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Data Analyst

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

At Northwestern Mutual, we believe relationships are built on trust. That our lives and our work matter. These beliefs launched our company over 160 years ago. Today, they're just a few of the reasons why people choose to build careers at Northwestern Mutual.

We're strong and growing. In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing.

We invest in our people. We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.

We care. We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

What's the role?

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides quantitative and qualitative data analysis and reporting of patterns, insights, and trends to decision-makers in order to drive business decisions and address business questions

  • Summarizes analysis into user-friendly deliverables by translating detailed data into business-appropriate communication and recommendations

  • Delivers results to Business Clients

  • Produce actionable reports that show key performance indicators, identify areas of improvement into current operations, and display root cause analysis of problems

  • Ability & desire to learn the business domain supported

  • Applies this understanding towards analysis & deliverables

  • Ability to communicate acquired knowledge within project team

  • Seeks to understand  business process, user tasks, and as necessary, capture

  • Implementing  best practices, methodologies, standards and processes

  • Takes initiatives to design and develop deliverables based on interpretation of findings and business client needs

  • Collaborates with team for speed, agility and innovation in work

  • Occasionally contributes to the growth & development of the organization through actively sharing result & insights with cross-functional teams

  • Identifies & captures business requirements, contributes to KPI framework

  • Embraces continuous learning, curiosity, and ambiguity

  • Occasionally applies new perspectives, creative problem solving, and inter-departmental connections to improve analytical capabilities

  • Occasionally contributes to the growth & development of the organization through actively sharing result & insights with cross-functional teams

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Mathematics, Statistics, Business or related field

  • At least 3+ years of experience/knowledge in data analysis, reporting or application development

  • Expertise in one or more development or analytical tools such as SAS, SQL, MS Excel, SPSS or other tool. Visualization tooling like PowerBI or Tableau

  • Ability to deliver results and recommendations in written, verbal and presentation form for technical audiences

  • Skills in problem solving, research, quantitative analysis and analytical working techniques

  • Strong aptitude and desire for learning new platforms, development, analytic and presentation tools

  • Demonstrated ability to gather information systematically; consider a broad range of issues or factors and use accurate logic in analysis

  • Initiative to independently design and develop own deliverables while still being a team player

  • Ability to be manage and prioritize concurrent assignments, and handle ambiguity

  • Creative and innovative in problem solving and formulating solutions

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This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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