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Senior Analytics Catalyst

Reno, NV 89501
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Location: Reno, NV
Job_Code: 5064
# of Openings: 1

General Summary:

Employers has embarked on a plan to drive more data-based decision making across the enterprise. A key component of this strategy is the enablement and development of modern analytics capabilities in each major function: Underwriting, Claims, Marketing and Sales, Premium Audit and others. The Senior Analytics Catalyst will serve as a problem-solver and innovator to help accomplish these objectives.

The Senior Analytics Catalyst will partner with business representatives, data engineers and architects to develop decision tools that address key business decisions. He or she will leverage the latest developments in business analytics methods including data pipelining, interactive dashboards, visualization, statistical analysis and pattern recognition to foster data-based decision making. Beyond developing data products, the catalyst will develop measurement and feedback processes to evaluate the quality of decisions the data products support and work with their users to make improvements over time.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Leads the design of end-to-end analytics solutions: identify relevant data, assure data is accessible and of sufficient quality, develop innovative means of viewing and analyzing data
  • Supports complex projects/products and drives moderately complex projects from ideation to delivery in an Agile manner with an emphasis on measureable, value added deliverables
  • Establishes and effectively maintains relationships with business people at all levels in assigned functional areas
  • Develops comprehensive understanding of core business processes and decisions and looks for opportunities to use analytics to make improvements in decision making that creates value
  • Provides clear, concise communication of project plans and progress to all relevant stakeholders
  • Educates and advises the user community, regardless of level throughout the organization, on how to use BI tools
  • Collaborates with other members of the data and analytics team to expand the department's reach and facilitate the accomplishment of its strategic goals
  • Keep abreast of industry and technology developments, identifying opportunities for experimentation with new tools, data and techniques that meet the needs of the business
  • Works closely with data governance, IT and business units to ensure uniformity, accessibility, and usability of data
  • Works on special projects for the department as assigned.

Job Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in Analytics, Data Science, Financial Analysis or other quantitative field. Bachelor's degree in Analytics will be considered with 5+ years analytical experience and can demonstrate exemplary accomplishments in the field of Analytics or Data Science.
  • Advanced analytical thinking skills; comfortable drawing conclusions and making decisions with incomplete or ambiguous information
  • Programming experience in a scripting language such as Python or R
  • Excellent knowledge of relational database structure, programming concepts, external data sources, and experience working with complex data systems
  • Ability to compose and optimize SQL data queries and evaluate results
  • Demonstrated ability in data communication and/or visual design. Dashboarding experience a plus.
  • Significant proficiency with analysis of business operating data
  • Experience combining internal and external data for in-depth industry analyses
  • Customer service oriented; good collaboration skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Superior time management skills, able to multi-task and focus on multiple priorities
  • Ability to learn on the fly and grasp new concepts quickly

  • Insurance industry experience
  • Familiarity with algorithms, data structures, data mining, and/or data science concepts
  • Above average proficiency with business analytics tools such as Alteryx, Tableau, and R Shiny
  • Experience working in cloud computing environments and specifically the AWS Stack a plus

An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be substituted for the requirements listed above.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

This is an office job that currently operates remote but similar to an office environment; this role will routinely use office equipment such as computers, phones, printers, and web conferencing technology as examples.
  • This is largely a sedentary role; however, some mobility is required
  • May work early, late, or occasional weekend hours to accommodate business needs
  • Occasional lifting of a maximum of 30lbs.
  • Minimal travel to other office locations/meeting locations occasionally necessary
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Suitable office space in your home that provides for privacy/quiet workplace



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Posted: 2020-11-18 Expires: 2020-12-19

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