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Plymouth Rock Assurance Data Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts

Data Scientist

In this role, you will be set on a constant “treasure hunt” for new data sources to apply the latest techniques for modeling and data analysis. You will be part of a team driving the profit and customer growth of this growing insurance agency.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Working with internal and external data to understand and accurately predict:

Shopping behavior;

Retention behavior;

Quote and conversion rates;

Retention and lifetime customer value;

Contribution to overall margin;

Customer satisfaction; and

Other drivers of success you identify worthy of analysis.

Qualifications and Education

  • Knowledge of new and innovative modeling and statistical techniques – a relevant specialty is preferred.

  • Detail orientation – attention and desire to work on large data “crunching” projects.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills and a proven ability to communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Creative thinker with the ability to synthesize information from various sources and apply that information to concrete business problems.

  • Ability to work with and understanding of the merits of various data structures.

  • Proficiency with the latest modeling software and techniques, such as SAS, R, Python or Tableau.

  • Ability to understand the need to balance predictive power, interpretability, and ease of implementation.


  • An advanced degree in mathematics, machine learning, economics, statistics or a related field.

About the Company

The Plymouth Rock Company and its affiliated group of companies write and manage over $1.4 billion in personal and commercial auto and homeowner’s insurance throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, where we have built an unparalleled reputation for service. We continuously invest in technology, our employees thrive in our empowering environment, and our customers are among the most loyal in the industry. The Plymouth Rock group of companies employs more than 1,800 people and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Plymouth Rock Assurance Corporation holds an A.M. Best rating of “A-/Excellent”.

Job ID: 2019-1070

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Street: 695 Atlantic Ave