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Business Intelligence Analyst

Kin Insurance

Kin Insurance

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IT, Operations, Data Science
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024

The world has changed. Why hasn’t insurance?

Kin’s mission is to reimagine home insurance For Every New Normal. While other insurers struggle to handle a fast-changing world, Kin is built for the future and is prepared to meet its challenges head on while helping our customers do the same.

Kin is proud to be one of BuiltIn Chicago’s 2021 and 2022 Best Mid Sized Companies to work for, and Forbes 2021 Best Startup Employers in North America. Simply put, our people are what make us great, and we need forward-thinking, inspired game-changers like you to join us in our mission.

So, what’s the role?

We are currently looking for a Business Intellegince Analyst to join our Data and Analytics team. Kin at its core is built on data, this team is not only providing analytics about what happened in the past but utilizing data to predict the now and the future! As a Decision Science Analyst, you will play a key role in the analytic/discovery process across the organization. You will be identifying and prioritizing problems throughout the organization, developing and providing actionable solutions, and communicating those results to business partners.

In order to be successful for this role, you will need to be creative, empathetic, self-directed, and curious. You will be able to learn quickly about our customers (both internal and external), and be excited to propose solutions that drive customer satisfaction. Using your influence and persuasion with internal stakeholders to align on and adopt these solutions is critical for success in this role.

A day in the life could include:

  • Working with Actuarial, Claims, Insurance Product, and Underwriting departments to determine solutions to key business problems
  • Work with databases to extract, transform, and load (ETL) data for analysis. Ensure data quality and accuracy
  • Leading discovery sessions to gain insights into the business and understand the most pressing problems that require data-centric solutions
  • Present findings and insights through visualizations (charts, graphs, reporting & dashboards) to make complex data more understandable for non-technical stakeholders
  • Utilizing analytical tools for process automation, enhancing data-driven decision-making capabilities (i.e Looker, SQL, Python, other ETL and BI tools)
  • Designing and implementing moderate analytic models for accurate and efficient analytics. Leverage the results of analysis to make predictions and help guide business strategy
  • Sharing key learnings with leadership, your development team, and the broader company
  • Writing user stories and use cases that provide all of the details needed by our development teams to develop data products (date engineers and analytic engineers)
  • Working with other data fluent teams to define, evangelize, and monitor metrics that demonstrate success

I’ve got the skills… but do I have the necessary ones?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field or equivalent professional experience
  • 3+ years of work experience in analytics, finance, engineering, management consulting or equivalent analytical and product management experience
  • Prior experience in the insurance industry with a understanding of insurance financials, claims, and data applications
  • Demonstrated experience in competitive analysis using modern data solutions, translating market insights into strategic advantages for clients
  • Experience working with modern data solutions (EX: Looker/Tableau/Power BI)
  • Proficient in SQL and moderate experience in Python for data analysis and transformation
  • Strong analytical modeling skills for accurate and insightful analysis
  • Ability to turn incomplete, conflicting, or ambiguous inputs into concrete action plans
  • Experience owning process management or process improvement projects
  • Ability to communicate with empathy and precision to gain alignment with internal stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively communicate with engineers about technical features and product architecture

Bonus Points

  • Demonstrated experience in competitive analysis using modern data solutions, translating market insights into strategic advantages for clients
  • Comfortable in a startup environment or working with ambiguity. Fintech/Insurtech a plus.

Oh, and don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Remote work
  • Generous equity package
  • 401K with company match
  • Parental leave
  • Continuing education and professional development
  • The excitement of joining a high-growth Insurtech company and seeing your work make an impact

About Kin

In an industry that hasn't budged in more than 100 years, our technology transforms the user experience, cuts inefficiencies that waste billions of consumer dollars, and customizes coverage homeowners want. We believe insurance was always meant to be a digital product – we’re making that a reality.

Our approach to the industry makes us unique, and the people at Kin help us excel. We’re a team of problem solvers, collaborators, builders, and dreamers who are passionate about creating positive change in the lives of our customers and in our industry. Kin is more than just our name – it’s how we treat each other. That’s one of the many reasons we’ve been recognized as a great place to work by Built In, Forbes, and Fast Company.

EEOC Statement

Kin is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We don't just accept difference – we honor it, nurture it, and celebrate it. We don’t discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Kin encourages applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities.


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