The Senior Research and Development Analyst position drives the development and enhancement of property and casualty insurance products by conducting market research, performing data analysis, and developing predictive model-enabled solutions. This position will evaluate performance of our suite of products by developing new analytical reports and identifying emerging trends and opportunities through in-depth analyses. This position will also drive the delivery of critical business intelligence analysis, leveraging the latest analytics tools such as R, SAS, Tableau, etc. Specific duties include ability to lead, manage, implement, and evaluate the success of complex projects with limited supervision; designing, executing, and continuously improving processes to enhance the value of internal and external data; driving improved visibility of analytics through report and tool development; providing value-added analysis of business problems, strategic threats and potential opportunities; leading development of new and enhancement of existing products; and performing other miscellaneous duties as assigned or directed.
Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in Mathematics, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Data Science Statistics, Finance, Economics, or related STEM/analytics-oriented discipline; sound knowledge of analytic, product management, actuarial, data science and/or insurance concepts as demonstrated by a minimum of 4 years related professional experience; professional insurance related coursework (Actuarial Exams) preferred and (CPCU, AINS, AAI) a plus; advance spreadsheet skills; programming experience in SQL, C++, VB or related; demonstrated technical aptitude and experience in analytical tools such as Tableau, SAS, etc; familiarity with multi-variate modeling techniques, actuarial methods, and other complex quantitative analytics; demonstrated ability to build, update, and prepare datasets for analysis; excellent analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills; ability to quickly grasp new concepts and technologies; ability to exercise discretion and apply independent judgment; ability to deal with ambiguity; ability to work independently or as a team player; excellent listening and communication skills (both written and verbal); self-motivated with a get-it-done attitude; constant attention to detail; creative thinking; working under tight deadlines; flexibility to handle assignments in various states of completion at the same time; commitment to continuous knowledge and skills development; and excellent judgment and decision making ability.
Mutual Benefit Group is a regional property/casualty company serving Pennsylvania and Maryland. The Company has a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) from the A.M. Best Company; posted consolidated assets of $232.2 million in 2016; and offers a full line of personal and commercial insurance coverage, including homeowners, automobile, commercial package plans, business owners, contractors,... workers’ compensation, inland marine, and umbrella through its member underwriting companies, Mutual Benefit Insurance Company and Select Risk Insurance Company. Mutual Benefit Group is represented by 250 independent agencies, serves 75,000 policyholders, employs 155 people and was founded in 1908. The Company serves a mix of business that is approximately 60% personal insurance and 40% business insurance.