Senior Associate, Advanced Analytics

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Date: Feb 16, 2019

Location: Jersey City, NJ, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

 

A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com.

 

New York Life’s primary distribution channel is the career Agency sales force of more than 12,000 agents, operating in virtually every major city in the United States.  Every agent is affiliated with one of our 117 General Offices. These offices are operated by Agency management teams responsible for agent and management recruiting, development, and sales.  Approximately half our agents operate their businesses out of our General Offices, while the other half maintains independent office locations. 

 

Our General Offices are divided up among four Zones. In addition to our Zone offices, an Agency Home Office team responsible for strategy, finance, administration, standards, training, marketing and communications supports our agents and field managers.  The Agency operation also comprises teams charged with growing our business in key market segments, including the middle-income market, the advanced (high-net-worth) market, select cultural markets, and the women’s markets. Agents sell individual life insurance, individual annuities, and long-term care insurance products, as well as mutual funds.

 

Role Overview

  • Analyzing and interpreting data in line with the business goals
  • Deliver value by using data to answer questions and communicate/report the results through impactful visualizations
  • Provide timely information to support senior leadership in decision making through dashboards to a wide range of people in the organization
  • Provide direction to the data tech teams on how to implement an Enterprise wide BI tool
  • Effectively serve as the bridge between data and business insights
  • Present large amounts of information in ways that are universally understandable or easy to interpret and spot patterns, trends and correlations
  • Oversee visualization for data mining, presentation and dashboard development
  • Conduct research into data issues and reports as required
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business/Computer Science/IT or related field is preferred)
  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience
  • 7+ years of experience with more than one reporting and business intelligence tool (Tableau, Spotfire, Domo, PowerBI, Qlik,etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience with SQL
  • 5+ years of experience with relational databases
  • 3+ years of experience with Big data tools (Hadoop, Hive, Impala, Spark, etc.) is preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in Python, or R is preferred
  • Expert in data visualization and deep understanding of relational databases to be able to create insights from large data sets.
  • Ability to blend data from various data sources to produce actionable information.
  • Strong data visualizations skills for "Story-telling" through data
  • Ability to work in white space environment and think outside the box in defining the Key Performance indicators
  • Able to simplify complex processes into easy to understand mocking of new Dashboard screens or enhancements to existing screens, developing test plans, testing key changes

EOE M/F/D/V

 

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