Lead Analyst, Business Intelligence Visualization

Ameritas

Lincoln, NE Business Intelligence
Business Intelligence Visualization. Visualize yourself working at Ameritas in this great role!

At Ameritas, fulfilling life is what we do daily. We continuously strive to help our customers and employees enjoy life at its very best by reducing uncertainty, helping grow assets and protecting what is most cherished. We're here to help people put worry behind and the future ahead and help enable a life that's rich in family, happiness, health and financial security. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled.

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp is seeking a Lead Analyst, B.I. Visualization to drive the business by continuously focusing on evolving and maturing our data technologies and capabilities.

This position will be responsible for participating in the BI/Visualization content and integration development activities. In close partnership with the Data Management, Data Governance and Data Delivery departments, this role will deliver on project level initiatives where Business Intelligence and Analytics deliverables are required as well as assist in guiding our strategic business partners towards a self-service Business Intelligence model. The role will participate and adhere to Ameritas technical change governance policies, the Enterprise wide development life cycle and security practices.

Essential Functions:

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Design and develop Business Intelligence reports, dashboards and visualizations for business partners.
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Participate in the definition and adherence of BI/Visualization development life cycle best practices and standards, including UX/CX principles around data storytelling with visualizations.
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Participate in the development of cross-platform integration points to extend the Business Intelligence and Analytics capabilities and features, utilizing platform SDKs/APIs and open source visualization libraries.
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Working with management, participate in discussions around future direction for current and new Business Intelligence and Analytics technologies.
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Participates in complex projects during design, development and implementation, both as an individual contributor and team member.
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Creates and reviews technical documents for projects and systems, ensuring that documents are kept up-to-date.

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Collaborate and partner with existing Application, Database, Network, and Server administration departments.
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Work closely with management and business unit stakeholders to ensure alignment with enterprise business plans and strategic initiatives.

A successful person in this role will exhibit:

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Enthusiasm to learn and explore the potential value of new technologies through research and development.
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Strong project coordination skills with proven ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and manage multiple projects.
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Leadership and partnering skills
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Excellent verbal and written communication skills with both technical and non-technical partners (including senior leadership) with focus on informing, influencing, and relationship building.
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Skills or experience in the development of best practice standards.
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Ability to break down complex problems and projects into manageable goals. Understand root cause of the problem and make sound, timely decisions to resolve them.
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Ability to adapt to new or frequently changing directions.
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Strong data analysis and quantitative skills, with a desire to drive towards data-driven decisions.

Requirements

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6+ years of experience with BI/Visualization and Analytics development.
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Relevant Bachelor's degree, or combination of education and work experience required.
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Experience in IBM Cognos Analytics required.
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Experience in Tableau Desktop and Server required.
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Experience practicing basic principles of proper data visualization design for effective storytelling, aligning with corporate branding standards and best practices.
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Additional experience in the following desired but not required:

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Data Science (R, Python, Dataiku).
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Web/Application Development (Java, JavaScript, CSS, HTML)
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Data Visualization (D3.js)
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Understanding of data management and governance concepts and design.
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Good understanding of Insurance Regulatory environment or information services industry is desired.

We are Ameritas: proud to say we're in the business of fulfilling life.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job ID: 3103

Posted 19 days ago

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