As part of the Product Development team, SageSure is seeking an experienced Data Scientist that can drive the development and implementation of data science solutions. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work side by side with Data Scientists and work closely with our Underwriting, Actuarial and Information Technology departments. You will be supporting the company’s goal of profitable growth in the residential property business by tackling challenging initiatives aimed at improving pricing sophistication and efficient growth.
What you will be doing:
Develop GLM Loss cost models using R
Build complex non-pricing models
Explore and utilize advanced modeling techniques (e.g., machine learning techniques and Elastic Nets) to build sophisticated models
Collaborate with Actuarial, Product Development and Underwriting
Act as a mentor and help develop junior team members
Develop model-driven solutions to complex business problems
Qualified candidates have:
Minimum of 5 years industry experience, or a PhD in a quantitative studies discipline with 2 + years of relevant experience.
Experience with predictive modeling and statistical software packages (e.g., SAS, Emblem, Python/R)
Advanced knowledge of data sources, tools, and the business (lines, systems, pricing plans)
Strong Excel, Microsoft office, SAS and database skills. Ability to build complex models
Effective interpersonal and written / verbal communication skills; strong team player and ability to work across organizational boundaries
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple assignment
Internal Number: 2105
SageSure is an innovation-focused insurance and technology company specializing in underserved property markets. As the leading homeowners insurtech organization in the U.S. measured by premium and profitability, we offer more than 40 competitively priced insurance products on behalf of our carrier partners, serving 300,000+ policyholders. SageSure partners with a growing network of insurance agents and brokers in 14 coastal states. Since our founding in 2005, we have been modernizing property insurance through our market-leading online quoting and binding platform and our sophisticated modeling and scoring technology.
If shaping the future of an industry sounds exciting, you’ll love working at SageSure! We have the passion and drive of an insurtech startup with the experience and stability of an insurance company. We provide generous health benefits and perks, including a matching 401k plan, tuition reimbursement, wellness allowance, paid volunteer time off and more. We have eight office locations—Jersey City, NJ; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Tallahassee, FL; Cincinnati, OH; Houston, TX; Mt. Laurel, NJ; and Cheshire, CT—as well as numerous remote employees across the country. Come join our team of energetic, innovative problem solvers!