Business Analytics Analyst IV - People Analytics (open to remote)

American Family Insurance

Chicago Illinois

United States

Information Technology
(No Timezone Provided)

Summary:

This is an exciting new position that will work across multiple teams in people services to bring forth prescriptive, predictive, and statistical analytics. Using data from Human Resources, Talent Development and Corporate Training (core system including: Workday, Saba, EdCast, etc.) you will join data either locally or in the cloud, use your intellectual curiosity to find interesting insights. You will apply insights to current business challenges, present recommendations based on contextual knowledge, and highlight areas to focus on to remain competitive. Top candidates will have strong data skills, curiosity, problem solving skills, and presentation skills to executive leadership.

Provides analytics services to the business. Develops new insights and understands the business performance based on data and statistical methods. Analyzes business results, external market dynamics and other data sources to assess trends and develop actionable insights and recommendations to management, via understanding of the business model and the information available for analysis. Typically uses data, statistical and quantitative analysis, explanatory and predictive modeling, and fact-based management to drive decision making.


Job Description:

Level Summary

  • Recognized as an expert within the company and requires in-depth and/or breadth of expertise in own job discipline and broad knowledge of other job disciplines within the organization function
  • Solves unique problems that have a broad impact on the business
  • Contributes to the development of organization functional strategy
  • Progression to this level is typically restricted on the basis of business requirements
  • Primary Accountabilities

  • Leads business partners in the development and delivery of key performance analysis and reporting.
  • Leads development of use case valuations translating strategic objectives and plans into tangible business cases and cost/benefit analyses.
  • Builds and maintains various complex models used to project business results; enhances the model where there is business value in adjusting the models.
  • Ensures analysis and reporting accuracy and integrity and explains performance drivers and provides insights into performance trends.
  • Communicates findings to various stakeholders and leadership with recommendations for actions to address business changes, trends, and issues.
  • Consults with the business to develop proactive methods for evaluating performance.
  • Develop and defines standard analytics and reporting governance and communication and ensures adherence to standards.
  • Provides business analysis, tool, and technique expertise.
  • Travel Requirements

  • This position requires travel up to 10% of the time.
  • Specialized Knowledge & Skills Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of forecasting techniques or statistical analysis or data modeling or data mining
  • Strong experience utilizing software tools to query and report data
  • Strong experience with a variety of standard reporting software packages and best practices for report deployment processes
  • Demonstrated experience communicating/presenting complex and independent concepts and unbiased fact-based decision-making, financial performance and statistical model results
  • Demonstrated experience consulting and working with leadership on complex datasets
  • Additional Job Information:

    Top candidates will have demonstrated experience with such tools and technologies as:

    Python, R, SQL, and/or Spyder

    AWS, GCP or other Cloud data platforms

    Tableau, Google Data Studio, Looker

    GitLab

    Experience connecting to data APIs and leveraging for data visualizations

    Candidates with a Master's degree or higher preferred.

    Offer to selected candidate will be made contingent on the results of applicable background checks.

    Offer to selected candidate is contingent on signing a non-disclosure agreement for proprietary information, trade secrets, and inventions.

    We are open to hiring candidates to work remotely (anywhere in the USA). However, we are also open to candidates who will relocate to our headquarters location of Madison, WI and then relocation assistance may be available.

    #LI-remote

    When you work at American Family you can expect benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health. We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, and a paid-time off program. In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families.Interns and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Enterprise benefits.

    We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

    Business Analytics Analyst IV - People Analytics (open to remote)

    American Family Insurance

    Chicago Illinois

    United States

    Information Technology

    (No Timezone Provided)

    Summary:

    This is an exciting new position that will work across multiple teams in people services to bring forth prescriptive, predictive, and statistical analytics. Using data from Human Resources, Talent Development and Corporate Training (core system including: Workday, Saba, EdCast, etc.) you will join data either locally or in the cloud, use your intellectual curiosity to find interesting insights. You will apply insights to current business challenges, present recommendations based on contextual knowledge, and highlight areas to focus on to remain competitive. Top candidates will have strong data skills, curiosity, problem solving skills, and presentation skills to executive leadership.

    Provides analytics services to the business. Develops new insights and understands the business performance based on data and statistical methods. Analyzes business results, external market dynamics and other data sources to assess trends and develop actionable insights and recommendations to management, via understanding of the business model and the information available for analysis. Typically uses data, statistical and quantitative analysis, explanatory and predictive modeling, and fact-based management to drive decision making.


    Job Description:

    Level Summary

  • Recognized as an expert within the company and requires in-depth and/or breadth of expertise in own job discipline and broad knowledge of other job disciplines within the organization function
  • Solves unique problems that have a broad impact on the business
  • Contributes to the development of organization functional strategy
  • Progression to this level is typically restricted on the basis of business requirements
  • Primary Accountabilities

  • Leads business partners in the development and delivery of key performance analysis and reporting.
  • Leads development of use case valuations translating strategic objectives and plans into tangible business cases and cost/benefit analyses.
  • Builds and maintains various complex models used to project business results; enhances the model where there is business value in adjusting the models.
  • Ensures analysis and reporting accuracy and integrity and explains performance drivers and provides insights into performance trends.
  • Communicates findings to various stakeholders and leadership with recommendations for actions to address business changes, trends, and issues.
  • Consults with the business to develop proactive methods for evaluating performance.
  • Develop and defines standard analytics and reporting governance and communication and ensures adherence to standards.
  • Provides business analysis, tool, and technique expertise.
  • Travel Requirements

  • This position requires travel up to 10% of the time.
  • Specialized Knowledge & Skills Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of forecasting techniques or statistical analysis or data modeling or data mining
  • Strong experience utilizing software tools to query and report data
  • Strong experience with a variety of standard reporting software packages and best practices for report deployment processes
  • Demonstrated experience communicating/presenting complex and independent concepts and unbiased fact-based decision-making, financial performance and statistical model results
  • Demonstrated experience consulting and working with leadership on complex datasets
  • Additional Job Information:

    Top candidates will have demonstrated experience with such tools and technologies as:

    Python, R, SQL, and/or Spyder

    AWS, GCP or other Cloud data platforms

    Tableau, Google Data Studio, Looker

    GitLab

    Experience connecting to data APIs and leveraging for data visualizations

    Candidates with a Master's degree or higher preferred.

    Offer to selected candidate will be made contingent on the results of applicable background checks.

    Offer to selected candidate is contingent on signing a non-disclosure agreement for proprietary information, trade secrets, and inventions.

    We are open to hiring candidates to work remotely (anywhere in the USA). However, we are also open to candidates who will relocate to our headquarters location of Madison, WI and then relocation assistance may be available.

    #LI-remote

    When you work at American Family you can expect benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health. We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, and a paid-time off program. In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families.Interns and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Enterprise benefits.

    We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.