Thrivent Financial BI Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota
We exist to help people achieve financial clarity. At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people make the most of all they’ve been given. At our heart, we are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our clients. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them toward financial choices that will help them live the life they want today—and tomorrow.As the BI Business Intelligence Manager within the Data Office, you will lead a team of Business Analysts with focus on policy and strategy implementation and control rather than development; short-term operational/tactical responsibilities. Responsible for leading the design and support of enterprise wide business intelligence applications and architecture. Works with enterprise wide business and IT senior management to understand and prioritize data and information requirements. Solves complex technical problems. Optimizes the performance of enterprise business intelligence tools by defining data to filter and index that add value to the user. Creates testing methodology and criteria. Designs and coordinates a curriculum for coaching and training customers in the use of business intelligence tools to enhance business decision-making capability. Develops standards, policies and procedures for the form, structure and attributes of the business intelligence tools and systems. Develops data/information quality metrics. Researches new technology and develops business cases to support enterprise wide business intelligence solutions.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Institute standard development methodologies to ensure that the team is using best practices for collaborative coding, modular efficiency, version control, QA
Lead the BI team to build the roles, skills, processes and collaboration with other teams necessary to improve solution delivery speed and improve end user satisfaction.
Manage BI request backlogs and report on development progress to stakeholders.
Driving multiple technical and data-related projects of varying scopes and complexities.
Interfacing with other business units within Thrivent, vendors, and executives to represent and drive our organization's strategy.
Using data visualization and other data-gathering methods to either provide internal strategic direction or guide decisions for other teams.
Leads report development for strategic initiatives and operations areas as assigned in order to increase efficiencies.
Supervise efficient working of all Business Intelligence projects, analyze requirements and perform appropriate tests on same.
Administer BI projects, prepare updates and implement all phases for project to achieve project objectives.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and experience, preference degree in Business Analytics.
5 years’ experience leading people and/or projects in the areas of reporting/analytics, prefer 2 years managing a BI team.
Leadership of a BI or software development team.
BI practices and concepts, data modeling, ETL processes, and data warehousing.
Advanced understanding of the full reporting delivery life cycle, from requirements definition to report development and testing required.
Advanced data visualization tool knowledge (Power BI, Tableau, etc.).
Ability to interpret analytic results.
Project management skills.
Demonstrated ability to turn end-user requirements into actionable tools and insights.
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At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people make the most of all they’ve been given. At our heart, we are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our customers. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them toward financial choices that will help them live the life they want today—and tomorrow.
For over 100 years, Thrivent has been helping people build their financial futures and live more generous lives. Today, it’s a Fortune 500 company that offers a full range of expert financial solutions, serving more than 2 million customers, as well as the communities in which they live and work.
Thrivent fosters a diverse workforce to serve our diverse clientele, reflecting a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. If you’re intrigued about our work and the possibility of becoming part of it, we invite you to visit Thrivent.com to learn more. You won’t just build a career; you’ll be part of an organization focused on growing, innovating, and serving.