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Data Scientist

Data Scientist

US-CA-San Francisco
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Esurance has created a centralized data science group that is responsible for helping business units make objective decisions using science. The Group supports overall business operations by delivering critical analytical insights and in-depth consultative analyses. This group also develops applications/ platforms that are used to deploy analytics in real time.


  • Working with business stakeholders to deeply understand business problems and pain points 
  • Developing algorithms and predictive models using large amounts of structured and unstructured data
  • Collaborating with internal technology team to deploy solutions for real-time decisions
  • Designing experiments to determine efficacy of solutions.
  • Providing on-going performance monitoring of decision systems and statistical models


  • Excellent knowledge of a high-level language for statistical and scientific computing (R, Python or similar)
  • Extensive experience in data management and data scrubbing
  • Strong aptitude towards math and programming
  • Ability to communicate complex information in a way that is clear and easily understood

Experience / Education:

  • Bachelor Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, a related field or equivalent education/experience required; PhD or Master degree preferred.
  • 2+ years relevant quantitative and qualitative research and analytics experience.
  • Experience deploying machine-learning techniques for dimensionality reduction, regression, clustering, and classification to solve real-world problems.

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