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Cognos BI Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00557
Location: Amelia, Ohio
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 10/23/2017
In this role the BA shall provide a critical layer between the business, Business Intelligence and Analytics, and Information Technology teams with responsibility to gather, analyze, evaluate, and document the business, functional, technical, security, performance, training and data mapping requirements needed to effectively deliver analytics and reporting.
 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Strong knowledge in using the appropriate tools and technologies to create and/or provide governance of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) documentation needed by various teams (business users, testers, trainers, and applications development teams) to successfully develop and maintain infrastructure and business systems applications.
  • Produce and publish the required SDLC artifacts on projects with a moderate degree of complexity and scale.
  • Attend kickoff and other project-related meetings with end business users to understand initiative objectives, document results, and capture follow ups, as appropriate.
  • Document the "AS IS” and "TO BE” business and technology processes.
  • Assist in the creation of test cases and test data for, and the execution of Unit, Integration, and Usability testing.
  • Support the effort to maintain system documentation, including screen, report, and job execution descriptions, user manuals, operational procedures, application, and job flows.
  • Provide status reports according to departmental and project standards.
  • Identify continuous process improvement opportunities and operationalize solutions for same.
  • Participate actively in requirement gathering and gap analysis activities.
Required Technical Skills:
Knowledge of insurance applications and core business functions, or equivalent experience in the financial services, of Property & Casualty Ins