Insurance Line of Business Lead Business Analyst is a liaison between line of business (LOBs), operational support and information technology.
Responsible for analyzing non-standard business and user needs, document requirements, and resolve complex
system problems. Coordinates development and support for new and existing applications.
Possesses a sound understanding of business systems and industry requirements. Acts as a
team leader for assigned projects. Partners with the business unit to develop a solid knowledge
base of the business line, including the business plan, products, processes and revenue streams.
Coordinates business requirements definition, development, testing, implementation and support
for new and existing systems. Identifies, researches and analyzes production problems, develops
solutions and coordinates resolutions. Oversees enhancements in order to maintain productivity and
Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating
concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always
doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures that actions and behaviors drive a
positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results
by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Functions as the liaison between the business line, operations, and the technical areas throughout the project cycle.
*Acts as team leader for projects.
*Possesses strong knowledge of the business line, including the business plan, products, process
and revenue streams.
*Plays a key role in the planning, testing, and implementation of system enhancements and
conversions. Ensure system enhancements follow the appropriate IT guidelines, meet or exceed
user requirements, and are completed in a timely fashion. May perform project leader role for
*Identifies system enhancements, documents business needs and determines development impact
to current system processing. Works with programmers and users to ensure accuracy of
*Reviews operational procedures and methods and recommends changes for improvement with an
emphasis on automation and efficiency.
*Provides input into the creation of detailed project plans, work assignments, target dates and
other aspects of assigned projects.
*Provides guidance and context in prioritizing and determining complexity of problems and
*Partners with the technical areas in the research and resolution of system and process
*Identifies, researches, and analyzes production problems develops solutions, and resolves
*Works with programming resources (in house and third party) to ensure development work is
completed to specification.
*May perform some aspects of Project Management including but not limited to Approval
gathering, Readiness Assessments, and other artifacts and controls.
*Other duties as required.
Responsible for providing employees timely, candid and constructive performance feedback;developing employees to their fullest potential and provide challenging opportunities that enhance employee career growth; developing the appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning; recognizing and rewarding employees for accomplishments.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
-Minimum three (3) years EOL/Applied EPIC experience required.
-Insurance Industry experience required utilizing Applied EPIC.
-Experience doing M&A conversions and reporting and analytics out of the system
- Minimum four (5) years work experience in banking, financial services or related experience.
- Minimum two (3) years of project management experience. Six Sigma Green Belt or PMP
- Proven Leadership experience in areas of Operations, Manufacturing or Quality.
- Possesses a broad understanding of business systems and industry requirements.
- Ability to present to senior leadership on sensitive subject matters.
- Ability to facilitate large groups toward the development of common solutions.
- Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.
- Ability to multi-task and be flexible.
- Ability to manage multiple projects, work under pressure, and adapt to sudden changes in the
- Proficient in Windows based software programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access,