Data Scientist

Location: Santa Clara, CA

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Are you looking for an opportunity to join a team of data scientists making an impact on the insurance industry? CLARA Analytics is looking for a Data Scientist who is enthusiastic about solving real world problems with data and models, in a culture of innovation, respect, and camaraderie. We are located in Santa Clara, CA, but working remotely is an option.

This is a chance to join a welcoming and collaborative team at a rapidly growing Silicon Valley company. Our mission is to drive the best claims outcomes for both insurers and the insured using innovative machine learning, including deep learning and natural language processing. Our models provide key insights and predictions that guide the claims adjuster in making optimal decisions at every step of the claim process.

Why grow your career with InsurTech? Insurance companies have invested in digitized claims management systems, and are now taking the next step in realizing the full potential of this data. CLARA Analytics is the leader in providing the most technologically advanced solutions in this space, dedicated to expanding the horizons of what is possible. We hope you will join us, bringing your own creativity and expertise to achieve our vision together.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with prototyping and building end-to-end analysis pipelines, from initial data gathering and exploratory analysis to architecting and developing predictive models, writing documentation and presenting results
  • Make code ready for production and build stable and efficient scoring pipelines that integrate with our applications
  • Onboard new customers, including data validation and model training and deployment
  • Debug pipeline errors in production and apply code fixes
  • Investigate potential issues with model output in production and provide explanations to customers
  • Contribute to the advancement of data science and machine learning at Clara by evaluating and evangelizing new algorithms, tools, and processes
  • Work with engineering, product teams, and subject matter experts to coordinate planning and execution on projects
  • Have impact through explainable and actionable AI that drives a great user experience
  • Enjoy being a part of Clara’s culture of innovation, respect, and camaraderie

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • 2+ years practical experience in data science and machine learning, preferably including deep learning
  • 1+ years experience with end to end data science pipelines - data ingestion, processing, machine learning model training and scoring
  • Experience in the property and casualty insurance industry is a plus
  • Experience with scikit-learn and pandas; preferably also PySpark, Tensorflow, Pytorch, MLFlow, and NLP packages like spaCy and NLTK
  • Proficiency in Python for data science applications
  • Diligence in coding and willingness to contribute to the rapidly-evolving Data Science infrastructure at Clara
  • Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proactiveness in raising issues and improving models, pipelines and processes
  • Collaborative team spirit, excited about brainstorming together towards new AI solutions for Clara products
  • Passion for the product and going the extra mile to bring subject matter expertise and practical intuition to machine learning models


CLARA analytics offers a great benefits package to all full-time employees. Some of the perks you will enjoy are low cost healthcare (or we pay you to opt out!), monthly wellness/gym reimbursement, 401k match, public transportation cost assistance, skill building reimbursements, and more! We encourage creativity and recognize our employee’s talents and contributions with monthly peer recognition “high five” awards. We also work hard to keep employees engaged during Shelter At Home with weekly All Hands meetings, occasional gift packages & doordash surprises. Apply now to be part of a growing, vibrant company!

About CLARA Analytics

We built product platforms that are:
Our machine learning-driven solutions illuminate the most accurate and robust data findings in the industry

Easy to use and implement
Although the data science driving our products is complex, we make it simple for our customers to drive results

High performing
Our customers see an increased ROI of 10x after implementing the CLARA platform

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