Senior Business Analyst

Vabulous, Inc. - Jersey City, NJ (30+ days ago)


* Must have strong Property & Casualty experience!

Position Summary: The business analyst is responsible for gathering requirements, developing workflow and system specifications, and execution of tasks required to deliver IT solutions in support of applications.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Requirements gathering from the business users and well as developing system specifications for projects, enhancements and bug/issues.
  • Work directly with various levels of business users (executive, managers, and processing personnel) to document requirements, review specifications, obtain approval, support UAT and post Production role out.
  • Develop business and technical requirement documents as well as technical specifications.
  • Learn new databases and systems to produce specifications needed to create financial and analytical reporting requirements
  • Supporting quality assurance and user acceptance testing
  • Drive solutions via system modifications and/or workflow to implement new processes (automation, regulatory, etc).
  • Customer support and guidance.
  • Compiling detailed documentation for technical teams (architect, developers, QA, etc
  • Issue resolution/escalation including prioritization and tracking.
  • Working with developers to assure specifications are understood and followed. Developers included in house development as well as off the shelf software
  • Project Management duties.
  • Project management of issues through the entire System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Professional Qualifications

· Strong experience in client facing roles with expert skills in requirements gathering with the ability to draw out requirements using a variety of methods to uncover needs that clients would not be able to articulate on their own

· Ability to communicate technically complex IT concepts to business clients

· Must have strong business acumen as well as technical solutions expertise

· 5 to 7 years experience in the SDLC implementing new applications and major enhancements. These include underwriting, financial, statistical reporting and claims systems.

· Experience in data integration and data quality projects.

· Ability to work with technical teams (developers, architects, QA, infrastructure), business partners and software vendors to document and implement system modifications on time and within budget.

· Excellent understanding of how technology impacts the business

· Excellent team player with a proven background of individual contribution.

· Excellent interpersonal, documentation, communication, and presentation skills.

· A minimum of 5 years experience in the insurance industry implement new applications and major system enhancements.

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Preferred Technical Skills

· Strong SQL skills to query SQL databases.

· Understanding of XML language

· Hardware and networking as it relates to system design and implementation

In addition it would be an asset if your experience included:

· Excellent knowledge of the P&C business and familiarity with a broad spectrum of Insurance applications.

· Proven experience in developing and managing Underwriting and Claims applications.

· Thorough understanding of underwriting process included the policy lifecycle, coverages, rating, etc

· 1 to 2 years experience working on ceded reinsurance systems.

Education and Training:

· Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or equivalent working experience in information technology

· Insurance specific training or designation a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $125,000.00 to $135,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Business Analyst: 5 years

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Required work authorization:

  • United States