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Summary of the Business Analyst job at Stratus

Stratus is hiring a Business Analyst with 5 - 10 years of experience. Based in United States - West Trenton, NJ and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $100,000 - $120,000
About Stratus

Stratus is a provider of innovative consulting services and solutions that are completely focused on client success. At Stratus, it is our uncompromising commitment to extraordinary people implementing defined and proven processes and executing today's most urgent technology that allows for the delivery of the right solution for our client critical business needs every time.



Stratus'​ model of service excellence has provided for timely, cost effective and accurate solutions for large and small clients on a global basis since 2001. At Stratus, we are a leader in the new economy which demands strategic partners who are agile, focused and completely engaged.

 Stratus provides three core solution sets Staffing Solutions, Project Management and Managed Solutions.

Stratus is Certified with ISO 9001:2015 QMS (Quality Management System) and ISO 27001:2013 ISMS (Information Security Management System).

Business Analyst - Job Role & Responsibilities

Stratus Technology Services is seeking a Business Analyst. The Business Analyst is responsible for gathering, analyzing, and documenting business or system processes and requirements for client’s applications. This role will work closely with Project and Business team members throughout the project lifecycle. This role may be required to lead other team members and coordinate work efforts, assist in problem and solution scoping, effectively communicate requirements, and may get involved in quality assurance.
Analysis/Technical Skills

  • Lead and coordinate requirements planning & monitoring activities for project delivery.
  • Collaborate with applicable stakeholders to understand and diagram existing or new business processes using a variety of modeling techniques.
  • Elicit, capture and document requirements independently; prepare and maintain documentation utilizing user stories, use cases, diagrams, or other requirement management templates and tools.
  • Understand and demonstrate proficiency in applying appropriate requirements elicitation techniques (interviews, surveys, brainstorming sessions, etc.).
  • Well versed with estimation methodologies; provide estimates for assignments independently and lead team members with task estimation.
  • Lead meetings and drive team interaction, as well as foster business relationships.
  • Understand in detail the features, functions, and capabilities of package solutions in order to achieve proper business requirements alignment and adaptation to package as needed.
  • Assist in the investigation and resolution of incidents as needed.

Quality

  • Complete assignments within expected timeframes.
  • Produce high-quality artifacts with a minimal level of re-work by leveraging peer reviews to ensure the accuracy of deliverables and adherence to standards.
  • Review artifacts produced by team members and provide constructive feedback.
  • Regularly confirm expectations and proactively provide due dates for assignments.
  • Proactively communicate status of assignments, identify gaps/issues which will impact targeted timeframes for deliverables, and communicate potential solutions for successful delivery.
  • Participate in testing activities, coordinate defect triage efforts.
  • Understand, follow, and actively promote IT department best practices and standards.
  • Lead project meetings as necessary for successful delivery.

Continuous Improvement & Product Knowledge

  • Proactively seek mentoring from senior team members.
  • Preserve/continue to develop an in-depth knowledge of multiple application’s current implementations as well as available features and functionality; mentor others on such
  • Through self-study and mentoring, remain informed of industry wide trends and departmental/company strategic initiatives.
  • Proactively contribute to design of solutions by providing SME support. Evaluate effectiveness and completeness of proposed solutions.
  • Lead process improvement initiatives for the individual, functional group/team, department or organization and drive implementation to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Work with vendors to implement solutions that support client’s current and future needs.
  • Recommend new features and functions that could add value to existing solutions.

Work Coordination and Delivery Support

  • Mentor team members and drive work toward a successful delivery of efficient solutions.
  • Lead other analysts when assigned; provide guidance for their deliverables.
  • Plan and coordinate team activities for operational support work.
  • Understand scope of authority; recognize when to make decisions or escalate to higher levels.
  • Tailor communications to audience’s needs and level of understanding.
  • Ensure that business needs are met as work evolves.
Business Analyst - Job requirements

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience in Commercial Lines Insurance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of different requirements gathering tools and techniques (use cases, diagramming, process modeling, interviews, workshops, etc.).
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of multiple project delivery methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.).
  • Proven experience leading and coordinating teamwork efforts.
  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong understanding of a policy life cycle.

Required Length and Type of Experience

  • 3-5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst.
  • Commercial Insurance experience.
  • 8+ years of experience in software delivery.
  • 3+ years of Guidewire experience or other similar policy administration system experience.

