Senior Data Analyst, Insurance at Bestow (Remote)

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ABOUT BESTOW

Bestow is the leading digital platform for life insurance. As both a direct-to-consumer destination and an infrastructure provider, Bestow is on a mission to make life insurance accessible to millions of underserved families. 

We strive for work-life balance and believe happy employees make for better experiences and happier customers. It’s a model that helped us land on Forbes’ Best Startup Employers 2021 and 2022 lists!


Bestow is searching for a Senior Data Analyst to join our fast-paced and growing data & analytics team. You will have experience with SQL/Python, business intelligence tools, KPI tracking, and data to uncover actionable insights. As a Senior Analyst, you will help lead the data & analytics team to build a robust and comprehensive analytics practice to drive decision-making within Bestow. 

You will work with numerous departments within the organization, clearly communicate updates to business stakeholders, collaborate with team members, and implement individual projects. If all of this is in your wheelhouse, we would like to hear from you!

Open to Austin, TX, Dallas, TX or Remote (US) #LI-Remote

Analysis and Reporting Responsibilities:

  • Create reports and dashboards that communicate the story behind the data to key business stakeholders
  • Conduct exploratory analysis with various datasets to support strategic initiatives within the insurance team and uncover actionable insights
  • Monitor critical KPIs across the insurance team and build analysis to explain any deviations from expected thresholds
  • Build and maintain a suite of self-serve reporting to streamline data access, visibility, and analysis for stakeholders
  • Support evaluations of new data vendor integrations and contribute to overall business cost/benefit analysis

Stakeholder Management Responsibilities:

  • Lead the relationship with our insurance platform team to gather requirements for reporting and analytics needs 
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to align on priorities and timelines
  • Drive forward the partnership between analytics and insurance platform through continuous delivery of high-quality work and open communication
  • Participate in daily and weekly team meetings to proactively communicate project updates, timelines, and blockers

Data Infrastructure Responsibilities:

  • Write SQL queries that clean, join, and extract data from our data warehouse
  • Contribute to the maintenance of overall data architecture to ensure data parity between various sources
  • Collaborate with the data engineering team to obtain access to needed datasets and develop a model for an ideal data structure
  • Work closely with internal partners in product and engineering to ensure data integrity and reporting consistency

YOUR EXPERIENCE

  • 5 + years of professional experience in data or analytics (any background in underwriting data or risk assessment a plus)
  • Experience working with relational databases and data warehouses like BigQuery, Redshift, and Snowflake
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in SQL (window functions, row number functions, CTEs, complex join logic, and query optimization)
  • Exceptional quantitative skills and fluency with data and its interpretation and impact on business strategy
  • Strong communication skills and experience working with multiple team leads across the company
  • Experience with business intelligence tools (Tableau, PowerBI, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience communicating complex concepts with data
  • Great attention to detail and quality of work
  • Bachelor's degree or relevant years of experience



TOTAL REWARDS

Competitive salary and equity based on role
Annual bonus based on company and individual performance
Flexible PTO plan
100% paid premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance
Paid parental leave
Annual lifestyle spending account to support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing
Flexible work-from-home policy and open to remote
Learning & Development opportunities


We value diversity at Bestow. We hire, recruit, and promote without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. We understand the importance of creating a safe and comfortable work environment and encourage individualism and authenticity in every member of our team. 

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An Insider's view of Bestow

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Bestow recently opened a new office in downtown Austin. The atmosphere promotes a collaborative, productive, and fun work environment. I appreciate the many touches that make the office that much more enjoyable - think standing desks, comfy couches, lots of natural light, a swag station, weekly lunches & more hot sauces than you could ever want.

Katie

Marketing Operations Associate

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We have an open collaboration approach as we take advantage of available channels of communication (not afraid of over-communicating) and provide enough empowerment to each team to drive value. We have substantial autonomy to make decisions and move fast!

George

Head of Strategic Finance

What makes someone successful on your team?

What makes someone successful on our team is the willingness to learn and openness to be a part of something special. Being successful requires clear and open communication, providing support, access to great resources, and diversity. I am so fortunate to be able to rely on my team for all my needs within the company.

Chastity

Customer Services Specialist

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The Marketing Compliance and Operations Compliance team operates with a “run to the risk” attitude. They think of efficiencies to ensure the business understands, identify, and mitigate risks appropriately. This anticipation of what is coming around the corner attitude, continues to develop and foster trust Bestow wide.

Luke

Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Flexible work schedules allow me to get my kids ready each morning and drop them off at school. Unlimited PTO gives me the flexibility to take time off as needed without worrying about my balance. Bestow is also a family-friendly company! I was able to bring my son to the office earlier this year and our founders took time to get to know him.

Jeremy

Chief Insurance Officer

What are Bestow Perks + Benefits

Bestow Benefits Overview

Why work with us?

When you’re reinventing an industry that’s gone unchanged for centuries, you need brain power, imagination and endless curiosity. At Bestow, every voice counts and every employee can shape our mission: to make financial products accessible to more people.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Caring for our own by covering 100% of employee medical insurance.
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Bestow provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per quarter.
Parking
We offer employees a parking subsidy.
Relocation Assistance
Our relocation assistance plan offers a maximum reimbursement of $5,000 and is on a case by case basis.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

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