Join Our Team!

We’re hiring a Data Scientist to join the Data Science team at The General®. We’re looking for candidates who thrive on continual improvement and have an eagerness to learn. If you enjoy being a part of a collaborative community doing work that makes customers’ lives easier, we invite you to apply!

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Using Concept Frequency-Inverse Concept Document Frequency to Find Conceptual Distinctions in Claim Notes

When working on claims projects at The General®, it’s important to know how claims differ across various dimensions. All claims are different, but there are certain details that cause claims to be handled in a (roughly) uniform way by a specific team. Given the nature of uncertainty in claims, sometimes claims get routed to the wrong team and must be re-routed to the correct destination. One major point of ambiguity that causes claims to be routed incorrectly is that much of the information within a claim file is written as unstructured, unstandardized text.

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Tim Dobbins
Day in the Life: Machine Learning Engineer

At The General®, Machine Learning Engineers work on a variety of different projects ranging from model retraining and monitoring, to API development for model deployment. We also devote much of our time to research and development since most projects do not have a clear best practice and toolset.

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Jack Pitts
Data Science Resources: Podcasts

As anyone who has achieved competence in their field knows, we didn’t wake up one morning knowing everything about our respective fields. We’ve read, studied, and put in many hours of work; and in the field of data science, this learning process is continuous to keep up with advancing technology.

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Lindsey Huskey
Meet the Data Science Team

The Data Science team at The General® was stood up in 2016 and has since grown to include three Data Scientists, three Machine Learning Engineers, a Data Science Manager, and an AVP of Data Science. We wanted to take a minute to introduce you to the team, and briefly share some of the projects or areas of the organization we are each focusing on.

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Data Science Technology at The General®: Python

This post is a continuation of a series that Jack kicked off about the data science tech stack at The General®. In this post, I’ll focus on Python and why we use it over comparable tools. Throughout our entire data science pipeline—from data gathering to prediction generation to presentations—you’ll find Python employed to a certain extent.

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Tim Dobbins
Putting the “Science” in Data Science

Data Science is the new “Big Data” – everyone is talking about it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, but few are realizing its full potential. Data science consists of transforming your business into not merely a data-driven company but a model-driven one. The distinction is a model-driven company creates systems to provide the best possible intelligence and inform business decisions in real-time, as opposed to relying on ad-hoc explanations and business solutions.

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