Sr Business Systems Analyst

Job Location: Cary, NC



This position will be responsible for requirements gathering, analysis, documentation, testing and project planning in the Actuarial Risk and Treasury (ART) domain. The successful candidate will be part of the application development team, with specific focus on developing Actuarial and Risk IT Solutions. In this role you will be responsible for working with stakeholders to analyze business needs, participate in designing optimal solutions, and author requirements documentation. In addition, you will perform data analysis, document and execute functional test cases.


  • Translate high-level business requirements on multiple, complex applications into detailed functional specifications i.e. User Stories and Acceptance Criteria.
  • Perform feasibility analysis, scope projects, prioritize deliverables, recommend alternative solutions and project strategies, and engage in negotiations.
  • Maintain product roadmap; collaborate with stakeholders to drive product vision, strategy, design, innovation and overall product direction.
  • Prioritize and maintain the sprint backlog and perform just-in-time story elaboration with the development team. Actively participate in sprint planning.
  • Actively participate in formulating a detailed and comprehensive release plan.
  • Review/demonstrate sprint related or general functionality with stakeholders and customers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required
  • 5+ years of experience as Product Owner or  Business Systems Analyst
  • Self-starter with proven ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects with minimal supervision; can manage a complex ever changing priority list and resolve conflicts to competing priorities
  • Strong understanding of the Financial Services industry relating to Insurance and Investments domains.
  • Relevant work experience with business requirements definition and management (end to end), structured analysis, process design, use case documentation, UML process and use case definition
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written; capable of collaborating effectively across a variety of IT and Business groups, across regions, roles and able to interact effectively with all levels
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile software development specifically with SCRUM and prior experience with Backlog Grooming, sprint planning, end user demo and retrospectives.
  • Preferred: Experience with financial vendor software such as Moody’s, Bloomberg, MSCI, Blackrock, Charles River, Kamakura etc.; CSM or CSPO nice to have.




Enterprise Application Development




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