Zurich NA Guidewire Business Systems Analyst in Schaumburg, Illinois

Guidewire Business Systems Analyst


Zurich is currently looking for a Guidewire Business Systems Analyst to work in a virtual setting in support of the Guidewire DataHub team as part of the Enterprise Underwriting Support team.

This individual will work with the DataHub team totranslate business requirements into technical specifications for systems downstream from Policy Center while working in an Agile environment supporting the design, construction and implementation phases of the system. The ideal candidate will be someone who is an energetic and a skilled professional whom requires minimal supervision, can lead others, and is familiar working in the DataHub environment.

She/he will also have the ability to work with the business and technical resources to address business information and the application needs.

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Having a strong working knowledge of relational databases such as DB2, SQL server and ability to compose SQL queries

  • Ability to understand complex transactional processing standards required for premium allocation to support statistical and financial reporting

  • Translating business requirement into application design specs (may develop pseudo code)

  • Assisting with formulating and defining systems (system configuration) scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with a basic understanding of business systems and industry requirements

  • Assisting with creation & refinement of design (mockup) on new functionality

  • Supporting the development team

  • Working with BA & Project Team to develop & present/communicate technical concept alternatives, integration decisions, issues, plans

  • Providing strong analytical skills that allow for identification of defects related to data characteristics

Client Internally Focused - The job’s core deliverables rely on delivering service to internal clients, usually at the line manager or employee level. May involve sharing subject matter expertise to others in the organization or supporting others in their efforts to deliver on our promise.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or Computer Science or Engineering and 8 or more years of experience in the Information Technology areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Information Technology areaAND

  • Process reengineering; LEAN/Six Sigma experience

  • Experience with process modeling tools

  • Insurance application system design/analysis experience

  • Experience with use case development

  • Experience with Rapid Application Development (RAD) tools/techniques

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with ISO compliance requirements for different lines of business

  • Experience with electronic transmission software tools required for FTP

  • Consulting experience

  • Experience in an analytical role on complex enterprise projects

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE Disability / Veterans

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 01/19/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800000K