Join a high performing and rapidly growing team

Valen Analytics is a rapidly expanding advanced data and predictive analytics company headquartered in downtown Denver. Valen’s state-of-the-art analytics and predictive modeling products are built on Valen’s unique industry-wide consortium data platform, specifically designed for property and casualty insurance carriers. If you want to help build an industry-changing company and you thrive in a fast paced environment where the only rule is to WOW customers, colleagues and shareholders, then we encourage you to submit your resume. This is not a job. It is an opportunity to advance your career by helping to build an innovative, growing and highly respected organization. The right candidate will be entrepreneurial, driven and passionate about being successful and absolutely committed to making Valen successful.

You will be an integral part of Valen’s product development and delivery teams, working closely and collaboratively with Valen insurance domain experts, data analysts, engineers and customers. You will develop highly robust predictive models that provide significant and measurable results for our customers. Additionally, you will partner with the sales and marketing teams to perform and deliver modeling proof-of-concepts and retro-tests, as well as to help shape and deliver compelling product performance reads, product and concept education and value proposition messaging.

Responsibilities

  • Provide practical and technical expertise in the design and execution of Data Science solutions
  • Design sampling strategies that reflect the goals of the project
  • Monitor and assess model performance in production
  • Translate model prediction and statistics into strategies and metrics that are valued and understood by business executives
  • Apply new modeling techniques and research ideas to develop and deploy practical, innovative modeling solutions
  • Successfully balance R&D, product improvements and customer engagements in an agile environment

Education & Experience
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics or similar quantitative field
  • 2+ years professional experience in an analytics role, focusing on statistical modeling or machine learning
  • 2+ years hands-on experience with SAS, R, Python or similar statistical package
  • Experience in communicating modeling procedure and results to non-experts

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in Statistics, Mathematics or similar quantitative field
  • Advanced competency and expertise in at least one Statistics Package (SAS, R, Python) with exposure in additional languages
  • Predictive modeling experience in the Insurance industry

Travel

  • Up to 10%

The Valen Team

Valen’s mission is to help our clients achieve their goals and solve problems by leveraging data to make more informed decisions.  Members of the Valen team possess the following attributes of Valen’s core values. If this matches the environment you are looking for, we look forward to hearing from you.

Entrepreneurial

  • Market and results focused, taking initiative in an unstructured environment and influencing positive change
  • Team-oriented, collaboratively supporting and enabling the success of others

Direct

  • An effective and direct communicator, challenging ideas while remaining open-minded and valuing diversity of thought
  • Willing to give and receive productive feedback and to hold your colleagues (subordinates and superiors alike) accountable

Able to Wow

  • Creative and innovative, a true problem-solver, generating new and exciting ideas and high-value solutions
  • Focused on exceeding expectations, striving for flawless execution
  • An overachiever

Principled

  • Honest, demonstrating integrity and trust, and assuming positive intent
  • Show others respect and always strive to do the right thing

Fun

  • Enjoy the work you do and always approach it with a positive attitude
  • Ready to work hard and play hard

Submit your resume to:  careers@valen.com