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Cognos BI Business Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00635
Location: Amelia, Ohio
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 11/13/2017
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
  • 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 Insurance industry.
  • Ability to interact with Information Technology and Line of Business management, and when necessary lead the planning and execution of implementations of small to medium complexity projects.
  • Strong knowledge of Data Warehouse/ Business Intelligence and Analytics project lifecycle (SDLC), tools, technologies, testing, and best practices.
  • Proficient using Cognos of tools.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of tools.
  • Knowledge of data gathering using Structured Query Language (SQL).