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Business Analyst

Posted: 11/14/2021

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Business Analyst to join our Information Technology team. We are looking for a team member who enjoys working for an organization that strives every day to support the public good and make a difference. This position is located in the NAIC’s Town Pavilion Office, located in the heart of downtown Kansas City.  

Are you quality minded and enjoy looking for ways to make processes/systems more efficient? Are you passionate about helping to make other jobs easier? We are looking for someone to do things like… 

 Responsibilities include:

  • Helps business owners understand their true needs while analyzing and assessing the impact of those needs.  

  • Leads conversations with stakeholders at all levels and articulates key decisions regarding needs, goals, and potential risks. 

  • Facilitates communication and works collaboratively with the entire development team, including business owners, developers, quality assurance, and others, to build and foster cohesive relationships.  

  • Leads story mapping efforts to analyze and translate business and technical needs; creates user stories and requirements the entire team will understand.  

  • Contributes to sizing of work items for development of enhancements/fixes. 

  • Coordinates and leads walk-throughs or reviews of products and process flows. 

  • Develops and presents prototypes. 

  • Documents user stories, acceptance criteria, and requirements in accordance with team best practices. 

  • Verifies that applications meet customer needs. 

  • Fosters proactive and open communication with team, peers, and business partners. 

  • Demonstrates and champions an agile mindset. 

 
Skills and Abilities: 

  • Excellent ability to elicit, analyze, validate, and document requirements through story mapping, interviews, observation, facilitation, and other proven business analysis techniques and industry best practices. 

  • Comfortable making suggestions to improve processes; willing to hold team accountable, while assessing impact on team performance, efficiency, and morale.   

  • Ability to lead and influence others in variety of settings, including both formal and informal meetings. 

  • Ability to learn new applications quickly. 

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication. 

  • Excellent organizational and detailed orientation skills. 

  • Experience with Agile/Scrum. 

  • Experience with Cloud technologies and Tableau preferred. 
     

Minimum Education and/or experience required:

Bachelor’s degree (BA) from a four-year college or university and five years’  experience as a Business Analyst or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Must have experience with all phases of the development life cycle.  Must have experience as a Business Analyst with Agile/Scrum. Experience in Microsoft Office products. 

Preferred Experience: 

Oracle/SQL 

Why Work at the NAIC?
• Hybrid Work Schedule
• 37.5 Hour Work Week
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Referral Bonuses
• Choice of Insurance Plans
• Vacation Buy Back
• Infants in the Work Place
• Adoption Assistance
• Parental Leave
• Employee Recognition Programs
• Days Off for Community Service
• Student Loan Repayment Program
• Fitness Center
 
For consideration, please apply online at: 

http://careers.naic.org 
 
The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

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