• Location
    • United States
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 3, 2021
  • Function
  • Data Science
  • Sector
  • Security

Coalition is on a mission to provide security for all. Our cybersecurity and risk management platform brings together insurance, threat intelligence expertise, and cybersecurity tools to help our customers remain resilient to cyber threats. Together we are centered around one goal: harnessing the power of technology with the safety of insurance to provide the first holistic solution to solve cyber risk.

Our teams not only work to prevent security failures, but we help organizations mitigate and recover from incidents when they occur. Our approach is catching on. Coalition currently has more than 42,000 customers who have insured over $12 billion of their risk. and our distributed team works collaboratively across North America and Europe.

Founded in 2017, Coalition has experienced tremendous growth by remaining true to our founding values. That’s why we are proud to be  named one of  Inc’s Best Places to Work in 2021.

About the role

Coalition is looking for an experienced data scientist to help bring data expertise, rigor, and novel techniques to our security innovation efforts. You will use analytics, statistics, and data expertise to improve our ability to measure and mitigate cyber risk for our customers across the world. In this role,  you will work closely with the security organization to understand attack behavior, possible remediations, and how a company’s cyber profile affects the probability of a breach. You will communicate findings across the company and take a role in driving a data-driven security strategy.


  • Be the data expert in our security domain: Measure and improve the business value of of proprietary internal data capabilities as well as evaluation of current (and potential) external data sources
  • Implement and scale data pipelines, new features, and algorithms that are essential to our production models
  • Tie security profiles and claims data into probabilistic measures of risk, working as an expert conduit between the security innovation, data science, and actuarial teams
  • Help identify, propose, and track levers to help move key security-related metrics
  • Spread data science best practices to both data science and security teams

Skills and Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience  with data science work, with experience analyzing, measuring, and increasing the impact of data on key business metrics
  • Strong skill in SQL and data science scripting language like Python or R
  • Ability to read and write high quality production-level code, experience with shared codebases
  • Oriented toward detail, curious about data/models/algorithms, skilled at critical thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Persistence, patience and a great sense of responsibility – we build the decisioning that protects our customers and drives the business!

Bonus Points

  • Experience working in risk: Fraud, Credit, or Cyber
  • Experience working in Tableau/Looker/Mode or similar data visualization tool
  • Experience with causal inference techniques

Why Coalition?

Coalition’s culture is one that strongly values humility, authenticity, and diversity. We want to work with people of different backgrounds and different paths in life, and we trust our team members to take responsibility, share ownership and work for one another. We are always looking for collaborative, inquisitive and dedicated individuals to join our team.

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Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.