Zurich NA RCIS - Database Analyst in Anoka, Minnesota

RCIS - Database Analyst


RCIS (Rural Community Insurance Services) is currently hiring a Database Analyst that will work out of our Anoka, MN office.

She/he will have experience working in multi-platform environments. Responsibilities will include working with application development teams and DBA team members to design and implement database objects to support application functionality on SQL Server and IBMi DB2, updating data dictionaries, scripting and preparing changes for production migrations, supporting changes as they migrate to production, query analysis and SQL performance tuning, data quality analysis, database utilization analysis and projections, sharing knowledge and expertise with team members.

RCIS is a fast-paced culture with firm timelines, so this person must be able to deliver results despite distractions, manage multiple or changing priorities, and be highly organized.

Client Internally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to internal clients, usually at the line manager or employee level. May involve sharing subject matter expertise to others in the organization or supporting others in their efforts to deliver on our promise.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the IT areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the IT areaOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the IT areaAND

  • Experience in database administration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Crop Insurance Industry and/or RCIS databases and data

  • Prior experience with Structured Query Language (SQL)

  • Experience with SQL query/performance tuning and SQL best practices

  • Knowledge and/or experience with SQL Server 2014 technology stack including SSIS and SSRS

  • Experience implementing database object changes and database user security

  • Experience working with data modeling and data replication

  • Prior experience working with Agile development methodologies

  • Able to work effectively in a team environment; detail oriented; strong organization skills; strong written and oral communication skills; self-motivated

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Visio

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

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Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Anoka

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 07/07/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180005I8

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.