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Ki • London

Senior Algorithm Engineer

Employment type:  Full time

2–3 days/week at home

A little flex time

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Job Description

Who are we?

Ki is the biggest global insurance tech company you’ve never heard of, unless you’ve been looking to insure a satellite, wind farm or music festival recently.

We launched in 2021 on the back of a fund raise that delivered $500m of investment, making us one the largest fintech start-ups that year. Our investors were excited about the fact we were revolutionising the way a 333 year-old industry was working. We have written over $400m worth of premium in 2021. There are hardly any industries left that are mainly paper based, but the specialty insurance market is one. Together with partners at Google and UCL we developed Ki and created a platform that helps insurance brokers place risk in a fast and frictionless way. We’re continuing to lead the charge on the digitisation of this market and we need more excellent minds to work with us to realise this goal and create more opportunities.

What you will be working on

We're looking for an Senior Algorithm Engineer to join our Portfolio Management team. You will work at the intersection of underwriting and algorithm development, developing machine learning enabled products that operate across over 25 classes of business ranging from Commercial Properties to Oil Rigs to Event Contingency insurance.

You will help us better evaluate every single risk on its own merits, and on how it helps us build a profitable and stable portfolio, all in the space of under a minute. From large scale geospatial analysis to manage our exposure to natural catastrophes to research and development on low data volume machine learning approaches for classes of business with very few claims (like Terrorism insurance!). We operate at the point where the two very different worlds of technology and specialty insurance meet, and you will be part of both.

If you are looking for a role in which you can utilise your experience in developing industrialised machine learning applications and programming in Python then this could be the role for you.

Our culture

Inclusion & Diversity is at the heart of our business at Ki. We recognise that diversity in age, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, thought and social background bring richness to our working environment. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, or who you love, we believe you should be you.

You’ll get a highly competitive remuneration and benefits package. This is kept under constant review to make sure it stays relevant. We understand the power of saying thank you and take time to acknowledge and reward extraordinary effort by teams or individuals.

Company benefits

Shared parental leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Adoption leave
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Non-contributory pension
Annual bonus
Share options
Season ticket loan
Life assurance
Enhanced sick pay
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Carer’s leave
Open to job sharing
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Compassionate leave
Menstrual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Volunteer days
Employee assistance programme
L&D budget
Mental health platform access

We asked employees of Ki how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Location
63%
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Hours
73%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
69%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
62%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
73%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
77%
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done
Working at Ki

Company employees

Approximately 175

Gender diversity (male:female)

Approximately 2:1

Office locations

London

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
Awards & Achievements

Industry awards 2023

Finance & Insurance