Sr Analyst, Analytical Support (Reporting / Claims Center)
Columbus , Ohio
November 17, 2017

Nationwide is hiring a Sr Analyst, Analytical Support in Columbus, OH. Qualified applicants will have experience: 1) building automated processes to query disparate data; and 2.) building dashboard reports and publishing. EXPERIENCE PULLING DATA FROM CLAIMS CENTER IS HIGHLY PREFERRED.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides support in all phases of analytic lifecycle supporting the business unit. Assists in analyzing trends and patterns in structured and unstructured data in support of business problem solving. Helps to identify and communicate meaningful insights and provide input to the project team and business stakeholders. Committed to learning, development, skill maintenance, and personal improvement.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Director/Manager/Consultant


+ Provides support in the creation, packaging and communication of analytic work (synthesis) using appropriate statistical models and medium for relevant insights and applicable data visualizations.

+ Responsible for effectively synthesizing own project work.Plans and manages execution of own work, participates in planning, and delivers on commitments.

+ Assists in the delivery of analytic work that supports business objectives and priorities.

+ Applies appropriate quantitative techniques and methods to help solve business problems.

+ Assists in building analytic applications using statistical, database, and/or general programming languages and tools.

+ Contribute to the continuous improvement of department processes through ongoing initiatives.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.


Education: Undergraduate studies in statistics, mathematics, analytics or related field with post graduate studies preferred.

Experience: Typically 1-3 years related experience with ACL, SAS, SPSS and other statistical software. Experience with problem solving; working with large customer and/or prospect databases; working with product, geographic, demographic data to identify trends and opportunities.

Knowledge: Understanding of and knowledge to conduct various statistical, econometric, quantitative analysis techniques. Understanding of and working knowledge to conduct data management and extraction of large analytical platforms. Knowledge of quantitative theories and techniques and their role in business context. Relevant Property and Casualty industry or business knowledge is preferred.

Working knowledge of statistical software including ACL, R, SAS, SPSS, MatLab, etc. as well as Teradata, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Netezza, etc. Understands data structures operational vs analytical data structures, normalization, etc. and SQL Assistant, WinSQL, and Toad, etc. Knowledge of general purpose programming languages (Python, Java, C++, etc) including domain specific languages, static and dynamic languages, application design and development, test driven development, and agile practices. Possesses an understanding of various operating system platforms (i.e., Windows 200X, UNIX, OS/400, etc.); relational database security concepts and platforms (i.e., Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and DB2); enterprise network and systems architecture concepts and technologies; SDLC and generally accepted IT project management methodologies and approaches; and information security/protection concept.

Skills/Competencies: Possesses core statistics skills including an understanding of probability and its application to the analysis of data. Able to evaluate sources of variation and identify influential factors/features. Experienced with statistical process control, process monitoring and diagnostics. Ability to understand business processes and the data produced by them. Demonstrated experience structuring and solving complex business problems. Ability to translate analytic findings into actionable communications. Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of mediums with any audience. Capable of developing distinctive data visualizations.

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving - uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions, probes different sources for answers, and can see hidden problems.

Communication - is able to clearly and succinctly communicate information and ideas through a variety of media in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

Time Management - is able to plan and prioritize tasks, uses time effectively and efficiently, and can work on multiple concurrent projects.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.

Staffing Exceptions to the above minimum job requirements must be approved by the: hiring manager's leader and HRBP.


Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt)

Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Extended and non-standard work hours based on project and customer deliverables.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.

Job Family/Function: ADM/DAN

Job Evaluation Activity: Evaluated 9/2016 SNG


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