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Data Scientist

| Greater NYC Area

Company Description

Running a small business is hard. Getting insurance for your small business is even harder. It takes forever, the process is antiquated, and one wrong decision can be disastrous.

At Attune, we’re changing small business insurance in a big way.

At the forefront of the insuretech industry, we are rebuilding small business’s access to insurance from scratch, making it instant, easy, and safe. How? Instead of requiring that a business answers hundreds of questions (seriously), our sophisticated platform aggregates the necessary data from different sources, and then uses incredibly advanced analytics to create tailored products that can be delivered in mere minutes, not days or weeks.

We are at the beginning of our journey and are looking for innovators who are curious and excited to drive change.

Backed by Two Sigma, AIG, and Hamilton Insurance Group, we have the horsepower and partners to make a big impact. Unlike other start-ups, Attune has the funding, expertise, and support to modernize and move quickly. If you are energized by making the complex, simple; the time consuming, easy; and the antiquated, tech-enabled, we want you on our team.

Disrupting an industry through data, technology and speed isn't easy – but the challenges we’ll tackle together are some of the most rewarding you’ll experience in your career.

Job Description

You will join a growing analytics team that drives Attune’s business model forward by solving some of the most complex analytical problems in the industry. From identifying exactly when every small business in the country needs to change insurance, to how competitive Attune’s product is based on how a user interacts with our portal, you will augment your experience in machine learning and behavioral analytics with Attune’s robust thought leadership in the space to create a truly transformational experience for small businesses. You will partner with the product, revenue and underwriting functions within Attune to frequently test new hypotheses, implement learnings and create edge.

Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying and exploring new datasets that enhance Attune’s understanding of the small business universe and the insurance broker base that serves it

  • Developing analyses and models that identify insurance needs within small businesses and testing these hypotheses quickly and efficiently

  • Analyzing the behavior of brokers and small businesses that interact with our platform and building strategies to create stickiness and engagement

  • Creating strategies for outreach to small businesses and insurance brokers leveraging multiple media and touchpoints

  • Understanding conversion through our acquisitions funnel and what trends and dynamics are impacting its performance (Who is buying what kinds of insurance? Is this changing over time? Why?)

  • Helping to analyze the value of strategic partnerships and setting up and executing data strategies to grow these partnerships

  • Ability to participate in systems architecture conversations with a viewpoint on data strategy and future analytical needs


Qualifications


  • 5-6 years experience working in an analytics or data focused role, preferably within a smaller to medium sized organization.

  • Relevant work experience owning marketing and/or behavioral analytics strategies, with an emphasis on having worked on analyses and models in the space yourself

  • Experience with predictive modeling (classification, regression, parameter tuning, feature selection, validation, performance reporting), preferably with multiple techniques

  • We are flexible about what tools you've worked with, but comfort in either Python or R is a must, as is basic SQL. We use Python, PostgreSQL, Tableau, and Linux/Unix, so experience with those is a plus. Experience with BI tools is a plus, but less important.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Mathematics (Economics) or a closely related quantitative field

Traits for success:

  • You communicate clearly and take a user centric approach to creating analyses and models, i.e., you can weigh appropriately the need for accurate modeling with interpretable modeling.

  • You are quick with numbers and back-of-the-envelope calculations.

  • You have a good eye for model fitting and biases in the statistical context as well as in the application of the model

  • You are willing to work with programmers and other data scientists to constantly improve the integrity and automation of your work.

  • You are well organized and can handle many unrelated requests without losing track of them.

  • You can use software to organize your activities when needed.

  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • You are a hands-on problem solver who is comfortable with ambiguity and loves a fast-paced environment.

  • You have strong interpersonal skills and are capable of building relationships to drive success.


Additional Information

What we offer you:

  • An opportunity to change the small business landscape.
  • A great working environment that lives continuous improvement and encourages sharing ideas and taking risks to find better ways of doing things.
  • A culture that promotes great relationships both inside the office and outside through activities in our community and company sponsored intramural clubs and events.
  • Equity compensation.
  • Medical and 401(k) matching from day one.
  • Fully stocked kitchens with free snacks & drinks.

Attune Insurance Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Angular 5Frameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

40 Exchange Place, New York, NY 10005

An Insider's view of Attune

What’s the vibe like in the office?

With one word, it would be "fast-moving." The culture is incredibly collaborative, with everyone relying on each other to drive company growth. Teamwork and adaptability are table-stakes. Your efforts will truly have an impact on the direction of Attune. All employees rely on each other, and feed off of each others' energy.

Brett

Sales Development Representative

What projects are you most excited about?

My favorite thing is to help our team members to prep for meeting materials. Sometimes we need a full report with charts and visual aids, but a lot of times just a few bullet points. It’s amazing how we can work across teams to connect the dots and interpret the metrics and make it into an inspiring story to highlight Attune’s success.

Kelly

BI Analyst

What are Attune Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $2000 annualy for continuing education.
Paid industry certifications
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