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Lead Data Files Interface Analyst – CBA/MMX (Alight)

Lead Data Files Interface Analyst – CBA/MMX (Alight)

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Alight Solutions Is Looking For A Lead Data File/Interface Analyst

As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our CBA Implementations business group within Alight Solutions. 


Your Impact As A Lead Data File/Interface Analyst

The Lead Data File/Interface Analyst is a role with deep technical and systems knowledge. The position has overall responsibility for data file interfaces including configuration, analysis, and quality assurance. The role is responsible for ensuring the quality of all data interface analysis, technical documentation, test plans, configuration and testing completed for assigned clients. The Lead File Analyst is also responsible for workload management. This includes researching, designing, documenting, and modifying interface specifications throughout the production life cycle. The Lead File Analyst is expected to coach and support colleagues within their team.


Job Responsibilities:


Operations - Team Management


  • Consult with internal team members on complex or critical client requests; address complex technical requirements, set expectations, manage client involvement in data interface review and analysis.
  • Coach, develop, manage, and direct team members and workload across a group of clients.
  • Train and coach team members about the system, business knowledge, data interface standards, system development life cycle, and delivery models.
  • Assess risk, prioritize tasks, and delegate assignments, for timely and cost-effective results.
  • Review complex client requirements; perform gap and impact analysis, and delegate data and interface analysis for configuration.
  • Respond to client inquiries to discuss complex data interface requirements, manage client involvement - in analysis in preparation for data interface configuration and implementation.
  • Leverage the resources on the team.
  • Monitor associate performance.
  • Conduct performance management conversations.
  • Educate, reinforce, and hold associates accountable for behaviors that support Aon Hewitt policies and guidelines.


System - Technical Development


  • Review analysis and test plans, providing data interface expertise and identifying high level technical solutions.
  • Review complex and critical client requirements, perform gap and impact analysis, and delegate data interface analysis in preparation for configuration.
  • Manage and ensure consistency of operating procedures, interface standards, and interface documentation standards across a group of teams.
  • Assist programmer analysts in conceptualization and development of data interfaces to support implementations.
  • Direct the preparation/documentation of data interface requirements and specifications.
  • Run and monitor tests on new and existing data interfaces for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.
  • Oversee critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas.

You Bring Knowledge and Expertise


Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of previous experience in data files interface role (PAA)
  • 3+ or more years experience managing people and/or projects.
  • Understanding of different file formats and structures as well as understanding of data models
  • SQL and demonstrated ability to use and understand a relational database structure, preferably SQL Server
  • Experience with an HRIS or Payroll system
  • Understanding of Health and Welfare benefits

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience creating functional and technical specifications and executing test plans.
  • Minimum of 6 months experience coaching and developing others.



  • Bachelor's degree (with preferred concentrations in Math, Actuarial Science, Finance, Computer Science, Economics, MIS) or equivalent work experience.


We offer you

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Our Colleague Experience

At Alight Solutions, we are reimaging how people and organizations thrive. To deliver on this purpose, we do things differently. From company leaders to our newest colleagues, we all play a role in bringing our values to life. Every colleague shapes how Alight can become better, stronger and brighter – together. With technology as our catalyst and humanity at our core, we advance each day toward a better future in work and life.

About Alight Solutions

As the leading provider of benefits administration and cloud-based HR and financial solutions, we enhance work and life through our service, technology and data. Our 22,000 colleagues across 14 global centers deliver an unrivaled consumer experience for our clients and their people. We are Alight. Reimagining how people and organizations thrive.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.  Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.  




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