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Data Analyst

Job Description

The Data Coordination and Statistical Analysis Unit of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has an exciting opportunity for a Data Analyst who enjoys working for an organization that strives every day to support the public good and make a difference.  Do you enjoy analyzing data and creating accurate reports for various parties who seek your expertise? If so…we would like to hear from you!

This position is located in the NAIC’s state-of-the-art offices in Town Pavilion in the heart of downtown Kansas City which includes great restaurants, and top-notch entertainment venues.  Apply today!

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the full development of select Department publications. Develops, reviews, revises and updates specifications and procedures as well as conducts data and quality assurance checks for reports and publications. Works with programmers to ensure proper and accurate data is published. Analyzes results and creates written analysis based on the results as necessary. Adds value to publications by creating analysis in Tableau.

  • Communicates with states and statistical agents to receive, understand and maintain proper data for reports. Performs quality assurance on data contained in reports and analysis.

  • Ability to write and interpret SQL, Access, SAS or R queries for standard as well as ad hoc mining purposes.

  • Assists with state data calls by contributing to the development of the data specification and validation rules as well as receiving and reviewing data. Able to aggregate and manipulate data to create meaningful reports. Seeks out and utilizes credible outsourced data to add value.

  • Conducts quantitative analysis on insurance data using statistical techniques to identify trends, patterns and relationships. 

  • Ability to build visualizations using business intelligence tools to spot trends and anomalies as well as create unbiased stories and conclusions with data.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education and/or experience required:

A four-year degree and a minimum of two years’ experience or equivalent in math, insurance, economics, statistics, computer or financial fields are required. Has taken insurance courses (CPCU, CLU, etc.) or is willing to work towards insurance designations. Experience or academic emphasis in statistical analysis is preferable. Analytical/technical writing experience is desirable.  Knowledge of data management principles is desirable. Experience using SAS, R, ACCESS, Tableau or other computer query languages and business intelligence tools is desirable. Understanding of data modeling concepts is preferred.  SAS or other relevant technology certifications are desirable.




Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

  • Ability to use and willingness to learn basic computer software applications necessary to accomplish tasks required.

  • Proven interpersonal and problem resolution skills to effectively respond to inquiries and interact with groups of professionals in both formal and informal meeting settings required.
  • Proficiency finding patterns within structured and unstructured data.
  • Proven aptitude for using a quantitative approach to analyze large data sets and articulate the findings logically without bias.



About the NAIC:

With a Central Office in the heart of downtown Kansas City the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) places a premium on creativity and innovation.  The NAIC supports insurance regulators in every state, who work to educate, protect and assist insurance consumers with issues ranging from disasters to day-to-day questions. Our employees get the chance to support and develop the latest technological programs in an energized environment.

Insurance may be complicated, but our employee culture is pretty simple. “Work hard, play hard” exemplifies our commitment to a work-life balance. We keep it casual with allowing jeans to be worn every day. We believe in rewarding staff with bright, shiny objects as well as treats, games and prizes to show our appreciation for their hard work. And you can say goodbye to a five day work week with our flex schedules.

At the NAIC, location really is everything - from our centrality in the metro area to the conveniences of our vibrant downtown building, with great restaurants and shopping right outside our doors. We pride ourselves on our long-term investment in our employees and support them in all phases of their life, from continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities to our infants in the workplace program. We also make charity a company-wide offering through our Volunteer Resource Team (VRT). The VRT sponsors fundraisers, charitable events and community service opportunities throughout the year and has raised thousands of dollars for local and national charities.


Why Work at the NAIC/NIPR?

  • Flexible Work Environment

  • 37.5 Hour Work Week

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Referral Bonuses

  • Choice of Insurance Plans

  • Vacation Buy Back

  • Infants in the Work Place

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Parental Leave

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Days Off for Community Service

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Fitness Center



The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance, Science, Other
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Insurance
Required Travel Not Specified
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Data Analyst

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