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Data Scientist (1238 views)

July 7, 2020


Company: Sage Nepal

Covered by Sage is a technology-driven insurance brokerage in the US market backed by NFX and the founders of Acorns, Thumbtack, Betterment, Tinder, Udemy, and others that combines cutting-edge tech and modern consumerism with old-fashioned human-touch. By providing consumer-facing technology, modern branding, and best-in-class support and service. Covered by Sage, empower its agents to grow their book faster, service their customers better, and retain their book longer. We are reinventing insurance distribution, one agent, at a time.

Covered by Sage is building technology products to enhance the experience of insureds, which help them mitigate their risks with better prices. And various products that help agents and ease the distribution of insurance.

Position: Data Scientist (Back-End Specialized)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Location : Kathmandu

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor

Experience Required : More than or equals to 6 years

Other Specification

Preferred Qualification includes:

• Graduate degree in Data Science or other quantitative field is preferred
• 6 years of experience in applications development in a complex, multi-platform distributed environment.
• Thorough knowledge of RDBMS Systems (MySQL, MS SQL Server, Postgres, Oracle)
• Data Modelling Expertise (Conceptual, Logical & Physical in both Relational & Dimensional)
• Experience using OLTP / OLAP / Graph / Multi-Model / NoSQL databases
• Practical experience using message-oriented middleware (IBM MQ, AWS SNS or similar)
• Ability to deploy and manage APIs (Apigee, AWS API Gateway, Anypoint or similar)
• Thorough knowledge of RDBMS Systems (MySQL, MS SQL Server, Postgres, Oracle)
• Data Modeling Expertise (Conceptual, Logical & Physical in both Relational & Dimensional)
• Analytical mind and business acumen
• Strong math skills (e.g. statistics, algebra)
• Problem-solving aptitude
• Excellent communication and presentation skills

Job Description

Do you have a strong suit for data driven analytical and strategic decision making?
Are you interested in growing your career not just as a professional developer, but also as an expert in the field of overall frontend?
Do you have what it takes to be a part of the fastest growing team of Tech professionals in Nepal?

Job Summary:

Data Scientist to analyse large amounts of raw information to find patterns, build data products to extract valuable business insights. Highly analytical with a knack for analysis, math and statistics. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential for interpreting data. We also want to see a passion for machine-learning and research.

Requirement and Responsibilities:

• Proven experience as a Data Scientist
• Insurance Domain experience is plus
• Should have worked on huge data sets
• Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes
• Experience in data mining
• Undertake pre-processing of structured and unstructured data
• Analyze large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns
• Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
• Combine models through ensemble modeling
• Present information using data visualization techniques
• Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges
• Collaborate with engineering and product development teams
• Understanding of machine-learning and operations research
• Knowledge of R, SQL and Python; familiarity with Scala, Java or C++ is an asset
• Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau) and data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop)

Benefits that you’ll get:

• A beefy laptop for development
• Online courses or training as required
• Compensation for taking part in Conferences
• Provident fund, company fund, gratuity, insurance and more

The part that might grab your interest:

If you believe you tick all the right boxes in the requirements, we promise to provide them with the best benefits package which includes:

• Attractive salary package
• Weekends off (Saturday –Sunday)
• Experience of working in a US-based corporate
• Amazing opportunity for career advancement
• Guidance and nurture by industry experts
• Fun, engaging and ever-growing work environment

Last date to apply: 12th July, 2020


If you believe in your skills and want to grow your professional career to unlimited heights, send us your CV at Candidates are requested to mention the position they are applying for in the subject line itself.

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