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Data Scientist NLP


Huxley Associates
Headquarters: New York, NY
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A prominent insurance startup in NYC is looking for an experienced Data Scientist. This is a tech startup backed by a major insurance company. They're looking for an easier way to work with commercial insurance. Ultimately looking for a way to be free from inefficiency and legacy systems. This company has invented a tech enabled system that helps underwriting and claims services. Essentially giving brokers and small companies an easier way and more time to focus on what really matters - growing their businesses. If you're excited and determined to work hard then this Data Engineer position will be the perfect fit.

Your Skills:

  • Ph.D in scientific disciplines
  • 3+ years of industry experience post Ph.D
  • Scientific expertise and applied experience in Machine Learning
  • Strong knowledge of Natural Language Processing
  • Comprehension of advanced statistical theories, methodologies, and inference tools (Bayesian inference, hierarchal models, deep learning, Gaussian processes, and causal inference)
  • Highly developed programming skills in Python and/or R (all related data processing, Machine Learning, and visualization libraries)
  • Experience in preparing data for Machine Learning
  • The capability and skill to work independently and to anticipate problems
  • Superb written and oral skills

Your Responsibilities:

  • Prepare innovative solutions for business developed using hard scientific approaches
  • Ability to use data and third party data to ignite automation and decisions within the startup
  • Use AI algorithms that can produce (predictive) patterns in large multi-modal data
  • Work in highly cross-functional and conjoined teams together with developers, designers, analysts, underwriters, and claims adjusters
  • Take charge of development and implementation of ideas and solutions


  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) employee matching program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Unlimited vacation days
  • Casual dress code
  • Snack, drinks, and other startup perks

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