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Business Systems Analyst

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Zurich is currently looking for a Business Systems Analyst to work out of our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, IL as a key member of the Information Technology team supporting our Transactional Solutions Administration within the Application Development and Maintenance unit.

 

This individual will work with the team and the Business to translate business requirements into technical specifications for application updates related to projects, enhancements and compliance needs while working in an Agile environment supporting the design, construction, and implementation of these updates to the applications.  The ideal candidate will be an individual that is an energetic and a skilled professional requiring minimal supervision, can lead others, and will serve as the liaison between the Business and IT.

 

Other responsibilities may include: 

  • Lead analysis of business requirements and translate them into user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Coordinate and lead activities with product owners to gather requirements
  • Document detailed functional and non-functional requirements
  • Use requirements management tools and techniques such as Use Cases, Data Matrix, Process Flow Diagrams, JIRA, etc.
  • Support development, user testing, implementation, and training activities
  • Understand and apply delivery approaches (i.e. Agile methodology, Scrum) and perform, independently, business analysis processes in accordance with Zurich Project management framework and the Zurich risk policy
  • Provide subject matter expertise to others in the organization
  • Participate in User Acceptance testing and analysis of results
  • Perform Exploratory ad-hoc testing for Sprint activities and application regression testing

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or Computer Science or Engineering and 8 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area
    OR
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area
    AND
  • Process reengineering; LEAN/Six Sigma experience
  • Experience with process modeling tools
  • Insurance application system design/analysis experience
  • Experience with use case development
  • Experience with Rapid Application Development (RAD) tools/techniques

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of insurance industry business processes
  • Knowledge of insurance policy administration and underwriting
  • Knowledge of Surety bond contractual obligations, provisions and administration
  • Experience in understanding and applying various delivery approaches (i.e. Agile, Waterfall, Scrum)
  • Experience working on Agile Scrum teams and facilitating requirements development discussions with Scrum team members
  • Advanced negotiation skills
  • Strong consultative experience preferred
  • Experience with collaborating across many teams
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

 

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE Disability/Veterans 

 

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 

 

Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

 

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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