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Data Analyst


We are Farmers!

Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

Job Summary

Provide data in response to one-time or recurring requests for reports or analysis. Understand customer objectives and processes; effectively communicate system capabilities and limitations; and deliver available data. Analyze data quality and take corrective action. Analyze impact of system changes to data/reporting infrastructure (support testing and implementation activities).

Essential Job Functions

Extract and manipulate data to solve business problems: Respond to new requests for reports/data: understand customer objectives and processes; review and refine requirements; and communicate estimated hours and timeline to complete; Extract data using Cognos ReportNet, OBIEE Answers, or similar business query interfaces; Extract data directly from relational databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server), data warehouses, or other data stores using SQL; Format data for business use in Excel, Access, or similar format; Produce reports manually and through automated scripting; create and maintain scripts and macros used to automate reports; and Support application testing for enhancements or system upgrades; identify and communicate data quality issues or data differences. Communicate effectively: Be concise and precise in written communication; Incorporate best practices in developing intuitive reports to share with a broad audience; and Describe and document unique aspects or limitations of data to aid understanding. Demonstrate business understanding: Develop in-depth knowledge of data associated with at least one line of business (LOB), and effectively support the data needs of that LOB; and Demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning. Exemplify good teamwork: Proactively communicate with customers and team members; Provide excellent customer service by making realistic commitments and keeping them; Work productively on assigned tasks; Collaborate effectively with other team members; Demonstrate accountability to management and customers for hours spent on assigned tasks; and Diligently strive to deliver value in the fewest possible hours.

Physical Actions

Essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing, and lifting/carrying 10 lbs. maximum • Functional ability of seeing, hearing and speaking • Ability to type proficiently.

Physical Environment

Work in a climate-controlled office, with occasional travel by car or airplane.

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred, in Information Systems or related field.

Experience Requirements

  • 2+ years of Farmers or other insurance experience
  • Technical experience that involves querying and manipulating data to address business problems
  • 2+ years experience with data extraction, manipulation and presentation in usable format

Special Skill Requirement

  • SQL: proficient with complex queries (preferred)
  • Alteryx (preferred)
  • Power BI (preferred)
  • MS Excel: advanced proficiency (Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, AutoFilter, and formulas) 
  • MS Access: proficient with loading data, writing queries, and manipulating data 
  • BI query tools: proficient in Cognos ReportNet, OBIEE Answers, BusinessObjects
  • STATISTICA, or similar systems

Job Location(s): US - MI - Caledonia KM2, US - RW - Remote Work - Farmers

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Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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