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Posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 11:15 AM

Position Description:

We are helping AIG transform and reinvent the business of insurance by balancing the art of decision-making with analytics. Our mission is to accelerate performance improvement and business innovations at the intersection of cutting-edge technology, global insurance, and finance. Our goal is to make AIG more data-driven and define best-in-class insurance for the generations to come. We are looking for top-notch Strategic Data Scientists to join our team and be the creative force for the next wave of dramatic performance improvement and insurance innovations.

What you will do:

  • Own critical and fast-paced initiatives
  • Create robust, testable, and scalable solutions that leverage AIG’s wealth of data to address some of its most critical priorities
  • Cover the entire spectrum of organization, operations, regulations, and technology implementation
  • Build relationships with dozens of key players across businesses and functions
  • Provide both high-level executive insights (here’s what matters and why) and deep detail (think of being best friends with a several-million-item data set) across a variety of solutions
  • Solve the most challenging business problems to outpace a very diverse and active set of competitors

What you bring to the table:

  • You are a learning machine, curious about all aspects of what makes a particular process or solution work; you have the ability to quickly absorb the basics of businesses, geographies, technologies, etc
  • You look at problems from a unique perspective and come up with creative and fast solutions that can easily scale while remaining cost-efficient
  • You are a rock star teammate:
    • You don’t let your team down and invest yourself fully in delivering your part of the deal.
    • You know that it takes all kinds to come up with the best solution, and you’re a kind and collaborative teammate even when faced with opinions and perspectives that contradict yours.
  • You can zoom-in and out on a topic, generating both micro- and macro-level insights relevant to the solution
  • You believe in fact-based decision making and love to roll up your sleeves to find evidence in support of (or against) key hypotheses
  • You have a record of commitment and excellence:
    • You have excelled in your previous jobs and education
    • You have demonstrated drive (what accomplishment are you most proud of?)
    • You have tactfully dealt with sensitive situations involving a wide variety of conflicting opinions


Position Requirements:

  • Strong critical thinker with experience in “pyramid, hypothesis-driven” problem analysis and communication
  • Capability to lead complex substantive analysis and deal with large, complex, and highly imperfect data sets:
    • Knowledge on how to structure and effectively integrate/enrich data
    • Reasonable understanding and ability to use statistical concepts
    • Experience designing/overseeing implementation of ETLs a plus
  • Some experience (no need to be an expert) dealing with relevant programing languages (e.g. Python, R, Spark, SAS), visualization tools (e.g. Tableau/Qlikview, MS Azure, Hadoop), and/or advance analytics packages (e.g. RapidMiner)
  • Refined communication and influencing skills adaptable to both technical and non-technical audiences, including global senior business leaders and functional managers
  • Excellence in managing time and resources to drive projects to successful conclusions
  • Comfortable working on multiple large projects, given fast-changing priorities
  • Notable (4-5 years) experience across a variety of business topics (e.g., strategy, organization, operations, finance, technology, etc.).
  • Familiar with or a fast learner of novel technologies
  • Experience in top consulting firm is advantageous
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree from a top-tier program


About Us:

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Founded in 1919, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Join our Talent Network at www.aig.com/talentnetwork. Additional information about AIG can be found at www.aig.com and www.aig.com/strategyupdate | YouTube: www.youtube.com/aig | Twitter: @AIGinsurance | LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/aig. These references with additional information about AIG have been provided as a convenience, and the information contained on such websites is not incorporated by reference into this press release.


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