Senior Data Scientist (Hartford, CT)

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Overview of the Position The Hartford seeks energetic and passionate Data Scientists to focus on designing, developing and implementing solutions that will make an impact on our business. Our Data Scientists play a significant role by both leading and partnering with the business and data teams for a better understanding of the customer journey across multiple lines of business. As a Data Scientist you will focus on research for deliverables that support the long term plan to evolve the department's capabilities to further develop and deliver impactful products to drive claims outcomes for both the business and clients. Solutions developed by this multi-faceted team will support a wide range of business areas which include underwriting, claims, operations, risk engineering, and digital analytics. Our Data Scientists create a best in class modeling and analytics approach within the data science community. As a Data Scientist you will focus on developing analytic and predictive modeling solutions that feature engineering assets, experimental design, as well as modeling techniques and abilities. Our Data Scientist toolbox consists of but not limited to predictive Modeling Techniques, Machine Learning, Cognitive Computing, Unsupervised learning, and Augmented intelligence. As a Data Scientist you will support and explore those assets overtime through customer adoption and establishing a rhythm within the data science community.

• Mentor other Data Scientists to develop, test, validate, and maintain robust tools using supervised and / or unsupervised techniques through new products and services, customer segments, and competitive strategies.
• Collaborate and partner with business stakeholders in a way that supports the vision and sustains a culture that treats analytics as a corporate asset. Review work with leadership and partners on an ongoing basis to calibrate deliverables against expectations • Review work with partners on an ongoing basis to calibrate deliverables against expectations
• Help identify long term opportunities within the customer journey through the creation of models, algorithms and machine learning techniques to achieve financial objectives and solve problems.
• Advance the departments capabilities by creating and deploying long term tools to continually evolve the business.
• Participate in identifying and assessing the value of new data sources and analytical techniques to ensure ongoing competitive advantage
• Contribute to the development of strategies to achieve targeted business objectives. Follow through to ensure successful conclusion.
• Accountable for long term ownership of models developed and evolution of those models as assigned.
• Support and assist in evolving the processes used to develop and enhance our business needs
• Support and model a high-performance collaborative culture
• Begin developing a broad knowledge of The Hartford's formal and informal structures, business processes, and data sources beyond your immediate area of expertise
• Remain current on research techniques and become familiar with state of the art tools applicable to your function
• Begin presenting complex modeling to decision-makers that maximizes knowledge transfer and bottom-line impact of modeling results
• Perform data mining and transforms raw data into actionable business information
• Apply economic, quantitative, and statistical skills in the development of models to drive profitable growth, fight fraud, and make sound business decisions
• Estimate the economic impact of operational decisions
• Analyze business data to provide insight and business recommendations
• Promote analytics opportunities of the company with customers and business partners.
• Participate in the talent management process for hiring, onboarding, training and development of staff as needed
• Collaborate with your leader to provide timely feedback on development and opportunities for staff you are mentoring
• Suggest and participate in training opportunities for research staff and others in the organization

Experience & Skills
• Master's or Ph.D. in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Actuarial Science, a similar analytical field or progress towards or attainment of a relevant professional designation (i.e. ACAS/FCAS, ASA/FSA, CFA, etc.)
• 3-5+ years of relevant experience in Research Function in Insurance or Financial Services or related field.
• Experience in commercial markets insurance (i.e. Workers Compensation, General Liability, Property, Group Benefits, Specialty, etc.) a plus. Technical/Functional Skills • Subject matter expertise in data modeling
• Strategic thinking and analytical capability
• Strong verbal/written communication skills
• Ability to translate complex technical topics into business solutions and strategies.
• Experience executing change to core business processes through the innovative use of quantitative techniques.
• Project management experience a plus Competencies
• Drive and commitment to what is necessary to get the job done efficiently, thoroughly, and professionally.
• Innovative. Seeks new and creative ways to approach analytical exercises and development projects.
• Results-oriented. Demonstrates a sense of urgency and accountability for business issues.
• Customer focused. Builds effective relationships with internal partners, including claims, actuarial, underwriting, operations, and information technology


The listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartford's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:

$98,800 - $148,200


Our company's success is due to our employees' dedication and passion for their work. They are our greatest asset. That's why we are committed to offering employees and their families a comprehensive benefits package and award-winning well-being programs. By helping our employees achieve their full potential, we unlock our own. Visit for details.

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The Hartford operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Hartford, CT and Windsor, CT. The Hartford was founded in 2022. It has 19000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 68 open jobs at The Hartford, click here.
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