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Senior Actuary Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

About the Team

The Risk & Insurance team at DoorDash is responsible for all things corporate insurance at the company. We are a rapidly growing and exciting function that helps DoorDash manage risk and safety with a close lens on the company's bottom line. We are looking for forward thinkers that are excited to help build out this team and match our ambitious cross functional partners at DoorDash.

About the Role

We are looking for a passionate Senior Actuarial Analyst who will be a member of DoorDash’s Corporate Risk & Insurance function within the Finance & Strategy team. As one of the newest members at Corporate Risk & Insurance, you’ll have the rare opportunity to improve our data capabilities, and seek data-driven insights to inform our insurance risk management decisions. This includes advising operational strategy and enabling optimal structuring of insurance programs.

You will report to the Senior Manager, Actuary

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Produce streamlined, cutting-edge tools and conduct quantitative analyses to inform operational strategy, enable optimal structuring of insurance programs, and assist risk management efforts
  • Lead the development and maintenance of tools and dashboards essential for in-depth loss analysis and trend identification
  • Collaborate closely with senior team members to elevate monthly performance metrics and implement automation strategies
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless task execution within established timelines
  • Compile data using internal and external data sources
  • Exhibit ownership of assigned tasks and drive insightful analysis

We’re excited about you because you have…

  • Flexibility, resourcefulness, optimism, grit, and a growth mindset
  • Prior experience working with or for a gig or sharing economy company is a plus.
  • 4+ years of experience in a quantitative or analytics role; insurance experience a plus
  • Understanding of statistical analysis (e.g. hypothesis testing, experimentation, regression) and familiarity with statistical packages
  • Experience managing relationships with partners, and working with all levels of an organization
  • Strong Excel (or Google Sheets), SQL, and experience with ETL and and Python (or R) is preferred
  • Advanced visualization skills using Tableau, and ability to tell a compelling story with data
  • Completed at least 4 actuarial exams
  • Experience in reserving or predictive modeling is a plus
  • Experience working with commercial auto insurance in a reserving and/or pricing capacity a plus


The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below. Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location. Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.

We expect this position to be filled by 7/21/24

California Pay Range:
$98,600$164,400 USD
Colorado Pay Range:
$93,200$148,000 USD
Hawaii Pay Range:
$93,200$139,800 USD
New Jersey Pay Range:
$93,200$164,400 USD
New York Pay Range:
$93,200$164,400 USD
Washington Pay Range:
$93,200$156,300 USD