Business Analyst II

Verisk Analytics
Jersey City
With a history of impressive growth, an innovative culture, and offering industry–leading solutions, Verisk Analytics is an amazing place to work and make a difference. In 2018, Forbes magazine named Verisk to its World's Best Employers list and, in 2017, to its World's Most Innovative Companies list for the third consecutive year. We also earned the Great Place to Work?? Certification for the third consecutive year in recognition of our outstanding workplace culture.Verisk is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, energy and specialized markets, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk draws on unique data assets and deep domain expertise to provide first–to–market innovations integrated into customer workflows. We've been delivering predictive analytics and decision support solutions to our customers for nearly 50 years, helping them protect people, property, and financial assets. At Verisk, you'll be part of an organization that's committed to serving the long–term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.At Verisk, you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create a positive and lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business–casual, collaborative environment that offers state–of–the–art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.Job DescriptionJob Description – Business Analyst II – Strategic Data Operations (SDO)The Statistical Data Management (SDM) division of ISO is responsible for data collected via ISO's statistical plans as well as via alternative data collection methodologies. The Data Validation team, for which you will be working, is part of SDM. The holder of this position will be part of a fast–developing team with the aim to develop and implement data validation tools in support of ISO's data assets. The team also provides enhanced customer tools for quality data reporting. You will apply data management and analytical skills to analyze business requirements and convert them into data validation specifications used in our propriety multiline data quality processes and programs. In addition, as part of this innovative solutions team you will be providing much needed support to improving and modernizing ISO's internal systems.The Business Analyst II in Data Validation will work within a team environment to identify statistical data requirements, including data quality needs, as well as support activities with data contributors to understand their needs, and contribute to developing innovative solutions that will enhance the value of ISO's data and information assets. Sound interesting? We excel at learning and development and will provide the tools that will enable you to be successful in this role.ResponsibilitiesAnalyze regulatory and business requirements for the development of multiline data validation quality checks and implementation of changes to ISO's data management and reporting systems. Furnish technical specifications for IT development and manage the creation and execution of detailed test plans to validate system changes against functional and quality assurance requirements. Promote and execute quality service by following data quality and customer service standards; analyze and resolve customer data problems; identify trends; and provide suggestions for improvement in data quality review procedures. Develop more efficient, automated ways to improve data quality and error detection processes and systems. Assist with the development of our system modernization roadmap through the creation of case studies and detailed test plans to validate the migration of existing processes to modernized platforms. Create queries and extract information from Internal Databases. Build and maintain proper documentation, procedures and guidelines. Prioritize business needs and make considered decisions while handling multiple projects. RequirementsQualificationsOur ideal candidate has: Bachelor's degree, with emphasis in data analytics, data science, economics, or a related field. Intermediate/advanced knowledge and experience with programming languages such as R, Python, XML/JSON and traditional languages such as SQL, Java. Three to five years of Property & Casualty insurance experience a must. Professional insurance exams such as CPCU, IDMA, CAS, etc. Knowledge of Greenplum, Snowflake and Jupyter a major plus. Experience working within an Agile framework. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to work under time constraints and adjust plans in the face of changing priorities. Capable of working both independently and in a team environment. Passion for problem solving. Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.