Lead Data Scientist

Remote - USA
Technology – Engineering /
Full Time /
Insurance is a trillion dollar market that is fundamental to society, yet it has not modernized — until now. 

Newfront is building the modern insurance experience. 

We've reimagined the experience for clients, prospects, and employees, altering the way people create, understand, select, transact, and use insurance. We're changing the approach so that it starts and ends with the client, not the product, and empowering people for moments that matter. 

Our unique approach recognizes both the vast potential of technology and the fundamental role of insurance experts. We're a technology-driven company with DE&I in our DNA and strong values; we believe people matter most. 

Our mission is to define the future of the insurance industry, while instilling a high performance culture in combination with living our Work, Love, Play ethos each day. We value balanced lives and are passionate about creating a culture of wellness that results in healthier, happier, and more productive employees, and more successful clients.

As a Lead Data Scientist, your goal is to help Newfront make more data-driven decisions. You will work closely with our executive and senior leadership teams to better understand the business, both the output metrics and the inputs to success. As part of our Core Analytics team, you will have purview overboard reporting, executive reporting, financial forecasting, sales and operations metrics. 

This position is a salary, exempt, and full-time position that reports to the  Head of Data. This is a Hybrid/Remote role (within the USA), with the option to work from any of Newfront's office locations. #LI-Remote

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

    • Own analytics for our most important users (executive and senior leadership), from data instrumentation to KPI definition to reporting.
    • Use data strategically to inform how our leadership views the business.
    • Deliver insights to sales, product, operations and other business partners and proactively suggest solutions to problems that they are facing.
    • Collaborate with engineering teams to craft data requirements and data modeling needs.
    • Build curated dashboards and reporting that serve as the primary source for how the business views results,
    • Run queries to support ad-hoc questions.
    • Educate the company on how and why data-driven decision making can take us to the next lever.
    • Work directly with and mentor a growing data team of analytics engineers and data scientists.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • 5+ years of relevant work experience in a data scientist, product analyst role, or related.
    • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate cross-functionally, including experience with negotiating with stakeholders that hold diverse perspectives.
    • Curiosity and enthusiasm for digging deep into messy data and extracting deep, impactful insights from it.
    • A clear passion for staying up-to-date with and learning new analytics skills independently and continuously.
    • Exceptional skill in structuring analyses, dashboard design and data visualizations to communicate meaningful metrics within the business.
    • Ability to independently prioritize and focus on the questions that matter most to the business.
    • Strong SQL and Python skills.

Current Tech Stack:

    • Snowflake
    • dbt
    • Hex
    • Airflow
The pay range for this position in California, Washington, Colorado and New York at commencement of employment is expected to be between $144,800 and $181,000/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

At Newfront, we are committed to hiring diverse talent and supporting an inclusive workplace environment. If you are excited about a role at Newfront but feel you’re missing a few of the qualifications, we still encourage you to apply and tell us about yourself. You may just be the next Newfront team member that we are looking for! 

Newfront is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Diversity is in our DNA and we believe that creating an inclusive workplace elevates the value we are able to bring to our customers and employees alike. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

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