Data Analyst

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Data Analyst

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 20, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Zurich Canada
Location Toronto, ON
Category Analyst
Client Zurich Canada
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Data Analyst
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Job Summary

Serves as a liaison between the Business and IT to provide solutions to their business systems needs; Understands customers objectives, processes, and products as well as the business systems capabilities to formulate , define, document and implement systems scope and objectives to develop and provides solutions.

Job Qualifications

Required:
• Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or Computer Science or Engineering and 8 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area

OR
• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area

AND
• Process reengineering; LEAN/Six Sigma experience
• Experience with process modeling tools
• Insurance application system design/analysis experience
• Experience with use case development
• Experience with Rapid Application Development (RAD) tools/techniques

Preferred:

  • Understands the data model for Guidewire PolicyCenter and has experience defining requirements for integrations with downstream systems and reporting. Additionally, experience with other Guidewire products like ClaimCenter is preferred
  • Has experience defining requirements in the form of Source to Target Mapping, Data Maps or similar artifacts
  • Will work closely with data engineers on the team to define any necessary data transformations
  • Skilled in general data analysis and using SQL to dive into data
  • Preferably has experience working with data warehousing teams
  • Preferably has Guidewire certifications in PolicyCentre and/or ClaimsCentre
  • Advanced Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) skills
  • Consulting experience
  • Experience in a analytical role on complex enterprise projects
  • Knowledge of financial services industry
  • In-depth knowledge of insurance business processes and processing
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Job Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities
• Coordinates and leads activities with business owners to gather detailed requirements from through interviews, documentation and facilitated working sessions for approved projects and enhancements. Monitors business decisions and manages requirements documentation and communication.

• Leads analysis of requirements to determine the systems’ potential and defines impact to other business units and systems. In addition, provides input to the development effort.

• Creates process models based on business requirements in order to determine the completeness of the information and process components.

• Provides Customers with cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment, scope definition of proposed requirements.

• Guides users in building business case; Performs impact analysis; Supports application testing, implementation and training activities throughout the process.

• Leads individual or sub project tasks affecting single or multiple business and IT departments.

• Evaluates project impact through consultation with the business, regulatory, Information Technology management, development, quality assurance, validation, and training teams.

• Supports system configuration and integration testing including the functionality, performance and fit to ensure original requirements are met.

• Evaluates project impact through consultation with the business, regulatory, Information Technology management, development, quality assurance, validation, and training teams.

• Manages work plans, timelines and budgets. Evaluates relative feedback and Return On Investment to effectively prioritize projects. Evaluates project impact through consultation with the business, regulatory, Information Technology management, development, quality assurance, validation, and training teams. Partners with stakeholders to identify necessary department resources to meet defined objectives.

• Performs business process modeling and re-engineering based on business requirements in order to determine the completeness of the information and process components.

• Utilizes Unified Modeling Language tools in creating Use Cases, Class and Sequence Diagrams based on the product design documentation.

• Performs system configuration and integration testing including the functionality, performance and fit to ensure original requirements are met.

• Mentors team members in technology, architecture and delivery of applications.

• Business Travel, as required
• Extended Hours during Peak Periods/Shift Work/Holiday Work, as required
• Regular Predictable Attendance
• Visibility in the Office, as required

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. We are a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. Today, we serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities and foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and barrier-free environment resulting in an accessible organization for employees, customers, and other parties who interact with, or on behalf of, Zurich. We strive to achieve a workplace free of discrimination of all forms, including discrimination on the basis of physical or mental disability, or medical condition. If you are interested in a job opportunity, please advise if you require an accommodation, so we can work with you to provide a more accessible process.

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich Canadian Holdings Limited. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

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