Workforce Opportunity Services Business Analyst (Veterans Apply!) in United States
Business Analyst (Veterans Apply!)
This is a consultancy role with the potential to hire. Our partner is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations world wide, they provide commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients.
Post 9/11 Veteran with an Honorable discharge, OR
Currently serving in the National Guard or Reserve
Availability to work full-time
Overall Position Description:
- The Business Analyst is a liaison between business partners and IT team. Understands, reviews, analyzes and evaluates customer needs. Responsible for development and documentation of business requirements, functional design document and support for all aspects of the project lifecycle for multiple projects. Recommends solutions and ensures they meet the business need.
The successful candidate will:
Collaborate with Project Manager to define and manage project scope, anticipating issues and proactively recommending solutions.
Manage business requirements and business partner expectations throughout the project lifecycle / sprints.
Plan business analysis activities, requirements approach and develop estimates for business analysis tasks for assigned projects with minimal supervision. Manage BA activities throughout project lifecycle, adjusting requirements approach as necessary. Accountable for managing to estimates provided.
Elicit requirements from many stakeholders using techniques such as interviews, workshops, and/or existing systems documentation or procedures.
Analyze and document business requirements for business requests while using industry standard analysis techniques such as data flow modeling, workflow analysis, functional decomposition analysis and business rule definition.
Build and maintain an in-depth understanding of the technology, service solutions, business processes and products of the Personal Risk Services department.
Understand and apply the current Personal Risk Services IT designs and collaborate with technical resources to provide input to the solution design.
Work with business partners to develop acceptance criteria and a plan to facilitate User Acceptance Testing to ensure that the solution meets the business requirements.
Collaborate across business and technology functions to ensure comprehensive business solutions are implemented.
Completed, or pursuing, a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.
1 – 3 years of Business Analyst experience (including system analysis, SDLC management, agile methodologies and infrastructure planning and/or operations).
Experience with insurance policy administration (Personal Property & Casualty products) a plus.
Understanding of IT environments, technologies in relation to business needs
Knowledge of PRS Policy Administration Systems is a plus, e.g., Masterpiece, .PLS, DRC
Working knowledge of a variety of technologies and platforms including client / server and web services.
Recognized BA certification preferred.
Must be detail-oriented and thorough with the ability to meet aggressive deadlines.
Strong ability to independently perform analysis of business workflow, and technology issues to facilitate decision making.
Must be flexible and adept at handling multiple priorities.
Establishes positive and effective relationships with IT staff, business partners and vendor partners.
Effective in a variety of formal and informal presentation settings: one-on-one, small and large groups.
Experience managing scope and change control.
Must be proactive at risk identification and management.
Strong knowledge of the MS Office Suite of products (including Excel, Word, Visio and Outlook).
Strong self-motivation with excellent time management.
- Full-Time (40 Hours/Week)
- $21.00/Hour (Plus Benefits)
- Whitehouse Station, NJ
Founded in 2005, Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from underserved and veteran communities through partnerships with organizations dedicated to diversifying their workforce. Utilizing a scientifically-based model derived from research conducted at Columbia University, we recruit, educate, train, and place high-potential candidates with leading organizations around the world. To date, WOS has served 3,800+ individuals through partnerships with more than 60 corporations in 40+ locations worldwide. For more information, visit wforce.org
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