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Athene IT Business Systems Analyst, Correspondence Systems in West Des Moines, Iowa

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


The IT Business Systems Analyst is responsible for reviewing and understanding business requirements, developing functional and technical requirements, and supporting application team delivery, development and support through data analysis and documentation activities.


  • Reviews, analyzes and synthesizes business requirements, business processes and related artifacts.

  • Reviews and updates documentation that describes how the solutions and supporting technologies operate.

  • Supports response, triage and restoration activities related to application incidents and outages.

  • Works closely with product owners, technical leads, application developers and application testers to ensure solution design meets both functional and non-functional expectations.

  • Develops functional and technical requirements, specifications and solution designs that achieve desired business requirements and outcomes.

  • Performs data analysis and profiling activities to ensure appropriate data elements are available for use by application developers and overall data dependencies have been addressed.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 4+ years of experience working in a Business Analyst, Business Systems Analyst, IT Analyst, Data Analyst or similar role.

  • 3+ years writing moderate to complex SQL queries, focused on analysis and profiling of medium to large data sets.

  • Experience creating and maintaining artifacts such as data mappings, business requirements, functional requirements, non-functional requirements, wire frames, process flows, architecture diagrams (conceptual, logical, physical), entity relationship diagrams, use case diagrams and/or data flow diagrams.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office products, specifically Excel, Visio and PowerPoint.

  • Experience writing application code (any language) preferred but not required.

  • Understanding of application development and testing processes.

  • Understanding of techniques used in requirements elicitation, project scoping, requirements analysis and planning and analysis activities.

  • Ability to learn quickly and pick up subject areas and domains with no prior knowledge.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

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Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.

Based on your location you will experience a unique blend of: • Benefits to meet individual needs including, but not limited to, a 401(k) and/or pension plan with a company match, paid time off, paid holidays, job-related tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. • Career development opportunities including a Leadership Development Program, self-guided trainings and periodic Lunch & Learns. • Amenities that include "dress for your day" work attire, in house coffee bar, on-site café, ergonomic desks, game room area and on-site fitness facility. • Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, company-sponsored volunteer events throughout the year, individual non-profit volunteer time that can earn grant money, and non-profit matching gift program.

Athene USA is also proud to be recognized for the following: • Best places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments, 2020 • Iowa's Top Workplaces; since 2015 • Bermuda Top Ten Employer; 2019 • United Way of Central Iowa awards

• Advocate & Volunteer; 2016 • S pirit of Central Iowa; 2017, 2019 • Game Changer; 2018 • Impact-Maker; 2018, 2020 • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Awards • Patriot Award, 2018 • Pro Patria Award, 2019 • Seven Seals Award, 2019 • Military Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • Military Spouse Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • LGBTQ+ Friendly Employer by Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2021 • Excellence in Education LOMA;10 plus years • Structured Retail Products (SRP) • Best Carrier Award; 2017 & 2018 • FIA of the Year; 2019

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