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  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1805

GUIDEWIRE BUSINESS ANALYST (BA/FUNCTIONAL ANALYST)

Role: Guidewire Business Analyst

Client: Leading Global Consulting Services firm

End Client: Established Canadian Insurance agency

Project:  Guidewire (Cloud) Implementation for Auto Claims Management (ClaimCenter)

Project Status: Underway

Project/Program Duration: Until 2024

Anticipated Start Date for Delivery Phase:  Mid to late October, 2022

Contract: 6 months + (extension anticipated, up to 2 years)

Location: Fully remote within Canada (must be based in Canada for contract duration)
 

Our client represents a leading insurance provider in Canada, and they are seeking an experienced Guidewire Business Analyst, preferably with a specialty in ClaimsCenter Implementation of Guidewire Cloud.

Candidates must possess strong collaboration and communication skills as well as experience in this space, as they will work with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to ensure requirements are translated into specific solutions, and bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes.

The Guidewire Business Analyst will be a part of the Delivery organization. In addition to being responsible for business analyses, the Business Analyst works directly with the project team and clients gathering requirements to analyze, design and/or implement technology best practice business changes. They work with senior members of the team to ensure the successful delivery of insurance platform implementations.

Role Details

  • Working closely with the client’s key stakeholders in performing business analysis functions

  • Fast-paced, cross-functional Agile (Scrum/SAFe) work environment

  • Lead requirements for Guidewire ClaimCenter, Integration and Conversion functions

  • Work with client SME to elicit business and technical requirements

  • Conduct and facilitate workshops/JAD sessions with key client stakeholders

  • Perform integration testing to test the flow of claims data

  • Create test scripts and coordinate testing for various critical functionalities, prepare test data, defect triage and resolve blockers

  • Document requirements specifications for data analysis, data mappings for Guidewire, third party integrations and transformation

  • Develop functional specifications in the form of User Stories, process flows, use cases, data mappings leveraging tools such as JIRA, Confluence, and Rally

  • Conduct user story/sprint demonstrations at the end of sprint/release

  • Participate in agile sprint ceremonies, daily stand-ups, sprint planning, reviews and retrospective sessions

  • Conduct end user training by means of workshops, training guides and operation manuals

  • Work with Requirements Manger, Scrum Master and Program Manager for various project activities

Role Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in Guidewire InsuranceSuite (Guidewire Cloud preferred, or v. 10)

  • Detailed knowledge of Guidewire applications specifically in ClaimCenter

  • Excellent domain knowledge on Property and Casualty Insurance to understand and analyze the business needs of the customer

  • Experience in data analysis & data mapping for Guidewire and third-party integrations

  • Experience in writing functional specification, business analysis, business process analysis, and solution analysis

  • Expertise in creating functional specifications in the form of user stories, process flows, use cases, and data mapping

  • Experience in gathering, defining, and organizing business and functional requirements including acceptance criteria for use by developers

  • Experience using management tools such as Confluence, Jira or Rally

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Take initiative and work well independently with minimal guidance, as well as collaboratively within a team

Nice to Have

  • CC Certifications including: 
    • Certified Associate
    • Certified Professional
    • Certified Ace
    • Certified Trainer

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