We’re hiring a Director of Product Analytics in Columbus, OH

Job overview:
Customer behavior is nebulous. At Root, we believe the only way to build a successful product is to intimately understand the customer through a quantitative and qualitative lens. Hypotheses must be formed and tested through continuous experimentation so that product decisions can be made rapidly. This ability is critical to our business and hinges on living and breathing data. 

As our Director of Product Analytics, you will drive the data collection and analysis that is at the heart of our product decisions.  

Reports to: VP of Product

Note: Not eligible for visa sponsorship

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, develop and lead a team of product analysts for a rapidly growing organization
  • Use statistics fundamentals to provide high-level actionable information to business decision-makers across multiple areas of focus
  • Set analytical direction and best practices for a team of product analysts
  • Guide product teams to determine sound approach for ongoing monitoring and ad-hoc testing 
  • Own scheduled reporting to the business of key metrics within areas of responsibility Assess tools and processes for analysis and visualization continuously, ensuring business intelligence needs are met
  • Leverage superior written and verbal communication skills to communicate results and critical insights throughout the organization

Desired Qualifications, Skills, and Mindset:

  • Degree in Statistics, Engineering or another quantitative field
  • 5+ years of field experience with inferential and predictive analytics
  • Experience with insurance pricing analysis, customer behavioral analysis, and survey design a plus 
  • Strong technology background and proficient in SQL; familiarity with Postgres databases, JQL, and Ruby on Rails a plus  
  • Exceptional leadership skills; naturally collaborative, excelling at influencing without direct authority
  • Roll-up-the-sleeves work ethic and proven ability to thrive in a results-driven, fast-pace environment

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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Why join Root?
Because we believe the best way to move the world forward is the relentless pursuit of ideas.

We build things that ought to exist, but would not exist, if we were not building them.

We do this through immense dedication to our craft, an unwavering focus on our fellow human beings, and a maniacal obsession with the quality of our creations.

Problems stick in our craw, and we don’t let them go until we solve them.  We believe in the scientific process and know that experimentation is the best way to find truth.  We don’t hold ideas down no matter how crazy they may seem.  We foster them, nurture them, and unceasingly test them.  If you are the kind of person that loves tackling big problems with a collaborative group of people until you find solutions, you belong here.

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