QA Emphasis(varies ~90%): The Associate Business Analyst , performs manual integrated testing of modules within the system, based upon requirements. Defines, implements and verifies regression test data and test cases.
ABA Emphasis(varies ~10%): The Associate Business Analyst identifies client's business needs for complex systems development and defines appropriate solutions. Performs requirement analysis, documents requirements and creates technical and process flowcharts as required
Assist with the development of test matrices and conduct thorough tests (UAT; QA as required).
Evaluate defects identified and ensure achievement of clients' requirements prior to the release of the system. Major testing initiatives may require coordination of a team of associates conducting the testing.
Review, analyze and verify production problems. Work with the Business users to understand priority and schedule production fixes.
Partner with IT and project Business Analyst (as necessary) to develop solutions to issues identified in the testing process.
Assists to develop, validate, document, and maintain business and functional requirements and conduct structured walkthroughs of requirements with business and project team members.
Participate in project teams to document business needs in the form of formal requirements and applicable technical flowcharts and partner with developers/designers to develop and implement appropriate solutions; while ensuring the solution supports all affected business units. Manage and communicate project status, escalating as necessary.
Identify downstream users and impacted system users and ensure proper involvement and coordination.
Assist with the coordination and management of communications to impacted and interested parties with respect to implementation of process or systems changes.
Partner with the Business user to identify and implement process improvement opportunities. Advocate and participate in change management for process and system changes.
Education and Experiences
Insurance industry knowledge
LOMA Certification, ARA Designation
Skills and Abilities
Ability to improvise and adapt when needed, take initiative and demonstrate accountability
Ability to develop Use Cases and test cases
Proficient analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work under tight deadlines and stressful conditions
Takes a forward-looking, strategic approach to change
Must be flexible and adaptive to change
Ability to effectively influence others
Ability to set goals, multitask and prioritize workload
Ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives
Ability to work independently
Ability to resolve conflict
Ability to work well within a team environment
Effective oral and written communication skills
Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
Intermediate SQL skills
Basic Microsoft Word skills
Basic Microsoft Outlook skills
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is a leader in the global life reinsurance industry with approximately $2.9 trillion of life reinsurance in force and assets of $44.7 billion. We are one of the largest life reinsurance companies in the world.
Reinsurance Group Of America