Senior Investment Data Analyst at MassMutual

| Greater Boston Area
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Summary

Investment Management (“IM”) is looking for an energetic, creative and intellectually curious individual with strong analytical skills to join our team as an Investment Data Analyst. This is a new role that will have the opportunity to design and implement processes that will support the timely delivery of complete and accurate investment data to IM stakeholders. Responsibilities will initially include design of business-as-usual production work and ad hoc projects that support continuous improvement of data delivery processes. The Investment Data Analyst role resides within the IM Investment Operations organization and will partner extensively with members of the IM Portfolio Management team; corporate finance and technology stakeholders and external business partners, including asset managers.

Our ideal Investment Data Analyst candidate is team-oriented, has strong investment acumen; and great communication skills. Successful candidates will be adept at managing time and prioritizing multiple initiatives. The nature of the work also requires strong problem solving skills and resourcefulness in order to identify root causes and design and implement practical solutions to complex recurring issues.

Objectives of this role

  • Design and implement processes that will support the timely delivery of complete and accurate investment data to IM stakeholders to enable critical investment analysis capabilities
  • Represent IM teams as an advocate for escalation and resolution of data quality issues that require collaboration with corporate finance and technology business partners
  • Share the current state of data quality with stakeholders using meaningful metrics, adjusting as the state of data quality evolves

Skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 5+ years of investment data experience with an understanding of systems and data management.
  • Exceptional data analysis experience working with large data sets and multiple sources of data. Expert user of excel and proficient with SQL/Oracle query tools.
  • Can work with limited guidance on complex projects. Anticipates change and is comfortable with multiple priorities 
  • Strong quantitative orientation, analytical skills, a high level of intellectual curiosity, tolerance for ambiguity and seasoned judgment. 
  • Must be able to explore multiple solutions to a problem and present and defend solutions based on an analysis of facts and an understanding of client needs
  • Drives continuous improvement and efficiencies beyond own scope of responsibility
  • Desire to learn and ability to apply learnings to business issues
  • Self-starter with proven ability to organize and direct quality work efforts
  • Ability to communicate well across all levels of the organization
  • Comfortable interacting with vendors, business partners and internal Investment and IT teams
  • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to work in a team based environment 
  • Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related area
  • Professional designation such as a CFA desired
  • Cognos, Microstrategy, or other reporting tool experience a plus
  • Understanding of fixed income and equity securities, alternative assets, and derivatives, and how investment information for each asset classes is used

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Location

We currently have two Boston office locations at both 470 Atlantic Ave and One Marina Park.

An Insider's view of MassMutual

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As a Product Owner, I spend most of my time collaborating with others across different business units. On any given day, I could be spending time brainstorming design concepts of upcoming features with our design team or assisting them with presenting these concepts to outside users as part of our user testing process.

Ryan

Digital Product Owner

What makes someone successful on your team?

Successful people on my team are: passionate, curious, receptive, and engaged. Each team member is expected to be passionate about the work that they do, and the domains in which they practice. They are always solving unique problems and must be curious about finding new solutions.

David

Digital Lead

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We work in an open floor plan, so there is a lot of opportunity for networking across roles, teams and levels. Everyone is very friendly and welcomes the opportunity to get to know other people on the floor.

Kristina

Digital Product Manager

What are MassMutual Perks + Benefits

MassMutual Benefits Overview

At MassMutual, employees have the opportunity to earn a competitive salary and bonus, enroll in an
array of benefits, and participate in programs and services that support healthy lifestyles, assist them
in building financial security for themselves and their families and help them live well-balanced lives.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift, Matching Time and Volunteer Time Off Programs.
Partners with Nonprofits
Every year, MassMutual and the MassMutual Foundation invest more than $20 million focused on advancing economic opportunity.
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
More than half of our Board of Directors are comprised of women and people of color, making it one of the most diverse groups in the industry.
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
A health care flexible spending account (FSA) allows employees to save money on a before-tax basis for eligible medical, dental and vision expenses, subject to IRS limits.
Disability Insurance
For details on short term and long term disability insurance please visit https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Dental Benefits
Basic Dental covers preventive and basic restorative care; Major Dental covers all that Basic covers, plus restorations and orthodontia (limits apply).
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
To learn more about our Health and Welfare Benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Life Insurance
For more information about our Life Insurance Benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
In addition to our 401(k), MassMutual a cash balance plan that provides an account-based pension benefit based on accruals of pay credits and interest credits.
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift and Matching Time Programs.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Dependent care flexible spending account to allow you to set aside before tax dollars to pay for certain eligible child care expenses.
Generous Parental Leave
Leave for birth mothers of 18 weeks of fully paid leave. Non-birth mothers, fathers and adoptive parents eight weeks of fully paid parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Flexible work arrangements, including telecommuting, are available in many departments across the company.
Family Medical Leave
Caregiver leave: Up to two weeks paid leave to care for a loved one. Bereavement Leave: 15 days of paid time off to grieve the loss of a loved one with the employee defining who the loved one is.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid holidays: 9 fixed and 1 floating. Vacation: starts at 19 vacation and personal days per calendar year, with increases at 5-year service intervals.
Paid Volunteer Time
Three days of paid time off is available to employees annually to give back to their communities, by sharing their time and talent with a cause close to their heart.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Occasional illness: up to 5 days per calendar year.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf

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