Director of Analytics | New York

Guardian Direct’s mission is to bring insurance directly to the people. 


The Opportunity. 

Guardian Direct® is a mission driven insuretech startup with over $60M in ARR looking for their next Director of Analytics as they continue on their mission to create an exceptional, effortless digital insurance marketplace that will respond to the ever-changing landscape of consumer needs and expectations.

Guardian Direct® is a separately operated venture-backed by Guardian Life Insurance, a Fortune 500 Company, whose mission, rich history, values, and financial strength make this a unique opportunity. If you want to do good for society by giving everyone access to affordable and personalized insurance, this could be your next adventure.


As the Director of Analytics at Guardian Direct®, you'll lead the development and implementation of analytic services for the entire company. You'll report directly into the COO, and have the chance to manage and build your own team with a lot of room for growth.

Leadership at Guardian Direct


Chief Executive Officer

Formerly Head of Digital to Consumer at Guardian Life. 


Customer Success Officer

Formerly VP Human Resources at Guardian Life.  


Chief Operating Officer

Formerly Director & Venture GM at BCG Digital Ventures.


Head of Growth 

Formerly VP of Marketing at Kangaroo, Previously at UntuckIt & Goop 


Chief Technology Officer

Formerly CTO at Considerable, SurvivorNet & Wenner Media.


Head of Partnerships 

Formerly Director of Product Partnerships @ Shutterfly


  • The Director of Analytics provides leadership and direction for the development and implementation of analytical reporting tools, data analysts, and analytic services for the entire company.

  • This position is responsible for the collection, aggregation, analysis, and presentation of decision support tools for Community Leadership.

  • Collaborates with all departments, including Finance, IT, Operations, and Network Management, from a strategic perspective to identify and maximize opportunities to utilize data to improve business processes, promote the strategic use of information, and enable the workforce to use data analysis and interpretation as a competitive tool.  

  • Establishes and coordinates the execution of the vision for Guardian Direct related to BI and Analytics.

  • Responsible for the overall BI&A lean/agile methodology.

  • Responsible for BI&A budget

  • Direct responsibility for direct headcount of about 7

  • This role will report to the COO



  • Bachelors degree required in technical, mathematics, research, analytical field.

  •  +5 years of experience in business performance reporting, data analysis and proactive insights. 

  • experience with directly leading and managing teams

  • Ability to describe business use cases and outcomes in the context of data, analytics and business intelligence

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast pace environment

  • Must be highly collaborative

Other skills. 

  • Advanced technical skills in computer programming, database concepts, statistics and ad hoc query tools (i.e. SQL, SAS, MS Access, Excel, etc.) as well as design expertise in visual analytics. 

  • Must be able to meet deadlines, juggle multiple projects and work independently.

  • Translating analysis into insights and recommendations

  • Ability to teach and mentor other employees, providing an opportunity for development and growth

  • Excellent planning, and organizational skills

  • Strong analytical skills and business problem-solving skills.

What Guardian Direct offers. 

  • The safety of Fortune 500 company, but the innovativeness of a fast-moving startup unit

  • Immediate direct reports and the opportunity and tools to double up your team

  • Lots of green space to grow in your career

  • A team that knows the math and has a strong affinity for their product

  • An awesome leadership team

  • Interesting comp package with bonus and benefits package.



If interested and qualified for this role, please reach out to anish@bringruckus.com