Underwriting Rules and Innovation Lead



51-200 employees

Digital term life insurance with flexible coverage


$118000 - $165000



Remote in USA

  • 8+ years of life insurance underwriting experience at a leading carrier or reinsurer required
  • Proven success developing underwriting guidelines and process workflows
  • Demonstrated interest in innovation and better serving end users
  • Experience with accelerated underwriting and third-party evidence providers a plus
  • Master of collaboration comfortable working with many cross-functional stakeholders
  • An innovator passionate about insurance who wants to help create a new paradigm to make insurance more accessible and affordable for the next generation of buyers
  • Strategic thinker and builder who wants to apply their deep life insurance underwriting expertise to help drive Ladder’s success
  • Data-driven and structured thinker comfortable with data by translating audit findings into actionable insights and business models
  • Great communicator who listens well, asks questions and has a sense of humor
  • Bring Underwriter expertise to cross-functional Ladder work teams
  • Work with world-class engineers, product managers, designers, data scientists, actuaries and marketers maximizing Ladder’s impact
  • Collaborate with internal and external production underwriters to build into the strength of those relationships
  • Work closely with Customer Experience, Compliance and Engineering to answer underwriting related questions
  • Comfortable with both underwriting cases and project based work, applying your knowledge to systems and processes
  • Digest audit findings and translate findings into underwriting guidelines, opportunities for improvement and best practices
  • Develop and maintain connection with available vendors and data sources to keep Ladder at the forefront of solid underwriting practices
  • Understand our users’ needs deeply and comprehensively

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding



Palo Alto, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth