Pilotbird participates in InsurTech NY accelerator

Career axioms at Pilotbird

We want each individual to grow and learn from this experience. Startups are hard and difficult, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. We want everyone to be supportive and have each other's back when things get rough.

  • Take initiative and make mistakes. We have an entrepreneurial mindset and take the initiative to create value for our customers
  • Own and learn from your mistakes and those of others
  • Empower other people to get better and bring out the best in them and their potential. Ultimately helping others create meaning.
  • Transparency and honesty
  • Communication 
  • Have fun and work simultaneously
  • Enjoy the process!

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Current openings

Director of Operations

We are looking for an experienced Director of Operations to oversee our organization’s ongoing operations and procedures. You will be the company’s second-in-command and responsible for the efficiency of business.


The Director of Operations role is a key member of the management team, reporting only to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). You will maintain control of diverse business operations, so we expect you to be an experienced and efficient leader. If you also have excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics, we’d like to meet you.


The goal of the Director of Operations position is to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.


  1. Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures

  2. Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth

  3. Establish policies that promote company culture and vision

  4. Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (IT, Marketing, Sales, Finance etc.)

  5. Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication

  6. Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics

  7. Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance

  8. Assist CEO in fundraising ventures

  9. Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.)

  10. Manage relationships with partners/vendors


  1. Proven experience as Director of Operations or relevant role

  2. Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc.

  3. Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development

  4. Experience in fundraising will be a plus

  5. Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics

  6. Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office

  7. Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities

  8. Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills

  9. Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving

  10. BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus

Senior Data Scientist 

We are looking for an experienced Senior Data Scientist to drive lifestyle analytics solution. You will work closely with the leadership team and get exposed to clients on regular basis for input on the product. 


The Senior Data Scientist role is a key member of the product team, reporting only to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). You will develop cutting edge lifestyle analytics solutions and maintain existing tech stack. If you also have excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics, we’d like to meet you.


The goal of the Senior Data Scientist position is to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.


  1. Work with actuaries and behavioral scientist teams to identify problems and pain points within our clients

  2. Design solutions that use data and advanced analytics (machine learning, optimization, statistical and mathematical frameworks) to solve these problems 

  3. With a multidisciplinary team of systems engineers and developers deploy models into production environments

  4. Measure benefit of the solution through experimentation and performance measurement strategies

  5. Communicate findings and insights through papers and reports

  6. Work with the sales team and data science managers to develop strategies for client engagement and offerings.

  7. Manages  to 1-3 project at a time

  8. Presents to senior level leadership including technical clients and manager level


  1. Proven experience as Senior Data Scientist or relevant role

  2. 4 years Data Science production code development experience in Python (especially devops, continuous CI/CD, unit testing

  3. 4 years of continuous experience with Google Cloud Platform and relevant tools (e.g., PubSub, Compute Engine, BigQuery)

  4. Practical knowledge of Machine learning techniques such as regression, classification & deep learning.

  5. 2 years experience experience with SQL

  6. Experience with coding best practices, version control and documentation

  7. Master’s or equivalent in engineering, computer science, machine learning, statistics, physics, genetics, animal/breeding or equivalent