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Senior Business Analyst - Wealth Management Company

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.

What you will do:

Work in the dynamic Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company space as a Sr Business Analyst. Dig deep into a specific business area and help define the details of how to drive to successful business outcomes. Work on a cross-functional team of product managers, engineers, designers and subject matter experts in an agile methodology to deliver on outcomes.

How you will do it:

  • Business Expertise : Provide deep expertise in at least one business area or domain with a broad understanding of business and domains surrounding the main focus. Articulate this knowledge as an expert at the department level. May be called on to provide insight at the enterprise level to provide detailed analysis.
  • Current State, Future State and Gap Analysis:  Independently assess and document current state across multiple processes, business areas and domains while consulting and mentoring other Business Analysts. Think strategically in understanding business drivers to define "target state" solutions.
  • Gather Requirements:  Lead requirement gathering for larger efforts and across multiple business domains or from other business analysts.
  • Author User Stories and/or Features:  Author user stories and/or features independently with medium to high complexity and sometimes across multiple teams. Act as a subject matter expert throughout the development process as needs arise.
  • Test Plan Reviews:  Support solution delivery by coordinating and facilitating the business test planning and test execution by authoring, participating in, and ensuring business sign-off of testing processes for medium and large efforts.
  • Leadership:  Work independently and may coordinate work for others and/or provide mentorship. May provide business direction, guidance, and decisions to development and delivery teams.
  • Project Management:  Use advanced project management skills to lead, complete and advance work.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 4-5 Years Prior Experience demonstrating business analysis.
  • Knowledge and skillset to position themselves as the communications expert and go to resource for key information and decisions making.
  • 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 complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.

Benefits:

Great pay package, 401K, Company sponsored retirement plan, educational assistance, Performance based incentive pay, Medical, dental and vision insurance, Parental leave, Caregiver time off….and more

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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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