Data Scientist/Actuary

Data Scientist/Actuary

Job Title: Data Scientist/Actuary
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: BWR 1721
Contact Name: Richard Kirwan
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 21, 2022 00:35

Job Description

Our client, a global reinsurer is looking to hire a talented Data Scientist or Actuary for their Sydney based team. The role will focus on driving enhancements in utilisation of emerging data sources and associated application of predictive analytics. You will lead research projects focused on analysing data for reinsurance clients, and developing tools/process/reports that can be integrated into the wider business to better manage insurance risks. Collaborating with clients on projects or research with innovative data utilisation and predictive modelling aspects. Working with third parties and clients to identify and integrate new data sources which could improve risk and product propositions. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science or related discipline. 
  • Strong mathematical background and experience relevant to developing statistical and machine learning models (e.g. classification, regression, clustering), including the associated data preparations and data visualisations
  • Life Insurance/Reinsurance experience
  • Previous practical experience in data science or analytics roles
  • Actuarial experience or qualifications, or familiarity with actuarial modelling approaches and techniques (e.g. survival models, experience investigation)
  • Strong knowledge and experience in associated relevant tools (Python/R, SQL, Tableau)

If you are interested in hearing more about this role, please contact Richard Kirwan on 0418 310 307 or email

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