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We are searching for a Business Analyst who not only brings a wealth of experience in the Voluntary Insurance (e.g., short term disability, long term disability, life, etc.) industry but is also adept and comfortable in a role which involves direct interaction with clients. The successful candidate will have a solid foundation and proven track record in the following areas: products, benefits, management, underwriting, rating, and case installation.

 

The Business Analyst may cover multiple projects and is responsible for analyzing stakeholder needs and business processes to identify, write, and validate business/user requirements for large software projects. Within Agile teams at FJA, the BA is also responsible to support and/or manage that business requirements are captured as project epics/features and user stories with clear acceptance criteria to be utilized for project team execution.

 

VISA and/or OPT-1 Sponsorships: FJA does not offer VISA or OPT-1 sponsorship now or in the future. All candidates must be able to present valid documentation proving their eligibility to work within the US within three days of their hire date if selected. Please note that FJA-US participates in the E-Verify program.

 

Hybrid Work Model & Location: All candidates must be a resident of the US based in the State of New York. Team members are required to be present in-office/onsite at our Midtown NYC office a minimum of 1 day per week. Please note, this frequency may increase based on business requirements. Relocation assistance is not offered for this position.

 

Work Schedule: This position requires availability during operational hours as determined by specific business and client needs that may include different time zone(s) than an individual’s physical location. Dependent upon business requirements, schedule flexibility with and without advance notice is required as this position may necessitate working additional days and hours outside of the employee’s regular work schedule.

 

Travel: Flexibility to travel as business needs dictate is required. Domestic overnight travel will be required to other FJA and/or client offices; frequency varies from project to project. Additionally, we bring our whole team together for an annual meeting held within the US.

 

Education/Training: High School Diploma or equivalent required, college degree in healthcare administration, business, IT, or related field preferred; Agile Business Analyst certification is a plus.

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years required:
    • Client facing business analyst in a decentralized environment.
    • Large complex software implementation and integration projects using Agile methodology within centralized and decentralized environments.
    • oluntary Insurance (e.g., short term disability, long term disability, life, etc) Industry including products, benefits management, underwriting, rating, and case installations.
  • Experience with JIRA, Quality Center (QC) and Confluence software tools is a plus.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Understand Agile methodologies as well as effectively participate and operate on Agile teams driven internally or externally by the Client.
  • Demonstrate competency to rapidly learn business application functionality and become knowledgeable about end-to-end features to enable effective business/user requirements gathering.
  • Advanced understanding of and ability to apply the concepts of usability and best practices in User Interface design.
  • Demonstrates and facilitates professional communication skills; must be able to understand, listen, write and speak fluently, clearly, professionally, and, effectively in the English language.
  • Exhibit personal presentation in a professional manner as it relates to appearance, communication, and actions.
  • Demonstrates and facilitates professional communication skills; must be able to understand, listen, write and speak fluently, professionally, and, effectively in the English language.
  • Ability to create and conduct presentations in a professional, organized, engaging and confident manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Motivated, responsible, and organized self-starter who excels at time management, meeting commitments, knocking down roadblocks, and possesses a passion for continuous learning and improvement.
  • Strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills. Pro-active ability to identify, assess, improve/refine, and solve complex challenges, processes and/or situations.
  • Ability to successfully work independently with minimal supervision & confidently manage up.
  • Effective facilitation, collaboration, negotiation, and conflict resolution abilities.
  • Flexible and able to thrive in a fast paced, high growth, team-based environment while successfully handling competing and ever-changing priorities and responsibilities.
  • Solid track record of taking responsibility and holding oneself accountable for high quality task and project deliverables within established deadlines.

 

Physical Demands

  • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; grasp and/or reach with hands and arms; repetitive movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close visual acuity and ability to adjust focus to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing computer monitor(s); extensive reading; and legally operate a motor vehicle.

 

Application Deadline:  03/29/2024 by 5:00 pm Eastern

 

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New York Based Business Analyst Hiring Pay Range: 92,000 – 115,000 annualized. This stated hiring pay range is our good faith belief at the time of this posting. Final compensation placement will vary based on multiple factors such as experience, knowledge, competencies, and skill level as well as internal equity.

 

Bonus Compensation: Discretionary annual bonus amounts are not guaranteed and are subject to change based on company and individual performance. Discretionary annual bonuses, when paid, are determined by the leadership team, and is based upon an individual going above and beyond the scope of the job role.

 

Benefits: In accordance with this position, hired individuals may be eligible to participate in Company benefit plans and programs, including paid time off benefits (vacation, holiday, and sick time); group medical, dental, and vision insurance programs; life insurance and disability benefits; the Company’s 401 (k) retirement plan, in accordance with and subject to the eligibility and other provisions of such plans and programs.

 

 

FJA-US is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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