Research Senior Manager

at Alight Solutions LLC in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Alight unlocks enterprise growth for the world's most influential companies with future-ready human capital and business solutions. Alight combines industry leading data and insights with unmatched depth and operational expertise to improve the employee experience and optimize cloud-enabled business processes. Alight's 15,000 colleagues proudly serve thousands of clients and their more than 30 million employees and family members throughout 180 countries. Alight helps organizations of all sizes, including over 70% of the Fortune 100, achieve next level transformation.


Are you interested mining data to find insights that can help millions of workers across the US with their retirement savings?Do you think you are a good communicator who can effectively explain complex ideas in an easily understood manner?Are you a good project manager who can work across time zones to handle multiple competing priorities?If so, then this could be the perfect job for you.


Alight's Research team is looking for a ResearchSenior Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day activities that drive Alight's wealth (defined contributions/401K) research. The ideal candidate will be able to take a research piece from thought to publication by collecting and analyzing data, determining conclusions, and drafting reports and other communications.


Key Responsibilities

Analyze data and external research to identify potential patterns; this includes data mining, and summarizing findings.

Collaborate with research team and wealth leaders on research reports and ad hoc requests.

Use technology (e.g. Excel, Access, Tableau) to review data, perform calculations and understand results.

Prepare thought leadership pieces. Manage projects from end-to-end and allocate work to other team members appropriately.

Be able to effectively communicate to internal and external stakeholders.



3-5 or more years in the retirement industry.

Experience with Tableau software desirable, but not required.

Strong MS Office Suite skills

Strong written and oral communication skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize, and manage tasks

Ability to effectively plan and assign work and manage projects from start to completion



Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.


At Alight, we believe that diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. Alight provides equal treatment and employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to any protected status or other protected characteristic.


Alight does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.


Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

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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

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Job Posting: 578950

Posted On: Jul 12, 2021

Updated On: Aug 06, 2021