Business Analyst – Data Platform

San Diego, California

Work Arrangement: In Office
2021-11-17

Who You Are

Education Requirements/Professional Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of relevant professional experience including previous working experience as a BI/Data Analyst

  • Insurance or Financial Services Reporting experience preferred

  • 2+ years of experience in Agile and Scrum principles, CSPO or CSM certification a plus

  • Strong problem solving, communication, and analytical skills

  • Understanding of software design concepts and techniques

  • Outstanding written/verbal communication, presentation, and leadership skills

  • Highly organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and be a self-starter in a fast-paced environment with demanding internal and external deadlines

  • Excellent time management skills, with strong ability to juggle multiple priorities

  • Proven ability to deliver quality results in a rigorous and dynamic business environment.

  • Intermediate level skill in MS Office, particularly in Excel (pivot tables, vlookup, formulas, queries) preferred

 

What You Will Do

Responsibilities and Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for requirements gathering and planning for the data platform.

  • Managing data products through their lifecycle.

  • Work closely with the stakeholders to prioritize, gather, and document business requirements.

  • Work with the scrum team to deliver quality products and features.

  • Gain a thorough understanding of internal and external applications: Understand how all elements of the data and software ecosystem work together and develop reporting approaches that fit business teams needs and objectives

  • Act as liaison between Program Managers, Project Managers, Underwriting, Marketing, Accounting, and Operations teams as appropriate.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders, SMEs, and developers through various formats to ensure implementations and designs meet usability specifications.

  • Conducts and facilitates effective project meetings including requirements gathering, bug triage, and story refinement.

  • Participate and support the scrum team by acting as the Product Owner.

  • Gather and document quality user stories with detailed acceptance criteria and supporting documentation.

  • Decompose high-level concepts and information into detailed, workable epics and user stories.

  • UX and High-Level UI design skills to present concepts back to business and R&D teams.

  • Work with stakeholders to define the product vision and roadmap.

  • Provide backlog management and sprint planning.

  • Provide presentations to stakeholders regarding requirements, sprint summary, and roadmap status.

  • Provide clarification concerning business requirements throughout the project.

  • Work with QA to define testing strategy and identify use cases.

  • Participate in monitoring and approval of QA test cases.

  • Coordinate with operations to conduct UAT.

  • Coordinate release activities which includes preparing the change management process, release notes, end user guides and smoke testing strategies.

  • Demonstrate accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail at all times; look for ways to improve and promote quality; apply feedback to improve performance; monitor own work to ensure quality.

  • Pursue training and development opportunities; strive to continuously build knowledge and skills; share expertise with others.

  • Volunteer readily and undertake self-development activities; seek increased responsibilities and take ownership of tasks at hand; take independent actions and calculated risks; take advantage of opportunities but asks for and offers help when needed.

  • Display original thinking and creativity while meeting challenges with resourcefulness; generate suggestions for improving work; develop innovative approaches and ideas; present ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

 

Why Work Here

Compensation and Benefits:

A competitive compensation and benefits package that includes but is not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Company-paid Life and AD&D Insurance, Company-Paid Long Term Disability benefits, Annual and Long-Term Financial Incentives, 401(k) Retirement Plan (with Company-paid Contributions), Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Professional Development Assistance, Paid Parking and more.

 

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