Hey there! We're AKKO - a venture funded & fast-growing insurtech company with a passionate, solution-forward, and collaborative team focused on disrupting the device protection space.

Our mission is simple – Leveraging technology to make protecting people’s tech easier and more affordable. Most people’s lives have become tech-centric and AKKO provides customers with peace of mind that their tech is safe guarded in a transparent and seamless way. When something breaks, no problem - our automated platform routes customers to local repair partners for the simplest and quickest resolution experience.

AKKO’s game-changing “Spotify of Device Protection” product and customer-obsessed focus has earned us the best reviews in the industry and top-ratings by Gadget Review, Investopedia, and more. We grew 11X in 2021, achieved industry-leading retention, and are just getting started!

THE DAY-TO-DAY

  • Design data modeling processes, create algorithms and predictive models to extract the data the business needs, and help analyze the data and share insights with colleagues and business partners
  • Work as a lead data strategist, identifying and integrating new datasets that can be leveraged through our product capabilities 
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to understand their goals and determine how data can be used to achieve those goals
  • Identify relevant data sources and sets to mine for client business needs, and collect large structured and unstructured datasets and variables
  • Analyze data for trends and patterns, and interpret data with a clear objective in mind
  • Implement analytical models into production by collaborating with software developers and machine learning engineers
  • Communicate analytic solutions to stakeholders and implement improvements as needed to operational systems

WHAT MAKES YOU QUALIFIED

  • Minimum five years experience working as a data scientist (preferably for a startup) with a bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent practical experience
  • Actuarial knowledge or experience is a plus
  • All around team player, fast, and self-learning individual
  • Proactive and solution-forward, bias for action
  • Ability to drive forward work independently while communicating and working across functions
  • Passion for data
  • Knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases
  • Experience working on high-scale, production-grade projects

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT HERE

  • Unlimited vacation and sick time 
  • Competitive health benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Robust 401k program – to invest in your future
  • Monthly wellness stipend (e.g., gym yoga, meditation, etc..) – we value your well-being
  • Monthly food stipend – treat yourself!
  • Remote workspace stipend – Work from home or from a shared workspace — you decide.
  • Paid volunteer time – giving back to our community is important to us!
  • Annual learning credit –explore personal interests that excite you
  • …and so much more!

WHAT ELSE ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

A team player with integrity. Our team is fostered around our core values: 

  • Respect: We build trust around our words and actions. We treat employees, customers, and the community with respect.  
  • Ingenuity: We focus on being proactive, solution-forward, and having a bias towards action.  
  • Collaboration: We prioritize communication, working together as a team, and collaborating with our customers and partners. 
  • Accountability: We accept responsibility and understand how to improve. 

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