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Systems & Data Analyst
Ref No.: 18-17636
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Systems & Data Analyst
Jacksonville, FL

Position summary:
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders (Claims Management, Actuaries, Data Scientists, Analysts, and others) to identify business intelligence needs in support of Claims programs.
  • Create features, user stories and detailed business requirements leveraged to create reports, implement data services, and enable business intelligence capabilities.
  • Analyze source system data to understand the data structures, definitions and anomalies.
  • Identify missing data elements required for operational and analytical reporting needs to ensure proper sourcing and provisioning of data.
  • Lead the documentation of both current and future state data flow and mapping documents from Claims business systems (e.g., XactAnalysis, Acuity) to ODS, data warehouse, and OLAP cubes.
  • Provide input and recommendations to the development of both system and data design artifacts based on business and data analysis.
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Information Management (EIM) team to translate features, user stories, and lower-level business requirements into usable technical specifications, including detailed data entity level gap analysis for operational and analytical reporting. These deliverables are leveraged by the EIM team to create ETL jobs.
  • Lead the development of Data Dictionary, data semantics and Logical Data Model for Business and IT user consumption Claims business systems (e.g., XactAnalysis, Acuity), in collaboration with corresponding business users.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Strong communication & inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of IT and business management and staff.
  • Strong technical skills related to business analysis, systems analysis, data analysis and data modeling.
  • Strong experience in documentation of detailed business requirements, technical designs and specifications.
  • Advanced knowledge of database normalization data modeling techniques, data definition, data classification and data dictionary processes and procedures.
  • Strong SQL and relational database design skills.
  • Ability to analyze business needs and translate them into data mapping document.

Required education and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field OR 8 years relevant work experience.
  • 6+ years of professional experience in Systems Analysis, Data Analysis & Business Requirement engineering.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with Guidewire ClaimCenter, PolicyCenter, XactAnalysis and Acuity Systems.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in non-technical terms with senior management, middle management and business staff for information requirement gathering and reporting delivery solutions.
  • Property & Casualty insurance and experience with a preference for Claims experience.
  • Working knowledge of insurance industry data standards.
  • Experience with Agile development.
Experience creating reports, dashboards, and visualizations with Cognos or other business intelligence software

For information please email me on or contact me on 703-889-6830.

Devendra Thakur