Data Scientist - KTP Associate

£27,924 - £40,927

Poundbury, Dorset - 2 years

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Job description

The above full–time KTP post is available immediately for 24 months with Rebuild Cost Assessment Ltd and the College of Engineering, Mathematics & Physical Sciences at the University of Exeter. The KTP will focus on the use of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence to automate processes involved in calculating the rebuild costs of properties for the insurance sector. The role’s location is Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 3QY.

Rebuild Cost Assessment (RCA) supplies desktop rebuild cost assessments to give property owners a reliable estimate of how much it would cost to rebuild their property for insurance purposes. They have an office with approximately 60 staff based near Dorchester, Dorset. More information about the company can be found here: RebuildCostASSESSMENT.com. RCA is part of RiskSTOP Group, the UK’s largest independent supplier of risk management services to the insurance industry. More information about the group of companies can be found here: https://www.riskstopgroup.co.uk/

Project description

Rebuild Cost Assessment compiles desktop rebuild cost estimates by using remote surveying techniques, accessing online mapping sources and gathering other information online. This KTP project aims to develop and embed new capabilities in machine learning algorithms to automate much of the rebuild cost assessment process. The KTP associate, supported by the academic and company teams, will create an innovative AI tool to combine existing data from online sources and remote sensing to transform the insurance rebuild cost assessment process for RCA. This will offer faster turnaround times, improved accuracy rates, and the ability to assess more properties.
Through the KTP the associate, supported by the academic and company teams, will:
● Construct an information retrieval system
● Develop machine learning models to process satellite images for building type, height, size and floors analysis
● Integrate the developed system into RCA’s processes.

About the business

https://www.rebuildcostassessment.com/

Insurance

Data Science

Grade E: Educated to Bachelor’s degree level in computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline. Grade F: PhD in computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline. Or significant experience in a related field of study

3 August 2022

29 August 2022

3 October 2022

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The above full–time KTP post is available immediately for 24 months with Rebuild Cost Assessment Ltd and the College of Engineering, Mathematics & Physical Sciences at the University of Exeter. The KTP will focus on the use of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence to automate processes involved in calculating the rebuild costs of properties for the insurance sector. The role’s location is Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 3QY.

Rebuild Cost Assessment (RCA) supplies desktop rebuild cost assessments to give property owners a reliable estimate of how much it would cost to rebuild their property for insurance purposes. They have an office with approximately 60 staff based near Dorchester, Dorset. More information about the company can be found here: RebuildCostASSESSMENT.com. RCA is part of RiskSTOP Group, the UK’s largest independent supplier of risk management services to the insurance industry. More information about the group of companies can be found here: https://www.riskstopgroup.co.uk/