• Lead IT Business Analyst

    Location US-OH-Richfield
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/21/2019 10:33 AM)
    Job ID
    25355
    # of Positions
    1
    Category
    Technology
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    National Interstate is a member of Great American Insurance Group. As one of the leading commercial transportation insurers in the nation, we offer risk financing solutions in all 50 states tailored to meet the needs of a wide variety of transportation classes. Our offerings include traditional insurance and innovative alternative risk transfer (ART) programs, including more than a dozen group captive programs catering to niche wheels markets. We are proud to be a multiple Northcoast 99 winner and Cleveland Plain Dealer Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio. It is because of our talented and dedicated team that we are able to live out our company values of integrity, transparency, fairness, accountability, empowerment and collaboration with each transaction we make. If you are ready to join an engaging and driven team such as ours, we would love to hear from you!

    Responsibilities

    Requirements and Systems Analysis:

    • Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business solutions and business requirements:
      • Analyzes, identifies and writes detailed description of user requirements, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs.
      • Prepares analysis for production support of systems and applications and associated documentation.
      • Creates and tests ad hoc reports.
      • Leads project teams.
      • Typically involved with the testing effort.
    • Assists with the design and implementation of operational and system enhancements to ensure production capabilities are both effective and efficient.
    • Has a comprehensive understanding of business user requirements for data, reports and analyses, training, data quality and performance.
    • Mastered use of standard reporting tools and databases:
      • Strong knowledge of business information data sources and business data rules.

     

    Process Improvement

    • Capture and respond to customer needs through Voice of the Customer (VOC), capability mapping or through other established feedback channels in order to resolve issues and drive satisfaction.
    • Document definitions and attributes of current processes using visual diagrams, process models, process maps or other tools as appropriate
    • Collaborate with the business and with IT to design new or improved processes based on problem analysis, managing the impact to people, process and technology.
    • Conduct gap analysis between current state and future state processes, recommending and managing an implementation strategy.
    • Gather and record process improvement metrics throughout the process improvement or project lifecycle reporting overall impact to the organization (cost, capacity, process time)

     

    Relationship Management and Communication

    • Exhibits expert business knowledge and leverages strong customer relationships.
    • Communicate in business and IT terms, effectively translating between business and IT resources
    • Serves as functional liaison with the business and IT to integrate business systems and processes

    General

    • Leads (mentors, prioritizes, delegates and reviews work) the work of others.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
    Field of Study: Information Technology, Business or a related discipline.
    Experience: 5 or more years or related experience that includes working as a business systems analyst on applications initiatives is required. Experience utilizing process improvement methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma or BPM preferred.

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