Product Modeling Supervisor

Employer
Location
Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
Posted
Mar 03, 2017
Closes
Apr 24, 2017
Function
Management
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Ready to make an impact? If so, read on!   GEICO's Pricing, Product, & Reserving department is seeking a supervisor to join our team.   As a Product Modeling Supervisor you will be leading analysts in pulling, cleaning, and validating large data sets, applying statistical modeling and analysis techniques, and presenting and communicating your proposals to all levels of management, including regional and corporate executives. You will be part of a team that is focused on innovation: trying new modeling techniques, devising new metrics, and tackling complex questions that the company has never tried to answer before.   Job Duties & Responsibilities:
• Train and validate complex statistical models on large data sets
• Develop and improve models for risk assessment and policyholder behavior
• Develop and evaluate alternative product designs
• Automate, validate, and optimize computational performance of analytical tools to support business decisions
• Interpret and present results of models to all levels of management
• Handle supervisory responsibilities, including performance reviews, motivation, talent development, and job application evaluation
• Train others on statistical modeling techniques and methods    Candidate Qualifications:   • Bachelor's degree or higher in Statistics, Mathematics, Predictive Analytics, Data Science, Economics, Operations Research, or related field
• 5 years' experience in related field, or 2 years' experience with Master's degree
• Supervisory experience with a track record of successful leadership results
• Demonstrated ability in statistical analyses, particularly in economic or financial contexts
• Experience with insurance pricing and underwriting models preferred
• Familiarity with generalized linear models; regularized regression and/or hierarchical models; decision trees and tree-based ensemble methods; and unsupervised learning techniques
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Strong skills in R, SAS, or other statistical modeling language; experience with SQL and/or general-purpose programming languages encouraged   Salary Information: $72,000 - $85,000   About GEICO For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.
Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • GEICO Federal Credit Union

* Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.
GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
How to Apply Click "Apply for Job" to complete your application. You will need an active email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word .doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience from at least the past five years.#LI-POST #LI-POST1