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Business Analyst III

Posted: 08/22/2021

The Information Technology Group of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst III on the State Based Systems team We are looking for a team member who would enjoy working for an organization that strives every day to support the public good and make a difference. Are you driven to utilize your analysis skills while delivering excellent service to build long-lasting rapport? If so, this is a perfect opportunity for you!

This position is located in the NAIC’s state-of-the-art offices in Town Pavilion in the heart of downtown Kansas City which includes great restaurants and top-notch entertainment venues. This is a full-time position in a positive and flexible environment.
Responsibilities include:

  • Project Leadership
  • Performs all steps of the NAIC/NIPR project/application development methodology, except Development, as necessary.
  • Proven experience leading several multi-person medium projects through each phase of the application development life cycle as per the NAIC methodology.
  • Develops, maintain, monitors and updates project plans as assigned, with specific responsibility for the following:
    • Project plan development, monitoring, maintenance, and requirements gathering for all State Based Systems licensing applications.
  • Performs analytical analysis on designated data, writing summaries and making recommendations based upon that analysis, with specific responsibility for the following: licensing applications.
Business Analysis Core Functions
  • Defines and Scopes Business Area
  • Gathers Requirements
  • Analyzes and Documents Requirements
  • Communicates Requirements
  • Identifies Solutions
  • Verifies Solution Meets Requirements
  • Analysis
  • Documentation
  • Production Support
  • Testing
Administrative/Organizational Tasks
  • Customer Service
  • Leadership, Teamwork, Mentor/Mentee Relations  
Secondary Functions: 
  • Other duties may be assigned. 
  • Develops logical data, process, and workflow models as needed.
  • Coordinates/develops regression test plans and data, as needed.
  • Regression tests to ensure other modules or systems are not inadvertently impacted.
  • Coordinates/develops testing completion plans for new systems or enhancements to existing systems, creating complex test scenarios and test data, as needed; monitors deliverables and deadlines to ensure the plan is properly executed.  
Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrates excellent skills for gathering analyzing and validating requirements through interviews, observation, facilitation, and other proven business analysis techniques.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees within the Association. 
  • Ability to train and mentor staff.
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Quality-minded and looks for ways to improve the quality of the systems to which is assigned for business analysis.
  • High levels of honesty, integrity, veracity, and confidentiality, as well as professional and personal ethics
  • Demonstrates highly developed leadership skills, including excellent team building skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and to negotiate successful solutions.
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor under stressful conditions
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, and an understanding of office relationships.
  • Ability to express findings and recommendations clearly to differing levels of management, both verbally and in writing, in a professional manner.
  • Excellent ability to understand the ‘big picture’ and how systems and application affect, and are affected by, other applications and initiatives.
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task between projects and tasks, and work in a ‘matrix-managed’ organization.
  • Ability to learn internally developed and vendor-developed web-based, client/server, and stand-alone PC NAIC applications.
  • Familiarity with or ability to learn SQL Navigator, SQL +, or other querying tools.
  • Demonstrates expertise with diagramming and modeling techniques and software
  • Must be proactive and demonstrate initiative.
  • Must be a logical and disciplined thinker.
  • Demonstrates ability for technical and creative problem solving.
  • Demonstrates ability to work with multiple levels of detail, depending on the requirements of specific projects.
  • Must possess the ability to recognize priorities of tasks within their projects.
  • Demonstrates leadership during projects and high stress situations.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively learn and apply new technologies within the NAIC infrastructure.
Minimum Education and/or experience required:
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) from four-year college or university and no less than fifteen years’ experience in the essential functions of this position; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Must have experience with the entire development life cycle, starting with the analysis, design, construction, implementation, and following it through to the evolution phases. 
  • Experience in Oracle, SQL. 
  • Experience in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel).
Why Work at the NAIC/NIPR?
  • Flexible Work Environment
  • 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
The NAIC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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