Director - Data&Analytics

American International   •  

Woodland Hills, CA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


15+ years

Posted 30 days ago

Your Role would Include:
Responsible for leading the department and key initiatives that support AIG - Individual Retirement and Institutional Markets data strategy and analytics solutions. Plans and oversees critical technology programs focused on providing high-value data and advanced analytics capabilities to measure and analyze business performance.

In collaboration with the Life & Retirement, CTO Office defines and implements the strategy and roadmap for data and analytics platforms including the Data Warehouse (ADW), Data hub, Data Science platforms, Visualizations, Ad hoc queries, Reporting and Self-Service and Statistical Analysis. The candidate is expected to demonstrate the following skills/experience: hands-on skills in processing large data sets, familiarity with data structure, big-data concepts, cloud computing, open-source tools and optimization techniques, excellent oral and written communication skills, client focus and the ability to support and enable teamwork. Must be self-motivated and able to operate independently but with a high degree of collaboration within IT and our Businesses
Supervises departmental staff to include managers, scrummasters, data architects, business analysts, ETL developers and business intelligence developers responsible for defining and implementing the core data and analytical platforms. Collaborates with IT departments (Enterprise Architecture, Application Teams, IT Operations, Quality Assurance, and PMO ) to ensure timely and quality delivery of solutions and integration with Life & Retirement architecture and quality standards.

Your contribution at AIG:

As a Leader, you are respected for your deep technical expertise and/or ability to oversee programs and processes. You balance the needs of multiple stakeholders, making sound decisions using data, analysis, experience, and judgment, along with a risk mindset. Ultimately, you take ownership for key outcomes.

Manage all vendor SOW and contingent worker processes for the team.

Management of AIG offshore resource deliverables and relations.

Manage staff supporting Data Services, Reporting Services, Data transformation & App Integration

Interface well with business leads and Sr. management to ensure requirements are clearly understood, documented and solution design meets business requirements.

Oversee project portfolio and financials to ensure the group operates within budget.

Manage development team who create business intelligence reports and dashboards.

What we are looking for:

15+ years managing complex IT programs

10+ years managing on and offshore resources

5+ years managing vendors and contracts

Experience as a developer with expertise in waterfall and Agile methodologies

Ability to handle multiple priorities and adapt to a constantly changing environment

Self-starter with the ability to work independently and take initiative. Ability to translate ideas and business requirements into business solutions.

Experience with the full development life cycle of an application stack - from architecture through test and deployment.

Strong skills in SQL and proven experienceworking with at least one of the major databases platforms (SQLServer, Oracle, DB2, MySQL, Sybase, or Postgres)

Experience with key reporting solutions including Cognos, Qlikview, and Power BI.

Proficient in system architectures (translating application design to operational requirements)

Familiarity with big-data concepts, cloud computing, open-source tools, and optimization techniques is preferred.

Implementation experience specifically using Talend, Hortonworks, Map Reduce + tools such as Pig, Hive etc.

Deep understanding of database and analytical technologies in the industry including MPP databases, noSQL storage, Data Warehouse design, BI reporting and Dashboard development.

Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze raw data, draw conclusions, and develop actionable recommendations