Business Intelligence Analyst
Allstate - Northbrook, IL

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As an Business Intelligence Analyst, you will be responsible for applying your knowledge of business and technology to partner with our clients, identify business intelligence needs, and create requirements that include data needs, rules, metric definitions and calculations. You will also be responsible for providing enterprise and project-level information analysis support that provides consistent, accurate and complete information requirements that enhances the analytic and reporting lifecycle throughout the enterprise. In support of the analytic and reporting lifecycle, you will create data definitions that follow established standards and guidelines, and provide consulting on new developments within the business intelligence space.
      Some of the key responsibilities for this position include:
      - Provide business knowledge and support for resolving technology issues in their focused area of the business.

      - Analyze and translate business, data, functional, and user requirements and/or business rules into analytic and reporting requirements, data models and metadata deliverables for low to moderate complexity projects.

      - Produce consistent, accurate and complete data requirements and definitions for low to moderate complexity projects.

      - Participate in information gathering sessions.

      - Construct and execute simple to moderate SQL queries and review data profiling results to discover semantics, patterns and value domains of data under analysis for projects of low to moderate complexity.

      - Analyze data utilizing available techniques to determine, document and communicate existing data relationships, profiles and quality levels. Uncover anomalies and variances in data content from expected nominal results for projects of low to moderate complexity.

      - Participate in inspection sessions to validate that modeled data and related metadata deliverables match and satisfy business data requirements.

      - Participate in reviews of physical data model and related technical detail with database administrators and technical developers as part of a single project's development life cycle.

      - Assist with project initiation or planning for projects of low to moderate complexity.

      - Participate in discussions to establish common definitions for data within a specific business area.

      - Assist with project initiation or planning for projects of low to moderate complexity.

      - Create the technical requirements for low to moderate complexity projects by analyzing business and functional requirements

      To be successful in this position, the following skills and abilities are needed:
      • Strong analytical, mathematical skills.
      • Business Requirements Definition – Good BA practitioner skills.
      • Requirements Planning – Ability to prepare, plan and manage timelines to quality and on time delivery of requirements packages.
      • Management Consulting – Ability to work with leaders at varying levels to elicit and communicate requirements as well as manage change.
      · Bachelor’s degree preferably in Engineering or Mathematics
      · Strong communication (written, verbal) skills
      · Strong decision and analytical skills
      · Facilitation skills
      · Financial Acumen
      · Insurance Acumen
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      Primary Location IL-Northbrook

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