Our IT Senior Business Analyst works with various business partners and IT staff to facilitate requirements gathering, elicit requirements and document requirements. Our IT Senior Business Analyst is an active member on projects and is responsible for delivery of analysis work on assigned projects.
Partners with business units across the organization to identify business needs and solutions.
Responsible for delivery of business-analysis related commitments based on agreed upon project schedule
Rapidly understands and negotiates needs and expectations of multiple stakeholders
Collaborates closely with developers to implement the requirements, provides necessary guidance to testers during QA process
Prepares change requests for review and approval
Elicits and clearly document business and systems requirements defines use cases, functional and non-functional requirements and activity diagrams for both traditional Waterfall and Agile delivery methods
Collaborates with testing teams to ensure traceability to requirements.
Elicits and clearly documents business and system requirements
Other duties as assigned or as situation dictates.
JOB REQUIREMENTS / KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to facilitate working sessions and communicate fluidly across a variety of audiences.
Experience with Insurance integration requirements and standards (e.g., ACORD, Upload, Download)
Can develop integration specifications (e.g., data mapping, XML structure, data type resolution, state management requirements, etc.)
Demonstrated ability to understand customer business needs and translate them into technology requirements.
Proven track record of delivering within deadlines and driving issues to closure
Excellent presentation and facilitation skills, with the ability to interact with various levels of management
Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
3+ years of experience as a Business Analyst
5+ years of experience, in Information Technology discipline..
Experience with variety of development methodologies including Agile, Waterfall and Iterative Kanban
Can develop/write requirements in traditional requirements templates, EPICs, Stories, and Interface definitions
Self- motivated and pro-active
Strong organization skills
Familiar with the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) and its guidelines for accepted practices
PREFERRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED:
Knowledge of Workers Compensation Insurance
Experience with JIRA Issue tracking software for Epic, Story, and Requirements management
Experience with Confluence collaboration