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Senior Data Engineer / Business Analyst

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60606 New York, NY, US, 10005

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Underwriting
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  8646

Role Purpose:

In this role, you will play a key role in the development of portfolio steering approaches and tools for AGCS’ lines of business. You will work with business users across the underwriting function to design concepts, tools, and processes to improve the quality of AGCS’ portfolio. You will engage with stakeholders to understand their requirements and translate this into business solutions that create value and increase the profitability of the portfolio. Further, you will play an active role in the AGCS Underwriting transformation by implementing advanced analytics and statistical methods to help building the future of insurance business.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop portfolio steering tools across multiple lines of business – including profitability analysis, target setting, KPI monitoring, and reporting – to assist UW strategy portfolio steering and decision making.
  • Drive solutions based on business problems: discover and capture data requirements from business stakeholders, translate business requirements into a working code; work with business users and owners to determine which capabilities and features are driving value.
  • Support the implementation and translation of strategy in concrete underwriting actions – with impact to pricing, volatility management, and risk accumulation.
  • Assure accuracy of data processing and outputs through consistently high software development skills, adherence to best practice, thorough testing, and peer reviews; rapidly iterate on solutions and configurations in the platform.
  • Operationalize data analytics tools by guiding and mentoring business users to become self-sufficient practitioners; proactively provide demos, training, and support to underwriters and other users.

 

Required Skills:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Science or Engineering – especially in fields such as Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or Software Engineering.
  • High experience with programming, scripting, or statistical packages (Python, SQL, R, Matlab; Java is a plus); some visualization/reporting/dashboarding skills (Javascript/HTML5/CSS).
  • Min 5 years of significant experience in product design and data analytics, programming, and risk modelling and thus qualified analytical skills with an ability to analyze highly complex data from multiple sources; identify and resolve issues.
  • Experience working within the agile development environment – managing data and projects using this methodology. You should be comfortable in a fast paced environment and able to consistently revise approach in response to new information; effectively work together with various team members when gathering requirements, delivering solutions, and eliciting suggestions and feedback.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills with ability to explain complex in a simple way to understand terminology; express ideas and messages clearly, both written and verbally; be able to “sell” an improvised or prepared audience a winning story

 

Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience and includes a comprehensive best in class benefits package.  Any salary or benefits information provided by third party resources such as external job posting websites etc., cannot be deemed reliable.

 

 

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

 

We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

 

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.

Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

 

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.

 

For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.

 

 


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