Transamerica Business Intelligence Dev/Analyst in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job FamilyBus Intelligence

Job Description SummaryResponsible for the development and support of the Business Intelligence Analytics products and platforms including but not limited to data warehouse, data visualizations and interactive reports. Responsible for developing and applying Business Intelligence and Analytics subject matter expertise (data modeling, data discovery, BI product offering development and conceptual insurance acumen) to provide the business support departments with the tools and data representations which allow increase in organizational profit and meeting strategic goals.Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Develop insights and understanding of business performance based on data and statistical methods.

  • Continuously develops and maintains an understanding of Business Intelligence technology and architecture, including data warehousing, dimensional modeling, OLAP functionality, reporting tools, and other methods of information delivery.

  • Develop database and/or data presentation solutions to deliver information to end-users accurately and efficiently.

  • Extracts, transforms, & loads data using data management tools.

  • Analyze, understand, and document user needs to ensure accurate fulfillment of user story requests from internal business customers.

  • May construct data models, data dictionaries, and report glossaries.

  • Performs financial analysis work, which involves: extracting financial data from various accounting and information systems, compilation, consolidation and appropriate analysis of financial data.

  • Updates financial reports/models for forecasting, trending and results analysis.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience. Minimum of 1-2 years (depending on the level) work experience.

  • Conversational understanding of BI concepts & tools.

  • Demonstrated ability to write SQL/TSQL queries to retrieve/modify data

  • Ability to abstract a concept into a series of lifecycle components and events.

  • Experience/education developing physical dimensional models, OLAP processes or data visualizations OR

  • Experience/education in data modeling, data discovery and the application of data to solve business problems

  • Proven problem solving ability and a willingness to think “outside-the-box”.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Alteryx, Tableau, and MSBI tools

  • Moderate to advanced skills with MS Excel, including Office data connections and pivot tables.

  • Conceptual, logical and/or Physical data modeling experience is a plus

  • Insurance Industry experience preferred

  • Working knowledge of multiple IT platforms

  • Ability to anticipate future needs and challenges

  • Has organizational and prioritization skills and effective judgment

  • Can make timely decisions with appropriate information.

  • Has strong communication and relationship building skills.

Working Conditions

  • Office environment

Why Work for Us

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Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC, is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

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At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.transamerica.com.