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Technical Analyst

at Homesite Insurance

Posted: 8/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R13179
Keywords: technical, system

Job Description

Homesite Insurance was founded in 1997 and was one of the first companies to enable customers to purchase home insurance directly online, during a single visit. Since then, we've continued to innovate rapidly to meet the needs of our customers and their changing expectations.

One thing that's stayed the same since our founding: our commitment to our customers, partners and employees.

Join us on our journey as we continue to grow into a powerful contender in the field of insurance.

Job Description
Responsibilities:

Work with the appropriate business and IT groups throughout the application lifecycle to gather requirements, create technical documentation, and provide test case sign off.
Collaborate with project manager, customer, business analysts, developers, QA, third-party vendors, and other IT team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis, design, and implementation of quality technical solutions.
Clearly and concisely communicate verbal and written requirements and analysis to development and QA.
Align technical solutions with business and IT strategic visions while complying with the organization's technical and architectural standards.
Identify technical debt, process simplification, and prioritization of User Stories to streamline project execution.
Evaluate and make recommendations regarding decision to develop new or reuse existing functionality.
Provide estimation of IT level of effort through partnership with system owners and all affected IT functions.
Assist in documentation of the overall Life program as well as specific project and technical requirements.
Document Test Cases and assist with hands-on testing of new functionality.
Act as point person for all production issues for Life products while handling sensitive data with great care.
Work with key business units to understand their needs and develop functional requirements to satisfy them.

Requirements:

Ability to visualize, articulate, make informed decisions, and solve problems.
Collaborate, respond well to change, handle multiple demands/priorities effectively, accept new responsibilities, take initiative, and be accountable.
Match business requirements to deliverables and validate that solutions achieve desired business result.
Meet deadlines by holding yourself and others accountable.
Proactively identify and manage risk.
Work effectively across multiple groups (both internal and external).
Solve problems promptly and effectively, learn quickly, and develop new skills as needed.
Become familiar with fundamentals of insurance, IT best practices, and relevant technology.

Level of Education Required:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Information Technology/Systems, Technical Communications, related field, or equivalent experience.
Two years of relevant experience leading efforts around business/functional/system requirements.
Experience in systems analysis, design and a solid understanding of development, quality assurance and system integration methodologies.
Experience writing advanced SQL queries, a plus.
Life Insurance experience, a plus.


Homesite is an insurance company that's big on technology. Finding faster and smarter methods of improving how people buy insurance is our jam. Our crew is made up of talented and passionate professionals who aren't afraid to push the envelope. When you work at Homesite, you'll have the opportunity to pursue your creative ideas in an environment that welcomes them.

Join our team as we shake up the world of insurance!



Posted 14 Days Ago

Full time

R13179

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