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Senior Insurance Business Analyst / Crops

Kforce Technology

This is a Full-time position in New York, NY posted June 7, 2021.

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior IT Business Analyst/Crops to assist in the implementation of our new US and International Crop Insurance platform in New York, NY.

Responsibilities: Lead requirements definition for complex projects and multi-year strategic initiatives Identify and translate business needs into clearly defined requirement for new product development, existing product enhancements, and system integration, and create documentation inclusive of business use cases, process flows, data flows, traceability matrices and report mock-ups Analyze new projects to determine scope, identify gaps, assumptions, and dependencies Identify and communicate risk and potential mitigation plans Plan, facilitate, and conduct requirements gathering sessions, meetings, and presentations Lead review sessions for completed business/functional requirements with key business users focused on gaining consensus and final business approval Build strong relationships within the business units and support functions to understand the business needs Collaborate with development and testing teams to provide subject matter expertise, ensure that business needs are met, and to assist in troubleshooting and resolving issues Ensure that proposed solutions are focused on improving efficiency and effectiveness of the business processes and are consistent across products where possible Analyze, present alternatives, make recommendations, and provide assistance for resolving issues in the areas of system planning, performance, and process Participate in the development, planning, and execution phases of User Acceptance Testing Provide training, guidance, and direction to fellow IT Business Analysts Travel as required, approximately 10%
Job Requirements:

6+ years of IT Business Analysis experience required Crop Insurance experience preferred, but not required Experience working with iterative and agile methodologies; working knowledge of both SDLC & PMLC Hands-on experience writing business requirements, functional requirements or user stories, business process modeling, and data documentation is required Must be proficient with process modeling tools (e.g., Visio) Knowledge and experience leveraging IT solutions for business process improvements or automation Experience operating and interfacing with business management, including interviewing, walkthrough, negotiation, and presentation skills Proven track record of creating clear, concise deliverables that reflect a deep understanding of business needs and the software functionality Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are mandatory, as are understanding communication channels and escalating appropriately Highly proficient computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office Suite Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of people within and outside the organization Strong initiative: ability to self-manage Comfortable with ambiguity and time/effort needed to work through it to get things done right Effective listening skills with the ability to interpret and share information clearly and concisely Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.