Job Description – Business Analyst
The key expectation to this position is to effectively elicit, analyze, and validate client's business needs into business, functional, and operational requirements that are proficiently translated into feature rich products and technical deliverables including overall system, data and application design. The Business Analyst plays a key role in the product team along with Technical Product Manager, developers and SQA testers to build, deliver, and evolve functionality meeting product standards and roadmaps; and providing advice and solutions to the business needs.
Develop products & services strategically and tactically to support business goals – operational efficiency, market share, quality, etc.
Understand and Analyse in-house systems and product suite
Perform deep analysis of client and internal requirements by conduction interviews with key stakeholders including external clients and internal subject matter experts
Identify and document clear and concise business requirements; provide transparent insight to downstream (technical/testing) groups to allow for collaborative discussion and documentation
Create and maintain strong and highly productive working relationships with solutions groups to ensure quality outputs
Participate and lead client facing and internal meetings to drive business requirements into functional solutions that meet and exceed client and internal needs
Participate in and drive JAD or collaborative sessions with non-technical staff and technical and architectural groups to ensure client requirements are defined and can be translated into technical solutions that meet the client needs while maintaining architectural integrity
Maintain product standards and roadmaps used for different lines of business when constructing requirements
Liaise with Business Solution & Synergy Group when shaping initial, final specifications of the functionality to meet business goals
Keep abreast of industry best practices and recommend process changes to boost productivity, development throughputs and overall quality of work
Assist or conduct detailed training on functionality to clients and product team and support team members
Ability to employ appropriate elicitation techniques during requirement-gathering phases
Be competent in Thinking on Your Feet and adapt to a changing landscape within assigned projects including scope and agile processes.
Able to lead and resolve client functionality challenges when issues may arise during the project lifecycle
Participate in audits and compliancy initiatives when needed
Ensure all deliverables meeting the change management process
Have a strong understanding of CMMI compliance and best practices.
Experience: Should have minimum of 6+ Years of Experience as Business Analyst in Insurance Domain
Should have a good knowledge in Insurance Domain as Business Analyst
Good knowledge on Insurance – P&C and Brokerage knowledge is required
Strong BA and Agile skills
Great communication and facilitation skills
Preferred Skills: INS 24 Certification, LOMA Certification