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Assistant Director, Data Solutions - Global Production Support Leader

Company: Liberty Mutual Insurance
Location: Somerville
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:


The customer is the focus of everything we do, and we are committed to creating Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) solutions that are worthy of our friends, co-workers and strategic partners.

In this role, you'll have a hands-on leadership opportunity defining and executing all aspects of our new centralized global FP&A support model. You'll partner with all FP&A members in our global and US based FP&A teams to make their first year using Anaplan, a great experience. Our partners will need help with training, answering technical questions, diagnosing issues, make real-time system updates, etc. Implementing global, centralized, driver based, connected, cloud-based planning is key to our future success. This role is key to making that happen.

The Data Solutions team works closely with senior leadership, global finance, marketing, distribution & product teams to simplify and expand the company's ability to understand both where we've been and where we are going. By designing, building, and implementing centralized data, planning and reporting solutions we play a key role in activating data from its silos and augmenting the value of that data to form a cohesive trusted system


Reimagine our global Anaplan support model
Act as a primary contributor to innovation that has impact and creates a high financial and efficiency return within the organization
Serve as a change agent within the firm's FP&A ecosystem, driving the transition from legacy infrastructure, skills, and processes to more current cloud-based solutions
Clearly and concisely present strategic recommendations to business partners and explain assumptions and methodologies used
Utilize your expertise and insights in Anaplan to identify, drive, and develop cutting-edge, scalable, best-in-class planning and forecasting solutions
Build the vision, strategy and roadmaps for governance that ensures the process is defined, protected, and used responsibly throughout the organization
Define functional requirements and detailed backlog items for new product development and key improvement requests and ensure the product backlog is visible, open, and clear to all
Accelerate time to impact by driving experimentation, prototyping and iterative product delivery
Enable and facilitate the adoption of appropriate self-service analytics and dashboards for team members
Serve as a mentor within the team on ways to continuously improve performance


Bachelor`s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline preferred
Master`s in same or related disciplines strongly preferred
5-7+ years experience in coding for data management, data warehousing, or other data environments, including, but not limited to, working in NoSQL implementation, ETL, Java, scripting languages (Python, Perl, Shell), and the Hadoop stack
5-7+ years experience as developer with top quadrant Business Intelligence tools
Familiarity and experience with Anaplan model creation and support
Strong written and oral communication skills required
Tenacity to thrive in a dynamic environment, inspire change, and collaborate with a variety of individuals and organizational partners
Loves technology but loves helping customers and colleagues more
Leadership ability with excellent interpersonal communication (both verbally and written)
Strong articulation skills, including the ability to convey sophisticated and abstract concepts to both technical and business teams
Proactive & independent, always looking for ways to take initiative and improve existing programs/processes
Relentlessly focused on delivery and have a deep understanding of the value of getting MVPs and products out the door so we can test, learn, and fail fast
Can set realistic expectations
Is both autonomous and collaborative
Wants to learn and teach

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work - US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates-as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit:

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Liberty Mutual Insurance, Somerville , Assistant Director, Data Solutions - Global Production Support Leader, Executive , Somerville, Massachusetts

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