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Senior Data Analyst at Unum

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Posted on: 
May 26, 2023
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Summary of the Senior Data Analyst job at Unum

Unum is hiring a Senior Data Analyst with 5 - 10 years of experience. Based in United States - Portland, ME and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $95,000 - $185,400
About Unum

Unum is a company of people serving people. A Fortune 500 company, we help millions of people gain affordable access to disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision benefits through the workplace — benefits that help them protect their families, their finances and their futures. Our products and services meet the needs of a diverse workforce that includes four generations, growing ethnic diversity and changing family dynamics.

A strong commitment to social responsibility is one of Unum's core values. In fact, we place particular emphasis on contributing to positive change in the communities in which we live and work. Helping our communities become better is a natural extension of the commitment we make each and every day to our customers — to help employers manage their businesses and employees protect their families and livelihoods.

We look forward to sharing industry news, community involvement, recognition and other info we hope you find interesting and informative. We encourage your comments and feedback so we can be a valuable resource for you and get to know you a little better.

Senior Data Analyst job description

The primary responsibility of the Senior Data Analyst is to perform moderate to complex data profiling, analysis, and mapping, while adhering to Unum's Enterprise Data Management Strategy and Architecture. This role involves collaborating closely with Business Analysts, Data Analysts, Data Architects, business units, and Application development groups. The Senior Data Analyst is involved in the conceptualization, design, development, and delivery of solutions within assigned business portfolios. In addition, the candidate may research third-party/cloud solutions to ensure successful technology integration. With their deep knowledge of data subject matter and technology, the Senior Data Analyst serves as a subject matter expert. Furthermore, this role is crucial in mentoring Data Analysts and Associate Data Analysts, thus ensuring the growth of future talent within the agile teams.

This is a hybrid position located in Atlanta (Sandy Springs), GA, Chattanooga TN, or Portland, ME.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities

  • Conduct moderate to complex data profiling and analysis to evaluate data sources to determine the best source for business information.
  • Complete source to target data mapping specifications (e.g. source to target can be from one DBMS table to another DBMS table, from a DBMS table into a canonical message structure, etc.)
  • Partner with subject matter experts, architects and engineers to capture and analyze business needs to lead the creation of all data modeling related artifacts.
  • Translate and transform business requirements into complex data models (conceptual and logical).
  • Design moderately complex to complex, flexible data models (conceptual and logical) through collaborations with analysts, engineers, and Physical DBA.
  • Collaborate with the Data Architect and Physical DBA to translate the logical data model into a physical database design.
  • Create/Capture documentation (metadata) that is up-to-date.
  • Recommend architectural standard improvements.
  • Work with integration teams to ensure that the model design and development is properly communicated.
  • Contribute to the development of enterprise data management standards and procedures, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Contribute to the development of data quality requirements, policies, data rules, reporting, and remediation.
  • Contribute to the refinement and standardization of data modeling practices to align with application paradigm (e.g. Business Intelligence, Transactional Processing, Big Data).
  • Collaborate with the test engineers to perform data validation and testing activities as appropriate.
  • Adhere to approved architectural standards.
  • Mentor core resources as designated by team leader.
  • Thinks with the mind of the end customer at all times, ensuring solutions seek to improve the customer experience and delight their customers.
Senior Data Analyst job requirements

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years' experience in Data Analysis or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient in resolving data anomalies and conducting data integration analysis.
  • Proficient in the Data Management discipline
  • Familiarity with data modeling concepts
  • Knowledge of conceptual and logical data modeling practices
  • Strong SQL skills and strong data analysis skills
  • Understands how to read XML
  • Familiarity with both Relational Data and UML Modeling
  • Familiarity with the concepts of Operational Data Store and Data Warehouse
  • Strong problem solver
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with others
  • Ability to embrace change, adapt to the unexpected, and focus energies, people, and solutions on practical and positive results
  • Proven data profiling experience (i.e. single column, table structural, cross-table, etc.)
  • Proficient in developing data mapping specifications, including identification of data rules, defining transformation rules, etc.
  • Knowledge of Big Data/NoSQL platforms (i.e. Hadoop, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Understand and utilize Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Data Management certification(s) is a plus (e.g. DAMA, IDMA, ICCP) is a plus
  • Experience in the financial and insurance industry is a plus
  • Experience with IBM technologies is a plus (e.g. Infosphere Data Architect, Information Analyzer, FastTrack)
  • Experience with Agile Development Methodologies
  • Strong team player; able to work effectively within a team and more broadly with people from a variety of backgrounds and areas across the organization.
What we offer at Unum

The base salary range for applicants for this position is listed below. Unless actual salary is indicated above in the job description, actual pay will be based on skill, geographical location and experience.

$95,000.00-$185,400.00

Additionally, Unum offers a portfolio of benefits and rewards that are competitive and comprehensive including healthcare benefits (health, vision, dental), insurance benefits (short & long-term disability), performance-based incentive plans, paid time off, and a 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match up to 5% and an additional 4.5% contribution whether you contribute to the plan or not. All benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of individual Plans.

