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Insurance Analytics Manager

Root Insurance

Root Insurance

Data Science
Remote · United States
Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023

CURRENT ROOT EMPLOYEES - Please apply using the career page in Workday. This career site is for external applicants only.


The Opportunity

Root is searching for an Insurance Analytics Manager to lead our Insurance Analytics team (including pricing, underwriting, and third-party data). This is a highly visible role that’s empowered to make decisions with meaningful financial impact, so successful candidates will have a keen business sense, experience with strategic planning, and familiarity with P&L management. You’ll leverage your experience conducting research, designing experiments, and turning raw data into compelling stories to directly manage and mentor a growing team of analysts. This team is highly collaborative, so clear communication, organization, and the ability to influence and persuade a cross-functional group is critical.

Root is a “work where it works best” company. Meaning we will support you working in whatever location that works best for you across the US. We will continue to have our headquarters in Columbus and offices in other locations to give more flexibility and more choice about how we live and work.

Salary Range: $107,000 - $135,000

How You Will Make an Impact

  • Collaborate with other insurance leaders to identify opportunities and determine priorities

  • Coach and mentor analysts to improve technical skills, business acumen, and delivery (written and verbal communication)

  • Ensure the quality of deliverables and output of the team meets or exceeds expectations

  • Present findings and recommendations to senior leaders, including C-suite members

  • Proactively communicate with partners and stakeholders across the business to drive consistent awareness and alignment

  • Continue to evolve the ways we learn and make data-driven decisions at Root – test designs, statistical methodologies, automated frameworks, dashboards/reporting, etc.

  • Lead sprint planning, maintain backlogs, and ensure the team is consistently organized and workflows are well-documented

  • Responsible for hiring, onboarding, performance reviews, terminations, etc.

What You Will Need to Succeed

  • 5+ years of analytics experience required (pricing and/or insurance analytics preferred)

  • 1+ years’ experience managing people

  • Clear and confident communication

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and manage stakeholder requests and expectations

  • Excellent critical and strategic thinking, problem-solving skills, and business acumen

  • Proficiency with SQL required; Experience with R and/or Python preferred


Don’t meet every single requirement?

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Root, Inc., we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway!

Join us

At Root, we judge people based on the merit of their work, not who they are. If you are passionate about what this role entails and solving real problems, we encourage you to apply. We want to learn about you and what you can add to our team.

Who we are

We’re harnessing the power of technology to revolutionize insurance. Using machine learning and mobile telematic platforms, we’ve built one of the most innovative FinTech companies in the world. And we’re just getting started.

What draws people to Root

Our success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our products are only as good as the people building and promoting them. We want individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and an analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy—for assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless.

Impact—by challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business.

Collaboration—we encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn.

People—we are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us.