Business Intelligence Analyst

| Portland, OR
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At The Standard, you'll join a team focused on putting our customers first.

Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture. We're looking for people who are collaborative, accountable, creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what's right - across the company and in our local communities.

We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference, every day.

Ready to reach your highest potential? Let's work together.

Why Make The Move To The Standard?

Like to be part of building something new? This is a new and visible area where you will be able to develop your role to support a large key business unit, our Employee Benefits organization. In your position, you will be part of a team that will be developing the data analytics function to ensure we have capabilities to provide effective insights into our business and processes to help us position ourselves for the future. The missing piece is you, bringing your critical thinking, expertise, and energy.

You will find our environment provides intellectual challenge and excitement as you share in the success of our forward moving plans. We foster innovation, build collaboration, and pursue excellence. We are looking to talk to a few business intelligence analysts who are confident in their abilities and have the breadth of experience needed to take The Standard to the next level.

You know what sets you apart; you are smart, strategic minded and future focused. At the Standard, we welcome these attributes, and you will be supported in the pursuit of excellence and openly given the space and time to cultivate ideas and turn them into amazing results. If you are passionate about providing data analytics that drive operational excellence and strategic thinking, this role may just be for you.

About The Standard

Headquartered in the heart of downtown Portland Oregon with over 3,000 employees nationwide, The Standard is a leading provider of financial products and services. These include group and individual disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, group dental and vision insurance, absence management services, retirement plans products and services, individual annuities, and origination and servicing of fixed rate commercial mortgage loans. Founded in 1906 and branded as The Standard, also known as the Standard Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned privately held subsidiary of StanCorp Financial. We enjoy a strong presence in our local communities where our employees are dedicated to give back to others along with generous support from our parent company, Meiji Yasuda Insurance Company based in Tokyo, one of the oldest and largest insurers in Japan. There is a sense of excitement within the company as we continue to move to next generation practices to take the business to a new level, continuing to increase our standing as a premier partner for our customers which include individuals and small, mid-size and national accounts.

Key Elements of Your Position

You will be part of a strategic multi-million-dollar investment in data and analytics sponsored at the highest level of our organization. You will be partnering with stakeholders and executives on analytics projects. You will bring best practices, a track record of fostering partnerships, and an approach that delivers results. With stakeholder input, you will manage projects to inform the enterprise of trends, competitive intelligence, and operational insights. You will leverage sophisticated analytic tools and methodologies in support of a winning strategy in a continually changing business environment. You will provide strategic input on projects both large and small.

Your Responsibilities

  • Act as technical lead for analytics products. Work as senior technical member for a team of analytics professionals to develop an information advantage for the Employee Benefits Division utilizing analytical capabilities while working to develop the team's reputation as highly skilled experts in business intelligence.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders and leaders to understand their business and business challenges and identify trends, patterns and develop recommendations.


  • Develop hypotheses, convert those into analytical problems and develop analytics dashboards and solutions in support of a variety of strategic and operational initiatives.
  • Have open eyes and ears for customer needs, believe in customer delight, and proactively identify opportunities to leverage analytical capabilities to drive business results.
  • Work with large data sets and develop algorithms, dashboards, and supporting codes to ensure the highest product quality. You will use your skills within the context of industry practices to deliver robust analytics products.
  • Have product mindset and deliver "Analytics" as feature or product, appreciating all vital components of a successful product (backend, frontend, governance, user experience, scalability, etc.).


Qualifications

Academic/Experience

  • Master's degree or higher in quantitative fields with 3+ years industrial experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in quantitative fields with 5+ years industrial experience.


Technical Skills

We acknowledge that it is unlikely you hold all we wish for, but we get excited when we meet professionals who have 5 or more of the following:

  • Data Presentation: Power BI Desktop, Power BI Services, DAX/DAX Studio.
  • Data Analysis: SQL/TSQL, Python, R, Azure Synapse, Statistics, Machine Learning.


  • Data Management: Database and Data Warehouse principles, ETL principles, DevOps principles (Azure DevOps), Code control (GitHub, etc.), DataBricks, Azure Data Factory.
  • Product Development: Agile, SAFe, Jira.


Competencies You Possess

  • Effective communications skills that instill confidence with internal and external audiences and translate complex concepts to non-technical stakeholders to help enable understanding and drive informed business decisions.
  • A low-ego, team-oriented and collaborative approach in keeping with the corporate culture.
  • Solutions-oriented mind-set; able to work effectively through complex problems.
  • Easily establish yourself as a trusted partner and the ability to build effective partnerships across all areas of the organization and with colleagues at all levels.


  • Intellectual curiosity, a passion for data and a results orientation.
  • We believe in diversity, we like you to bring something we don't have, or even we have never heard of!
  • Consultant personality: make recommendations based on your understanding and findings.


The Standard Culture

The Standard values a diverse and engaged workforce. You will experience an open and welcoming environment with authentic people who are thoughtful and intentional with high integrity. You will find a very collaborative approach when it comes to planning and decision making. You will have the independence to achieve results within the framework of the values and culture of the organization. In a culture that places high value on continuous improvement and possibilities, your ideas and insights regarding creative and innovative approaches are expected and encouraged.

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Note: The Standard is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary for this role when hiring a Colorado resident. The salary for employees working in Colorado in this role is listed below. The Standard's package also includes incentive plan participation and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and paid time off.

  • Please note, eligibility to participate in an incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program and plan. Any award depends on various factors, including individual and organizational performance.


Salary Range:
$74,400.00 - $138,900.00

Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.
More Information on The Standard
The Standard operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Portland, OR. The Standard was founded in 2022. It has 3557 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 12 open jobs at The Standard, click here.
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