Innovation Data Analyst / Scientist

Job Title
Innovation Data Analyst / Scientist

Requisition Number
R2586 Innovation Data Analyst / Scientist (Open)

Walnut Creek, California

Additional Locations

Job Information

Are you a problem solver who can simplify complex assumptions based on research, data, and industry trends? Are you comfortable with automating, querying, manipulating and analyzing large data sets to support a fast-paced, agile development process?

We are looking for an analyst to join our agile Corporate Venture Labs Team supporting mobile initiatives. The analyst will work closely with engineering and marketing teams to technically evangelize best data practices for e-commerce, mobile apps, mobile user acquisition, mobile user engagement and machine learning algorithms.

This team is part of the newly formed Strategy & Innovation function at CSAA Insurance Group. The group's mission is to ‘innovate our future' by building new products, services, and ventures that deliver extraordinary value to current and future AAA members. We are aiming high with an audacious goal to generate $1B in new revenue in the next decade. Toward this end, we are launching different pilots that provide innovative solutions from both inside and outside of the insurance sector. The result will be new sources of value and relevance to AAA members and club partners, an expansion and diversification of our business, an associated expansion of our member base, and an advantage in the markets we serve.


  • Enhancing / automating mobile app data tracking using tools such as MySQL, Segment, Periscope, AppsFlyer
  • Research and import data from various sources to monitor and forecast key performance
  • Provide recommendations for various projects that are supported by data insights
  • Enhance machine learning algorithm with our Advanced Technology team
  • Work towards creating new pricing models for our mobile initiatives

  • 2+ years of experience in a data analytics role; multiple functions experience is preferred
  • Superior analytical, processing and mathematical skills with ability to review and direct analysis
  • Proven oral and written communication skills, including the ability to give formal presentations
  • Organizational skill to prioritize tasks and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • In-depth actuarial industry knowledge and knowledge of the insurance marketplace
  • BA/BS in Statistics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Expert in SQL complex queries and aggregation pipelines for Mongodb
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel or other BI tools
  • Experience with R (ggplot2, R shiny, dplyr), Python (matplotlib, numpy)
  • Master's Degree in Data Science, Statistics, or Financial Engineering
  • Experience related to Machine Learning implementations and thorough understanding of their business use cases

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Meet Some of CSAA Insurance Group's Employees

Jose C.

Business Consultant

Jose is in charge of understanding every disruption that takes place in the industry, then formulating a plan to continue helping clients succeed in spite of those issues.

Barbara C.

Disaster Recovery Specialist

Barbara focuses on preparing both tools to combat cyber attacks from hackers and backup and recovery programs that can be applied in the event of a large-scale technology disaster.

Back to top