Guidewire Business Analyst

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    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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    Up to £0.00 per day + market rates

  • Contact:

    Rachel Eccles

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 months

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Role: Guidewire Business Analyst
Start date: ASAP
Duration: 2 months with extensions
Location: Newcastle

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client are at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

Role description

* Execute high quality deliverables across all phases inception through user acceptance testing
* To include identifying and optimally defining process flows and user interface use cases
* Ability to lead and manage requirement gathering sessions meetings and presentations
* Drive the assistance in scoping and sizing project phases
* Solid understanding of project scope change process control and ability to lead success change control plan
* Ensure that team is engage at client site and identify opportunities and issues to share
* Effectively manage individual workload mentor and proactively communicate status updates Perform special projects and other duties as assigned
* Support development team on translation of functional requirements
* Validate that design solution is per the business specification
* Plan and execute user acceptance testing Requirements definition and documentation
* Work with customers and client stakeholders to understand and define business requirements
* Work directly with technologists to develop use cases and functional specifications documents Solicit gather and analyse user input and requirements
* Identify and involve key stakeholders
* Author and compile user stories use cases
* Interface with technical managers and teams
* Collaborate with counterparts in IT project development QA managers and development resources to create and validate business requirements and project specification documents

Desirable Experience

* Guidewire ClaimCenter technology experience is preferable
* Extensive business analysis experience to drive the business requirements and vision
* Guidewire integration experience including between different business systems as well as working with integration tools
* Experience soliciting gathering analyzing user input and requirements
* Experience creating wireframe documents and with information architecture
* Experience authoring requirements definition and related documentation
* Experience collaborating with business stakeholders business process owners technical project managers and technical teams to execute business analysis tasks Experience working with creative and technical project teams

Skills and Experience needed

* Proven experience as an IT Business Analyst in London market professional liability products
* Hands on experience writing user stories is required
* Proven track record of creating clear concise deliverables that reflect a deep understanding of business needs and the out of the box software functionality
* Excellent problem solving and analytical skills Experience operating and interfacing with business management including negotiation and presentation skills
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
* Understands communication channels and escalates appropriately
* Strong initiative able to self manage
* Comfortable with ambiguity and able to work through it to get the right things done
* Must be able to see tasks through to completion without significant guidance
* Personal time management skills and ability to meet individual and team deadlines
* Experienced with Agile SCRUM methodology and business analysis methodologies working knowledge of business analysis documentation standards
* Experience using standard project and business tools including Rally Excel PowerPoint Project SharePoint
* Must be proficient with process modelling tools eg Visio IBM Blue works
* Experience with other visualization tools is beneficial

Please submit CVs today!