Business Analyst I
Location:
Los Angeles , California
Posted:
October 07, 2016
Reference:
1600093A
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Job Summary

Responsible for facilitating alignment between business and IT to drive solution design that effectively and efficiently meets the business need. Understands the customer’s objectives, business processes and products, as well as system capabilities.

Performs impact analysis of making changes to application systems and existing processes. Elicits or elaborates the business requirements and is responsible for documenting the functional design specifications. Supports application development, testing, implementation, and training/business readiness activities.

Position Requirements
  • Ability to understand business goals, define priorities, and define a technical or process solution to drive indented business results.
  • Ability to approach work efforts with a holistic view and deliver solutions that address all impacted areas.
  • Foster and maintain a collaborative relationship with key business and IT partners.
  • Perform impact analysis of application changes across various channels, lines of business, states and systems.
  • Promote change that will improve the agent and customer experience.
  • Agile Methodology preferred.
  • Insurance experience.
  • Gap Analysis.
  • Wireframes or other visual documents.
  • Use Cases.


Ability to effectively manage the development of the functional requirements, including:
  • Facilitating JAD/requirement gathering sessions.
  • Managing and resolving open issues.
  • Identifying dependencies and constraints.
  • Serving as a SME and/or POC for questions related to your projects/assignments.


Provide prompt and reliable production support:
  • Thorough detection of the entire issue/defect.
  • Communication and issue resolution.
  • Identification of root cause and implement prevention actions.
  • Follow through on resolution.



Preferred Skills and Abilities
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills and innovative thinking.
  • Leadership capabilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact, influence, and negotiate effectively.
  • Strong ability to build relationships, work cross-functionally, provide support for projects.
  • Ability to make sound decisions.


Nice to Have
  • Understanding of programming concepts.
  • Cobal, Java, .Net, SQL, VB Script.
  • Understanding of Database concepts.


Physical Actions

Physical Environment



Education Requirements: Bachelors degree or equivalent.

Experience Requirements: Level I: 3 years of experience in analysis or a technical development role.

Special Skill Requirement

Strong problem solving skills and innovative thinking

Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact, influence, and negotiate effectively

Ability to make sound decisions

Leadership capabilities.

Excellent written and oral skills in local language.

May require occasional traveling.

Able to give information in English and passively participate in team meetings.

Understands routine business conversations and letters and is able to communicate with few errors



An Equal Opportunity Employer


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