Data Scientist

New York, Full Time

Montoux is looking for a motivated, analytical and business-minded Data Scientist to join our New York team.  

About Montoux

Montoux is the leading global innovator in actuarial software.   Our mission is to liberate actuaries from the day to day tasks of data manipulation and model building, to use their actuarial judgment and business insights to provide incredible value to insurance companies.

Our customers include several of the world’s leading insurance providers and we are expanding our business into the United States and Asia, as well as Australia and New Zealand.  

Life insurers love us because we improve their profitability and speed to market and allow them to respond easily to fast-changing market dynamics. We do this by providing them with software that is both more powerful and easy-to-use than anything they have had in the past.

We’re passionate about helping our customers to revolutionize the insurance industry, about building beautiful products and about each other. Our growing team is based in Wellington, NZ and New York City, USA.

Responsibilities

Data Scientist is a a diverse role, which offers autonomy, responsibility and flexibility:

  • Drive development of standard processes to determine price elasticity for our customers

  • Work collaboratively with the product/actuarial team and our customers to create elegant solutions to help improve profitability and customer retention

  • Create compelling stories and reports that solve problems for our customers

  • Enhance data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytical systems

  • Be the expert at Montoux on the adoption of new technologies such as AI and ML that will help to deliver better outcomes through the use of data

  • Help to plan and develop the machine learning aspects of our product offerings following a SCRUM product development framework

  • Report to the Lead Actuary and Product Owner for the US

Your skills and experience

This is a great role for a person who is:

  • Driven by getting results

  • Highly organized and seeks ownership and responsibility

  • Excited to be part of a dynamic, fast-growing technology company

  • Ability to work independently

  • Service-oriented and likes dealing with people

  • An effective communicator, both in person and in writing

Experience:

  • Proficiency in Python or R

  • Prior experience building predictive models in a data science role

  • Experience with sales forecasting is a plus

Applications

We can offer  you:

  • Market competitive salary

  • Modern and flexible work environment

  • Opportunities to learn and grow in a supportive culture

  • A high level of autonomy and opportunity to grow your own role within the company

Please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter to careers@montoux.com.