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Data Scientist


Our opportunity
Pricing Actuary/ Data Scientist #LI-Hybrid

Are you a motivated and hands on data scientist who has insurance experience and is passionate about solving business problems? Or possibly an actuary or insurance expert with strong software development skills who wants to work on global projects for a leading global insurer? Then this job is definitely something for you.

Zurich Integrated Benefits (ZIB) develops employee benefits insurance solutions for corporate customers. We are looking for a business-oriented and motivated person with strong programming skills to join our Data and Analytics team. Your main focus will be contributing to the delivery of our Pricing and Portfolio management solutions. In addition, you will have the opportunity to be involved in all our strategic areas:

  • Platforms. ZIB develops B2B2E platform for the employees of our corporate customers.
  • Data solutions. Our team provides data and analytics services to business units in multiple countries.
  • Applications. ZIB supports global applications, including a quote system.


Your role
As a Pricing Actuary/ Data Scientist, your main responsibilities will involve: 


  • Drive the development our suite of Pricing and Portfolio management solutions.
    • Own delivery of solution to our two pilot markets.
    • Support solution definition and mapping.
    • Own and develop the code base in R or Python.
    • Work in close collaboration with the pilot countries to build and implement solution.
    • Support outreach to other units and scaling of solution to additional markets.
  • Work with Application team to implement system changes in support of Pricing solutions.
  • Work with our B2B2E marketing and customer teams to track success of the platform and identify opportunities to improve the customer experience.
  • Own the end to end delivery of data analytics solutions, covering the whole process from problem identification, solution and technology design and solution delivery.
  • Collaborate with the data engineering team and other cross-functional teams to collect, analyze, integrate, and pipeline data.
  • Present insights and findings to project members and senior stakeholders.


Your Skills and Experiences

As a Pricing Actuary/ Data Scientist, your skills and experience will ideally include:


  • Five or more years of experience working in data science, software development, or similar quantitative role.
  • Strong IT and programming skills including 2+ years of experience in programming in either Python or R. Experience with both is a plus.
  • Knowledge of insurance products is a plus.
  • Practical experience using statistical models like GLMs to solve business problems. 
  • Familiarity with software developer toolkit (including Git and DevOps) is desirable.


Behavioural Skills

  • Can-do attitude, with a clear focus on the end-product and user experience.
  • Passion to tackle real business problems and work directly with business owners.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good team player and willingness to direct the activity of the team.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.


We offer

Apart from monthly salary offer starting from 3500 EUR/gross and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:


Working time benefits

Personal days off, Concentrated work week, Additional vacation, Home office, Extra days off at occasion of childbirth, Sabbatical leave, workcation


Monetary benefits

Life insurance from Zurich Austria, Compensation for salary loss during sick leave, 3rd pension pillar contribution, Risk Life Insurance, Meal contribution on top of the legally required minimum, Years of service bonus, Wedding bonus, Baby bonus


Other benefits

Edenred electronic cafeteria, Public Transport contribution, Maternity leave benefits, Company and team events, Free parking at the office building, Massages in the office



Professional Certifications, Online Education Portals, Extensive Onboarding program, Strengths based culture (GALLUP)


  • Location(s): Bratislava
  • Hybrid working: It would be nice to meet you in the office 2-3 times a week, if you live close by. We are also open to hear your preference to work from home more often.
  • Schedule: Full-time


About us

At our company, we recognize the importance of fostering an open-minded, safe and inclusive environment for everyone. We stand with diversity and respect different backgrounds and lifestyles. That's why we've implemented numerous initiatives to ensure our employees feel comfortable, accepted, and respected at all times.

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