• Lead Business Analyst

    Location US-RI-Johnston
    Job ID
    2018-7838
    # Positions
    1
    Work Location
    Works from an office location
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Category
    Information Services - Business Analyst
  • Overview - External

    FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

    Responsibilities - External

    FM Global’s business technology transformation to agile has resulted in changes to improve how we deliver technology solutions to market. These changes include the formation of a new technology enablement organization and establishment of a chapter focused on business analysis, quality assurance testing, and support. This chapter is seeking Business Analysts who will be responsible for supporting teams with respect to test strategies, test activities and in capturing and understanding of business requirements and logic in the development of technology solutions. These individuals will work in a rapid iterative environment with short feedback loops. The ideal candidate must be flexible, adaptable, have strong analytical and communication skills. Individuals in this position will report to a Chapter Lead of Business Analysis and Support.

     

    The Business Analyst will work as part of an agile team on the following in support of the development of new, or the modification and ongoing support of existing, enterprise business applications in support of our Loss Prevention Engineering capabilities.

     

    • Assist in the collection, evaluation, understanding and communication of business requirements and accpetance criteria in the form of user stories.
    • Analyze and define complex business logic needed for the development of technology solutions.
    • Champion new testing techniques such as; behavior driven development while collaborating with product, design and technical stakeholders.
    • Creation of acceptance criteria, test data strategy and test case scenarios.
    • Provide end user support for production technology solutions.
    • Demonstrate a clear understanding of FM Global’s business and business processes, and share business domain knowledge across product teams.
    • Work with developers and quality assurance analysts to identify and isolate issues.

    Qualifications - External

    Education               

    Bachelor’s degree, or similar experience, preferably in an IT-related discipline.  

    Experience:            

    6+ years of business analysis experience

     Skills:     

    • Experience as a Business Analyst or a combined Business Analyst/QA Analyst role in a high performance and dynamic team environment.
    • Agile mindset, fast to adapt to change.
    • Proven versatility and adaptability aiding in the success of teams.
    • Excellent communication, analytical and time management skills. Must demonstrate ability and desire to continually learn.
    • Experience in capturing and documenting business requirements.
    • Experience in the test data design and setup.
    • Experience working with developers to ensure that systems are designed for reliability, performance and testability.
    • Knowledge of test frameworks and the development of test strategies.
    • Knowledge of testing technologies.
    • In depth understanding of current business processes and technology solutions in one or more functional business areas.
    • Proven ability to analyze business requirements and understand business activity and information models to develop appropriate tests and extensive experience with test case generation techniques.
    • Experience with database management systems and SQL a plus.