Farmers Insurance Careers

Business Analyst II - OKC or Olathe, KS

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Olathe, Kansas
Information Technology


Job Description

Requisition ID: 190000AJ
  
We are Farmers! 
  

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! 

 
Job Summary 
  
  • Serves as a liaison between the Business and IT to provide solution to their business needs
  • Understands customers’ objectives, processes, and products as well as the business systems capabilities
  • Supports users in building business case, including cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment, and project scope
  • Performs impact analysis and supports development of effort/cost estimates; Develops and documents functional specifications
  • Supports application testing, implementation, and training activities 
  
Essential Job Functions 
  
  • Performs impact analysis of application changes across various components, holding an end-to-end view of the system
  • Defines project scope
  • Develops functional specifications
  • Prepares Preliminary Systems Design document
  • Understands customers’ objectives, processes, and products in order to make educated recommendations
  • Acts as liaison between Business and IT, as assigned Supports the Application Subject Matter Experts in development of estimates / validation of suppliers’ estimates
  • Supports application testing, implementation, and training activities
  • Performs quality review checks on project deliverables
  • Supports users in building Business Case, including cost / benefit analysis, risk assessment, project scope, and development of a high level plan Drives day-to-day prioritization of work on capabilities, working with business 
  
Physical Actions 
  
Physical Environment 
  
Education Requirements 
  
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
  
Experience Requirements 
  
  • 1 year as a Business Analyst or 4 years of experience in related areas 
  • Advanced SQL skills
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Familiarity with Python and/or R
  • Proficiency in reporting analysis, data visualization and communications (interpretation of data)
  • Proficiency in statistics
  • Advanced skills in requirement gathering
  
Special Skill Requirement 
  
  • May require occasional traveling
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Tableau or Power BI knowledge preferred
  • Able to take part in meetings and discussions and give information about own area of expertise, able to compose memos, simple letters and short texts. 
  

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 



Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 01/14/2019

Other Locations: United States, Kansas, Olathe