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New York Life: Predictive Modeler


Join Analytic Science Division, an internal consulting group for the company, playing big role in company direction and decisions, and involved with a vast range of interesting projects.



New York Life Company: New York Life
Location: New York, NY
Web: www.newyorklife.com


The team and the work
New York Life Insurance Company's Analytic Science Division is looking to hire a Predictive Modeler to tackle relevant business concerns. The Analytic Science Division serves as an internal consulting group for the company and as such we are core to direction and decisions made.

We are involved with a vast range of interesting projects that includes Marketing Analytics, Customer Segmentation, Market Opportunity Analyses, predictive modeling work and Fraud Risk prevention through unsupervised learning techniques. We also partner with actuaries and underwriters to lend our expertise on new and novel approaches to age old problems and methodologies.

An ideal background

If this describes you, then you'll be perfect for the position:
  • You possess sound statistical knowledge in standard techniques: Logistic Regression, Cluster Analysis, Random Forests, Experimental Design, etc.
  • You have an MS or PhD in quantitative field such as Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or other field which is highly analytical / quantitative
  • You have plenty experience working with real life data
  • Your toolkit includes R, SAS, Python or MATLAB
  • You have the attitude of Whatever I don't know I can learn
  • You love the surprise of discovery through data
  • Your analytical mind never shuts off because that is the core of who you are

 
Compensation is based on education and experience.

_Contact_:
Email your resume to Sara_E_Carter@newyorklife.com .

About New York Life

New York Life Insurance Company ("New York Life") is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States*. Founded in 1845, New York Life is headquartered in New York City, and is one of the most financially strong and highly capitalized insurers in the business. At year end 2013 New York Life had a total surplus of $21.141 billion and holds the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major ratings agencies: A.M. Best, A++; Fitch AAA; Moody's Aaa; Standard & Poor's AA+. (Source: Individual Third Party Ratings Report as of 6/18/14)

Financial strength, integrity and humanity-the values upon which New York Life was founded-have guided the company's decisions and actions for nearly 170 years.

*Based on revenue as reported by "Fortune 500, Ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual)," Fortune Magazine, May 20, 2013. See money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune500/2013/faq/ for methodology

Our office is near Madison Square Park in NYC. We also have an office near Tarrytown, Westchester County if that is your preferred location.