Data & Analytics Platform Leader, Mercer
Locations: New York, Hoboken, or Remote
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset their people. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about delivering quality service, love solving problems, and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage you to explore the many job opportunities available through Mercer. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital. MMC has over 56,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $12 billion. For more information, visit www.mercer.com or follow Mercer on Twitter @MercerInsights.
The Data & Analytics Platform Leader will collaboratively partner with MMC and third party vendors to evolve our Data & Analytic capabilities and cloud-based platform. This team is responsible for connecting data across Mercer and MMC Operating Companies.
To fulfill this role, the Digital Data and Analytics Platform Leader will:
Be a Digital Transformation Champion- focused on automation and process improvements to increase client satisfaction and drive new revenue opportunities through data monetization
Be a highly technical Data leader with core capabilities in Cloud Technologies, Multi-Domain Master Data Management with a fixed focus on data governance as well as with overall Data Warehousing and optimal delivery strategies
Manage and optimize processes for data ingestion, validation, mining and engineering as well as modeling, visualization and communication deliverables via the data pipeline
Stand up a sandbox in which business as well as Data Science teams can "play" and then partner with those colleagues to design a structure that best meets their needs and commercialization
Establish a fortified computing environment to enable the development Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing/ capabilities
Create a "Model Factory" for Data Science Models and Algorithms to ensure governance
Have a solid understanding of recommendation engines, the latest DS technologies as well as the basics for development of data ecosystems
Review the Mercer architecture (both data and non-data) to inventory the digital capabilities and make connections between the various structures in place
Anticipate upcoming business and technology trends/demands to design data solutions to meet these needs
Drive business engagement with leaders (both those who are already on board and those who are not) to support and implement high-quality, data-driven decisions
Ensure the team develops knowledge and competencies to understand the business and help develop solutions and share that knowledge with the development team
Demonstrate strong human centric leadership skills, as well as provide mentoring and coaching to team and others
Be fluent in negotiating, influencing and selling the Platform capabilities to C-Suite leaders
Facilitate and influence client decision-making from a technical solution delivery perspective
8-10+ years in Data & Analytics teams delivering products and services
Expert in data mining principles: predictive analytics, data collection from disparate systems both on premise and cloud-based data sources
Solid understanding of and experience with analytical concepts such as hypothesis development, design and implementation of test/experiments/POCs, data analysis, drawing conclusions and the development of actionable recommendations for the LOBs
Experience with the following technologies:
Cloud Implementation: (AWS/EMR), Snowflake
Data Storage and Management: Apache (Hive, Pig, Spark), Hadoop, MongoDB, Kafka, TIBCO, Apigee, Informatica
Machine Learning: Python, R, Scala
Data Governance: Collibra, Atlas, Erwin, Ranger
Data Privacy: GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA
Data architecture: governance, modeling, ontology
Data Visualization: Qlik, Microstrategy
Digital Data: Salesforce, Adobe Analytics
Excellent communication, collaboration and delegation skills
Demonstrated ability to drive and partner with agile teams to deliver iterative and measurable outcomes
Passionate about possibilities and driven to deliver value added solutions to support an increasingly digital enabled world
Strong ability to manage numerous processes, people and projects simultaneously
Ability to act decisively, anticipate and react to high speed of change, and navigate through complexity
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Business or other quantitative discipline
MBA or MS in Computer Science, Science, Business or other quantitative discipline (Optional)
At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We're in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees whether we're designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people's current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we've turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today. Visit www.mercer.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mercer.
Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC). Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity. US ONLY: Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.
Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.