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Palo Alto, California

Data Scientist, Analytics

Next Insurance is a fast-growing 350+ person startup based in Silicon Valley and is led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs with a history of successful outcomes. Our mission is to transform insurance for small businesses by combining world-class technology and phenomenal customer service to offer better insurance at a lower price. Next has raised over $630 million from top tier investors and is the valley’s latest unicorn, valued at over $2 billion.


Next is looking for explorers who are filled with curiosity, have the desire to travel the unbeaten path, and realize new heights in providing small business owners with the peace of mind to run their businesses. If you move fast, customer-focused, and willing to challenge the status quo, Next Insurance might just be your next journey.


Want to shape the future of insurance through data science? We are looking for a Data Scientist to join the growing data org that has a dedication to diving into data and thinking statistically about business problems and user behaviors. The ideal candidate is excited to own company objectives and guides their team towards success through data-driven decisions. If you have the intuition to identify important analytical questions, the technical ability for complex deep-dives, and the communication skills to help the team turn ideas into action – you belong here!

What You’ll Do:

Work with cross-functional partners to determine the mission of their team, and design the right metrics and targets to communicate this mission

Create deep-dive analyses to understand customer, operations, or funnel behavior

Identify and help prioritize opportunities

Create a clear, compelling, and actionable narrative that is based on data-driven insights

Be the connecting link to data engineering to design the right data model, logging, and data-pipeline foundations

Develop dashboards to track metric progress, understand metric drivers, and answer common business questions

Guide the team on experiment design and interpretation

What We Need:

Professional experience in a quantitative analysis role

Experience influencing the strategy of a product through analyses

Comfortable in SQL and some experience with a programming language like Python a plus

Experience building clear and easy to understand dashboards

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to cross-functional partners of varying technical levels

Ability to define relevant metrics that can guide and influence stakeholders to the appropriate and accurate insights

Experience designing experiments, with knowledge of statistics a plus


One of our core values is ‘Play as a Team’; this means making sure everyone has an equal chance to participate and make a difference. We win by playing together. Next Insurance is an equal opportunity employer and prioritizes building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants of any type and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job-related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state, and local laws. Next’s policy is to comply with all applicable laws related to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.