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Senior Business Analyst (Life & Annuities)
Ref No.: 18-12304
Location: Brighton, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract

Senior Business Analyst (Life & Annuities)
Brighton, MA
One Year Contract


Responsibilities:
  • Partner with Business Users to define and document business requirements, including success criteria, risks, dependencies and provide input to implementation/rollout plans
  • Act as a liaison between the Business Users and Development teams
  • Work with QA team on developing test cases, training materials, user guides and other communications
  • Demonstrate flexibility in approach and follow-up to achieve resolution of outstanding issues
  • Analysis of data formats from multiple complex data sources to determine and define one common Enterprise Data Model across all sources
  • Perform data analysis for purposes of data consolidation, cleansing, harmonization, testing, validation and field mapping activities
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of a data dictionary/business glossary, containing definitions of all critical data elements to be included in the Enterprise Data Hub
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of a data systems catalog containing information of all data systems across the Enterprise
  • Assist the Enterprise Information Management Office with data governance and master data management activities
  • Assist with implementing process improvements within department

Nice to Have:
  • Experience with Data Governance and/or Master Data Management
  • Experience drafting test cases and test plans
  • Sybase IQ
  • Informatica Axon, Informatica Data Quality or Informatica Enterprise Information Catalog
  • Hadoop
  • Knowledge of DTCC or Acord data standards
  • Qualifications:
    Must have Life & Annuities experience
  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable communicating with a variety of peopleStrong analytical and troubleshooting skillsWorks independently with minimal supervisionAbility to influence others within the job area through explanation of facts and practices.Excellent proficiency with MS Office applications, including Visio and MS ProjectProficiency with Tableau and/or Business ObjectsUnderstanding of Agile/Scrum project management
  • 5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst
  • Strong SQL skills, not development level SQL skills, but someone who can use SQL to research data issues, determine data values and formats within columns/tables and run data comparisons
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Data Models, levels 1, 2 and 3