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Guidewire - Business Analyst - Senior - Open Location

Company: EY (Ernst & Young)
Location: New York
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

At EY, youll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And were counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. GUIDEWIRE - BUSINESS ANALYST - SENIOR (OPEN LOCATION) - MA, CT, NY, NJ, NC, SC, FL, GA, KY, OH, IL, IN, WI, MO, TX, AZ, CA, MN EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (FSO) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team! The opportunity Insurers across the globe are investing heavily in technology-enabled transformation programs.Severalsolutionshot spots exist today, such as in claims, underwriting, policy and billing. Our ambition is to be the C-suite advisor for insurance technology-enabled transformation programs, recognized by our clients for our insightful thought leadership, pro-activity in meeting their needs and having truly globally integrated capabilities. Typical projects will span the following areas of insurance technology-enabled transformation: Guidewire System Implementation (Policy, Billing, Claims)Enterprise Data ManagementReinsurance Accounting and Reporting Operations/TechnologyPerformance Management and MeasurementEnterprise Technology Expense Reduction We assist our clients in designing and implementing solutions to improve their organizations' efficiency and effectiveness in the areas of strategy, people, processes and technology. Your key responsibilities Youll be responsible for working directly with clients to transform their business problems into technology solutions. The goal is to support our clients' efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient and, where required, provide services in connection with the remediation and mitigation of process risk. You will assist engagement teams through the analysis of specific business requirements for alignment with technology architecture, technology infrastructure design, vendor selection and technology implementationplansthat support our clients. Skills and attributes for success Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of business needs and requirements, and an ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications, collaborating with technical teams (e.g., architects) to design and deliver system architecture solutionsRemain current on new developments in services capabilities and industry knowledgeAdvise clients on a variety of business process services that help identify, assess, manage and measure the organizations capabilities; team with client technology professionals or third-party strategic alliances to provide implementation of technology solutionsProvide insights and recommendations from different data sources to help verify that the solution/technology is meeting businessrequirements andidentify new projects and opportunities for additional services.Collaborate with client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds; mentor junior resources on the team, and foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment To qualify for the role, you must have Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, Industrial Administration, Business or a related field and two+ years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience defining business and technical requirements; alternatively, a masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, Industrial Administration, Business or a related field and three years of work experience defining business and technical requirementsThree years of relevant experience working at a financial services company or comparable experience working as an advisor to property and casualty insurance carriers on personal or commercial lines of businessesTwo years of experience managing and supervising a team of business analysts and technologyanalysts through all phases of the technology life cycle, including requirements definition, architecture design, conversion, and testingPrevious application experience in any of the following:Guidewire, OneShield, Exigen/EIS, Majesco, Duck Creek, Insurity, Sapiens/Adaptik, FirstBest, Business Objects, Cognos, InformaticaProficiency in one or more of the following competencies:System and vendor selection and implementation, definition of business and technical requirements, design of business and technology architecture, business intelligence/decision support, or program/project management and implementation planning (PMO)Strong relevant experience in either an internal or external business analysis role, or similar,evidenced by experience in gathering and interpreting business requirements, and developing technical requirements and specificationsExperience with Agile SCRUM methodology, business analysis methodologies and business analysis documentation standardsKnowledge of software engineering methodologies, reporting tools, process flows, data flows, traceability matrices, modeling and testing strategiesExcellent written and verbal communication skills for technical writing and client presentationsAbility to form relationships with business stakeholders and SMEs, and help them envision the future state and the change needed to facilitate itAbility to demonstrate strategic thinking through a proven ability to research client inquiries and emerging issues related to regulations, industry practice and new application technologiesWillingness to travel 80% to meet client needs Ideally, youll also have Experience with management reporting enhancement, business intelligence/decision support, data warehousing/enterprise data design and management, or enterprise application integrationExperience with planning and facilitating user acceptance testing and managing associated business relationships What we look for Were interested in self-motivated individuals who can easily function in a high-demand, performance-driven environment. In addition, were looking for people who recognize the accomplishments of the team before the individual and are sought after as people developers. If youre passionate about problem-solving and helping our clients with some of their most complex issues, this role is for you. What we offer We offer a competitive compensation package where youll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, youll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. Youll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. Continuous learning: Youll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next. Success as defined by you: Well provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. Transformative leadership: Well give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs. Diverse and inclusive culture: Youll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. The exceptional EY experience. Its yours to build. EY - Building a better working world EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Keywords: EY (Ernst & Young), New York , Guidewire - Business Analyst - Senior - Open Location, Professions , New York, New York

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