The Woodland Hills, CA office of Farmers Group, Inc. seeks an Application Subject Matter Expert II (Business Applications) to provide expertise in the design and functionality of business applications and understand customers/business processes and products and how best they can be supported by the application systems.
Specific duties include: Understand customers processes and products and how they fit within the goals of the business unit; Review and validate the detailed technical design for business applications provided by the supplier to ensure alignment with business requirements; Technical design of premium rating algorithms for new coverages and/or insurance products; Validate suppliers estimates; Estimate Rough Order of Magnitude for the level of effort/cost of new application functionality; Impact analysis of new business requirements on the existing rating engine and designing screen and code changes to meet the requirements; Perform quality review checks on project deliverables; Act as liaison between Business and IT, as assigned; Validate premium rating on the rate revisions; Support users in building Business Case, including cost / benefit analysis, risk assessment, project scope, and development of a high level plan; Support the implementation activities, troubleshooting system environmental issues; Perform impact analysis of application changes across various components, holding an end-to-end view of the system; and Specify / Recommend Integration and Parallel testing criteria.; May require occasional travel within the U.S
Position requires a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Applications, Computer Information Systems, , or a closely related field, plus 5 years of experience in the job offered or as a Professional 2: System Analyst, or similar position.
Experience must include at least 5 years of experience working with: utilizing Mainframe Z/OS (COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2, VSAM), Easytrieve, Quikjob, RATABASE product builder, Advanced Query Tool, Pega PRPC v6.3. Must also have 5 years of experience communicating technical updates and results with a wide range of constituents (business partners, infrastructure teams, management, vendors), as well as 5 years of experience working in the Insurance domain. Must also 1 year of experience working in agile methodology. Must be willing to occasionally travel within the U.S.
Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at Farmers.com/Career, Job ID: 170008XU
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