We’re hiring a Telematics Analyst in Columbus, OH

The Position:

At Root, we’re doing things differently. We’ve reimagined the car insurance industry to make it smarter, more equitable, and a better experience for all. Using technology in smartphones, we’re able to measure driving behavior to give our customers the prices they deserve!

The Telematics team uses data, technology, and rapid innovation to build models that turn mobile phone motion data into scores that drive our pricing. The team works closely with engineers, data scientists, and the pricing team, so strong technical skills, communication, and business acumen are a must!

If you love fast-paced environments and using data to solve problems, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Reports to: Manager, Product Analytics

What you’ll be doing:

  • Design, build and maintain a suite of business intelligence tools to monitor telematics performance
  • Regularly analyze telematics performance to synthesize actionable insights that will help define strategies to improve our app performance and pricing
  • Design and conduct A/B tests to optimize the impact of potential new strategies
  • Communicate recommendations with data-driven support to senior leaders, both written and verbally
  • Conduct pre-deployment impact analysis and post-deployment analysis to quantify the success of new strategies and telematics implementations
  • Facilitate growth and development within the analytics area by periodically mentoring, peer-reviewing, and pairing with other analysts

Who we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or a related field
  • Strong math/statistics skills
  • Exceptional problem solving and critical thinking
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with SQL and BI software (Tableau, Power BI, Mode, etc.)
  • 1-2 years’ work experience in an analytical role
  • Experience in the automobile insurance industry or with telematics

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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Who we are.

Root Insurance is the nation’s first licensed insurance carrier powered entirely by mobile. We were founded on the belief that the services you need for everyday life should serve you better. That’s why we base insurance coverage on you, not your demographic. It’s the way insurance should be. And it’s all conveniently in an app.

What draws people to Root.

We’re a venture-backed technology company. Our early success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building and promoting it. We look for individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and a highly 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.

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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at jobs@joinroot.com.