We’re hiring a Data Science Administrative Assistant in Columbus, OH

Root Insurance Company uses advanced machine learning and AI algorithms to understand users' driving behaviors based on sensor data, in order to give good drivers great discounts. While our primary method of data collection is via our smartphone app, currently we are exploring the collection of data from alternative sources.

In this role, Root needs someone who is highly motivated and detail-oriented to coordinate the logistics and distribution of hardware devices to testing participants. This role will involve identifying and recruiting potential testers, meticulously documenting all details related to device placement, such as distribution dates and information about the tester, monitoring the list of testers and their data collection metrics on a daily basis to ensure reliable collection, as well as trouble-shooting any data collection issues that arise.


  • Highly detail-oriented.
  • Great people skills, ability to communicate and persuade testers to fulfill their duties.
  • Persistent. Some testers will require significant effort to convince them to fulfill.
  • Familiarity with iOS and Android smartphones.
  • Experience with spreadsheets

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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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