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Northwestern Mutual
Start-Up Vibes with The Stability of an Established Company.
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
Hybrid

Data Analyst Sr at Northwestern Mutual (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX | Hybrid
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At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
At Northwestern Mutual, our vision is to deliver financial security to help our clients live their best lives by choice. A key pillar of our vision and success is our strong, vibrant sales force. The Career Distribution (CD) function is at the forefront of working across the home office and sales force as one team to achieve the sales and growth objectives the company expects, while delivering the experience our distribution needs and deserves.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Provides quantitative and qualitative data analysis and reporting of patterns, insights, and trends to decision-makers in order to drive business decisions and address business questions
  • Creates and is accountable for high quality, value driven work that drives business outcomes; places the user in the center of decision making; and collaborates with team for speed, agility and innovation in work
  • Creates and produces forecasts, reports, dashboards, etc. to tell a story through data
  • Utilizes analytics and metrics to improve processes and provide data-driven forecasts that impact the business (costs, risks, etc)
  • Deliver results to Department leaders and Business Clients
  • Delivers results, insights and recommendations (written, verbal, presentations, etc) to business audience to support business decisions
  • Produce actionable reports that show key performance indicators, identify areas of improvement into current operations, and display root cause analysis of problems
  • Deep expertise in a least one business area or domain, with a broad understanding of the business and domains surrounding the main focus
  • Takes & applies design direction. Applies data visualization best practices to work deliverables.
  • Seeks to understand business process, user tasks, and as necessary, captures refined process documents
  • Implement best practices, methodologies, standards and processes and share across teams. Occasionally contribute to the development there of.
  • Takes initiatives to design and develop deliverables based on interpretation of findings and business client needs on a wide range of analytical topics
  • Provides consultation to business clients and may participate in cross-functional teams to address business issues
  • Contributes to the growth & development of the organization through actively sharing result & insights across the teams and with Business Clients
  • Identifies & captures business requirements, develops KPI frameworks
  • Regularly applies new perspectives, creative problem solving, and inter-departmental connections to improve analytical capabilities
  • Embrace continuous learning, curiosity, and ambiguity.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Mathematics, Statistics, Business or related field.
  • At least 4-5 years of professional experience
  • At least 4 years experience working in analytics related field
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience doing analytics work
  • A t least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in research and data analysis, application of statistical research techniques, report or application development that support business decisions/outcomes
  • Expertise in development and application of analytical tools such as SAS, SQL, MS Excel, SPSS, R or other tool
  • Visualization tooling like PowerBI or Tableau
  • Ability to access, gather, and analyze data from multiple internal and external sources to drive insights into business problems, decisions, and performance
  • Ability to articulate this knowledge as an expert at the department level and may be called on to provide insight at the enterprise level to provide detailed analysis

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What are Northwestern Mutual Perks + Benefits

Northwestern Mutual Benefits Overview

Whether providing education assistance, competitive health benefits or time off for community service, Northwestern Mutual is committed to supporting employees so they can live their best lives. 

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Northwestern Mutual offers a pension plan for employees.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program

An Insider's view of Northwestern Mutual

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We’re not afraid to explore or experiment. Everyone has a voice. You can really make an impact—especially with a fresh perspective.

Kedasha Kerr

Software Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

NM has always been known for it’s culture. To this day, I have still not received a “no”, when asking a colleague for a lunch or coffee meeting. Networking was an invaluable part of my internship experience that allowed me to determine where I wanted to go within the Cyber Security domain.

Chester LeBron

Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

I started as an intern and worked my way up. Northwestern Mutual made it so easy to network and learn, then they empowered me to go out and achieve.

Chris Coleman

Regional Financial Consultant

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