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guidewire business analyst (remote)

Company: Randstad US
Location: Warren
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

guidewire business analyst (remote).

+ warren , new jersey (remote)

+ posted december 7, 2021


randstad indeed

**job details**


+ $55 - $65.96 per hour

+ contract

+ bachelor degree

+ industryprofessional, scientific, and technical services

+ reference889282

job details

job summary:

Our client has a temp to perm or consulting opportunity for an experienced Senior Business Systems Analyst/Product Owner to work on Guidewire projects and deliverables.

The candidate will be the primary liaison between the business stakeholders, technology teams and vendors.

Remote opportunty or local resources.

location: WARREN, New Jersey

job type: Contract

salary: $55.00 - 65.96 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


+ Act as a liaison between the client area, technical organization, and other affected areas in planning, directing, and conducting the analysis of complex business problems.

+ Develop project proposals and estimates that reflect understanding of business needs and relevant technology solutions

+ Employ the proper elicitation technique to ensure requirements are appropriately and efficiently identified, analyzed, and documented using industry standard analysis techniques.

+ Suggest creative technical and/or process solutions to identified business needs

+ Develop detailed business and functional requirements, using templates and tools consistent with the methodology being employed

+ Collaborate with project team to ensure cohesive delivery and traceability of documentation. Provide input into project plans, cost and/or resource estimating activities.

+ Provide support for user acceptance testing and test defect resolution

+ Serve as a subject matter expert for assigned business domains and systems

+ Manage process to evaluate and select new vendor products

+ Document and distribute user facing release notes/communications

+ Provide ongoing production support, including responding to user issues, collaborating with the technical team to analyze and resolve reported system issues and communicating the resolution of issues to the business community

+ Supports IT department with necessary product knowledge, presentation, and technical expertise

+ Manage (where appropriate) and provide leadership to more junior Business Analysts

+ Conforms to Company standards and practices to comply with Internal Audit and SOX controls

As Product Owner, additional responsibilities may include:

+ Accountable for the delivery of value to customers and stakeholders by ensuring that the right product is defined, prioritized, and built

+ Writes User Stories and Acceptance Criteria based on stakeholder and Scrum team input and get business sign-off on specifications before introducing them for development

+ Proactively manages and prioritizes the product backlog, release plans, and sprint backlogs according to business value, complexity, and expectations. Convey business needs to the Scrum team

+ Provides business leadership for the Scrum team by understanding and executing the product goals and vision

+ Bachelor's degree preferred

+ 7-9 years of Business Analyst experience

+ 3+ years of relevant experience required, with industry specific qualification highly preferred, e.g. CPCU, Are

+ Experience managing the entire Software Development Life Cycle and working knowledge of Agile methodology

+ Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs

+ Ability to perform and document analysis of complex business, workflow, and technology issues to support decision-making

+ Effective at presenting and facilitating a variety of formal and informal meetings: one-on-one, small and large groups

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Interpersonal/relationship management skills

+ Excellent conflict resolution and negotiation skills

+ IIBA/Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) desired

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office, Visio, and advanced Excel knowledge

+ 3 - 5 years of experience with Guidewire Products such as Policy Center, Claims Center and Underwriting Management

+ Knowledge in P&C Insurance Business and products with expertise in Policy administration, Claims, Underwriting, Rating across multiple channels

+ Agile Product Owner

+ Experience in Atlassian JIRA


+ Experience level: Experienced

+ Minimum 7 years of experience

+ Education: Bachelors


+ Business Analysis (5 years of experience is required)

+ Business Systems Analyst (4 years of experience is required)

+ Requirement Analyst (4 years of experience is required)

+ Technical Analyst (4 years of experience is required)

+ Data Analysis (4 years of experience is required)

+ Guidewire (5 years of experience is required)

+ Agile Product Owner (4 years of experience is required)

+ Policy Center (4 years of experience is required)

+ Agile Methodology (4 years of experience is required)

+ Excel (4 years of experience is required)

For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Keywords: Randstad US, Elizabeth , guidewire business analyst (remote), Professions , Warren, New Jersey

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