Business Analyst

Mitchell Martin Ok-sign    posted almost 4 years ago

FullTime | $135,000 | NY



The business analyst is responsible for gathering requirements, developing workflow and system specifications, and execution of tasks required to deliver IT solutions in support of applications.

 Specific responsibilities include:

  • Requirements gathering from the business users and well as developing system specifications for projects, enhancements and bug/issues.
  • Work directly with executive level management on the business side to document requirements, review specifications, obtain approval, support UAT and post Production role out.
  • Ability to analyze complex Excel/VBA/Access models and translate into requirements for automated system.
  • Develop business and technical requirement documents as well as technical specifications.
  • Learn new databases and systems to produce specifications needed to create financial and analytical reporting requirements.
  • Supporting quality assurance and user acceptance testing.
  • Drive solutions via system modifications and/or workflow to implement new processes (automation, regulatory, etc).
  • Customer support and guidance.
  • Compiling detailed documentation for technical teams (architect, developers, QA, etc) involved to be clear on the nature and scope of the item being worked on.
  • Issue resolution/escalation including prioritization and tracking.
  • Working with developers to assure specifications are understood and followed.
  • Developers included in house development as well as off the shelf software.
  • Project Management duties.
  • Project management of issues through the entire System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Professional. 


  • Strong experience in client facing roles with expert skills in requirements gathering with the ability to draw out requirements using a variety of methods to uncover needs that clients would not be able to articulate on their own.
  • Ability to communicate technically complex IT concepts to business clients.
  • Must have strong business acumen as well as technical solutions expertise.
  • 5 to 7 years' experience in the SDLC implementing new applications and major enhancements.
  • These include underwriting, financial, statistical reporting and claims systems.
  • Experience in data integration and data quality projects.
  • Ability to work with technical teams (developers, architects, QA, infrastructure), business partners and software vendors to document and implement system modifications on time and within budget.
  • Excellent understanding of how technology impacts the business.
  • Excellent team player with a proven background of individual contribution.
  • Excellent interpersonal, documentation, communication, and presentation skills.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Strong SQL skills to query SQL databases.
  • Understanding of XML language.
  • Hardware and networking as it relates to system design and implementation. 

In addition it would be an asset if your experience included:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in the insurance industry implement new applications and major system enhancements.
  • Excellent knowledge of the P&C business and familiarity with a broad spectrum of Insurance applications.
  • Proven experience in developing and managing Underwriting and Claims applications.
  • Thorough understanding of underwriting process included the policy lifecycle, coverages, rating, etc
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Donna Little almost 4 years ago

Is this position located downtown or midtown? Also how much travel is involved?

  • Mm***@***.Com     Job is located in Jersey City. No travel.
    almost 4 years ago
Usr***@***.Com almost 4 years ago

Hi, what is the status of this position? Thank you.

  • Mm***@***.Com     The job is currently open.
    almost 4 years ago