Business Systems Analyst II
Location:
Los Angeles , California
Posted:
December 29, 2017
Reference:
170008QO



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Job Summary

Serves as a liaison between the Business and IT to provide solution to their business needs; Understands customers’ objectives, processes, and products as well as the business systems capabilities; Supports users in building business case, including cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment, and project scope; Performs impact analysis and supports development of effort/cost estimates; Develops and documents functional specifications; Supports application testing, implementation, and training activities.

Essential Job Functions
  • Performs impact analysis of application changes across various components, holding an end-to-end view of the system.
  • Defines project scope; Develops functional specifications; Prepares Preliminary Systems Design document.
  • Understands customers’ objectives, processes, and products in order to make educated recommendations.
  • Acts as liaison between Business and IT, as assigned.
  • Supports the Application Subject Matter Experts in development of estimates / validation of suppliers’ estimates.
  • Supports application testing, implementation, and training activities.
  • Performs quality review checks on project deliverables.
  • Supports users in building Business Case, including cost / benefit analysis, risk assessment, project scope, and development of a high level plan.
  • Drives day-to-day prioritization of work on capabilities, working with business.


Required Skills


  • Experience with Agile SCRUM methodology and business analysis methodologies preferred.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to all audiences verbally and in writing.
  • Basic understanding of open systems architecture including integrations with vendor packages, relational databases, message queues, web services and legacy systems.
  • Experience with Guidewire suite of insurance applications preferred.
  • Business domain experience in P&C Insurance preferred.



Education Requirements: Bachelors degree or equivalent.

Experience Requirements: Level II: 1 year as a Business Analyst Level I or 4 years of experience in related areas.


(Internal Title: Business Analyst II)




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