Associate Analytics & Research

Hartford, Connecticut

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
Support the strategy and managing projects, people or innovation streams. Conduct a variety of statistical analyses including data mining, predictive modeling and/or actuarial techniques. Review analyses and provide direction and insight. Serve as a subject matter expert in one or more of the following: Advanced statistical analyses. Actuarial and/or research methods. Broad business knowledge. In-depth Line of Business knowledge. May provide direction to a team of analysts and/or project members.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Perform and manage a variety of advanced statistical analyses including data mining and actuarial research techniques. Analyze/interpret data, draw business inferences and clearly articulate findings for target audience. May manage one or more advanced research projects simultaneously. Present analysis and recommendations to target audience. May lead in-depth efforts in applying, validating and implementing predictive models. Apply established techniques to new business problems. Proactively stay abreast of industry, developments, changing trends and jurisdictional issues. Attend various seminars and conference as appropriate. Develop and maintain effective relationships with business partners. Partner with peers across organization and potentially across the company, to ensure consistency and alignment where appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications
PhD STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) degree with zero years experience or Masters STEM degree with 3 years experience or Bachelor's STEM degree with 5 yrs experience required. Moderate working knowledge of modeling/research/analytics or actuarial required. Relevant statistical analysis work experience required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Relevant work experience in research and/or advanced analytic work (e.g. predictive modeling) preferred.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Computer Proficiency: Ability to read/revise/review a statistical software program (e.g. R, SAS, SPSS. Ability to create advanced programs from scratch. Leading the Business: Problem Solving & Decision Making. Risk Taking, Innovation. Results Orientation. Business Perspective. Understanding & Navigating the Organization (Includes Collaboration). Leading Others: Forging Synergy. Communicating Effectively. Leveraging Differences. Building & Mending Relationships. Participative Management. Leading Employees: Employee Development. Leading Self: Openness to Influence, Flexibility. Self Awareness. Seeks Opportunities to Learn. Leadership Stature. Credibility. Business Acumen: Understanding and knowledge of key business knowledge areas (e.g. product, enterprise, industry, claim process and competitors). Ability to leverage business knowledge to determine approaches to execution. Critical Thinking: Ability to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; ability to use reason; review facts, identify inconsistencies and weigh options; ability to make logical and timely decisions that address the right issues. Modeling: Ability to develop advanced models and interpret model results. Statistics: Understanding of advanced statistics underlying data models. Ability to apply new statistical procedures to work. Demonstrates intermediate to strong ability and knowledge of database principles, data profiling, statistics and data modeling and can apply this knowledge in new or complex situations. May guide other professionals.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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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.