Guidewire Policy Center Business Analyst

招聘企业
Kforce Technology Staffing
工作地点
Charlotte
薪金
Competitive
已发布
2019年8月24日
关闭
2019年8月31日
工作职责
会计师
行业
IT
合同类型
永久
工作时间
全职
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Business Analyst in Charlotte, NC.

Summary:
The Senior Business Analyst will be responsible for leading the business and functional requirements definition for policy administration as well as downstream systems and reporting. The senior business analyst will also be responsible for planning and facilitating user acceptance testing and managing business relationships.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Lead requirements definition for complex projects and multi–year strategic initiatives
* Identify and translate business needs into clearly defined requirements, and create documentation inclusive of business use cases, process flows, data flows, traceability matrices and report mock–ups
* Plan, facilitate, and conduct requirements gathering sessions, meetings, and presentations
* Lead review sessions for completed business/functional requirements with key business users focused on gaining consensus and final business approval
* Build strong relationships within the business units and support functions to understand the business needs
* Collaborate with development and testing teams to provide subject matter expertise, ensure that out of the box functionality is leveraged and assist in troubleshooting and resolving issues
* Ensure that proposed solutions are focused on improving efficiency and effectiveness of the business processes and are consistent across products where possible
* Participate in the development and planning of the User Acceptance Testing activities, including test plans and scripts, based on requirements
* Facilitate UAT execution phase and work with business lead and project manager to obtain user acceptance test signoff
* Provide direction and leadership to one or more IT Business Analysts
* Travel as required, approximately 10%

REQUIREMENTS:
* AS/BS degree will be a plus
* 7+ years of business analysis experience in the Commercial Property & Casualty insurance industry with 2+ years in Specialty insurance
* 1–2 years of experience in relevant industry
* 2+ years of experience in internal and external customer support
* Strong technology experience with policy administration solutions. Experience with Guidewire PolicyCenter strongly preferred
* Experienced with Agile SCRUM methodology and business analysis methodologies; working knowledge of business analysis documentation standards
* Hands–on experience writing user stories is required
* Knowledge and experience leveraging both IT solutions and business process improvements
* Experience operating and interfacing with business management, including negotiation and presentation skills
* Proven track record of creating clear, concise deliverables that reflect a deep understanding of business needs and the out of the box software functionality
* Excellent problem–solving and analytical skills
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; Understands communication channels and escalates appropriately
* Must be proficient with process modeling tools (e.g., Visio)
* Experience with other visualization tools is beneficial
* Experience supervising small teams
* Strong initiative; able to self–manage
* Comfortable with ambiguity and able to work through it to get the right things done

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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