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Property & Casualty Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-04531
Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Job  Description:

·         The ideal candidate will have previous experience working as a Business Analyst on large initiatives in a Property Casualty company. The successful candidate will work synergistically with the core delivery team to define, develop and implement business application solutions. This individual must have strong communication skills and business acumen as well as knowledge of the formal Software Development methodologies incl. Agile Methodology. Ability to understand and write database queries are preferred.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

·         As a Business Analyst, you must plan, organize and facilitate requirement gathering sessions to elicit customer requirements and ensure that the goals were achieved. Must be able to understand the customer's objectives and business needs and translate those needs into Functional Requirements.

 

Other Responsibilities but not limited to

·         Production Support / troubleshooting / resolution of incidents

·         Evaluate requests for enhancements / defects / support requests, etc.

·         Utilize business and system knowledge to support business customer needs

 

Roles and responsibility

Technical Knowledge Expectations:

·         Demonstrates advanced knowledge of applications systems analysis techniques. Able to rapidly learn technical / business techniques and disciplines of special value to the systems supported.  Possesses a working knowledge of the business, and a conceptual understanding of the technical environments in which the system operates.

 

Responsibilities Include:

·         Assisting in the development of efficient and effective solutions to complex business problems

·         Assessing the solution risks thru understanding business impacts, environment and industry trends

·         Using innovative insights and creativity in evaluating alternatives

·         Defining business requirements with an appreciation for process and technical constraints and opportunities

·         Understanding data modeling concepts and techniques

·         Technical skills like, Querying in MS SQL and Strong MS Office skills

·         Knowledge of the SDLC methodologies (Agile, Incremental and Waterfall), Agile experience

 

Communication Expectations:

·         Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

·         Ability to express complex technical concepts in terms understandable by the business

·         Ability to express business needs, requirements and implications in terms understandable to developers and testers

 

Business Knowledge & Partnership Expectations:

·         Works effectively with business unit to formulate specifications and present results of analysis 

·         Works with management to establish schedules 

·         Places high priority on service and consistently meets scheduled dates 

·         Handles contacts with clear, concise business communications

·         Adjusts to changing priorities

·         Demonstrates attitude of willingness, cooperation, and concern for business issues

 

Personal Competencies:

·         Must be seen as a team player that exhibits critical thinking and confidence and has credibility across the project team

·         Ability to comfortably interact with business operations and technology development teams

·         Results oriented; proven ability to translate initiatives into action plans with required deliverables

·         Ability to identify areas for continuous improvement within the BSC role and make recommendations and/or implement

·         Exhibits high-performing levels of motivation, performance and personal integrity

·         Takes advantage of opportunities to develop skills; pursue development opportunities both within and outside their business area

 

Team Work Expectations:

·         Ability to work collaboratively with business partners and apply business expertise to assure quality and accuracy in business analysis

·         Ability to plan, organize and facilitate effective working sessions to achieve desired outcomes

·         Demonstrates ability to build relationships with peers to achieve objectives; relationships with other departments to work as one team

 

Leadership Expectations:

·         Maintains the operational integrity of the business function(s) supported 

·         Designs and tests systems, and/or system changes to insure system efficiency, integrity, productivity, and maintainability

·         Communicates with business units when appropriate, utilizing advanced written or oral skills in order to maintain system and/or product credibility

·         Demonstrates maturity and discretion in handling confidential data related to the system

·         Completes multiple tasks in the time allocated to accomplish results

·         Accurately evaluates and estimates new tasks

 
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