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Posted on: 29 March 2024





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Data Steward

The world has changed. Why hasn’t insurance?

Kin’s mission is to reimagine home insurance For Every New Normal. While other insurers struggle to handle a fast-changing world, Kin is built for the future and is prepared to meet its challenges head on while helping our customers do the same.

Kin is proud to be a 4-time recipient (2021-2024) of BuiltIn Chicago’s Best Mid Sized Companies to work for, and Forbes 2021, 2022, & 2023 Best Startup Employers in North America. Simply put, our people are what make us great, and we need forward-thinking, inspired game-changers like you to join us in our mission.

So, what’s the role?

As a Data Steward, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the quality, integrity, and security of Kin’s data assets. You’ll be responsible for fostering a culture of data stewardship and accountability across the entire organization, which will involve designing, implementing and enforcing automated data governance policies, standards, and procedures aimed at supporting data management and compliance initiatives.

A day in the life could include: 

Leading a governance committee with members from the entire organization tasked with designing best practices, implementing policies, standards, and procedures to ensure effective data lifecycle and management practices.  This involves:

  • Establishing trust and relationships with stakeholders while defining data governance requirements, ensuring alignment with business goals.
  • Creating data quality standards and metrics to monitor the accuracy, completeness, and consistency of data.
  • Developing and maintaining a centralized metadata catalog to document data assets, schemas and lineage.
  • Defining data access policies and classifying assets based on sensitivity, confidentiality, and regulatory requirements in order to ensure  compliance with privacy regulations such as GDPR, CCPA, and GLBA.
  • Implementing data security, encryption, and access controls to protect sensitive data from unauthorized access or disclosure.
  • Monitor data access logs and audit trails to detect unauthorized access or usage of data.

I’ve got the skills… but do I have the necessary ones?

  • 2+ years of experience with lakehouse architecture and federated governance protocols.
  • Experience with data management tools and platforms such as Atlan, Hex, Unity Catalog.
  • 5+ years of experience in data governance, metadata extraction, data quality management, or metadata management roles.
  • Strong understanding of data governance frameworks, principles, and best practices.
  • Previous experience with data privacy regulations such as GDPR, CCPA, and GLBA.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to engage with stakeholders across different levels of the organization.

Oh, and don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Flexible PTO policy 
  • Remote work
  • Generous equity package
  • 401K with company match
  • Parental leave
  • Continuing education and professional development
  • The excitement of joining a high-growth Insurtech company and seeing your work make an impact
About Kin

In an industry that hasn't budged in more than 100 years, our technology transforms the user experience, cuts inefficiencies that waste billions of consumer dollars, and customizes coverage homeowners want. We believe insurance was always meant to be a digital product – we’re making that a reality. 

Our approach to the industry makes us unique, and the people at Kin help us excel. We’re a team of problem solvers, collaborators, builders, and dreamers who are passionate about creating positive change in the lives of our customers and in our industry. Kin is more than just our name – it’s how we treat each other. That’s one of the many reasons we’ve been recognized as a great place to work by Built In, Forbes, and Fast Company.


EEOC Statement

Kin is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We don't just accept difference – we honor it, nurture it, and celebrate it. We don’t discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Kin encourages applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities.




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