Job Description :
This position provides an opportunity to build scalable products and applications using current technologies. We are looking for a Business Systems Analyst to work closely with our customers and our design and development teams to deliver best in class solutions to meet their business needs.

Essential Job Functions:
Work closely with Product Owners, Product Manager and Program Manager
Facilitate cross functional communication between analysts, managers, stakeholders and engineers
Help facilitate and drive our Agile Software Development Methodology
Interview stakeholders to derive business objectives, document requirements, define scope, and formulate systems to meet business strategy
Create Business Definition or Business Requirements Documents, document Use Cases
Write User Stories
Maintain a deep familiarity with Products and Processes - become a Subject Matter Expert
Moderate and facilitate sprint planning and sprint retrospectives
Formulate test plans and test cases
Advocate and support automated testing methodologies
User and Business Acceptance Testing
Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously

Strong analytical skills: Including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
Detail Oriented: Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
Initiative: Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal
Organized: Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
Problem Solving: Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
Time Management: Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work consistent with project timelines
Working Under Pressure: Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations

Technical Skills::
In depth working knowledge of Agile Software Development Methodology
Strong hands on experience with XML including structure, XPath, analysis and construction
Experience with creating XSLT documents for developers
Strong Microsoft Office, experience
Experience with Smart Sheet a plus
Experience with HTML, Stylus Studio and Snagit a plus
Familiarity for ACORD Standards a plus
Experience with JIRA a plus
Familiarity with Agile Software Development a plus

4-6 years as a business systems analyst
Experience with Personal Lines insurance a plus

Bachelor''s Degree, or equivalent experience