About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.

Business Intelligence Participant

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
As a Business Intelligence Participant within the Business Intelligence & Geospatial (BIG) Development Program starting in June of 2017, you work in concert with your assigned area of business as well as the program to develop your business acumen, insurance acumen, analytical & technical awareness, and your leadership readiness. This position is a trainee role within one of the many portfolios of Business Intelligence; including but not limited to: Information Delivery, Data Management, Analytics Services/Performance Analytics, Data Engineering, or Business Analysis.
Participants within this program work with business customers to determine how business intelligence information and analytic solutions can be leveraged to support business strategies, capabilities, and processes to making actionable insights.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Participates and aids in program events and initiatives, which may include:
  • Complete tailored 1st Year Experience Training
    (Business Acumen, Insurance Acumen, Technical & Analytic Expertise, Leadership Readiness)
  • Recruiting (Intern Info Sessions, School Visits, Career Fairs)
  • Coaching in the Summer Intern Experience (Orientation, Onboarding, Speaker Series)
  • Ad hoc Business Intelligence & Analytics Community Initiatives
Specific Business Intelligence duties:
Business Analysis
  • Aids in eliciting, analyzing, specifying, communicating and validating Business Intelligence requirements processes while identifying project issues which require escalation May act as point of contact for business throughout and after project implementation.
  • Aids in facilitation of user groups, documentation of requirements and business process flows. Aids in facilitation and utilizes the best practices for user acceptance testing (UAT) including creation, socialization, and execution of UAT plans.
  • Supports the ongoing rationalization of business intelligence assets to ensure they are providing utmost value for business outcomes.
Data Management
  • Participates in the data governance and metadata processes by preparing artifacts for review and submission (i.e. researching, preparing simple submissions, and data quality metrics.)
  • Demonstrates understanding of overall data models, data relationships, mapping lineage and business rules and participates in the creation of data models (e.g. entity design and population).
  • Learns and adheres to all data management practices and governance
Information Delivery
  • Works with delivery team to design the delivery strategy that fulfills the business requirements
  • Learn how to develop automate, compile, and prepare reports, dashboards, cubes, etc.
  1. Collection of data
  2. Integration of that data
  3. Development (prototyping and production build)
  • Learn how to complete root cause analysis.
Learns how to identify and inform data management of new sources and attributes for their governance.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, business, engineering, finance, economics, computer science, statistics, management information systems, or data-oriented equivalent degree.
  • Typically 0-2 yrs. of general business experience
  • Internship in data related field preferred
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools and software preferred
Demonstrates basic understanding of relationship between data and business functions

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
  • Solid motivational fit for a data oriented role
  • Demonstrates analytic and diagnostic aptitude
  • Demonstrates above average interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates above average communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrates basic project management skills
  • Demonstrates basic problem solving skills
  • Seeks opportunities to learn and fulfill their intellectual curiousity
  • Solid decision making skills

Physical Requirements
Operates standard office equipment Requires extended periods of computer use Requires extended periods of sitting

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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