Senior Business Analyst (216395-961)

RLI Corp. Peoria , IL 61601

Posted 2 weeks ago

RLI is a different kind of company.

It's a place where talented people can experience an entrepreneurial culture and the energy it fosters. They have the freedom and the authority to do things their way, the resources to help make it happen and a share of the rewards when they succeed.

We are currently seeking a talented, highly motivated Senior Business Analyst who possesses expertise in multiple areas of operation. This person studies business operations to identify opportunities to improve efficiency or effectiveness, document process requirements, and communicate them clearly to stakeholders, facilitators and business partners. The ideal candidate will interact and communicate collaboratively and effectively across organizational teams to foster a dynamic business partnership with the insurance product groups they support.

What you'll do:

  • Design and document business and system processes.

  • Identify and document emerging business requirements by determining the unique value drivers of business partners.

  • Translate business requirements into functionality and manage requirements effectively, while prioritizing competing business demands.

  • Create project effort estimates and quantify project specific risks through development lifecycle.

  • Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs.

  • Articulate the business/financial impact of business problems.

  • Coordinate project delivery with project manager.

  • Analyze opportunities for process and system improvements and apply results to eliminate corresponding inefficiencies.

  • Perform moderately complex data analysis activities, create and execute complex queries, and critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources.

  • Mentor other business analyst.

  • Convey user preferences to development teams and demonstrate understanding of business users' information needs.

  • Stay abreast of technology standards/trends and relate to business problems.

  • Communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs.

  • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, and evaluating output requirements and formats.

  • Manage projects as necessary; define project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements.

  • Participate in operational planning, project planning, and estimating resource effort.

  • Act as a liaison between the business units and technology and support teams.

  • Train users as needed.

Required Skills

  • Familiar with project management and SDLC methodologies.

  • Ability to use analytical methods in business processes to find workable solutions.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.

  • Ability to generate complex solutions within the IT department.

  • Familiarity with project delivery methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall

  • A data and analytical background and experience working on insurance-related products is preferred.

Required Experience

Requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field and 5-8 years of relevant business analyst experience. In lieu of education, 8 or more years of experience is required. Insurance knowledge a plus.


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Senior Business Analyst (216395-961)

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