Travelers Associate, Analytics & Research LDP in Hartford, Connecticut



Associate, Analytics & Research LDP

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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. Other duties as assigned.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

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. Technical: 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. Computer Proficiency: Ability to read/revise/review a statistical software program (e.g. R, SAS, SPSS); Ability to create advanced programs from scratch. 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.

Job Category:

Actuarial and Analytics

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for: Support the business 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 analysis, Data science, 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.

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Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

At least a PhD in statistics, mathematics, economics, finance, actuarial science, computer science or Masters degree with 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience. Any suitable combination of education, training and/or work experience would be acceptable. Relevant work experience should be in research and/or advanced analytic work (e.g. predictive modeling, data science).

Physical Requirements:

Operates standard office equipment.

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 required. Moderate working knowledge of modeling/research/analytics or actuarial required. Relevant statistical analysis work experience.

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.

Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.