Data Scientist

  • Marsh
  • Londoner Straße, Berlin, Germany
  • 07/11/2022
Full time Data Science Big Data Statistics Biostatistics

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Data Innovation Team

  • Data Innovation Team is one of the three Pillars that sit within Global Specialty and Placement Data Strategy Team.

  • Data Innovation has traditionally been focused on data visualisation for clients and colleagues. Demand for these quick and tactical solutions continues to grow, whilst delivering real benefits to the business.

  • Within the team over the last 18 months there has been a growing focus on Data Science, this is in line with the Data Strategy vision, changing technologies and techniques, and the ever expanding importance of data within Marsh McLennan.

What can you expect?

  • Marsh is the world’s largest insurance broker and this role provides an opportunity to work with a broad range of diverse clients from across the globe.

  • An environment where you can develop and grow your career in a global organisation.

  • Our Data Scientists are exposed to some of the toughest challenges in a wide array of industries. As such, you will be responsible for ensuring data best practices, model choice and building, statistical result interpretation and produce numbered and visual evidence to support decision making at highest level of leading organizations.

What you will be rewarded with?

  • A friendly and inclusive team, with a leader who is focused on delivery and development of team members.

  • State of the art working environment in a newly refurbished ‘smart office’ which opened in November 2022. Lounges, focus pods, quiet areas and collaboration spaces on every floor plus subsidised restaurant

  • Competitive Benefits Package including: 27 days annual leave, excellent pension contributions, private medical cover, life assurance, income protection, employee assistance program, plus a range of flexible benefits including the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year, cycle to work, dental insurance, health assessments plus many more.

  • Generous Family Leave including: 6 months paid maternity leave, 4 months paid paternity leave, 6 months paid adoption leave plus shared parental leave options. To help ease the transition when you return to work you will be able to work 8 weeks at 80% of your normal work pattern and receive 100% of your normal salary.

We will rely on you to:

  • Developing and refining models in Python, and potentially R.

  • Superior ability to communicate complex results in the simplest manner

  • Ability to reduce solutions for ill-defined complex issues to small set of operationalizable components

  • Deep understanding of general statistics

  • Ability to deal with unsupervised and supervised learning problems on tabular or time series data

  • Practical experience with machine learning frameworks

  • Ability to codify best practices for future reuse in the form of accessible, reusable patterns, templates, and codebases

What you need to have:

  • Masters in Computer Science, or Data Science, or Statistics

  • Profound understanding of general statistics

  • Guru-level expertise in Python for data science

  • Data wrangling expert skills in Pandas, Numpy and PySpark

  • Ability to tailor your language to a technical or a non-technical audience

What makes you stand out:

  • Experience in working with projects relating to insurance claims.

  • Experience in working with and consolidating disparate datasets at varying degrees of maturity.

  • Experience in working with database systems and related query language: SQL, MongoDb

  • The ability and desire to switch between being a member of a team, to leading a team and to being the team

  • Experience in developing and deploying Web Apps sitting over machine learning models.

About Marsh

Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser. With over 35,000 colleagues operating in more than 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue approaching US $17 billion and 76,000 colleagues worldwide, MMC helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman. Follow Marsh on Twitter @MarshGlobal; LinkedIn; Facebook; and YouTube, or subscribe to BRINK.

Marsh McLennan is committed to embracing a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their sex/gender, marital or parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to providing reasonable support to any candidate with a disability/health condition to allow them to fully participate in the recruitment process. We welcome candidates to contact us at to discuss any specific needs.