Data Analyst (80-100%)

Location: Zürich, ZH

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About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

About the team

We are delighted to offer you an exciting role in a mixed team of more than 40 underwriters and innovation manager based across the five main locations Zurich, London, Paris, Munich and Cape Town. Here you can apply your analytical skills, can be creative, work with alternative partners from different industries and help develop new solutions based on new technologies and user-centered design. We can offer you the opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic and diverse team which is creating a significant impact on the future of insurance

About your role

  • Participate in the development of digital insurance solutions in a variety of European markets.
  • Collaborate closely with internal and external clients to obtain data requirements for applications.
  • Conduct quantitative analyses of existing insurance markets, solutions and competitors.
  • Use Data Mining, Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning methods to detect patterns and develop business models driven by data
  • Contribute to the team's data strategy
  • Work in close collaboration with the underwriters to understand our data landscape.
  • Connect with our clients to develop data collaboration models
  • Explore alternative data providers for solution development

About you

  • Degree in mathematics, statistics, informatics, or a related subject
  • Necessary programming skills to convert your know-how into codes
  • Familiar with R, Python, Java, Perl or C/C++ and SQL data
  • Fit in SQL queries, business intelligence tools, data visualization, machine learning and are keen to learn even more
  • Analyse, model and interpret data.
  • Knowledge of the primary value chain and know how to technically implement solutions and products (end-to-end)
  • You can come up with solutions to solve business problems
  • Enjoy thinking out of the box and to encourage others with your ideas
  • Ability to work independently and in a team (including cross functional teams) to contribute to the successful delivery of time-sensitive projects
  • You speak excellent English and ideally also German, French or Italian

Bonus points for:

  • Finance or insurance industry experience
  • Technical / commercial knowledge of property or casualty business

The role is ideal for you if:

Are a creative, innovative self-starter with strong analytical skill and an entrepreneurial team mentality.

Are passionate about shaping innovative solutions (products, services, platform & tools, etc) that meet end-consumer demands

Would love to develop a solution that could disrupt and change the insurance market

Have the vision, breadth and depth of skills and are looking for an innovative company that supports you in out-of-the-box thinking.

Are thrilled by facing a certain amount of unpredictability which you will consider as your chance to affect the future.

Curious? Talk to us or apply straight away!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive work places that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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