Data Science Manager (100% Remote) in WFH-California at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 9/30/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Transparent.ly was founded in 2018 and has been profitable since its second quarter. Acquired by National General in just over 18 months from inception, Transparent.ly continues to enjoy explosive revenue growth in insurance verticals in 2020 and 2021. We now have over 30 team members and we are interested in hiring passionate and exceptionally talented people to join our team.

Primary Purpose:

Focus on optimizing the performance of advertisements for advertisers and publishers working with Transparent.ly. Review a wide variety of voluntary consumer data that is ingested by Transparent.ly and optimize the resulting ads shown to consumers to improve click through rates as well as end of funnel performance for advertisers. Optimize the consumers that are sent to advertiser landing pages to improve the rate at which the consumers purchase a policy or loan. Transparent.ly is a real-time clicks bidding platform that allows advertisers to precisely bid for consumers with our ad technology platform.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Serve as a hands on data scientist who can make insights using advanced techniques and apply those insights to improve performance
  • Analyze a large body of consumer data to improve click-through-rates on ads
  • Analyze advertiser performance data to identify consumer attributes most closely associated with purchase for a particular advertiser
  • Optimize consumer demand while balancing advertiser performance
  • Create and make bidding strategies in the platform to execute on findings
  • Champion and project manage data related initiatives with engineering and business teams to improve the data science capabilities of Transparently
  • Explain methodologies and insights to company executives and clients to gain buy in
  • Manage a team and develop the data science practice within the company
  • Establish and organize a regular process to conduct client optimizations and communicate actions to fellow team members and clients

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 3+ years of applied data science experience
  • Strong background in statistics and applied techniques (linear/non-linear, probability, bootstrapping, etc)
  • Experienced in predictive analytics, in particular ad performance prediction
  • Deep learning / neural networks experience, including applying clustering, classification and random forest
  • Experience creating algorithms (regressions, simulations, decision trees, neural networks, Bayesian, clustering, etc) and models that best solve for given business opportunities and challenges
  • Clear thinker who can communicate complex concepts in terms everyday people can understand
  • Strong background in data mining and data architecture
  • Solid programming skill in Python, R & SQL
  • Knowledge of AB-testing and the related analysis
  • Hands on experience cleaning datasets and training data
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree from a top 25 school in a quantitative area
  • Knowledge of the insurance or fintech verticals
  • Hands on experience working with online marketing data
  • Knowledge and experience with pool of available data in a digital environment
  • Familiarity with implementing machine learning through AWS
  • Post undergraduate level coursework in machine learning

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National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

Job Requirements

About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp., a member of the Allstate family of companies, is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.