Application Subject Matter Expert II [Business Applications]*

  • Company: Farmers Insurance
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Posted: November 15, 2017
  • Reference ID: 170008XT

The Woodland Hills 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; design business workflows, user interface screens, and insurance underwriting rules; work with external systems and services for data exchange; Gathers, cleanses and analyzes data from multiple sources; Review and validate the detailed technical design for business applications provided by the supplier to ensure alignment with business requirements; Validate suppliers estimates; Estimate Rough Order of Magnitude for the level of effort/cost of new application functionality; Perform quality review checks on project deliverables; Act as liaison between Business and IT, as assigned; 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 System Analyst or similar position.

Experience must include at least 5 years of experience with: application development or testing and working with PEGA development and architecture in Commercial insurance domain with PEGA CSSA certification. Experience must also include 1 year of experience working in agile methodology. Must also have experience with: communicating technical updates and results with a wide range of constituents (business partners, infrastructure teams, management, vendors); working in a team; and working with PEGA PRPC, COBOL, CICS, JCL, Easytrieve, HATS, DB2, ORACLE, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and HPALM. Must be willing to occasionally travel within the U.S.

Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at, Job ID: 170008XT.



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