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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
AVP, Data Analytics
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Symetra Financial | Bellevue, WA
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Job Description

Responsible for making Symetra a data driven enterprise. This is a leadership role in the Data and Analytics field delivering solutions that have a material impact on the business. They will lead projects/team that may consist of data engineer/architects/devs, Reporting and BI Analysts, and Data Scientists. Responsible for building strong understanding and relationships within business and IT. They will have significant interaction with senior leadership giving technical recommendations, plans, and roadmaps to both a technical and non-technical audience with implementation responsibility. Must have significant technical expertise in the Data Science space.

4 year college degree. Advanced technical proficiently in Actuarial Science, Data Science, Programming, Statistics, or similar field. Likely to have advanced education such as Masters, Actuarial Designation, or equivalent.

At least 8 years in the insurance or financial services industry with a focus on data and analytics, and 10+ years of total work experience.

Technical: Experience in advanced analytic tools, statistics, or predictive models such as R, Python, or a commercial predictive modeling platform. Knowledge of data mining techniques. Ability to independently research relevant topics, enlighten the team based on findings, and convert findings to value-added deliverables. Self-starter motivated to make meaningful contributions. Able to lead project teams. Desire to learn multiple facets of a large diverse insurance company Strong analytical skills and ability to quickly grasp business needs and objectives Excellent written and oral communication skills Ability to work effectively in a team environment Ability to manage time and work independently to complete tasks Strong organizational skills. Will manage direct as well as dotted line staff.

About Symetra Financial

Symetra Financial Corporation is a life insurance company focused on selected group health, retirement, life insurance and employee benefits markets. The Company manages its business through five segments, which include: Group, it offers medical stop-loss insurance, limited medical benefit plans, group life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance and disability insurance; Retirement Services, offers fixed and variable deferred annuities, including tax sheltered annuities, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and group annuities to qualified retirement plans, including Section 401(k) and 457 plans; Income Annuities, offers single premium immediate annuities (SPIAs), for customers seeking a source of retirement income and structured settlement annuities to fund third-party personal injury settlements; Individual, offers an array of term, universal and variable life insurance as well as bank-owned life insurance (BOLI), and Other corporate expenses.