Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI)
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The Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) seeks a Data Analyst at our offices located in Ruckersville, Virginia, 12 miles north of the city of Charlottesville.

HLDI uses SQL Server as our data environment and operates a server farm with more than 50 terabytes of storage space. We analyze the insurance records of over 200 million vehicles to quantify the benefits of lifesaving and cost-reducing technologies and to explain how insurance costs vary from vehicle to vehicle. The Data Analyst will be part of a diverse team having a variety of skills and backgrounds.

Primary Duties

  • Perform statistical evaluations of incoming and outgoing datasets
  • Create automated assessment tools that monitor data quality and system performance
  • Create data analytics tools to monitor federal databases for vehicle recalls and vehicle complaints
  • Provide support to the data production team in all aspects of data acquisition, processing and quality control
  • Design and write programs to extract and analyze large datasets for HLDI member companies and for our research analysts and statisticians


  • Proficiency in data mining, data analytics and developing data quality control tools using statistical or other programming languages and technologies such as SQL/T-SQL, Python, R, C++ or .Net (,, C#)
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field and coursework relevant to data analytics, data management, data science and/or programming experience in support of business functions
  • Ability to multitask and document work
  • Team player who can adapt to changes in requirements and priorities
  • Self-starter who is highly motivated
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to evaluate and quality check large datasets
  • An interest in highway safety and automobiles

How to Apply

To apply, email your resume and salary requirements to