We’re hiring an Associate Actuary in Columbus, OH

Our telematics data has opened the door to new ways of auto pricing; new data everywhere, new analytical approaches, and the massive computational power to finally put the two together. We’re looking for actuaries that are ready to toss their templates aside, roll up their sleeves, and get their hands dirty building better models and analytics from the ground up.

In this role, you’ll be on the frontlines of pricing techniques, wielding your deep understanding of both the theoretical and technical applications behind pricing to develop and test innovative, next-generation rating plans. Using modern tools and techniques, you’ll be constructing and automating processes to replace labor-intensive tasks, letting you can focus on being an actuary. With direct access to key information and the encouragement to experiment with it means you’ll have the freedom to sculpt creative pricing solutions.

What You'll Do

  • Lead pricing initiatives including state-by-state roll-out and developing/automating reporting processes for analysis
  • Use statistical models to develop rating plans and recommendations for pricing improvement
  • Evaluate and analyze market data to make competitive strategic decisions
  • Reserve analysis including traditional and non-traditional techniques
  • Opportunities for growth with company into management or other more senior roles

What You'll Need

  • ACAS or above
  • Demonstrable expert in Statistics/Applied Mathematics
  • 3 years of pricing insurance experience
  • Intermediate experience in SQL/PostgreSQL or other database software packages
  • Demonstrable experience with modeling in R, Python or other modeling software packages


  • Demonstrable experience in constructing pricing models from scratch
  • Practical predictive modeling experience
  • Personal Auto/Home pricing experience
  • Management experience (team, project, or product)
  • Actuarial reserving experience

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.

We believe our customers deserve insurance that is:
Fair. We lean on data, not demographic labels.
Affordable. We base rates on good driver performance.
Personal. We give our customers the power to affect their rates.
Easy. We create an intuitive experience.
Accessible. We make information clear.
Beyond. We are never, ever satisfied with the status quo.

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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 [email protected].