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Field Insights (Microsoft Power BI) Business 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’re changing the way people think about financial planning with the scale of a Fortune 90 company. We’re redefining and reinventing the industry and changing people’s financial lives with better experiences and better technology. We believe in building inclusive, and diverse workplaces, where every voice is heard. Come help us build for the future!

Build the tools and experiences that empower our advisors and help our clients achieve those dreams. Work with a hardworking team of product managers, engineers, designers, data scientists and financial experts to define product vision, strategy and deliver experiences to enable clients to achieve financial security.

This role will assist in driving scale into our Insights platform. You will be tasked with building out a business intelligence platform that enables outside teams to contribute to the data buildout and the front-end visualization. Moreover, this role will be creating scale by developing reporting capabilities that allow teams and users to self-serve, thereby massively growing the efficiency and value of the Insights platform!

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Business Expertise: Partner with peer group, business partners and product management to learn business area/domain, while continuing to learn and grow knowledge across the enterprise.

  • Current State, Future State and Gap Analysis: Document and assess current state in a few processes, or single business area / domain. Assist with task-based work items in more complex situations.

  • Gather Requirements: Responsible for fact-based requirement gathering, including all system, technical and intake requests.

  • Author User Stories and/or Features: Author user stories and/or features independently with low to medium complexity while participating in some task-based work in higher complexity situations. Assist throughout the development process as needs arise.

  • Test Plan Review: Assist with coordinating and reviewing test plans for smaller or non-complex efforts. Independently provide execution on testing as needed (UAT, checkouts, etc.)

  • Project Management : Use project management principles to successfully complete and advance work.


  • Bachelor's degree.

  • 1-3 Years Prior Experience in industry or business.

  • Ability to lean on strong communication skills to influence outcomes while approaching conflict with organizational savviness.

  • Domain expertise via previous internships or similar roles in the past.

  • Certifications demonstrating mastery of role specific competencies.

  • Deep familiarity of agile & scrum development environments.

  • Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience, judgment and precedents.


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W e 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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We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.