Arity-Data Scientist - Expert ML Researcher (Remote-Home Based Worker)

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Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.

At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation.

That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.

The Team

At Arity, our Data Science team is at the core of helping us transform mobility. Not only do we know how to analyze and find meaning within billions of miles of driving data collected from smartphones, onboard devices and third parties, but we are passionate about how it affects the end-users of our products. On our team, people get the opportunity to build scalable distributed data pipelines, develop and deploy an array of machine learning algorithms, and create eye-opening data visualizations. We find top talent from various quantitative disciplines to collaborate with product owners, software engineers, and experience designers in development teams to create innovative products that make transportation smarter, safer, and more useful for everyone. 

The Role

As the Data Scientist Expert Researcher at Arity, you will lead the Data Science Research team, a focused group within the larger Data Science team, that looks towards the future of telematics to anticipate the needs of our clients in 1-3 years. This newly created team is responsible for tackling our toughest data and analytics challenges and prototyping solutions that can be brought to market by our product segments. You will manage this portfolio of work, build the team, and own its vision and roadmap. Your experience in multiple companies and domains will lend itself to helping our teams improve their technical capabilities. You will consult on DS/ML architecture and patterns to help teams avoid common pitfalls in data science projects. As the senior most technical data scientist within Arity, you will advocate for the needs of data science broadly, lead the entire data scientist discipline by example, and coach and mentor across the team.


  • Accountable for the building & evolving the vision, strategy and roadmap of the Data Science Research team and hiring and managing the data scientists / researchers on this team
  • Make strong technical contributions to the Data Science Research team as a player-coach by building models, pipelines, or prototypes and reviewing the contributions of others
  • Encourage risk taking and innovation while keeping an eye towards business value
  • Influence broader organizational and technological change to facilitate easier adoption and integration of data science initiatives
  • Lead the Data Scientist Community of Practice bringing together practitioners across the team to drive improvements to current practices and collaborate
  • Consult across product teams on DS/ML architecture, patterns and best practices
  • Bring in outside viewpoints on how best to do telematics data science via scientific literature, conferences, speakers, and contacts across industries
  • Contribute to the broader data science community via technical blogs, white papers and speaking events. Help shape Arity’s approach to creating a strong external presence
  • Help support our culture of intellectual honesty and openness, passion for what we do, hard work, and personal growth.


  • Deep subject matter expertise in data science gained from academic studies as well as significant experience as a top echelon data scientist or researcher at multiple companies
  • Strong technical capability to build models, pipelines, prototypes, visualizations and analyses using standard data science tool sets, e.g. Python, R, Spark, C
  • Demonstrated capability of building highly complex data science prototypes to prove technical feasibility and demonstrate business value and driving prototypes into production
  • Broad knowledge of the landscape of statistical, and machine learning techniques (both traditional and deep learning) and proven ability to navigate it to find the right approach and manage trade-off’s
  • Strong research capabilities to synthesize the literature and other sources of new ideas, identify potential new avenues of development, and communicate their value to our business
  • Passion for technical mentorship across the larger team, and ability to manage a few highly self-sufficient technical contributors
  • Solid communication skills to drive adoption of your innovations and better understand the company and its strategy
  • Knowledge of telematics, insurance, geospatial, data science on the edge, or other domains specifically relevant to our work is a big plus, but not required

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

That’s the day-to-day, now let’s talk about the rest of it. As we mentioned, Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation. But you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and work in a fast-paced startup culture. That’s more than just free breakfasts and brain breaks. It’s a culture that encourages you to be you.

Sound like a fit? Apply now! We can’t wait to meet you.

The salary range for this level position is $134,800 - $202,000. The salary offered is commensurate with experience. Instagram Twitter LinkedIn

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What are Arity Perks + Benefits

Arity Benefits Overview

Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation, but you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and have the ability to work with some of the brightest minds in technology. We're a fully remote organization, too, giving you the option to work from anywhere in the continental US. Whether that's your home office or local coffee shop, we've got what it takes to keep you connected.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Team based strategic planning
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
We also provide a cash balance pension benefit, at no cost, to eligible employees based on their eligible compensation and years of service with the company. Employees are vested after 3 years.
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Arity offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored happy hours
Recreational clubs
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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