Information Analyst

Date Opened: Apr 30, 2021

Location: Belfast, GB Derry/ Londonderry, GB Strabane, GB

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Title: Information Analyst

Ref: 30/4/IA

 

About Us

 

At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.

 

Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.

 

We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.

 

Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.

 

 

Location

 

Belfast/Derry/Londonderry/Strabane

 

Your role in the team

 

The Enterprise Data Quality team works across the Enterprise to execute data quality initiatives in partnership with Data Governance and Allstate and contributes to the foundation for all data-driven decision-making at Allstate.

 

In this role you will perform data profiling across multiple data types, validate the data quality through business rule development, review and analyze data profiling results, and participate in the data investigation workshops.

 

The successful candidate will leverage the approved methodology and tools to identify, analyze and investigate data for the value and accuracy relative to a particular asset as well as a given data element. 

 

Information Analysts will lead the transformation of data quality at Allstate by enabling users across the ecosystem to engage in a self-service approach. You will develop key profiling standards that will then be leveraged by others as the strategic vision is enabled.  This will involve the centralized access to DQ metrics by data consumers across the enterprise and on-demand profiling/scorecards by data consumers.

 

Training and education on our methodology and approaches will be provided as a part of the onboarding process.  This role will develop additional skills in the areas of data profiling and data quality.

 

  • Profiling and assessing business unit data to identify anomalies;
  • Working with the Business Units to identify data quality rule requirements against identified anomalies;
  • Creation of data quality processes and rules using vended toolset;
  • Promotion of rules to production via agreed change processes with support and troubleshooting as needed.
  • Acceleration of strategic objectives for self-service adoption with centralized consumer access

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Information Analyst or similar
  • Familiarity with Data Quality dimensions and principles.
  • Experience using SQL data manipulation (preferable in Oracle/SQL Developer)
  • Experience with data analysis, specifically in data cleansing, formatting, mapping.

 

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Experience with Informatica’s product suite: Data Quality, Big Data Quality, Enterprise Data Catalog, Axon
  • Experience using NoSQL/Big Data access and manipulation
  • Experience of using Regular Expressions
  • Experience with Business Objects, Excel / VBA Macro
  • Understanding of coding and development principles and practices
  • Insurance or Financial Services experience

 

 

 

What we offer

 

As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.

 

Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.

 

We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.

 

We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.

 

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities

 

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

 

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 14th May