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Farmers Insurance Business Analyst II - Phoenix, AZ or Woodland Hills, CA in Phoenix, Arizona

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Job Summary
Serves as a liaison between the Business and IT to provide solution to their business needs; Understands customers’ objectives, processes, and products as well as the business systems capabilities; Supports users in building business case, including cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment, and project scope; Performs impact analysis and supports development of effort/cost estimates; Develops and documents functional specifications; Supports application testing, implementation, and training activities.

Essential Job Functions * Performs impact analysis of application changes across various components, holding an end-to-end view of the system. * Defines project scope; Develops functional specifications; Prepares Preliminary Systems Design document. * Understands customers’ objectives, processes, and products in order to make educated recommendations. * Acts as liaison between Business and IT, as assigned. * Supports the Application Subject Matter Experts in development of estimates / validation of suppliers’ estimates. * Supports application testing, implementation, and training activities. * Performs quality review checks on project deliverables. * Supports users in building Business Case, including cost / benefit analysis, risk assessment, project scope, and development of a high level plan. * Drives day-to-day prioritization of work on capabilities, working with business. *Education Requirements: *Bachelors degree or equivalent. *Experience Requirements: Level II: *1 year as a Business Analyst Level I or 4 years of experience in related areas.

Special Skill Requirement

  • Experience with Agile SCRUM methodology and business analysis methodologies preferred.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to all audiences verbally and in writing.
  • Basic understanding of open systems architecture including integrations with vendor packages, relational databases, message queues, web services and legacy systems.
  • Experience with Guidewire suite of insurance applications preferred.
  • Business domain experience in P&C Insurance preferred. (Internal Title: Business Analyst II)

/Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce./

Job: *Information Technology

Organization: *Farmers Insurance

Title: Business Analyst II - Phoenix, AZ or Woodland Hills, CA

Location: Arizona-Phoenix

Requisition ID: 190001G9

Other Locations: United States-California-Woodland Hills