Enterprise ODS Subject Matter Expert III
Location:
Los Angeles , California
Posted:
November 18, 2017
Reference:
1700013H



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Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • Application Subject Matter Expert III to provide expertise in the design, development, and functionality of the Enterprise Operational Data Store (ODS) and its integrations.
  • The ODS SME will be responsible for the conceptual design of ODS applications; reviewing and validating technical designs provided by suppliers; performing quality review checks on project deliverables; validating supplier estimates; performing impact analysis of application changes across various components; estimating Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) to implement new application functionality; specifying/recommending integration and parallel testing criteria; supporting all implementation activities; and mentoring lower level colleagues.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Formulating and defining system scope and business objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify ODS assets;
  • Coordinating with business partners, architects, analysts, and developers to create IT specification documents based on business requirements;
  • Understanding business processes and products and utilizing this knowledge to appropriately interpret and translate business requirements into workable technical solutions;
  • Analyzing and revising existing system logic and documentation for continuous improvement, quality, and optimization; building transformation rules to convert data from various lines of business;
  • Building data models and customizing data extractions/integrations based on business rules; holding an end-to-end view of the system;
  • Estimating Rough Order of Magnitude for the level of effort/cost of new application functionality;
  • Managing application controls and adherence to standards - reporting results in application scorecards and status reports;
  • Coordinating with supplier teams for task assignment, code reviews, knowledge transition sessions, and operational activities;
  • Troubleshooting system environmental issues;
  • Performing quality review checks on project/release deliverables;
  • Acting as liaison between Business and IT;
  • Supporting users in building Business Cases, including cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment, project scope, and development of a high level plan.


Position requires:
  • 7 + years of experience in the job offered or as a Senior Software Engineer, Project Manager, Program Manager, Technical Lead, or similar position;
  • 7 + years working with operational data store development, optimization, and testing; data extraction technologies (ETL);
  • Real-time and near-real-time integrations;
  • Operational reporting and data distribution;
  • Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) such as Oracle and/or DB2; SQL development;
  • 5 + years of experience in solution design/subject matter analysis and oversight of insurance applications;
  • 3 + years of experience working with reporting tools and web services;
  • 2 years of experience with Guidewire technologies (preferred).


( Internal Title: USFG009 -Apl Sub Matter Expert III)



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