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08 Mar 2018
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My client, a P&C Insurance company located in Bala Cynwyd, PA has a long term contract position available for a Business Analyst.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for eliciting, analyzing, and documenting high-level and detailed business requirements.
  • Responsible for BA artifacts which may include process flows, data mapping, release notes, training documents and/or use cases.
  • Responsible for identifying, evaluating, and recommending potential solution options.
  • Responsible for contributing to the feasibility and cost benefit of potential solution options.
  • Responsible for managing communications between IT and business for assigned work.
  • Formulates and defines system scope and objective based on user needs and thorough understanding of business processes as needed.
  • Works with internal business groups on process improvement projects designed to improve business results as needed.
  • Provides technical guidance concerning business implications of application development projects.
  • Gathers and analyzes information and provides recommendations to address and resolve business issues for a specific business group.
  • Provides defect triage support to QA.
  • Provides User Acceptance support for release preparation.
  • Provides technical support to project team members.
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Complies with proper internal controls as necessary to conduct job functions and/or carry out responsibilities and/or administrative activities at the Company.
Degree / Licenses and Professional Certifications
  • Bachelor Degree (preferably in MIS, IT, or Business) or equivalent work experience.
  • Insurance knowledge preferred.
  • CBAP or other BA certification is desired.
  • 3 to 5 years' business analysis is required.
  • Waterfall and Agile experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Strong ability to build effective relationships with cross functional team members and stakeholders
  • Experience writing business requirements and functional specs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SDLC
  • Experience with UML
  • Ability to lead JAD Sessions
  • Experience with UI/design specs/wireframes
  • Ability to lead and manage small/medium projects
  • Familiarity with BABOK and its techniques
  • Knowledge of activities, tasks, practices and deliverables associates with eliciting and clearly defining and documenting requires business functionality as well as nonfunctional requirements.
  • Knowledge of formal methodologies for planning and executing application development, enhancement, or support.
  • Knowledge of tools and techniques for design, development, and support of Client/Server applications.
  • Knowledge of tools and programming languages for writing and modifying programs that comprise an application system.
  • Knowledge of tools and facilities for developing and populating application databases.
  • Knowledge of approaches, tools, and techniques for design and development of paperbased and online technical reference documentation, guidelines, standards, procedures, processes, applications, etc.
  • Ability to write business requirements and functional specifications
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation (responsive, consultative, collaborative and accurate).
  • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills: able to work with a variety of people and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Strong analytical ability with the capability to determine the root cause of problems and issues and provide solutions.
  • Strategic thinking; Applies organizational acumen to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for the organization.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to juggle multiple, competing, frequently changing time-sensitive deadlines and priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.