We’re hiring a Director and Actuary in Columbus, OH

At Root, we’ve built pricing and risk models from the ground up. But we’re not done. There’s always statistical challenges to face—and our team takes collaboration head on. You won’t sit on the sidelines here. Our actuaries have the analytical creative freedom to problem solve, build our culture, and help the company make business decisions. (Also, our Actuarial team is killer at karaoke.)

We’re rapidly growing and expanding into new markets. In this role, you'll be leading one of our pricing teams, building our actuarial foundations from the ground-up alongside highly curious, freaky smart people.

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

  • FCAS designation
  • 5 years of P&C actuarial insurance experience
  • 3 years of pricing insurance experience
  • Practical predictive modeling experience
  • Demonstrable expert knowledge in statistical analysis
  • Demonstrable experience with modeling in R, Python or other modeling software packages
  • Intermediate experience in SQL/PostgreSQL or other database software packages

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].