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Acts as liaison between IT and Business units at senior level; Possesses knowledge of the business units' objectives, processes, and products; Supports users in building business case, including cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment, and project scope; Oversees business requirement gathering and analysis; Performs impact analysis; Supports development of effort/cost estimates; Supports development of application conceptual design, testing, and implementation activities; Mentors lower level peers
Essential Job Functions
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 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 Oversees Business Requirement gathering and analysis Supports Application SME in creating the Conceptual Design of system, where appropriate
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Level III: 1 year as a Business Analyst Level I I or 5 years of experience in related areas
Special Skill Requirement
May require occasional traveling Excellent written and oral skills in local language Able to actively take part in meetings and conferences and communicate effectively. Capable of composing reports and technical explanations.
The ideal candidate will have experience with Guidewire Policy Center. As we transition more states over to that platform, this role will play a crucial part in supporting our territory sales leaders to ensure that we minimize the disruption of agency production and experience.
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.
Job Posting: 07/26/2019
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