Business Analyst II

Job Description

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Job Summary
Acts as liaison between Business units and IT at senior level; Possesses expertise in the business objectives, processes, and products; Oversees business requirement gathering and analysis, risk assessment and project scope; Mentors lower level colleagues; Performs impact analysis; Support development of application, conceptual design, testing and implementation activities; Leads and manages project support staff for medium to large projects/enhancements affecting multiple business and IT departments.

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 Performs quality review checks on project deliverables 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 May require occasional traveling

Education Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent relevant work experience. 
  • 4+ years Financial Product, Sales, Service or Systems experience 
  • Completion of or actively pursuing a major insurance designation, or Business Analysis Certification (CBAP) and currently certified for process improvement (Six Sigma or Z-Lean Yellow Belt) preferred.
Experience Requirements
2 years as a Business Analyst I, Project Manager or Process Analyst or 5 years of experience in related areas

Special Skill Requirement
  • Sound understanding of insurance loss, expense, growth and efficiencies 
  • Ability to actively take part in meetings and conferences and communicate effectively
  • Capable of composing reports and high level technical explanations 
  • Leads and manages project support staff (not direct reports) for medium to large projects/enhancements affecting multiple business and IT departments.  
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 08/12/2019