Data Analytics Specialist

Buffalo, New York
Competitive salary plus an outstanding bonus potential
Oct 07, 2016
Nov 22, 2016
Job Type
Full Time


Merchants Insurance Group, a Northeast leader in Property & Casualty Insurance, and ranked No. 1 among super regional commercial carriers in IIABNY survey for the 3rd consecutive year is seeking an experienced and energetic Data Analytics Specialist  for it’s Corporate Headquarters location in Buffalo, NY.

Responsibilities include analytical work supporting the Product Management, Actuarial/Modeling, Underwriting, Claims & Sales/Marketing departments to include: Analysis design, analysis development and maintenance, communication and discussion, data management, industry and best practices research, Documentation, training, and support.

Participate in discussions with customer and analytics team lead/manager to identify and define analysis variables, formulate hypotheses/comparisons, and plan data selection, organization and visualization.  Draft report layouts.

Develop and maintain reports, data sets, algorithms, and requirements/specifications for data warehouse and business intelligence programming.  Test and validate results.

Publish recurring and ad hoc analyses. Contribute to explanatory material to accompany analyses. Describe analysis goals and objectives; communicate results, conclusions, and recommendations.  Participate in follow-up discussions with customers and respond to questions and requests for additional information.

Contribute to data governance efforts. Participate in identification, evaluation and integration of third party data.  Develop benchmarking reports, research new metrics, review industry trends.  Write end-user help documentation and train end users.



Qualified candidates will possess a BA/BS or MA/MS in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Business, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, or related field.  0-4 years property/casualty experience with BA/BS degree; or 0-3 years property/casualty experience with ACAS, FCAS or CPCU credential; or 0 – 2 years property/casualty experience with MA/MS degree; or 0 – 2 years Data Analytics Specialist experience.  Quantitative analysis, problem-solving, communication, teamwork, SQL, database, spreadsheet, programming, business intelligence/analytics tools.

In addition to a competitive salary we offer an outstanding bonus program, and attractive benefit package including health, dental, vision and a guaranteed 401(k) employer match of 100% up to 6% of eligible compensation.  Visit our website for detailed company information  Send/Fax resume in confidence to: Merchants Insurance Group, 250 Main St., Bflo, NY 14202, ATTN: HR-TM or fax 716-849-3388, email  EOE.