Farmers Insurance Careers

Business Analyst III

Caledonia, Michigan
Information Technology

Job Description

Requisition ID: 180009NQ
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Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world. Start your career at Farmers today! 
  • Skill in process/work flow modeling is desired
  • Familiarity with the Lean methodology is a plus
  • Experience on Agile projects is preferred, including:
    • Participating in the day to day running of Agile projects, including
      • Experience as a ScrumMaster and/or Product Owner
    • Using a decomposition approach to identify epics and user stories, as well as, being able to organize into themes
    • Writing clear and concise user stories that can be understood by both business and development
Job Summary 
  • Works with Business leaders to identify, propose and influence business decisions; Possesses expertise in the business objectives, processes, and products; Leads large analysis efforts, affecting multiple business and IT departments; Oversees business requirement gathering and analysis, supports business leaders with cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment and project scope; Mentors lower level colleagues.
  • Work with business leaders to socialize the change and act as an intermediate and liaison for the sponsor throughout the project/enhancement implementation while collaborating with project teams, other stakeholders and IT to implement the recommended solutions.
  • Works on projects/programs of higher complexity (impact to multiple business units/applications) and supervises/mentors lower level peers.  
Essential Job Functions 
  • Develops business requirements through analysis on business activities, industry trends and sponsor requests.
  • Works with business leader to define project scope Performs impact analysis of business process changes/enhancements across the organization.
  • Understands customers objectives, processes and products in order to make educated recommendations.
  • Oversees Business Requirement gathering and analysis Acts as liaison between Business Sponsors and IT staff.
  • Supports application testing, implementation, and training activities.
  • Mentors/supervises lower level peers on project tasks by managing the daily and long term work efforts of assigned staff for a particular segment of work.
  • Performs quality review checks on project deliverables  
Physical Actions 
Physical Environment 
Education Requirements 
Bachelors degree or equivalent relevant work experience (6+ years Financial, Systems, Product, Sales or Service experience) Completed business analysis certification (CBAP)  
Experience Requirements 
3 years as a Business Analyst II, Project Manager or Product Analyst Sound understanding of insurance loss, expense, growth and efficiencies  
Special Skill Requirement 
Advanced knowledge of Business Analysis practices as outlined in the BABOK (Business Analysis Book of Knowledge) Demonstrated ability to partner successfully with cross functional technical and business teams Established executive presence Analysis of data, processes, patterns and trends and overall business risk  
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 11/21/2018