Data Analytics & Manager


Lincoln, NE Management & Operations
Help to create stories with data. Drive B.I. and Visualization best practices.

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 Data & Analytics Manager to drive the business by evolving and maturing our Business Intelligence and Visualization practice.

The Manager for Business Intelligence is a critical leadership role within the data and insights team at Ameritas. This role will be responsible for Business Intelligence strategy, planning and execution. This IT Manager will be responsible for identifying and deploying dashboards, data visualizations and reports through business partnerships, project management, and analytical support using industry best practices. The position requires strong technical hands-on skills and experience as well as establishing close business relationships across the enterprise. Working closely with business stakeholders, this role will establish and drive a long-term BI strategy roadmap and manage increasing demand for data and advanced analytics to help operate, optimize and grow the business.

Success in this role will require:

* The ability to manage a changing environment while making effective and thoughtful decisions
* The ability to continuously improve process models, delivery methodologies and solution capabilities
* Communicating with senior management, stakeholders and solution teams
* Ability to drive collaboration and partnership across multi-functional teams
* A quality driven mentality in all aspects of data analytics delivery
* The ability to manage to the right pace of delivering data and analytic solutions
* Ability to be both an individual contributor and a team leader
* Stakeholder management skills with the ability to drive decisions and mediate conflicting views
* Ability to think creatively and critically.
* Ability to interpret business data and translate into insights and recommendations.
* Ability to problem solve and create innovative solutions using independent thinking.

Essential Job Functions

* Lead vision and strategy for business intelligence, data visualization and reporting across Ameritas
* Supervise and manage a team of BI and Visualization leads and developers and supporting matrixed resources.
* Act as a liaison between the lines of business and IT, collaborate with stakeholders to develop clear and measurable business objectives for dashboards and reports.
* Analyze business problems and propose innovative solutions based on rigorous data analysis
* Provide overall vision, guidance and oversite for report, dashboard and visualization development.
* Assist with identifying and provisioning application resources, as well as research and troubleshoot problems & questions related to solutions
* Support an insight -driven culture by educating the organization on everyday uses of data as a resource. Serve as strong advocate to improve analytical capability across the organization.


* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Math or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
* Previous work history in IT/Technology is required. 8+ years of relevant work in project delivery as a delivery lead or functional lead.
* Management Consulting/Big 4 experience would be desired.
* Masters degree in analytics or an MBA desired.
* Experience with one or more BI tools like Cognos, Tableau, Web focus, Power BI, etc.
* Experience in Data Model design and SQL.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job ID: 2294

Posted 5 months ago

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