Data Scientist II

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana

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Company Description

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fourth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description

VIA Overview

Verisk Innovative Analytics (VIA), a unit of Verisk Analytics (VRSK), develops advanced analytical solutions to challenging problems related to risk and decision-making in insurance, healthcare, financial services, energy, and retail. We are an internal analytical consultancy for various Verisk business units and a research and development team for new analytical products that cross business areas or extend us into new industry verticals. Our work combines vast data resources with advanced technology to create innovative and technically rigorous solutions. VIA employs a multidisciplinary team of individuals with advanced backgrounds in statistics, actuarial science, mathematics, computer science, machine learning, operations research, and many other fields.

Position Overview

Verisk Innovative Analytics is looking for a bright, energetic analytic scientist/data scientist. In this position, you will work, in small teams on all aspects of varied analytic projects with a focus on machine learning and artificial intelligence driven fields including Natural Language Processing (NLP), Computer Vision, Voice Analytics, and Automated Speech Recognition (ASR). Level of hire will be based on years of relevant experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design analytic solutions for our industry verticals and cross-enterprise product research
  • Develop analytic solutions using machine learning techniques including Predictive Modeling, NLP, Computer Vision, Voice Analytics, and ASR.
  • Conduct end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering and requirements specification, model development and evaluation, ongoing deliverables, deployment support and presentations.
  • Research and develop analysis, forecasting, and optimization methods to improve the quality of Verisk’s products
  • Keep abreast of and adapt to technical innovations and new developments in relevant analytic fields
  • Manage/mentor more junior analysts


Qualifications include:

  • Masters or PhD in quantitative field
  • Strong programming skills, particularly in Python or C
  • Ability to solve problems analytically and creatively
  • Strong communication (written and oral) skills
  • A depth of knowledge in one or more of Neural Networks, NLP, Computer Vision, Voice Analytics, ASR
  • Familiarity with one or more deep learning software frameworks such as Tensorflow, PyTorch
  • Familiarity with SQL or NoSQL databases

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

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