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Business Rules Lead - Rules Analyst ILOG
Ref No.: 17-02123
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Targeted Skills & Competencies:
Expert in Rule/Decision Analysis for rule based projects (ILOG, Blaze, Drools)
Proficient in leading project-based teams of analysts and/or rule developers
Experience with Agile methodologies a plus
Experience with Decision Modeling a plus
Experience with IBM Jazz Platform (RRC, RTC) a plus
Proven experience in designing applications that respond to business needs
Desired experience with strong pension and annuity product / business domain knowledge, including Life Insurance, Universal Life, After-Tax Annuities, and Retirement Plans, e.g., SRA, IRA, Keoghs, 401k, 403b.Trust Services, Educational Savings (529) Domain
Excellent communication and documentation skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities

Expected Responsibilities:• Lead end to end delivery of rules based projects • Produce high quality deliverables and documents • Interface with multiple IT teams & groups • Collaborate with Integration, QA and Release management teams Release support • Production Incidents analysis & resolution • Tasks and Responsibilities: • Lead team to successful project delivery • Drive rule discovery and analysis phases • Facilitate sessions with SME/IT • Define Rules methodology, templates, lifecycle, standards • Rule grouping into packages • Manage vocabulary • Rule validation/testing

Suggested Experience & Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.
12 plus years of IT work experience in applications programming / analysis.
Experience with rule based projects
Experience leading teams for project delivery
Excellent working knowledge of systems / applications software and the Information Technology industry; understands their role in supporting business requirements / technical solutions.
Serves as point of escalation for complex issues.
Responsible for developing and executing project plans, as well as coordinating groups of IT staff.

Other Comments for Vendors:
Applicants should have the following Business Rule Harvesting Skills:
Assist business in identifying existing BR
Create rule templates for rule authors to use
Analyze rules for completeness, correctness, optimization (from a logical, not performance, perspective)
Identify how rules are used in processes that implement business policies
Ensure the quality of the BR
Ensure consistent terminology is used in the BRs
Conduct impact analysis for revising or replacing BR
Integrate new or revised rules into existing rule set
Make recommendations for BR changes based on business knowledge
Formalize the business terms (and phrases) used in business rules; this formalization may be in a logical data model, fact model, business object model or some other format that standardizes the terms used and their definitions.
Create and manage abstract layer of the data model
Act as consultant for the project team
Act as a liaison between business, IT and project teams

1. Identify and organize business rules. 2. Define groups (rulesets) to classify the rules for optimal understanding and easy searching. 3. Ensure reusability of rules across the enterprise. 4. Ensure that the rules use consistent terminology and are readable. 5. Promote awareness about the advantages of a business rules approach. 6. Improve the ROI by thoughtful management of rules

NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 100,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We're part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.