Application Subject Matter Expert III [Business Applications]
Los Angeles , California
October 18, 2017

The Woodland Hills, CA office of Farmers Group, Inc. seeks an Application Subject Matter Expert III [Business Applications] to provide high level of expertise in the design and functionality of business applications.

Specific responsibilities include: Understanding business objectives and how they can best be supported by IT; performing impact analysis of application changes across various components; estimating Rough Order of Magnitude to implement new application functionality; reviewing and validating technical designs provided by supplier; performing quality review checks on project deliverables and post implementation review of project deliverables; understanding customer processes & products, and developing solution, integration and parallel testing criteria; interacting with business, IT cross-functional, infrastructure and architecture teams to perform impact analysis of application changes across various components; acting as a liaison between business and IT; supporting users in building business case, including cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment, project scope and development of high level plan; supporting implementation activities and troubleshooting system environmental issues; having an overall application system analysis and design responsibility, holding an end-to-end view of the system; and providing expertise in design of critical path/technology initiatives specific to P&C insurance.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, or a closely related field, plus 7 years of experience in the job offered or as a Sr. Analyst, Team Lead, Application Development Specialist, or similar position working in application development or testing.

Experience must include 7 years of experience with each of the following: MQs and Web services interfaces with Mainframe; DB2 log analyzer tool; IBM Mainframe technology including COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, VSAM, Easytrieve, FileAid, and Endeavor; and working in the insurance industry across policy and claims systems.

Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at, Job ID: _1700071R_______.



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