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Job ID :
96097
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
New Grad
Job Category :
Information Technology
Description :

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.


Job Description

Job Scope
Data Analytics incorporates techniques from many disciplines, including data acquisition, computer programming, data engineering, software development, high performance computing, and traditional business expertise, with the goal of extracting meaning from data to optimize future business decisions. Individuals in this field should wish to be experts in several of these disciplines and sufficiently proficient in others to effectively design, build, and deliver end-to-end products to optimize future decisions. The IT Developer role is responsible for working with clients to create scaled out business solutions and/or data using best practices.
 

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
• Work with business professionals within Risk and Return to develop and continuously improve our reporting infrastructure for monitoring, evaluating, and communicating risks across the investment portfolio.
• Develop data acquisition and infrastructure processes to deliver the data required to build predictive models.
• Maintain existing platforms and create new business solutions and from inception to fully developed products.
• Rapid, hands-on development of new data and analytics prototypes.
 

Job Qualifications

Skills Required:
• Use a wide variety of tools and languages to achieve results (e.g., C#, T-SQL, PL/SQL, Hadoop, Tableau, JavaScript, MVC).
• Works well with others, strong written and verbal communication, comfortable with varying (and reactive) daily responsibilities.
• Ability to work independently, inquisitive nature, and ownership mentality.
• Break down business problems into solvable components to recommend solutions.
• Work in an Agile Scrum environment.

Experience:
• 0 to 3 years in technology related fields.

Education/Training Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or equivalent.
• MBA or CFA candidate a plus.
• Experience with ETL techniques and tools, Data Warehousing and Data Modeling. Informatica or SSIS is a plus.
• Experience with developing applications and coding in various scripting languages.
• Experience with the Hadoop ecosystem.
• Familiarity with statistical concepts and related technology (R, SAS, Matlab).
• Demonstrated analytic agility and problem solving skills.
• Ability and desire to learn new languages and technologies.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Solid written and oral communication skills.

 


Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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