Ethos

Head of Underwriting

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What Ethos is looking for in applicants
About EthosEthos is a new kind of life insurance built for people who don't have time for fine print, extra doctor's appointments or hidden fees. We have transformed a 15 week process of paper applications and medical exams, into just the click of a button - by quantifying the user’s health risk using predictive models.  Our investors include Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, and Robert Downey Jr. We are listed as CNBC's 100 startups to look out for, as well as featured on Forbes for being one of Sequoia Capital's key investments. We are growing quickly and looking for passionate people to protect the next million families. Ethos is looking for our Head of Underwriting reporting to the VP of Insurance. We’re growing and taking a more active role in our customers’ experience as they apply for life insurance.  This role blends underwriting and process expertise with relationship management to optimize the balance between risk management and customer experience.  We work closely with our business partners to provide an excellent underwriting process and experience to our policyholders. Your job is to make sure there is alignment among stakeholders and constant improvement in our customers’ journey.

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