Unum Remote Jobs – Senior Data Analyst, US


Our Fortune 500 company is driving a digital transformation and looking for forward-thinking innovators to disrupt how our industry thinks about and uses technology. As one of the world’s leading employee benefits providers, we help millions of people gain affordable access to benefits that help them protect their families, their finances and their futures.

Are you an asker of questions, a solver of problems, and a challenger of the status quo? Our mission is to provide a differentiated customer experience and exceed the expectations people have of technology at any company — not just insurers.

We are seeking individuals to join our team of talented IT professionals who share never-ending passion and an unwavering focus on our customer experience. Team members comfortable working in an agile, fast-paced, and delivery-focused environment thrive in our environment where we value an entrepreneurial spirit and those who challenge the status-quo.

Unum is changing, and we’re excited about what’s next. Join us.

General Summary

The Sr. Data Analyst is responsible for moderate to complex data profiling, analysis and mapping, including entity-relationship data designs that align with Unum’s Enterprise Data Management Strategy and Architecture. This candidate works closely with Business Analysts, Data Analyst, Data Architect, the business units, and Application development groups. They participate in the conceptualization, design, development and delivery of solutions within assigned business portfolios. May research third party/cloud solutions to ensure successful integration of the technology. They will be deep data subject matter and technology skillset subject matter experts. The Senior Data Analyst plays a critical role in mentoring Data Analysts and Associate Data Analysts to ensure we are growing future talent within the agile teams.

This is a hybrid position located in Atlanta (Sandy Springs), GA, Chattanooga TN, or Portland, ME.

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years’ experience in Data Analysis or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient in resolving data anomalies and conducting data integration analysis.
  • Proficient in the Data Management discipline
  • Familiarity with data modeling concepts
  • Knowledge of conceptual and logical data modeling practices
  • Strong SQL skills and strong data analysis skills
  • Understands how to read XML
  • Familiarity with both Relational Data and UML Modeling
  • Familiarity with the concepts of Operational Data Store and Data Warehouse
  • Strong problem solver
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with others
  • Ability to embrace change, adapt to the unexpected, and focus energies, people, and solutions on practical and positive results
  • Proven data profiling experience (i.e. single column, table structural, cross-table, etc.)
  • Proficient in developing data mapping specifications, including identification of data rules, defining transformation rules, etc.
  • Knowledge of Big Data/NoSQL platforms (i.e. Hadoop, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Understand and utilize Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Data Management certification(s) is a plus (e.g. DAMA, IDMA, ICCP) is a plus
  • Experience in the financial and insurance industry is a plus
  • Experience with IBM technologies is a plus (e.g. Infosphere Data Architect, Information Analyzer, FastTrack)
  • Experience with Agile Development Methodologies
  • Strong team player; able to work effectively within a team and more broadly with people from a variety of backgrounds and areas across the organization.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities

  • Conduct moderate to complex data profiling and analysis to evaluate data sources to determine the best source for business information.
  • Complete source to target data mapping specifications (e.g. source to target can be from one DBMS table to another DBMS table, from a DBMS table into a canonical message structure, etc.)
  • Partner with subject matter experts, architects and engineers to capture and analyze business needs to lead the creation of all data modeling related artifacts.
  • Translate and transform business requirements into complex data models (conceptual and logical).
  • Design moderately complex to complex, flexible data models (conceptual and logical) through collaborations with analysts, engineers, and Physical DBA.
  • Collaborate with the Data Architect and Physical DBA to translate the logical data model into a physical database design.
  • Create/Capture documentation (metadata) that is up-to-date.
  • Recommend architectural standard improvements.
  • Work with integration teams to ensure that the model design and development is properly communicated.
  • Contribute to the development of enterprise data management standards and procedures, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Contribute to the development of data quality requirements, policies, data rules, reporting, and remediation.
  • Contribute to the refinement and standardization of data modeling practices to align with application paradigm (e.g. Business Intelligence, Transactional Processing, Big Data).
  • Collaborate with the test engineers to perform data validation and testing activities as appropriate.
  • Adhere to approved architectural standards.
  • Mentor core resources as designated by team leader.
  • Thinks with the mind of the end customer at all times, ensuring solutions seek to improve the customer experience and delight their customers.


Our company is built on helping individuals and families, and this starts with our employees. We want employees to maintain a positive balance, which is why we provide access to the benefits and resources they need to invest in themselves. From our onsite fitness facilities and generous paid time off to employee professional development programs, we are committed to helping employees live and work their best – both inside and outside the office.

Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

The base salary range for applicants for this position is listed below. Unless actual salary is indicated above in the job description, actual pay will be based on skill, geographical location and experience.


Additionally, Unum offers a portfolio of benefits and rewards that are competitive and comprehensive including healthcare benefits (health, vision, dental), insurance benefits (short & long-term disability), performance-based incentive plans, paid time off, and a 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match up to 5% and an additional 4.5% contribution whether you contribute to the plan or not. All benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of individual Plans.



Job Details:

Company: Unum

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Atlanta, GA

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