Data Scientist


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Bold Penguin
Bold Penguin operates the largest commercial insurance exchange that connects businesses, agents, and carriers to the right quote in record time.
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We didn’t create Bold Penguin because commercial insurance is broken. It isn’t. But as the world has gotten more connected and digitized, commercial insurance lags — creating a fragmented landscape where businesses, agents, and insurance companies struggle to interact in a smooth and easy way. That’s why we’ve built a highly efficient exchange that cuts the friction out of commercial insurance by connecting everyone to the right quote in record time.
Powering the world of insurance is no small feat, so we’ve built a team that's incredibly talented and passionate about our potential to upgrade the entire industry. As more and more companies, big and small, depend on our technology to operate in the commercial insurance space, we’ll need the best talent all around to support our growth. That’s why we’re looking at you (yes, you!) to make a bold move and join our adventure.
YOUR ROLEBold Penguin is seeking a Data Scientist who will be responsible for the end-to-end development of models using various modeling approaches ranging from statistical techniques, to machine learning and deep learning. This includes taking high-level business challenges, translating them into a concrete quantitative framework, and shepherding solutions from R&D into production.
WHAT YOU'LL DOOwn the entire Machine Learning (ML) development process from data collection, model development, and results presentation to production.Design and implement ML algorithms and techniques using data analytics, text analytics, and Natural Language Processing (NLP).Collect or extract data from different sources, processing, cleaning and validating for further use.Periodically test and retrain ML/AI models to adapt the best model for problem statements.Collaborate with the development team to put models into production and monitor for performance.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONSProficiency in various NLP tasks including text extraction, entity extraction, refining existing NER models, and documenting understanding.Strong programming skills with experience using modern packages in Python, and platforms including Amazon SageMaker, H2O, and others.Knowledge of computer vision, object detection with deep learning preferred.Must have a graduate degree in Mathematics, Science or Computer Science/Engineering.Must have at least 3 years experience working as a data scientist in a fast-paced, highly iterative and highly collaborative team.
Bonus Qualifications:Bonus points for Insurtech background or commercial insurance experience!
BENEFITS We offer competitive compensation and progressive benefits that include:Medical, Dental, and VisionDisability and Life Benefits401K with a company matchEmployee Assistance ProgramParental LeavePaid Time OffRemote Culture. Here at Bold Penguin our remote employees are top of mind, and we have created an inclusive, engaging remote environment.
Choose-your-own gear. Whether you prefer Mac, PC, or Linux, one screen or three, we’ll set you up for success.
Stay connected to the Glacier. We slack. A lot. We also like to video conference regularly. We even have all- hands "Waddles" held Tuesday - Friday 12:00PM EST.
Penguin bling. Like swag themed after a certain antarctic bird? Just. You. Wait.
Bold Penguin believes in inclusion. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, beak size, or inability to fly.
To learn more about our results-focused culture and employee-focused perks, read more on our careers page.
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere
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