We’re hiring a

Data Analyst II, Telematics

Remote - United States

The position.

We believe a large part of building an effective insurance company can be solved with a principled quantitative framework. We are committed to the rigorous development and effective deployment of modern statistical machine learning methods to problems in the insurance industry.

We're looking for a Sr. Data Analyst to become an expert on Root's telematics data; we've created the mechanisms to collect and process massive amounts of smartphone sensor data, but we need help validating, improving, and teaching other teams about them. In this role, you'll collaborate with data scientists in developing deeper insights and understandings across various analytical projects, identifying trends and impacts across our data. You'll also build monitoring of critical telematic KPIs from the ground up, helping a wide range of stakeholders stay up-to-date on what's happening.

We are open to hiring at a more senior level for a candidate with outstanding skills and experience.


What you'll be doing.

  • Analyze large telematic datasets to derive key insights about driver and fleet behavior
  • Create data-driven narratives and storytelling to support internal and external communications
  • Develop and maintain the key documents and dashboards on core telematics models
  • Validate and improve core telematics data strategies
  • Investigate and root cause anomalies in Root's petabyte-scale data


What we're looking for.

  • 3+ years of Data Analyst/Data Scientist experience in a business or academic environment
  • Strong programming skills. Python preferred
  • Demonstrable experience with SQL
  • Knowledge of basic and advanced statistical techniques
  • Advanced degree in a technical or quantitative field preferred

Get In Touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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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.

The people of Root

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