Data Analytics and Modeling Analyst

Greater New Orleans area, Full time

This person will lead in designing, maintaining, and enhancing the Special Markets database.  He/she will work with management to prioritize business and information needs. The candidate will coordinate with US Group teams to assist in data and process improvements.


Data Analytics:

  • Serve as the subject matter expert on quantitative modeling for the actuarial team, working closely with team members inside and outside the department
  • Develop and maintain a technical skillset that includes data querying languages (e.g., SQL), scripting languages (e.g., Python), and MS productivity applications (Access, Excel, and VBA)
  • Design, build and maintain predictive models based on US Group actuarial datasets (inclusive of data cleaning, model design, model development, and result validation)
  • Design, develop and maintain business intelligence, reporting and dashboarding capabilities for actuarial and accounting teams
  • Perform data quality assessments to identify ways in which the data quality might be improved
  • Coordinate with IT to identify opportunities to improve and enhance data quality, data availability, analysis capabilities, and predictive techniques
  • Work on analysis projects as needed


Database Work:

  • Design and maintain Special Markets Database for Actuarial and Accounting use
  • Coordinate data extract, transform, loading (ETL) activity planning and operation
  • Integrate new programs/products/treaty years as needed
  • Test system development and enhancements before the production release
  • Assist with report generation and process automation.
  • Collaborate with other departments and IT regarding integrations with other data and systems


Process Improvement:

  • Develop automated processes for manual data tasks
  • Improve models for self and US teams
  • Collaborate with actuarial team members to improve their data processing efficiencies
  • Assist with troubleshooting and fixing of models as issues arise


Accounting / Auditing / Ad Hoc

  • Assist in Special Markets Audits as needed.
  • Audit MGU data for errors and omissions, resolving issues if/when appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned
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