CO-OP Financial Services

Business Development Analyst

Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
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The Opportunity

CO-OP Financial Services is bringing digital transformation to the credit union movement. We’re creating innovative technology solutions that help not-for-profit credit unions best serve their members and compete with the big banks.  As a result, our world-class team is growing faster than ever! If you’re passionate about technology and want to be part of a purpose-driven organization, this is an exciting opportunity to provide real value and help shape the future of human-centered financial services.


We are seeking a talented Business Development Analyst to lead strategic projects and other data quality remediation planning activities. This position closely partners with business and operational teams. The Business Development Analyst detects patterns and possible solutions from smaller to medium volumes of data.  

What You Can Look Forward to

  • Leads strategic data driven projects. 
  • Follows and advises on industry standards and advances on data driven technologies and tools. 
  • Analyzes data to determine relationships between large datasets and project requirements.
  • Creates complex end-to-end data flow diagrams and logical data models.
  • Communicates complex SQL, T-SQL scripts for various reporting and ad-hoc analysis.
  • Documents business requirements, source to target data mapping; collaborates with technology teams; designs, develops, tests and works with Consultants.
  • Documents System of Record data models and maps to business process.
  • Documents data mapping specification designs, data feed specifications, data analysis and data comparison.
  • Develops and documents data remediation requirements and plans for specific client needs.
  • Responsible for reporting risks that are identified to the appropriate team and/or management. Additionally, responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting risks within the scope of your work area, to include, but not limited to Information Security risks.
  • Actively supports our CO-OP culture and embraces our core values of Work as Partners, Communicate Openly and Honestly, Demonstrate Excellence and Champion Change in all interactions.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Completion of high school, or equivalent.
  • BS in Analytics, Data Science, Data Management, CIS plus 2+ years’ experience as a data analyst or equivalent training and/or experience.
  • 2+ years’ experience with data technologies, process, data mapping tools with highly complex and integrated business models.
  • Ability to analyze data to determine relationships between large datasets.
  • An understanding of data warehousing methodologies.
  • Financial industry knowledge.
  • Agile methodologies.
  • An understanding of benefit of BI tools and how to communicate value to Consultants for client interactions.
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL, T-SQL, and SSRS.
  • MS Excel.
  • Tableau Desktop Pro.
  • MS Office including Visio 2013.

Why Join CO-OP?

CO-OP is committed to fostering a workplace where every employee feels valued, respected, and connected. We are dedicated to understanding, attracting and engaging a diverse workforce where every employee can live up to their value; ensuring that our employee base reflects the consumers we serve. The result of this effort is an inclusive environment where diverse talent thrives.  You will be part of an organization that focuses on a strong culture and embodies the credit union movement philosophy of People Helping People. CO-OP’s commitment to reflecting our own core values and purpose extends beyond how we serve our clients and the products that we deliver.


With more than 35 years of industry leadership, CO-OP Financial Services is the largest, most comprehensive credit union service organization in the nation. CO-OP serves as THE credit union technology engine, bringing payments solutions, engagement services and strategic counsel to help credit unions optimize member experiences to consistently provide seamless, personalized multi-channel offerings, while delivering secure, sophisticated fraud mitigation service.


CO-OP serves more than 3,000 client credit unions, with 60 million debit and credit cardholders, nearly 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs and more than 5,600 shared branches nationwide. Our vast technological ecosystem facilitates more than 6.5 billion transactions every year and equips credit unions of all sizes to deepen member engagement and prosper in the fast-paced world of fintech.

The Perks

  • Fun, challenging and, collaborative work environment with passionate colleagues that care deeply about the intersection of technology and human-centered financial services.
  • Great Work/Life Benefits – Paid Time Off (PTO), Maternity, Parental, Family Care, Adoption Leave Programs, Community Volunteer Time Off, and 10 Paid Holidays.
  • Health benefits – medical, dental, & vision plus wellness programs and gym reimbursements.
  • 401K with generous company match.
  • Tuition reimbursement.



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