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Technical Business Data Analyst

Hartford, Connecticut

Company Summary

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Target Openings

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Job Description Summary

The Bond & Specialty Insurance BI&A organization is seeking a talented professional to join the organization as a Technical Business Data Analyst to assist with our Management Liability program building out a new core capability. This new core capability is centered around data requiring significant data analysis and subject matter expertise within Bond & SI.

To accomplish this the Tech BA will need to partner with internal and external areas to:
* Perform data analysis on complex data
* Build and deliver data requirements
* Address internal data nuances by building & implementing various rules
* Determine root causes for data issues

Proficiency in SQL with a strong aptitude to continue advancing is a must.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyzes medium complexity customer requests (internal or external, e.g. data calls) for changes to production systems, determines impact on existing systems, processes and develops appropriate specifications, enhancements and or procedures to comply. Meet with customer to elicit requirements. May act as project lead for medium complexity items.

  • Handles moderate to complex root cause analysis of business data issues and provides technical data guidance on complex issues. Oversee specification or procedural changes to address issue.

  • Manage the testing and verification processes ensuring accuracy.

  • Work with business areas and project team members to understand new business capabilities and perform impact analysis to determine additional data requirements, provide data expertise and data as needed. Conduct fact gathering sessions with customer to define and confirm requirements. Oversee deliverables for compliance (e.g. state/bureau requirements).

  • Develops, maintains and prioritizes business data requirements and specifications; leveraging data standards, ensuring that solutions (structure, values, relationships, quality standards) meet operational and business need.

  • Provides input into 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, editing).

  • Conduct thorough analysis of data in preparation for retiring old capabilities.

  • Actively participates in the creation and implementation of business information models, and business intelligence and data roadmaps including attributes, structures and relationships. Actively participates in complex entity design, structure and population.

  • Provides guidance to strategic projects around accuracy and availability of data.

  • Performs data profiling, analyzes and communicates results in support of data quality processes.

  • Assists in implementation of processes to certify data quality for business intelligence purposes.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or Business.

  • 4 years of relevant data and analytics experience preferred.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Very proficient is SQL with experience performing data analytics and writing SQL queries.

  • Demonstrates general understanding of overall data models, data relationships, mapping lineage and business rules.

  • Acts as subject matter experts on specific aspects of data availability and usage, assisting in the arbitration of differences of data interpretations and guidance to projects, business and technology areas.

  • Thorough knowledge of tools and software used to extract and analyze data in the data management function preferred.

  • Insurance knowledge preferred.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to communicate thoughts/designs/ideas in an unambiguous manner and adjusts communication based on audience.

  • Strong knowledge of enterprise uses of data and total data flow within enterprise.

  • Possesses strong knowledge of database software applications, financial modeling tools, and actuarial/statistical modeling tools.

  • Demonstrates intermediate analytic and diagnostic skills.

  • Demonstrates intermediate interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrates effective communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Demonstrates ability to influence others.

  • General understanding of the business functions, processes, and overall business strategies.

  • Seeks opportunities to learn and to influence others.

  • Intermediate problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Ability to interact effectively with others across functions.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. 


If you have questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.


Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.


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.