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Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 2:35 PM

New York Life Insurance Company (New York Life or the company) is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States*. Founded in 1845, New York Life is headquartered in New York City and maintains offices in all fifty states.
New York Life is one of the most financially strong and highly capitalized insurers in the business. The company holds the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer**.
Financial strength, integrity and humanity-the values upon which New York Life was founded-have guided the company's decisions and actions for over 170 years.
Our primary business areas are Life Insurance, Retirement and Investments supported by an industry leading Career Agency Distribution channel, Direct to Consumer channel and Third Party Distribution channels.
Role Summary
:The BI Business Analyst elicits, analyzes and documents requirements for Information Management
:An entry level Business Analyst role supporting the effective documentation of work processes and business requirements.
:Works towards implementation of opportunities identified in discovery and analysis phase. Participates as a team member.
:Assists in developing business cases.
Key Responsibilities
:BI and technology:centric
:Facilitates requirements gathering sessions for basic requests, proactively drawing out requirements from stakeholders.
:More business facing than engineer
:Performs gap analysis to identify opportunities for process improvement or management control of work flow.
:Writes User Stories in agile framework.
:Participates in requirements gathering sessions as a representative of Information Management
:Creates requirements definition documentation and simple functional specifications to capture business needs and for validation with the customer and shared with project stakeholders.
:Analyzes requirements and assesses feasibility; consults technical team as appropriate
:Validates and obtains sign:off for functional requirements/specifications.
:Creates functional design documents
:Manages and documents changes to requirements throughout the project.
:Transitions functional knowledge to technical team
:Tracks and reports on projects meeting defined requirements throughout the project life cycle.
:Reviews test scripts to validate requirements are being tested
:Reviews test plans and scripts for completeness and accuracy.
:Familiar with the data aligned to the LOB. Works closely with the BA
:Responsible for metric analysis (KPIs)
Education / Training
:Required Bachelors degree; equivalent work experience accepted
Previous Experience
:Possesses an initial understanding of current business analysis tools.
:Typical candidates will possess 3+ years of business or technical experience and BA/BS Degree or equivalent.
:7:10+ years of relevant experience
:Experience with CRM, particularly Salesforce, a plus
:Experience working within Agile methodology a plus
:Possesses basic understanding of some technologies, developer tools, development methods, systems and programming languages.
:Financial Services experience preferred
Required Skills / Knowledge
:Current knowledge of industry and business process trends and ability that knowledge to existing business processes with a focus towards process improvement
:Possesses the aptitude to quickly understand work processes and flows in various business units.
:Familiarity with multiple technologies, business analysis tools, development methods and systems, and a basic understanding of programming languages
:Demonstrates good understanding of business needs by accurately documenting business requirements and simple functional specifications.
:Familiarity with a variety of development methods, including Agile and Waterfall, and how it applies to own area of work
:Understands complex business processes and is able to document them in a logical and comprehensible manner
Additional Information


• Location: jersey city, New Jersey

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