s license and driving record at the time of hire which would not place the employee on probation or disqualify the employee from Certified Fleet Operator status under the Company Driving and Safety Policy.

Other Job Information (if applicable):

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Use of PC, telephone, copy machine, fax, and other office equipment over six (6) hours per day.

 

Extended periods of sitting and concentration.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Occasional long, irregular hours.

 

Work to be conducted in office environment owned/leased by company.

 

Occasional travel by auto or other public transportation.

 

 

REVISED May 2020