Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 1:26 PM
Job Posting End Date: 03/08 Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 33 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Unum's three distinct, but similarly focused US businesses - Unum US, Colonial Life, and Starmount Life - are each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace. Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum has significant US operations in Portland, Maine, Worcester, Massachusetts, and Glendale, California with over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide. Starmount Life is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is the dental and vision center of excellence for Unum in the US. General Summary:This position is the second level in a four-level career path supporting Service Operations. This position will perform a variety of programming assignments requiring knowledge of established programming procedures and data processing requirements. Employees at this level are expected to design, code, test and implement new applications and to maintain existing programs/applications which support business area functions. These efforts are usually medium in size with a moderate to high level of complexity. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Development (30%)* Design, code, test and troubleshoot programs utilizing the appropriate hardware, database, and programming technology.* Maintain and modify existing programs; make approved changes.* Develop simple applications utilizing the appropriate hardware, database, and programming technology.* Test and develop programming modifications.* Write new program code using prescribed specifications.* Write and maintain programming documentation. Analysis (15%)* Evaluate simple interrelationships between programs such as whether a contemplated change in one part of a program would cause unwanted results in a related part.* Analyze performance of programs and take actions to correct deficiencies based on consultations with users and approval of supervisor. Consulting (15%)* Confer with users to gain understanding of needed changes or modifications of existing programs. Resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls. Management Reporting (35%)* Conduct or support low to moderate level of analysis and research of data to support management decision making. Other (5%)* Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed.* Other duties as assigned. Job Specifications Educational/Work Experience + Bachelor degree or equivalent related work experience is required. + 3 - 6+ years experience of business or financial analysis, management reporting, or related work experience is required. Technical Experience + Experience with query, reporting and analysis tools in a mainframe environment, such as QlikView, SAS and Easytrieve Plus, is required. + Advanced PC skills required (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, etc.). + Experience working with a Data Warehouse or relational databases is required. + Solid understanding of data modeling, extraction, transformation and batch load processing is required. + Knowledge of business systems is preferred. Business Experience + Insurance industry knowledge is preferred. + Cross-functional general knowledge of the business or operational processes or in-depth knowledge of a business or operational process is preferred. Additional Skill-Set Requirements + Highly motivated and self-directed. + Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment. + Ability to prioritize work under the pressure of deadlines. + Demonstrated analytical skills. + Good problem solving skills. + Good project management skills. + Good oral and written communication skills. + Strong collaborative skills with functional area management, business analysts and IT staff. Unum and its family of businesses offer world-class training and development, generous compensation and benefits packages, and a culture built on employee ideas. 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. Company: Unum A Fortune 500 company, Unum's family of 10,000 employees spans three countries and dozens of office locations. Our employees focus each day on delivering financial protection benefits to millions of workers and their families when they need it most. The Unum enterprise includes Unum in the US and UK, Colonial Life and Starmount Life Insurance - each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.
• Location: Columbia
• Post ID: 27807917 columbia