Senior TBM Analytics Analyst
Company: The Standard
Posted on: April 8, 2021
At The Standard, you'll join a team focused on putting our
Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture.
We're looking for people who are collaborative, accountable,
creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what's right
- across the company and in our local communities.
We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference,
Ready to reach your highest potential? Let's work together.
Apply your strong technology and financial management expertise to
the deployment of Apptio's Technology Business Management (TBM)
solutions at The Standard. With your knowledge and skills, you'll
position company leadership and business owners to understand the
ROI in investing in TBM.
You'll come with the ability to develop and maintain strong
business partner relationships and will foster a culture of
data-driven decision making. You'll also play an important role in
driving the continuous improvement of data modeling and allocation
methodologies while leading quality management initiatives with
The role will give you the opportunity to gain an in-depth
understanding of Apptio configurations, models, and data.
What You'll Do
- Establish strong relationships with IT and business leaders;
promote the open dialogue necessary to understand the Total Cost of
Ownership of IT services, and opportunities to leverage TBM
practices and optimize decision making.
- Effectively communicate operational insights to management,
including preparing project updates to ensure timely identification
and understanding of critical issues impacting the TBM system.
- Fully understand the cost allocation logic and methodology to
be able to implement model enhancement per improved data, and
trouble-shoot model fallout due to invalid data or logic conflict
that is associated with evolved situations.
- Prepare data for model consumption, including data mining and
cleaning, data automation and validation.
- Support the system release management process and provide user
support where necessary.
- Support documentation of functional and business requirements
and rapidly translate that information into a working set of
operational and financial models, dashboards, and reports.
- Import, transform, and rationalize data from financial systems
of records, business data lakes and IT Systems. These include
current and future state ERP systems (Lawson, Workday ERP and HCM),
ServiceNow, Azure, AWS, SolarWinds, Nutanix, VMware, AppDynamics,
and various Microsoft provisioning and monitoring systems.
- Leverage platform capabilities to educate IT leaders and
increase Business awareness and understanding of IT performance
from a value perspective. This includes development of productivity
metrics to support adoption of IT4IT Reference Architecture.
The Behaviors, Skills and Experience You'll Need
- Education: Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems,
Accounting, Information Systems, Finance or Business Analytics. An
advanced degree in a quantitative field is preferred.
- Experience: 3 - 7 years progressive Finance, Accounting
Information Systems, BI or the equivalent combination of education
and/or relevant experience. Preferred: Experience at a top-tier
consulting, financial services or a technology-driven company is
preferred. Prior experience with TBM or CIO advisory work.
- Professional certifications preferred: Elite or Recognized
Technology Business Management Analyst (ETBMA or RTBMA) or TBMA;
MCSE in Data Management & Analytics; ITIL or IT4IT a plus.
- Collaboration: Be a strong team player; open to
learning/sharing ideas; work efficiently and effectively with staff
across a collaborative organization.
- Critical Thinking: Have a strong bias towards curiosity and
problem solving with the ability to synthesize an array of inputs
into coherent solution strategies.
- Communication & Coordination: Strong project ownership and
organizational skills - self-directed and capable of managing
collaboratively; express ideas clearly and persuasively in oral,
written, and presentation forms. Strong ability to influence.
- Knowledge of IT Services and Financial Management Practices
such as budgeting, cost allocations, capital and operating expense
handling, and product or capability-driven funding models.
Understanding of IT infrastructure domains and application
development from prior experience is essential.
- Software Skills: Advanced level proficiency in Microsoft Excel,
data-warehouse analysis (SQL Server, SS Management Studio, TOAD),
proficiency with Apptio and ServiceNow is preferred.
Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of
New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities,
Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The
Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin,
gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or
any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The
Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where
possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired
by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other
cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or
reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a
criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education
and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All
employees of The Standard must be bondable.
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