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Nationwide Insurance

Specialist, Data Solution Analyst

Columbus, OH

If you’re passionate about innovation and love working in an environment where you can constantly improve and adopt new technologies to drive business results, then Nationwide’s Information Technology team could be the place for you!

Seeking a dynamic Data Analyst to join our cutting edge Claims Data Domain Technology focused team within Property and Casualty Data Services. This position will be part of a team to revolutionize our data technologies enabling actuarial modeling, product pricing, catastrophe modeling, predictive analytics, financial reporting, and operational business intelligence for Property and Casualty Business Units.

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This role requires a mixture of technical and data analysis skills to be successful. We are looking for candidates that have the following core skills:

  • Advanced SQL (dynamic/recursive queries, analytical functions, etc)

  • Communication/Analysis Skills- The ability to have a non-technical discussion with someone and translate into technical requirements

  • Root cause analysis

  • Work efficiently with common file formats and data structures

  • Modeling concepts

Compensation grade F5

Job Description Summary

Nationwide’s industry leading workforce is passionate about creating data solutions that are secure, reliable and efficient in support of our mission to provide extraordinary care. Nationwide embraces an agile work environment and collaborative culture through the understanding of business processes, relationship entities and requirements using data analysis, quality, visualization, governance, engineering, robotic process automation, and machine learning to produce targeted data solutions. If you have the drive and desire to be part of a future forward data enabled culture, we want to hear from you.

As a Data Solution Analyst, you’ll translate functional data and analytic requirements into solutions for consumption and use by the respective business or technology request or leveraging a variety of approved technologies. The technologies include (but are not limited to) Paxata, Tableau, Micro strategy, Business Objects, R, or other reporting and visualization solutions being considered for operationalization. You’ll also have the opportunity to guide others to leverage self-service techniques for business reporting and analytics.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Elicits reporting and analytic requirements from business and technology requestors to generate visualization or analysis.

  • Supports implementation of data requirements and practices for an assigned area.

  • Under supervision creates and executes standard visualization techniques.

  • Uses visualization and analysis techniques to present findings of data exploration exercises to stakeholders based on requirements gleaned.

  • Maps the flow of data and the business processes and/or technical interfaces which would be created or impacted and recommends solutions/adaptations.

  • Collaborates with others to implement standardized data reporting, analytics, and visualization tools.

  • Works on profiling, mapping, and modeling tools.

  • With guidance may partner with others on projects requiring data visualization.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Manager/Director Data Leader.

Typical Skills and Experiences: 

Education:  Undergraduate studies in computer science, management information systems, business, statistics, math, a related field or comparable experience and education strongly preferred.  Graduate studies in business, statistics, math, computer science or a related field are a plus.

License/Certification/Designation:  Certifications are not required but encouraged.

Experience:  Two to five years of relevant experience with data management/ organization/ analytics or practices.  Experience in with data visualization tools, reporting and self-service analytic techniques. Experience in application of data acquisition and data wrangling. Insurance/financial services industry knowledge a plus.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:  Data application and practices knowledge. Good oral and written communication skills.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.

Values:  Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions: 

Overtime Eligibility: Exempt (Not Eligible)

Working Conditions: Normal office environment.

ADA:  The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job.  Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties. 

Client-provided location(s): Columbus Metropolitan Area, OH, USA
Job ID: c7ed1c76b01a4b4b2c76a07966e0080d949fadc639bd02667c07147a5e5b19c9
Employment Type: Other