Technology & Innovation Lead, Marsh Labs – Marsh and McLennan

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 10-15+years

Job Description

Technology & Innovations Lead, Marsh Labs

Marsh Labs identifies, incubates, and prototypes new products that are expected to have significant strategic impact in the risk management industry. In addition, the team supports corporate strategy and innovation by identifying and anticipating key game changing technology, business, and market trends.

What can you expect:
• Creating and architecting concepts around the use of advanced technology to risk management and risk transfer.
• Leading engineering teams to develop & deploy pilots around emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, blockchain, DeFi, cloud computing, and cybersecurity.
• Researching and keeping up to date with emerging tech and related market/industry trends
• Interfacing with internal stakeholders including business leaders, product, and engineering teams to advance key strategic initiatives.
• External ecosystem outreach including insurtechs or related startups, industry innovation groups and academia.
• Writing thought pieces and communicating thoughtfully and persuasively through a wide variety of channels including social media, industry publications/conferences.

We will count on you:
• Lead an area of “future-proofing” Marsh through technology research, ecosystem scouting and product incubation. Recent areas of development in Marsh Labs have included digital insurance platforms, fleet telematics, synthetic data lakes, MLOps and crypto DeFi projects.
• Own top-to-down vision on both innovation and technology strategy on key emerging topics and themes.
• Kickstart and evangelize new strategic initiatives and work to get them funded as growth segments.
• Ability to evaluate emerging technology stacks and vendors and drive key technology strategy
• Ability to drive a global software team to deliver key advanced technology components
• Keep an active pulse on key innovation trends and market disruptors in the insurance space.
• Serve as a visible thought leader in the industry through various engagements including conferences, thought leadership pieces in industry publications, social media channels
• Evangelize key topics to both internal and external audiences at both practitioner and executive levels.
• Develop relationships with key ecosystem players in area of tech expertise.

What you need to have:
• B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in engineering, computer science or technical field and 10+ years of software development experience in an enterprise environment or high tech.
• Prior experience leading advanced technology development ideally with production implementations
• Experience working with three or more of the following: cloud computing, web/mobile application development, distributed and parallel systems, machine learning, natural language processing, big data, large software systems, and/or security software development.
• Architected and delivered solutions on cloud platforms: AWS/Azure/GCP
• Love for coding and hand-on development of new advanced technologies.
• Strong ability to handle multiple parallel initiatives.
• Work autonomously and build projects from start to finish.
• Experience working under high degree of ambiguity.
• Excellent communication and collaborative skills.

What makes you stand out:
• Prior experience in the risk management, insurance or financial services is a plus.
• Prior experience in financial modeling or related data science topics
• Understanding of emerging fintech and insurtech technical stacks.

What’s in it for you:
• Great culture, talented team, great leadership
• Lead and manage the product development from inception to production
• Be the product champion and the voice of the client with all your stakeholders
• Be part of the movement to transform the digital experience for our Clients and Colleagues
• Energize and excite the teams by building products that makes a difference.
• Engage with external clients and internal stakeholders to define the product strategy.
• Competitive pay, continuing education reimbursement, generous benefits and 401k matching and contribution plan.

Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC) is the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The Company’s 76,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. With annualized revenue approaching $17 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses. Marsh advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @mmc_global or subscribe to BRINK.

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

The applicable base salary range for this role is $127,100 to $271,200.

The base pay offered will be determined on factors such as experience, skills, training, location, certifications, education, and any applicable minimum wage requirements. Decisions will be determined on a case-by-case basis. In addition to the base salary, this position may be eligible for performance-based incentives.

We are excited to offer a competitive total rewards package which includes health and welfare benefits, tuition assistance, 401K savings and other retirement programs as well as employee assistance programs.

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