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Director Data Analytics

Company: Marsh McLennan
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Marsh is seeking candidates for the following position based in the Hoboken NJ office:Director Data Analytics What can you expect?

  • Defines data flows, i.e., which parts of the organization generate data, which require data to function, how data flows are managed, and how data changes in transition. Implement, and deploy custom data pipelines powering machine learning algorithms, insights generation, client benchmarking tools, business intelligence dashboards, reporting and new data products.
  • Defines reference architecture, which is a pattern that others can follow to create and improve data systems
  • Innovates new ways to leverage multiple large datasets to drive revenues via the development of new products with the Data Strategy team, as well as the enhanced delivery of existing products
  • Consumes data from a variety of sources (relational DBs, APIs, NetApp and other cloud storage, FTPs) & formats (Excel, CSV, XML, parquet, unstructured)
  • Constructs and maintains data pipelines between internal/external sources and the data lake utilizing modern ETL frameworks (Airflow, Prefect, Azure Data Factory, etc.)
  • Acts as tech lead for a cross-functional team of junior engineers and provides mentorship working closely with the IT SVP of Data & Analytics, you will help build and scale the data team to meet future business needs.
  • Owns the role of data steward for a variety of high value datasets and implement innovative quality assurance practices, including automated validation with frameworks like dbt or Great Expectations. What is in it for you?
    • A company with a strong brand and strong results to match.
    • Culture of internal mobility, collaboration and valued partnerships.
    • Competitive pay (salary and performance bonus potential).
    • Full benefits package - starting day one (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k match AND contribution).
    • Work for a global company with excellent benefits and a dynamic culture
    • Excellent growth/advancement opportunity
    • Work with collaborative, intelligent, solutions-focused colleagues who truly care about the work, and each other, while maintaining work-life balanceWe will count on you to:
      • You will collaborate with senior leadership, including Marsh's Chief Data Officer, by being an active participant in business strategy discussions, understanding critical financial success metrics, and bringing actionable solutions to life.
      • You will work cross-functionally with creative, technology, strategy, and project management professionals to help lead Marsh becoming an analytics thought-leader.
      • You will have to maintain the current data stack while working with analytics engineers to migrate to a new, state-of-the-art data stack.
      • You will be the core interface with internal and external stakeholders to develop and refine requirements, architect dataflows (ETL) and validate data integrity.
      • You will overlook all aspects of a data integration project by reviewing and challenging user stories, required capabilities, existing and future data mappings, version control, and release planning activitiesWhat you need to have:
        • 20+ years of experience working with data as a Data Architect and/or Engineer
        • Proven experience with data ingestion, transformation, and consumption, with various data processing tools (ETL, Spark, Python) and data storages (RDBMS, NoSQL, HDFS/Hive, S3, etc.).
        • Broad knowledge and experience with relational, NoSQL, and Big Data warehouse concepts, environments, and standard data & analytics products
        • Experience delivering data solutions in the cloud AWS (S3, Athena, Lambda, EMR, etc.), Azure is a plus.
        • Solid background with data processing tools (NiFi, Spark, etc.) and languages (SQL, SQL-like, python, etc.)
        • Strong Change Management and Transformation mindset with a focus on Lean Development practices
        • Direct Agile delivery experience for large platforms, ideally with low/no-code platforms

Keywords: Marsh McLennan, Hoboken , Director Data Analytics, Executive , Hoboken, New Jersey

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