Job Description :
Title: Guidewire Business analyst Location: Hartford CT Duration: Contract Job Description Qualifications: Experience working as an IT Business Analyst in Guidewire PolicyCenter defining requirements for User Interfaces, application logic & integration mechanisms with knowledge of out of the box (OOTB) features and data model. Property and casualty insurance knowledge in personal, commercial, and specialty product offerings, product model and policy administration processes. Experience in requirement elicitation, gap analysis, process modelling, requirement management, driving UAT, defining implementation and data migration plans, product support and user training. Experience defining business Requirements, functional & non-functional requirements, integration requirements, service specifications, data mapping, requirement management plan, User manuals, Standard Operating Procedures. Customer interfacing experience - Project oversight, customer relationship Management, Managing stakeholder recommendations and resolution recommendations. Agile Scrum development methodology experience using Agile Management Tool such as Rally, Octane, JIRA. Preferred: Guidewire Business Analyst Certifications. Skills: Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work effectively with associates at all levels within the organization. Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, organize and plan work to satisfy established timeframes. Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving skills. Must be self-motivated and take initiative. Responsibilities: Support Guidewire Initiatives that includes projects, enhancements, maintenance and regulatory changes as a Senior Business Analyst. Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business solutions and business requirements. Analyzes, identifies, and writes detailed description of user requirements, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify Guidewire product. Makes recommendations for business process improvements with a thorough understanding of technical problems and solutions as they relate to the technology needs. Prepares analysis for production support of systems and applications and associated documentation. Acts as a liaison between business and IT. Develops and maintains knowledge of customer's business. Assists with the design and implementation of operational and system enhancements to ensure production capabilities are both effective and efficient. Exhibits strong business knowledge and builds strong customer relationships. Documents end user requirements for data, reports and analyses, training, data quality, and performance. Knowledge of reporting tools and databases. Strong knowledge of business information data sources and business data rules.