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Director, Data Science



Data Science
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024


If you're looking for the stability of a profitable, growing company with the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup, we’re hiring. SageSure, a leader in catastrophe-exposed property insurance, is seeking a Director, Data Science. As a member of the Data Science team, you will be leading a team of Data Scientists to do your best work on a challenging and complex set of business problems. You will be leveraging data science methods, including AI and machine learning in an incredibly dynamic and engaging environment. We are looking for a highly motivated, innovative, and agile problem solver.

What you’d be doing:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand organizational needs and provide comprehensive data solutions that can be implemented across the company.
  • Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of data scientists, providing guidance, support, and professional development opportunities.
  • Deliver innovative machine learning solutions that drive business value and improve operational efficiency.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define data science strategies, objectives, and roadmaps that align with business goals.
  • Drive the development and deployment of machine learning models and analytics solutions to solve complex business problems and inform strategic business decisions.
  • Champion a culture of continuous learning and experimentation within the data science team, encouraging exploration of new methodologies and technologies.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, product management, and business leaders, to understand their data needs and provide actionable insights.
  • Ensure clear and effective communication of complex technical concepts and insights to non-technical stakeholders, including senior management and business leaders.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a quantitative field such as Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience managing a team of data scientists and analysts in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong expertise in programming languages like Python, SQL as well as experience with data manipulation and analysis using Pandas, NumPy, or TensorFlow.
  • Proficiency in AWS architecture.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and a demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically to develop innovative solutions to complex business problems.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously while ensuring timely delivery and high-quality results.

About SageSure:

As a Best Places to Work in Insurance Recipient for four years in a row (2020-2023), SageSure, one of the largest residential property insurance managing general underwriter (MGU) in the United States, is pioneering ways people protect their American Dream.

A leader in catastrophe-exposed property insurance, SageSure was founded in 2009 to deliver reliable products, exceptional customer experiences, and strong underwriting results in challenging insurance markets. SageSure currently operates in 14 states and provides home, flood, and commercial coverage on behalf of its highly rated carrier partners.

We have more than 600 employees working remotely or hybrid in one of our eight offices—Jersey City, NJ; Mountain View, CA; Chicago, IL; Tallahassee, FL; Cincinnati, OH; Houston, TX; Mt. Laurel, NJ; and Cheshire, CT—who are tackling the industry’s toughest challenges.

We provide generous health benefits and perks, including tuition reimbursement, wellness allowance, paid volunteer time off, a matching 401K plan, and more.

SageSure is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a workforce that reflects the spectrum of perspectives, experiences, and abilities of the world we live in. We recognize that our differences make us strong, and we actively seek out diverse candidates through partnerships with organizations, institutions and communities that represent various backgrounds. We champion belonging and inclusion for all identities, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, ability status, gender, and country of origin, striving to create a culture where all individuals feel valued, respected, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

Our nimble, highly responsive culture nurtures critical thinkers who run toward problems and engineer solutions. We relentlessly pursue better outcomes by investing in the technology, talent, and tools that position us to succeed in demanding markets. Come join our team! Visit to find a position for you.