Pekin Insurance - Pekin, IL3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $79,000 - $110,000 a year
Position Objective:
The Guidewire Integrator Business Analyst will be responsible for working directly with Business, IT and Managed Services team members in the following areas: Personal Lines and Commercial Lines P&C product definition, Requirements organization, Planning and monitoring Requirements, Requirements analysis, Translating and simplifying requirements, Use Case Test definition and execution, Management of Time for Budget and Schedule, Maintaining Communication with Key Project Team, and Requirement Planning and Task Breakdown.

Translating and simplifying requirements in project backlog for Integration developers
Requirements management, communication and coordination with members of various committee’s (such as Architecture Review Board, Change Request Board, Release Management Team) on change requests for project during both pre and post production
Coordination with Kanban Master on work priorities in the project backlog, reviewing, refining and prioritizing backlog
Coordination with other Analysts and supporting BA’s on notes and meeting minutes during requirements meetings
Communication and Escalation to various project stakeholders and team members when customer requirements expand scope or are outside of the standard architecture
Application of best practices for effective communication and problem-solving
Present demos and explain how solution works
Periodic demonstrations of system functionality
Other duties as assigned

Requirement Project Plan: (including backlog management, timeline and schedule):

Estimation of effort for assigned Tasks
Participation in Sprint Planning for Business Analyst tasks
Self-Management of Time for schedule
Testing and Quality Assurance Documents
Monitor completion of implementation tasks and test (QA)
Business test case development
Build and execute Use Test Cases for customer business requirements. Review test plans and creates new test plans

Technical experience with packaged software and some technical proficiencies required
Experienced with working in a cross-functional team and with team members from different geographical locations
Experienced in developing and maintaining relationships with internal team members, customers and partner organizations
Ability to assess and manage risks, and communicate appropriately
Strong verbal and written communication skills at the Project, Project Leadership and Management levels including strong presentation skills with PowerPoint or similar
Solid work ethic and ability to self-start
Strong analytical skills (business solutions, problem solving, creative thinking)
Strong knowledge of agile software development processes, and iterative development principles

Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience
4 + years in the insurance industry
Must be authorized to work in the US, sponsorship for this role is not available at this time

Preferred Experience:
Guidewire Software products (PC/CC/BC) experience
Strong Commercial Lines and/or Personal Lines experience
Strong experience working with 3rd Party Interface integrations
Design and develop metrics, reports and analysis to meet key business needs