Senior Analyst / Data Scientist – Kuala Lumpur

We are offering an exciting opportunity within our Data & Analytics Practice for an individual seeking to combine their strong data management, analytical, data science and visualisation capabilities to support a large and technically sophisticated general insurance company operating within a developed insurance market. This is a unique opportunity for a motivated individual to develop their database management skills, learn from more experienced technicians and accelerate the advancement of their data science capabilities.

Company Overview

The Data & Analytics Practice has been providing actuarial, financial, strategy, management and distribution consulting services to (re)insurance companies/ (re)takaful operators in Asia since its inception over 25 years ago. During this time, we have been valuing the loss reserves, performing pricing studies and various capital/ reinsurance optimisation analyses for companies throughout the region for their compliance with increasingly sophisticated local insurance regulations.

Summary Statement

We are offering an exciting opportunity within our Data & Analytics Practice for an individual seeking to combine their strong data management, analytical, data science and visualisation capabilities to support a large and technically sophisticated general insurance company operating within a developed insurance market. This is a unique opportunity for a motivated individual to develop their database management skills, learn from more experienced technicians and accelerate the advancement of their data science capabilities.

The successful candidate will be assigned to one of NMG’s long-term engagements supporting the pricing function of an Australian general insurance client. In the role, you will work exclusively for the client as an extension to their technical pricing team and gain invaluable experience through direct and unparalleled exposure to the data assets and data science practices of a leading insurance company.

Role

Senior Analyst / Data Scientist

Location:

Kuala Lumpur

Industry:

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and executing a variety of tasks to a very high standard to support the pricing function of the client

  • Building and maintaining a suite of datasets in AWS for commercial data transformation and visualisation

  • Writing high quality code, ensuring that all code is well documented and tested, and that any code written is extensible and able to be leveraged to assist other projects. Peer reviewing the code of other team members; applying good version control practices

  • Attending sprint planning sessions and daily stand-up meetings, and engaging with stakeholders to ensure that they are informed on the progress of any projects and provide work-load updates

  • Living the NMG values of Curiosity, Collaboration, Go for it and Make it Count in all interactions with the client and the broader NMG business

Competencies, Qualifications & Experience

  • A tertiary qualification in computer science, actuarial science or a mathematics-related degree; 3+ years' experience as a BI/SAS Developer, including experience working in AWS and data warehouse

  • Sound knowledge of commercial data transformation and ability to write high quality code which can be leveraged for other projects

  • Proven ability to work with key stakeholders, provide regular updates, estimate workload timescales, and identify potential blockers; committed to delivering a quality and differentiated experience to your stakeholders

  • Self-managing with the ability to work independently, remain flexible and prioritise competing demands and organise work-flow clearly

  • General insurance knowledge and visualisation skillsets such as Tableau and SAS VA etc are desirable

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