Required Certifications or Licenses

  • Agile project delivery.
  • Business Analysis.
  • Property & Casualty Insurance.
What we offer at Stratus

Salary

$100,000/yr - $120,000/yr

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June 13, 2024

About Our Company

Stratus is a provider of innovative consulting services and solutions that are completely focused on client success. At Stratus, it is our uncompromising commitment to extraordinary people implementing defined and proven processes and executing today's most urgent technology that allows for the delivery of the right solution for our client critical business needs every time.



Stratus'​ model of service excellence has provided for timely, cost effective and accurate solutions for large and small clients on a global basis since 2001. At Stratus, we are a leader in the new economy which demands strategic partners who are agile, focused and completely engaged.

 Stratus provides three core solution sets Staffing Solutions, Project Management and Managed Solutions.

Stratus is Certified with ISO 9001:2015 QMS (Quality Management System) and ISO 27001:2013 ISMS (Information Security Management System).

Job Description & Responsibilities

Stratus Technology Services is seeking a Business Analyst. The Business Analyst is responsible for gathering, analyzing, and documenting business or system processes and requirements for client’s applications. This role will work closely with Project and Business team members throughout the project lifecycle. This role may be required to lead other team members and coordinate work efforts, assist in problem and solution scoping, effectively communicate requirements, and may get involved in quality assurance.
Analysis/Technical Skills

  • Lead and coordinate requirements planning & monitoring activities for project delivery.
  • Collaborate with applicable stakeholders to understand and diagram existing or new business processes using a variety of modeling techniques.
  • Elicit, capture and document requirements independently; prepare and maintain documentation utilizing user stories, use cases, diagrams, or other requirement management templates and tools.
  • Understand and demonstrate proficiency in applying appropriate requirements elicitation techniques (interviews, surveys, brainstorming sessions, etc.).
  • Well versed with estimation methodologies; provide estimates for assignments independently and lead team members with task estimation.
  • Lead meetings and drive team interaction, as well as foster business relationships.
  • Understand in detail the features, functions, and capabilities of package solutions in order to achieve proper business requirements alignment and adaptation to package as needed.
  • Assist in the investigation and resolution of incidents as needed.

Quality

  • Complete assignments within expected timeframes.
  • Produce high-quality artifacts with a minimal level of re-work by leveraging peer reviews to ensure the accuracy of deliverables and adherence to standards.
  • Review artifacts produced by team members and provide constructive feedback.
  • Regularly confirm expectations and proactively provide due dates for assignments.
  • Proactively communicate status of assignments, identify gaps/issues which will impact targeted timeframes for deliverables, and communicate potential solutions for successful delivery.
  • Participate in testing activities, coordinate defect triage efforts.
  • Understand, follow, and actively promote IT department best practices and standards.
  • Lead project meetings as necessary for successful delivery.

Continuous Improvement & Product Knowledge

  • Proactively seek mentoring from senior team members.
  • Preserve/continue to develop an in-depth knowledge of multiple application’s current implementations as well as available features and functionality; mentor others on such
  • Through self-study and mentoring, remain informed of industry wide trends and departmental/company strategic initiatives.
  • Proactively contribute to design of solutions by providing SME support. Evaluate effectiveness and completeness of proposed solutions.
  • Lead process improvement initiatives for the individual, functional group/team, department or organization and drive implementation to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Work with vendors to implement solutions that support client’s current and future needs.
  • Recommend new features and functions that could add value to existing solutions.

Work Coordination and Delivery Support

  • Mentor team members and drive work toward a successful delivery of efficient solutions.
  • Lead other analysts when assigned; provide guidance for their deliverables.
  • Plan and coordinate team activities for operational support work.
  • Understand scope of authority; recognize when to make decisions or escalate to higher levels.
  • Tailor communications to audience’s needs and level of understanding.
  • Ensure that business needs are met as work evolves.

Requirements

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience in Commercial Lines Insurance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of different requirements gathering tools and techniques (use cases, diagramming, process modeling, interviews, workshops, etc.).
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of multiple project delivery methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.).
  • Proven experience leading and coordinating teamwork efforts.
  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong understanding of a policy life cycle.

Required Length and Type of Experience

  • 3-5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst.
  • Commercial Insurance experience.
  • 8+ years of experience in software delivery.
  • 3+ years of Guidewire experience or other similar policy administration system experience.

Required Certifications or Licenses

  • Agile project delivery.
  • Business Analysis.
  • Property & Casualty Insurance.

What we offer

Salary

$100,000/yr - $120,000/yr

Apply now

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