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Data Scientist

Intermediate (3-6 years)


Technical Skills

  • Analytics
  • API
  • Computer Programming
  • Data Mining
  • Data Science
  • Database Design
  • Machine Learning
  • Python
  • SAS (Statistical Software)
  • Statistics

Job Description

Data Scientist

Location: Hong Kong-Hong Kong Island-Wanchai

We are looking for a full stack data scientist to join the innovation and insights team. This person will be focused on developing tools and analytics to drive the team’s analytics and modeling capabilities forward.  The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to leverage their statistical and modeling skills to help evolve our value proposition and to improve customer experiences. This person will be a critical member of the team and will be key in defining Cigna Hong Kong’s data science and analytics capabilities strategy and roadmap.   

The ideal candidate will collaborate with teams across the business to understand their needs and then design and implement modeling and analysis that solves these needs. This position requires a foundation in statistical analysis (both exploratory and confirmatory), data visualization, and a sincere passion for modeling and analyzing the complex systems towards evolving the health insurance industry.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform analysis on large sets of data by using a combination of SAS and other open source like Python or R
  • Collaborate with business units across organization to identify their needs, define analytical solutions and provide key insights with actionable recommendations
  • Develop propensity or predictive models through data mining methodologies e.g. clustering or logistic regression; Build machine learning products.
  • Build reports and visualizations to present data, generate actionable insights from disparate sources of data
  • Establish data tools to tackle questions at scale
  • Support the evolution of data pipelines and be involved in making sure we have high quality data for analytics purposes


  • Master’s degree or PhD in Data Science, Computer Science, Information System, Statistics or in a data- and modeling-heavy discipline
  • 5-10 years working experience in insurance industry and/or data analytics areas; proven records in working within and structuring large data sets
  • Knowledge of analytics, data visualization and statistical modelling like propensity/ predictive model
  • Excellent programming skills in SAS, Python and/or R
  • Hand-on experience or in-depth knowledge with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence will be highly preferred
  • High technical aptitude, problem solving abilities, motivation, and passion for data discovery
  • Strong analytical minds and problem-solving skills; detail oriented with passion to deliver high quality data analytic works
  • Good team player with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English communication and presentation is a must
  • Able to and willing to strive in a fast paced environment
  • Broad understanding of database design and data integration in various ways (web API, secure cloud infrastructure) is a plus
  • An interest in health is a plus
Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelMaster
Cigna Worldwide Life Insurance CoInsurance and Reinsurance

28 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

directions_walk7 mins walk from Wan Chai Station