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Unum

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Senior Data Analyst

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Posted on: 
April 1, 2024

About Our Company

Unum is a company of people serving people. A Fortune 500 company, we help millions of people gain affordable access to disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision benefits through the workplace — benefits that help them protect their families, their finances and their futures. Our products and services meet the needs of a diverse workforce that includes four generations, growing ethnic diversity and changing family dynamics.

A strong commitment to social responsibility is one of Unum's core values. In fact, we place particular emphasis on contributing to positive change in the communities in which we live and work. Helping our communities become better is a natural extension of the commitment we make each and every day to our customers — to help employers manage their businesses and employees protect their families and livelihoods.

We look forward to sharing industry news, community involvement, recognition and other info we hope you find interesting and informative. We encourage your comments and feedback so we can be a valuable resource for you and get to know you a little better.

Job Description & Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Senior Data Analyst is to perform moderate to complex data profiling, analysis, and mapping, while adhering to Unum's Enterprise Data Management Strategy and Architecture. This role involves collaborating closely with Business Analysts, Data Analysts, Data Architects, business units, and Application development groups. The Senior Data Analyst is involved in the conceptualization, design, development, and delivery of solutions within assigned business portfolios. In addition, the candidate may research third-party/cloud solutions to ensure successful technology integration. With their deep knowledge of data subject matter and technology, the Senior Data Analyst serves as a subject matter expert. Furthermore, this role is crucial in mentoring Data Analysts and Associate Data Analysts, thus ensuring the growth of future talent within the agile teams.

This is a hybrid position located in Atlanta (Sandy Springs), GA, Chattanooga TN, or Portland, ME.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities

  • Conduct moderate to complex data profiling and analysis to evaluate data sources to determine the best source for business information.
  • Complete source to target data mapping specifications (e.g. source to target can be from one DBMS table to another DBMS table, from a DBMS table into a canonical message structure, etc.)
  • Partner with subject matter experts, architects and engineers to capture and analyze business needs to lead the creation of all data modeling related artifacts.
  • Translate and transform business requirements into complex data models (conceptual and logical).
  • Design moderately complex to complex, flexible data models (conceptual and logical) through collaborations with analysts, engineers, and Physical DBA.
  • Collaborate with the Data Architect and Physical DBA to translate the logical data model into a physical database design.
  • Create/Capture documentation (metadata) that is up-to-date.
  • Recommend architectural standard improvements.
  • Work with integration teams to ensure that the model design and development is properly communicated.
  • Contribute to the development of enterprise data management standards and procedures, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Contribute to the development of data quality requirements, policies, data rules, reporting, and remediation.
  • Contribute to the refinement and standardization of data modeling practices to align with application paradigm (e.g. Business Intelligence, Transactional Processing, Big Data).
  • Collaborate with the test engineers to perform data validation and testing activities as appropriate.
  • Adhere to approved architectural standards.
  • Mentor core resources as designated by team leader.
  • Thinks with the mind of the end customer at all times, ensuring solutions seek to improve the customer experience and delight their customers.

Requirements

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years' experience in Data Analysis or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient in resolving data anomalies and conducting data integration analysis.
  • Proficient in the Data Management discipline
  • Familiarity with data modeling concepts
  • Knowledge of conceptual and logical data modeling practices
  • Strong SQL skills and strong data analysis skills
  • Understands how to read XML
  • Familiarity with both Relational Data and UML Modeling
  • Familiarity with the concepts of Operational Data Store and Data Warehouse
  • Strong problem solver
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with others
  • Ability to embrace change, adapt to the unexpected, and focus energies, people, and solutions on practical and positive results
  • Proven data profiling experience (i.e. single column, table structural, cross-table, etc.)
  • Proficient in developing data mapping specifications, including identification of data rules, defining transformation rules, etc.
  • Knowledge of Big Data/NoSQL platforms (i.e. Hadoop, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Understand and utilize Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Data Management certification(s) is a plus (e.g. DAMA, IDMA, ICCP) is a plus
  • Experience in the financial and insurance industry is a plus
  • Experience with IBM technologies is a plus (e.g. Infosphere Data Architect, Information Analyzer, FastTrack)
  • Experience with Agile Development Methodologies
  • Strong team player; able to work effectively within a team and more broadly with people from a variety of backgrounds and areas across the organization.

What we offer

The base salary range for applicants for this position is listed below. Unless actual salary is indicated above in the job description, actual pay will be based on skill, geographical location and experience.

$95,000.00-$185,400.00

Additionally, Unum offers a portfolio of benefits and rewards that are competitive and comprehensive including healthcare benefits (health, vision, dental), insurance benefits (short & long-term disability), performance-based incentive plans, paid time off, and a 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match up to 5% and an additional 4.5% contribution whether you contribute to the plan or not. All benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of individual Plans.

Apply now

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