Arity-Product Manager - Insurance Telematics (Remote-Home Based)

Date Opened: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

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

Looking to join a strong team with a vision to build the future of transportation? At Arity, achieving our goals requires a product manager eager to work in the trenches with the development team to solve tough problems and produce great results. Just as importantly, they’ll need to collaborate regularly with our engineers, designers, customers, and stakeholders to understand what must be done and why. We’re looking for a dynamic new teammate who’s comfortable scoping out the use cases of a new API one moment, providing design critique the next, and finishing up by building out a roadmap around a new feature—or has the willingness to learn these skills. Above all, an Arity product manager should possess insatiable curiosity and attention to detail. Want to join our team? Let’s chat!

The Role

We are looking for a collaborative and analytical Product Manager to drive not only our vision but one of the most exciting teams at Arity within our Insurance Segment. This role will work closely with data scientists and engineers on our agile scrum team to bring products to market that will revolutionize the way insurance companies use telematics data.

You must have a strong technical and analytical background and be able to think holistically about opportunities that our valuable data can be used to drive business value for insurance companies. You will be involved in continuing to shape the strategic product vision as well as manage product discovery, roadmaps and manage a Jira backlog to maximize the value that Arity delivers to the insurance industry through our telematics product suite.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Refine and execute product strategy for a complex product in our growing insurance product portfolio. 
  • Use customer feedback, detailed market analysis, and data gathering to make decisions about product strategy.
  • Define and manage metrics to measure the success of your efforts and to inform the overall product strategy.
  • Know your customer; invest significant time speaking with your current and potential customers to understand their needs & habits.
  • Engage in discovery/test & learn activities to quickly validate assumptions and product direction.
  • Decompose complex problems into smaller manageable tasks by creating and prioritizing a backlog for your engineering and UX team. 
  • Manage the product backlog, create an effective vision and provide timely stakeholder feedback on development iterations. 
  • Ensure the successful execution of development standards to ensure tight feedback loops and clear product definition.
  • Work cross functionally to collaborate on ideas, consumer research, KPI development and GTM strategies.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years relevant insurance product, analytics or technology development experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial with a strong inclination towards action, preferably with experience in Agile Scrum.
  • Experience operating in an environment driven by KPIs where you had the accountability to determine the best course of action to meet your goals
  • Ability to communicate complex and innovative concepts to a product development team with proven experience in data-driven decision making 
  • Clear passion for telematics or insurance products and an ability to identify possibilities to innovate in our product space
  • Ability to be self-directed and to proactively anticipate problems and seek opportunities
  • Ability to analyze and interpret moderate to complex concepts
  • Experience in the insurance industry not required but a plus for this team; an understanding of the insurance marketplace, economic atmosphere, and regulatory environment 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate across multiple levels of leadership
  • Undergraduate degree in mathematics, finance, computer science or related business degree.

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.

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