Data Analyst - Remote

Job description

Symetra has an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Data Analyst!

About The Role

The Data Analyst uses data to solve business problems. You’ll use complex information to report on trends and reach conclusions. You will also use business intelligence and analytics tools to find patterns, insights, and develop key performance indicators. While taking on analytics projects, the Data Analyst will demonstrate innovative ways to use existing and new data sources to produce enhanced metrics which drive strategic business decisions.

  • Builds a working understanding of Symetra products, its customers, data infrastructure, and business goals.
  • Analyze complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources using a variety of tools and data analysis techniques
  • Understands basic business performance and answers product and business questions to drive business actions.
  • Identifies and evaluates the quality of different data sources used for key result/metric calculations.
  • Operationalizes compelling self-service dashboards and tools.
  • Reflects on the requirements or directions provided on a project idea to anticipate gaps and provides recommendations for improved delivery.
  • Occasionally plans and facilitates stakeholder requirements sessions and leverage business perspective.
What We Offer You

“If you want to invest in yourself and build a career, this is a great place to work. If you don't want to put in the effort to learn the industry and become a student of the business (it takes real effort!), there are easier places to work.” Cris H. - AVP Internal Sales, Training and Development

“Symetra is inclusive of all employees regardless of their personal differences.” Darrell J. - Actuary III

“Symetra values learning. Symetra has so many resources - whether that is the Student of the Business courses, sponsorship of professional certifications, or just individual employees being so willing to teach and answer questions.” Felicia D. - Financial Reporting Lead Senior Analyst

Benefits And Perks

We don’t take a “one-size-fits-all” approach when it comes to our employees. Our programs are designed to make your life better both at work and at home.
  • Flexible full-time or hybrid telecommuting arrangements
  • Plan for your future with our 401(k) plan and take advantage of immediate vesting and company matching up to 6%
  • Paid time away including vacation and sick time, flex days and ten paid holidays
  • Give back to your community and double your impact through our company matching
  • Want more details? Check out our Symetra Benefits Overview

Salary Range: $71,700 - $119,500 plus eligibility for annual bonus program

Your Education, Experience And Skills
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field and/or 2+ years of equivalent professional experience required.
  • Experience with reporting tools like SQL, Power BI, Tableau.
  • Ability to understand and interpret imperfect data.
  • Experience with data modeling and working with large-scale data.
  • Partner with Data Analytics team members and business stakeholders to develop solutions.
  • ETL development and understanding of data warehousing concepts.
We empower inclusion

At Symetra, we’re building a place where every employee feels valued, respected, and has opportunities to contribute. Inclusion is about recognizing our assumptions, considering multiple perspectives, and removing barriers.

We accept and celebrate diverse experiences, identities, and perspectives, because lifting each other up fuels thought and builds a stronger, more innovative company. We invite you to learn more about our efforts here.

In a complex industry, we strive for clarity.

Symetra is a dynamic and growing financial services company with 60 years of experience and customers nationwide. In our daily work delivering retirement, employee benefits, and life insurance products, we're guided by the principles of VALUE, TRANSPARENCY AND SUSTAINABILITY. That means we provide products and services people need at a competitive price, we communicate clearly and honestly so people understand what they're getting, and we build products that stand the test of time. We work hard and do what's right for our customers, communities, and employees. Join our team and share in our success as we work toward becoming the next national player in our industry.

For more information about our careers visit

Work Authorization

Employer work visa sponsorship and support are not provided for this role. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at hire and must maintain authorization to work in the United States throughout their employment with our company.

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