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Associate Data Scientist - Claims Reporting Team

Company: The Hanover Insurance Group
Location: Worcester
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

For more than 160 years, The Hanover has been committed to delivering on our promises and being there when it matters the most. We live our values every day, demonstrating we CARE through our values, ESG initiatives and IDE journey.

Our Claims Analytics group is looking for an Associate Data Scientist to join our growing team.

Position summary:
The Associate Data Scientist assists Data Scientists with a range of functions that includes designs, implements, and evaluates advanced statistical models and apaches for application in the business's most complex issues. The Associate Data Scientist assists with building econometric and statistical models for various problems inclusive of projections, classification, clustering, pattern analysis, sampling, simulations, and so forth. In this capacity, the Associate Data Scientist will help research new ways for predicting and modeling end-user behavior as well as investigating data summarization and visualization techniques for conveying key applied analytics findings. The Associate Data Scientist also performs ad-hoc data mining and exploratory statistics tasks on very large data-sets related to the business's strategies. In this capacity, the Data Scientist will also prepare reports and presentations for senior data scientists and relevant stakeholders that will give insights for departmental as well as business wide decision making.

This is a full-time, exempt role.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
This role is expected to work on projects with supervision. No insurance experience needed.

  • Research and develop statistical learning models for data analysis
  • Collaborate with product management and the Line of Business to understand company needs and devise possible solutions
  • Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends
  • Communicate results and ideas to key decision makers
  • Implement new statistical or other mathematical methodologies as needed for specific models or analysis
  • Optimize joint development efforts through appropriate database use and project designPosition Requirements:
    • Undergraduate degree with strong academic performance in a related field such as Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems.
    • 2+ years related experience
    • Experience with R, Python, ETL, Data processing, database programming and data analytics.
    • Experience in data mining and statistical analysis.
    • Able to understand various data structures and common methods in data transformation.
    • Experience in pattern recognition and predictive modeling skills.CAREER DEVELOPMENT:
      It's not just a job, it's a career, and we are here to support you every step of the way. We want you to be successful and fulfilled. Through on-the-job experiences, personalized coaching and our robust learning and development programs, we encourage you - at every level - to grow and develop.

      The base pay range provided at the bottom of the posting is primarily based on similar roles in the external market. Actual pay may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience, unique skills, performance, and geographic location. Base pay is just one component of The Hanover's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short and long-term incentives as well as a comprehensive suite of benefits highlighted below.

      We offer comprehensive benefits to help you be healthy, build financial security, and balance work and home life. At The Hanover, you'll enjoy what you do and have the support you need to succeed.

      Benefits include:
      • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
      • 401K with a company match
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • PTO
      • Company paid holidays
      • Flexible work arrangements
      • Cultural Awareness Day in support of IDE
      • On-site medical/wellness center (Worcester only)
      • Click here for the full list of BenefitsVaccination Status:
        Hanover has enacted policies and protocols throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to promote employee health and safety. To that end, all employees are expected to provide true and accurate information regarding their vaccine status, and when requested, employees are expected to provide proof of such status. Hanover recognizes employee privacy concerns and only provides vaccine status information on a need-to-know basis. The Hanover complies with all federal, state and local laws, and with respect to such laws related to COVID-19 health and safety, it is typical for there to be a distinction in compliance obligations between vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. Therefore, various Hanover policies and requirements are connected to vaccine status, including but not limited to, the company's Facial Coverings and Social Distancing policy. Employees declining to provide information related to their vaccine status, will be considered unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated for the purposes of The Hanover's COVID-19 health and safety policies and protocols.

        Please be advised that while Hanover does not expect to institute a vaccine mandate at this time, Hanover encourages employees to get vaccinated and boosted, and provides paid time off to both obtain and recover from the vaccine(s) and booster(s).

        EEO statement:
        The Hanover values diversity in the workplace and among our customers. The company provides equal opportunity for employment and promotion to all qualified employees and applicants on the basis of experience, training, education, and ability to do the available work without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, ancestry or any other status protected by law.

        Furthermore, The Hanover Insurance Group is committed to providing an equal opportunity workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment based on national origin, race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by law."

        As an equal opportunity employer, Hanover does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities who wish to request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, or to perform essential job functions, should contact us at: HRServices@hanover.com and include the link of the job posting in which you are interested.

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