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CNO Financial Group IT Data Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

CNO’s Data Team ( part of our IT organization ) is hiring a Data Analyst to be responsible for identifying, profiling, and mapping data in meaningful ways across our enterprise data landscape. The role focuses on building a technical and analytic skill set that will be used in execution of our data governance, data delivery, and technology modernization initiatives.

This role is a great opportunity to work with folks from across the business and within IT as you build knowledge and expertise of CNO’s data and systems landscape. Very quickly you will start to draw meaningful insights that support data quality programs, policyholder sales, and customer service projects, and eventually contribute to more transformational data analytics and programs.

As an IT Data Analyst, your responsibilities will include:

  • Discovering, analyzing and documenting data and integrations to provide meaning, context, and proper use cases for data collections

  • Contributing content and supporting the ongoing development of our data catalog and data governance tools

  • Collaborating with other analysts, architects, and development teams to specify and identify data requirements and build solutions that leverage our enterprise data assets

  • Growing business relationships, domain knowledge, and technical expertise that will become critical to the success of projects

  • Performing root cause analysis related to production support and project requests

  • Learning and leveraging enterprise tools and technologies that improve our data analysis capabilities

  • Becoming knowledgeable and proficient using reporting and visualization tools

The IT Data Analyst position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Enjoy working with SQL and relational databases and want to grow your data skillset with additional technology

  • Have a curious mind and love asking “why” until you have satisfactory logical answers

  • Are collaborative, cooperative, and team oriented, with a bias toward action.

  • Learn best by doing and discovering, and can create definition and understanding amid ambiguous requirements

  • Demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer/information science, information systems, data analytics, software engineering (or similar degree)

  • At least two years of experience in a corporate work environment

  • The ability to use SQL to analyze and profile data in relational databases

  • Previous experience utilizing data discovery, classification and cataloging tools highly preferred

  • A proven track record of strong problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrate an ability to contribute positively to the collaborative and inclusive culture we are building

Relocation Available? No

CNO Financial Group is pursuing a hybrid working model. Our associates will have access to come into their affiliated Office (Carmel, Chicago or Philadelphia) up to 2 days/week, and work from home up to 3 days/week. To ensure accessibility to our corporate campuses, we ask that candidates reside within a 60 mile radius of the position location.

At this time, CNO is not mandating its associates to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. However, this is an evolving situation, in the future CNO may require its associates to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations required by applicable law.

CNO Financial Group is a holding company that provides health and life insurance, as well as retirement solutions, to middle-income Americans through its family of established insurance brands: Bankers Life, Colonial Penn and Washington National. Our customers work hard to save for the future, and we help protect their health, income and retirement needs with 3.2 million policies and more than $35 billion in total assets. Our 3,400 associates, 5,000 exclusive agents and 4,000 independent partner agents guide individuals, families and businesses through a lifetime of financial decisions.

We are financially strong and well positioned for continued growth, and we are grounded in our core values of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I); Integrity, Customer Focus, Excellence, and Teamwork.

At CNO Financial Group, we’re always looking forward—to the security and stability we help create for our insurance brands’ customers, and the growth we create within our own company. We're looking for ambitious people who want to do more. We'll provide you with opportunities to grow your skills through challenging professional experiences.

If you're looking for a culture that encourages development, helps you reach your potential, and rewards you for your contribution, then CNO Financial Group is right for you. For more information, visit

ReqID: POS-17692

Category: Information Technology

Job Type: Full-Time

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