Senior Data Analyst

Rancho Cordova, CA

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At Delta Dental, our strategy is only as strong as the people who execute it! We are hiring individuals that are not just right for today but also for our future. We have built a foundation of high-trust by treating all people with dignity, making and keeping commitments, and consistently striving to do the right thing. Our leaders optimistically share future possibilities to inspire and motivate others toward their full potential. We expect our employees to find ways to embrace positive change, be curious and challenge the status quo, and provide solutions to unmet problems. Joining Delta Dental means joining a culture focused on fostering development, building genuine connections, recognizing each other’s strengths and sharing in successes. 
The Senior Data Analyst is responsible for supporting the gathering of data, reporting and analysis to support the goals of the team.

How you will make an impact:

  • Responsible for the development of complex, ad hoc reporting and analysis outside the normal standard actuarial reporting.
  • Perform peer review of work products for other team members to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Assist in building efficient models and/or tools used by the department for reporting and analysis including: standard client reporting, network analysis, rating, reserving, forecasting, prospect and renewal rate development.
  • Work with peers in Data and Reporting and IT departments to optimize report production, business intelligence tools, and data availability.
  • Assist the department in its transition from a production department to a strategic partner that helps drive the organization towards analytically based decision-making.
  • Use sophisticated software and programming techniques to retrieve, extract, analyze and prep mainframe and distributed system information for reporting and analysis.
  • Analyze claim, group, fee, and enrollment data.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.

What we look for:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Information Management or a related field or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years in progressively responsible actuarial or underwriting roles.
  • Experience in managed health care or insurance preferred.
  • Ability to interpret internal and external requests, determine where the information is located, then retrieve process and summarize the data.
  • High level of experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to lead and improve processes and work systems to meet increasingly competitive demands of customers and the marketplace.
  • Ability to set stage for immediate and long-term changes in workflow, technology and staff development.
  • Ability to identify and operationalize actuarial principles and methodologies.
  • Ability to understand and interpret regulatory requirements.
  • Strong organization, time and project management skills, and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Detail-oriented; flexible and creative.
  • Excellent communication, influence, presentation, team and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective organizational skills to work in a virtual work environment.

Benefits and perks:

  • 12 days starting vacation plus 12 holidays and your birthday off!
  • Multiple medical insurance options: 100% paid or low cost premiums.
  • 100% paid dental insurance.
  • 100% paid vision insurance.
  • Onsite gym and/or gym discount and fitness incentive.
  • Culture of learning: substantial tuition reimbursement to improve your skills.
  • Career growth: we love promoting from within!
  • Strong commitment to work/life balance.  
  • Technology allowance.
  • Social responsibility and volunteer opportunities.
Please note, Delta Dental will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.
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At Delta Dental we:Promote accountability, integrity and collaboration: Our employees are collaborative, self-aware, and ethical. It is our expectation to do the right thing and follow through on commitments.Foster professional development: Our employees take ownership of developing themselves and others through coaching, mentoring and providing/being open to constructive feedback and identifying learning opportunities.Value customers and cultivate positive experiences: Our employees take time to build rapport with customers, while anticipating and exceeding their needs to ensure positive outcomes.  
If you think this sounds like you, let’s chat. We would love to tell you more!
Follow us @lifeatDDins on Instagram, lifeatDDins on Facebook, @lifeatDDins on Twitter ABOUT Delta DentalDelta Dental covers more Americans than any other dental benefits provider. Our vision is to motivate and empower every employee so we’re all inspired to take exceptional care of our customers, providers and each other. Our Enterprise Strategy focuses on pillars of Growth and Diversification, supported by the platforms of Culture and People, Process and Technology. Our employees take pride working for a purpose-driven organization and live our values of Trust, Service, Excellence and Innovation.  We are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of companies that provides dental coverage to 74 million people in the U.S. Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and Delta Dental Insurance Company, together with our affiliate companies, form one of the nation’s largest dental benefits delivery systems, covering 33 million enrollees. All of our companies are members, or affiliates of members, of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of 39 Delta Dental companies throughout the country. Delta Dental provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other classification protected by federal or state law. In addition to federal law requirements, Delta Dental complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be provided if selected for hire. 
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