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Data Scientist Senior


  • Semi Senior (2 to 5 years)
  • College
  • Salary $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 gross per year
  • Cleveland


As a member of the Claims Data Science team, you’ll use machine learning, engineering and languages like Python to develop tools, analyses and applications that solve complex business problems. The problems you’ll have to solve are wide-ranging and will require a lot of different techniques, including some you’ll probably have to research, learn or create. Final products could range from design of predictive models to more sophisticated visualizations and decision-support tools delivered through user facing web applications you develop. We're looking for an experienced Data Scientist with skills in machine learning, machine vision and web application development.

Education and/or experiences listed below are the minimum requirements for job entry.

-Bachelor's degree with quantitative focus in Econometrics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science or related field (e.g. Mathematics) and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in Statistical Modeling, Machine Learning and processing large volumes of structured and unstructured data.

-In lieu of a degree, a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in Statistical/Quantitative Modeling and/or Machine Learning tools and in using various database tools processing large volumes of structured and unstructured data.

Experience Required:

-Passion for empirical research and answering hard questions with data
-Demonstrated skills in data mining, machine learning, programming, dynamic optimization
-Proficiency in at least one higher level programming language such as Python or R
-Proficiency in SQL

-Ability to communicate technical findings to a wide range of audiences
-Solid project management skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight and potentially changing deadlines in a high-paced and dynamic environment
-Strong problem solving skills, attention to detail and solid collaboration skills
-Ability to identify and learn applicable new tools and techniques
-Good written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to simplify complex ideas
-Ability to perform in an ambiguous environment and to work with multiple stakeholders from various business units


Preferred Skills:

- Experience with tools like Hadoop, cloud computing, and Linux

- Experience developing web applications using popular frameworks such as Django, Node.JS, Angular and Bootstrap.

- Experience and understanding for the GIT version control system


Progressive Offers:

* Gainshare bonus of up to 30% (Our annual Gainshare bonus program rewards employees based on the company's achievement of annual performance objectives)

* Flexible work arrangements, casual dress, and great corporate culture

* Ongoing training, tuition assistance and opportunities for career advancement

* Award winning, inclusive environment with Employee Resource Groups

* On-site clinical care and fitness center

* Employee discounts

* Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits

* 401(k) plan


Progressive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Progressive generally does not sponsor foreign national candidates for work authorization except for positions that in Progressive’s determination require highly specialized knowledge and for which candidate sponsorship is appropriate. Sponsorship is available for this position
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About the company

Progressive is a place where collaboration is encouraged, hard work is rewarded and creativity is celebrated. Each of our employees has a role in our success and together, we continue to find new and better ways to satisfy our customers and move the insurance industry forward.

With over 75 years of business, we ensure more than 13 million customers. People from all walks of life, all fields of business and all 50 states make up our diverse group of more than 28,000 talented professionals. With six large locations and hundreds of smaller claims and legal offices across the country, we collectively work toward our goal of becoming consumers’ number one choice for auto insurance.

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