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.

Data Analyst

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
Positions within this family ensure data is properly managed and leveraged from Source to Storage to Delivery in the most efficient and effective way to benefit the organization. This position is an Entry level role into Data Management field. This position performs accountabilities under general supervision and supervisor provides guidance and examples on how to perform a task but expects the employee to use the new knowledge to independently perform the task. General supervision: the employee is told what to do but not how to do it. The how to is left up to the employee. These jobs have some discretion on work accountabilities.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
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). Actively implements Data Management standards and best practices. Acts as data management representative on projects to review data requirements against data standards. Monitors, identifies, investigates, prioritizes, remediates and communicates data quality issues. Performs data profiling, analyzes and communicates results in support of data quality processes. Implements processes to certify data quality for business intelligence purposes. Applies data and data quality definitions and standards, and transformation rules, in daily work. 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). Builds on existing knowledge to learn line of business specific end to end data flow and lineage from capture at source, to storage, to delivery and its business intent at each stage (i.e. capture, transformation, fragmentation and editing). Performs assigned functions to meet goals and objectives of the unit.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelors degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or Business preferred.
1+ yrs. general business experience
Data Management experienced preferred
Experience with Excel, Access and SQL preferred
Understands concepts and applications of business information models.
Demonstrates understanding of relationship between data and business rules and functions (i.e. data analysis concepts).
Proficient with tools and software to extract and analyze data in the data management function.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Solid knowledge of data practices and principles for data analysis. Demonstrated solid analytic and diagnostic skills. Demonstrated solid interpersonal skills. Demonstrated solid communication skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated ability to multi-task. Demonstrated problem solving and diagnostic skills. Seeks opportunities to learn. Solid decision making skills. Intermediate skill/competency level: demonstrates solid knowledge and ability; can apply the competency with minimal or no guidance, in the full range of typical situations. Requires guidance handling novel or more complex situations.

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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