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Operations Data Quality Associate in Brighton, MA at Global Atlantic

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to help our customers address financial challenges with confidence. A variety of options help Americans customize a strategy to fulfill their protection, accumulation, income, wealth transfer and end-of-life needs.

Global Atlantic was founded at Goldman Sachs in 2004 and separated as an independent company in 2013. Its success is driven by a unique heritage that combines deep product and distribution knowledge with leading investment and risk management, alongside a strong financial foundation.

Global Atlantic is one of the fastest growing companies in the life and annuity insurance industry and is well-positioned as a leader across our businesses. Global Atlantic invests in its people because it believes they are critical to the long term success of its business.


The Operations Data Quality Associate will join the Global Atlantic Life and Annuity team located in Brighton, MA. The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills and a high level of analytical aptitude.  Additionally, they must excel in a high pressure environment and be able to take-on diverse responsibilities across all activities performed within the Data Operations team and broader organization.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • Work with Third Party Administrators (TPAs) and internal parties to continue to build the Global Atlantic data infrastructure. Activities include developing strategies to support business needs of internal business units leveraging the data warehouse and associated tools, specification and data design, testing, and data governance
  • Design and implement data quality processes leveraging Informatica and other industry tools to enhance the firms confidence and access to data
  • and Leveraging internal data infrastructure to, create and support control processes, data enhancement initiatives, management reporting, and control implementation
  • Prepare presentations to external counterparties and senior management
  • Participate in department-wide initiatives aimed at continuous process and infrastructure improvement
  • Collaborate with GA business units including IT, Finance and Legal/Compliance teams, to execute on strategic projects and initiatives  

Desired Attributes and Characteristics:

  • 5+ years in a data management or data quality function
  • Life and/or annuity insurance or financial services experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill set
  • Eagerness to learn and self-motivated to succeed
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work in a fast paced, high pressure, and dynamic team environment
  • Ability to multi-task multiple responsibilities including medium to large size projects
  • Ambition and desire to succeed by delivering quality and effective results
  • Positive attitude even when faced with difficult obstacles, issues or challenges

Technical Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Data management tools – Informatica is a plus
  • SQL experience a plus
  • Ability to build complex and presentable reporting leveraging data tools
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel & Word (VBA and Visio experience a plus)

Global Atlantic is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.