Senior Business Analyst/Product Owner

TSR Consulting Services, Inc.
Liberty Corner

My name is Rinu Varghese and I am a Sr. Technical Recruiter at TSR Consulting.

TSR Consulting services client has an immediate Full time opportunity for Business Analyst/Product Owner in Basking Ridge, NJ

If interested, please email resumes to

Business Analyst/Product Owner (Insurance Claims & Underwriting)
Full Time
Basking Ridge, NJ
  • The Senior Business Analyst/Product Owner (Underwriting) in Insurance Technology Services is the primary liaison between the business stakeholders and technology teams.
  • As such, the Senior Business Analyst leverages their listening and interviewing skills to understand their business partner's needs and system issues, and to recommend creative and viable solutions.
  • He/She will translate these business solutions into comprehensive and clear specifications utilizing templates and tools consistent with the development methodology being employed.
  • The Senior Business Analyst/Product Owner participates in all phases of the software development life cycle, able to collaborate with other Business Analyst/Product Owners, Technical and Quality Assurance peers to assure successful solution delivery.
  • Projects range from minor enhancements to large scale system implementations, and responsibilities include production support on assigned systems.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Act as a liaison between the client area, technical organization, and other affected areas in planning, directing and conducting the analysis of business problems.
  • Develop project proposals and estimates that reflect understanding of business needs and relevant technology solutions
  • Employ the proper elicitation technique to ensure requirements are appropriately and efficiently identified, analyzed and documented using industry standard analysis techniques.
  • Suggest creative technical and/or process solutions to identified business needs
  • Develop detailed business and functional requirements, using templates and tools consistent with the methodology being employed
  • Collaborate with project team to ensure cohesive delivery and traceability of documentation.
  • Provide input into project plans, cost and/or resource estimating activities.
  • Provide support for user acceptance testing and test defect resolution
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for assigned business domains and systems
  • The Senior Business Analyst may often manage one or more Junior Business Analyst who may help with documentation, elicit requirements, take responsibility for the configuration and maintenance of reference tables, vendor applications, or reporting and dashboard tools
  • Document and distribute user facing release notes/communications
  • Provide ongoing production support, including responding to user issues, collaborating with the technical team to analyze and resolve reported system issues and communicating the resolution of issues to the business community
  • Supports department with necessary product knowledge, presentations and technical expertise
  • Conforms to Company standards and practices to comply with Internal Audit and SOX controls
As Product Owner, additional responsibilities may include:
  • Accountable for the delivery of value to customers and stakeholders by ensuring that the right product is defined, prioritized, and built.
  • Writes User Stories and Acceptance Criteria based on stakeholder and Scrum team input.
  • Creates detailed user requirement and functional requirement documents and engages with stakeholders to get their sign–off on specifications before introducing them for scrum team development.
  • Proactively manages and prioritizes the product backlog, release plans, and sprint backlogs according to business value, complexity, and expectations.
  • Convey business needs to the Scrum team.
  • Provides business leadership for the Scrum team by understanding and executing the product goals and vision.
  • Collaborates with the Scrum team to prioritize, plan, and release working product increments.
Work Experience & Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with exposure to Reinsurance Underwriting
  • 5–8 years of corporate underwriting work experience and/or experience in Information Technology (IT) industry
  • Reinsurance qualifications, with industry specific qualification highly preferred, e.g. CPCU or Are
  • Worked as Underwriter, Senior Technical / Underwriting Assistant in a major Reinsurance company
  • Willingness to learn / a motivated self–learner
  • Strong analytical, logical and problem–solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal/relationship management skills
  • Pursuit of IIBA CBAP or other certification program helpful
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Visio, and Microsoft Project
  • Proficient in SQL
Rinu Varghese Senior Technical Recruiter TSR Consulting Services, Inc. 379 Thornall Street, 6 th Floor, Edison, NJ 08837 Office: Ext. 4403 Connect with me on LinkedIn! Connect with TSR on LinkedIn! Follow TSR on Twitter!
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