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Data Architect- Life/Annuity Business

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Data Architect- Life/Annuity Business

Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation

City: Hartford, Connecticut, US United States

Position ID: J0621-0068

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

At CGI, we do more than just build systems for insurers. We help insurers transform their businesses by implementing innovative solutions across the entire value chain. Our industry expertise spans all areas of insurance including property / casualty, life and accident, and health insurance.

Our 40 years of insurance experience includes policy, claims and billing system implementations across the globe and the development of innovative solutions such as CGI Ratabase, the industry’s leading rating and product configuration software. We also manage the annual delivery of more than 15 million risk information product transactions and process more than $50 billion in premiums through the systems that we manage for our clients.

CGI is looking for an experienced Data Architect with at least 10 years of experience in the Life/Annuity industry to lead our Data Migration COE.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Designing processes to source information from legacy administration systems using:

o Code and copybook analysis

o Existing batch extraction programs

o Reporting utilities

o Custom built extraction

• Implementing quality process to analyze source and transformed data including:

o Data profiling

o Reporting

o Remediation

• Migration at scale including:


o Use of automation

o Building repeatable processes for incremental updates

• Financial reconciliation between legacy and target systems including

o Financial transaction posting

o Point in time analysis

o Roll forward

• Creating reusable methodology/tools/frameworks to deliver at scale.

• Building a team including:

o Developing talent

o Creating training

• Supporting sales teams with:

o Offerings

o Presales materials

o Solution development for specific clients

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Technical

o Extensive background in large data initiatives such as Data Warehouses, Master Data Management, Policy Administration System Migrations, etc.

o Hands on exposure to core Policy Administration and New Business systems/platforms.

o Hands on exposure to Data Lineage, Data Quality, and similar topic areas.

o Hands on exposure to Data modelling tools

o Hands on exposure to ETL tools

o Understanding of Typical insurance batch data processing environments and issues

• Business

o Extensive background across at least 2 of the following product areas:

 Traditional Life products (Term, Whole, UL, etc.)

 Annuity Products (Fixed, Variable, Hybrid)

 Group/Voluntary/Worksite Products (Disability, Accident, Critical Illness, etc.)

 Working knowledge of key financial/reconciliation issues associated with data including:

o Experience leveraging industry-standard models including

 Acord


 Ideal candidate has a mix of in-house (Carrier IT) and consulting experience.

 Should have built teams including business analysts and systems analysts

 Must have strong customer facing skills including:

• Articulating technical/business solutions

• Presales presence

• Presentations (PPT, in person, virtual)

 Ability to establish credibility as a Trusted Advisor to clients

• Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level

Data Warehouse Projects 5+ Expert

Master Data Management 5+ Expert

Data Modelling 10+ Expert

Life/Annuity Insurance Business 10+ Expert





  • Data Architecture

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