Data Scientist & Business AnalystDownload PDF


Department Name: Strategy & Business Development
Reports To: EVP, Strategy & Business Development
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are seeking a smart, collaborative, and results-oriented Data Scientist & Business Analyst with strong domain expertise in data science and a strong interest in playing an important analytical role supporting a growing, dynamic organization.

In this transformational role, we are seeking a talented individual to support all growth areas, including but not limited to our inforce, medical data product lines and core services platform. This individual will partner with business line leaders to identify and implement data analytic opportunities across our business and the industry. This role will include identifying new data, assessing existing data, evaluating strategies, and designing products (with the use of “big data” lakes or warehouses) that expand insights and add value to our customers in support of our transformational growth plan. This individual will help identify new products to serve our members in the Medical Data Solutions, Inforce Solutions and Digital tools area as well as other product areas that may be identified. Reporting to the executive in charge of strategy & business development, the selected candidate will provide strong partnerships in developing and executing business plans as a key member of the team.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Education: B.A. or B.S. undergraduate degree in business, data science, statistics or similar discipline

  • Prior experience working in consulting firms or the life & health insurance industry preferred
  • 3+ years of progressive data analytics experience with a background in data science
  • Enthusiasm and curiosity for conducting research, distilling information, and answering challenging questions with data
  • Analytically & quantitatively-minded
  • Strong, collaborative team player with critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrates influential leadership skills with multi-faceted project teams
  • Business experience developing accurate, enterprise data analytics applications, platforms, and products using data lakes / warehouses, ETL, business intelligence, and automation across the data life cycle
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation)
  • Product development or strategic business development experience a plus
  • Familiar with Agile development techniques

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(This is a representative list of the general duties the position may be asked to perform, and is not intended to be all-inclusive)


  • Oversight of data acquisition, transformation, and production
  • Write technical reports detailing procedures, outcomes, and observations
  • Strategically evaluate and define a roadmap for data analytics business that will deliver the necessary data capabilities to produce meaningful, tangible business outcomes
  • Provide critical guidance on applying analytical insights to real-world business problems, processes, operations, and opportunities in the insurance industry
  • Assist internal stakeholders and clients in defining analytics needs and developing solutions to solve those challenges
  • Create frameworks and methodologies for approaching major strategic issues, leveraging existing MIB or industry intellectual capital to develop innovative concepts (at the macro-level) for the industry
  • Build and execute a client specific data strategy including performing gap assessments, creating optimal state data plans, and building execution roadmaps
  • Evaluate new online & offline data opportunities in the form of new sources, new technology, client priorities, partnerships, etc.
  • Vet different analytics tools that will complement the data needs and future analytical offerings at MIB
  • Analyze insurance application data, APS, electronic health records, and other data sources for life and health insurance use cases. Analyses will be conducted on MIB platforms or cloud-based settings (i.e. Amazon Web Services) likely using one or more of the following analytical programs: MS excel, SQL, Tableau, SAS, STATA, and/or R
  • High level analysis will include and not be limited to the following: Formulating key questions and analytical objectives; design and carry out analyses to answer these questions; present results of these analyses to the team in tables, graphs, and/or figures, and evaluate progress and next steps
  • Design and manage dashboards for displaying real-time analyses of quantity, quality and content to provide insights into performance internally and externally for members
  • Merge data from multiple sources to help create unique datasets to answer specific questions
  • Build trust with clients, stakeholders and team members alike, with empathy, great communication and negotiation skills
  • See the whole picture (the forest, not the tree) of the business and the industry and its application to data analysis; the drivers, people, processes, and technology

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCIES

  • Applies a curious and data-driven mindset with the ability to develop new analytical product offerings
  • Provides strong analytical skills by paying close attention to detail and making sound decisions
  • Grasps complex issues facing the company and distills them quickly
  • Demonstrates a team-oriented "organization first" mindset
  • Shows flexibility and adaptability in a collaborative, rapidly changing environment
  • Operates as a self-starter with a sense of urgency, results-orientation and purpose
  • Works effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to handle a diverse workload through effective time management, multi-tasking, and excellent problem-solving skill
  • Professional demeanor and ability to interact effectively with executive-level internal and external parties, and partner effectively with business leaders

OTHER MATERIAL INFORMATION

All Associates (whether full-time, part-time, or temporary), Interns, Subcontractors, and Service Providers are to follow the Information Security Program to:

  • Ensure the security of Protected Information
  • Protect against anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of Protected Information; and
  • Protect against unauthorized access to or use of Protected Information in a manner that creates a substantial risk of a security breach, identity theft or fraud. Associates must contact the Help Desk immediately in the event of or suspicion of a security event (e.g., lost or stolen equipment, sensitive information disclosure, etc.)

This job description does not include a comprehensive list of all duties the associate may be asked to perform in the course of the business day or may be assigned as part of the position. Other duties may be assigned as appropriate based on MIB business needs.

 

 

If you are interested in a career at MIB, please send your cover letter, resume, and career interests to our Human Resources Department:

MIB Group, Inc.
Human Resources Department
50 Braintree Hill Park, Suite 400
Braintree, MA 02184-8734

E-mail: hr@mib.com

MIB is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment and conducts pre-employment drug testing and background checks.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

MIB is committed to a policy of equal opportunity, without regard to race, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or other legally protected status, for all persons, based solely on an individual's qualifications and fitness. MIB's policy regarding equal employment opportunity applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, benefits, wage and salary administration, scheduling, disciplinary action, termination, and social, educational and recreational programs.

Together with its members, MIB strengthens the industry, ensuring that companies can offer — and consumers can purchase — affordable life and health insurance protection.
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