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Farmers Insurance Financial Data Application Subject Matter Expert III in Woodland Hills, California

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Job Summary
Provides high level of expertise in the design and functionality of business applications; Understands the business objectives and how best they can be supported by IT; Responsible for the conceptual design of business applications; Reviews and validates the technical design for business applications provided by the supplier; Performs quality review checks on project deliverables; Validates suppliers estimates; Performs impact analysis of application changes across various components; Estimates Rough Order of Magnitude to implement new application functionality; Specifies / recommends integration and parallel testing criteria; Supports the implementation activities, as required; Mentors lower level colleagues.

Essential Job Functions

  • Is responsible for the conceptual design of business applications Mentors lower level colleagues.
  • Performs impact analysis of application changes across various components, holding an end-to-end view of the system.
  • Specifies / Recommends Integration and Parallel testing criteria.
  • Understands customers’ processes and products and how they fit within the goals of the business unit.
  • Reviews and validates the detailed technical design for business applications provided by the supplier to ensure alignment with business requirements; Validates suppliers estimates.
  • Estimates Rough Order of Magnitude for the level of effort/cost of new application functionality.
  • Performs quality review checks on project deliverables.
  • Acts as liaison between Business and IT, as assigned.
  • Supports users in building Business Case, including cost / benefit analysis, risk assessment, project scope, and development of a high level plan.
  • Supports the implementation activities, troubleshooting system environmental issues, training as required.

    *Education Requirements: *High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent, relevant experience.

    *Experience Requirements: *

  • Level IlI: 5 years of experience in application development / testing or business / system analysis role or 1 year of experience as an Application SME Level Il.

  • Strong expertise with data integration and ETL methodologies with Informatica Power Center.
  • Strong expertise with advanced SQL on Oracle / DB2 / Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Experience with application integration and middleware.
  • Experience with reporting tools like Tableau or Business Objects.
  • Financial Services / Insurance domain background.
  • 2 years of Technical Lead experience.
  • Experience in working with multiple SI partners and an onsite-offshore model.
  • Should have basic project management skills.

    *Special Skill Requirement: *

  • Good written and oral skills in local language.

  • Experience with development projects focusing on Reinsurance, preferred.
  • Experience in solution architecture, preferred.
  • Experience in data modeling, preferred.
  • Experience in Perl/Shell Scripting on UNIX operating systems, preferred.
  • Proficient in ETL and SQL application tuning, preferred.

    HR Title: App SME III

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

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Job: *Information Technology

Organization: *Farmers Insurance

Title: Financial Data Application Subject Matter Expert III

Location: California-Woodland Hills

Requisition ID: 190001O7

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