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Business analyst, P&C( Property and Claims)
Ref No.: 15-05011
Location: Monterey, California
Note:
For P&C BA profiles, drop generic Client with so-called multiple industry domain experience of 2-3 years each.
Also drop QA staff who have transformed themselves into Client.
For purposes of efficiency source P&C Client who have IT and operational experience in the P&C (General Insurance) industry.

Job Description
  • Plans, designs and recommends business processes to improve and support business activities.
  • Analyzes and documents client's business requirements and processes and communicates these requirements by constructing conceptual data and process models.
  • Creates test scenarios and develops test plans to be used in testing the business applications in order to verify that client requirements are incorporated in to the system design. Assists in analyzing testing results throughout the project.
  • Provides input into developing and modifying systems to meet client needs and develops business specifications to support these modifications.
  • Facilitates meetings with clients to gather and document requirements and explore potential solutions.
  • Assists in coordinating business analyst tasks on information technology projects and provide support to other team members.
  • Assists with developing the methods and procedures required to identify whether current business goals and objectives meet organizational needs.
  • Ability to identify applicable technology alternatives to given business problems using applied research and development tools; reviews new products/services using pre-established evaluation criteria.
  • Supports design, build and test planning phases for medium to large scope enhancements and projects.
  • Coaches and mentors less experienced analysts.
  • Supports project manager/release manager by developing detailed project information such as detailed scope information, estimates, evaluation criteria and results, etc.
  • Evaluates and tests software programs and software development life cycle procedures. Writes, revises, and validates quality standards and test procedures for program design and product evaluation to attain quality of software economically and efficiently.
  • Evaluates requirements and functional/technical designs to identify and analyze potential risks early in the development cycle and validate functionality according to business requirements.
  • Uses Quality Center to develop Functional requirements based on business requirements and technical specifications.
  • Provides documentation, diagrams, flow charts and any other materials needed to determine and show program will perform according to user request, conform to guidelines, demonstrate metrics and other presentations as needed.
  • Document and disseminate test results using statistics for basis of conclusion.
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Strong Knowledge in P&C Industry Should be aware of both Personal Lines and Commercial Lines
  • Exposure in working as a BA in P & C

Experience
  • Minimum experience of 6-7 years.

Qualification
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, information systems or equivalent.
  • P & C certification i.e. INS exams