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Zurich NA Business Systems Analyst II in Schaumburg, Illinois

Business Systems Analyst II


Zurich is currently looking for a Business Systems Analyst to work within our Data Management unit of Information Technology Services out of our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.

The Analyst will serve as a liaison between the Business and IT in providing solutions to their business systems needs and will understand customers’ objectives, processes, and products as well as the business systems capabilities to formulate, define, document, and implement systems scope and objectives to develop and provides solutions.

In addition, as a key member of the Data Management Support team, the Business Systems Analyst will be responsible for documenting the technical requirements for various master data management/analysis projects and sanctions.

Key focus areas will include:

  • Ability to master complex data transformations concepts, includes data warehousing principles

  • Ability to work to capture requirements in a formal manner

  • Ability to be resilient in the face of a complex system, complex problems, and demanding deadlines

  • Ability to work well with others in a highly interdependent high-performance team

This individual will work with the team to translate business requirements into technical specifications for application updates related to projects, enhancements and compliance needs while working in an Agile environment supporting the design, construction, and implementation of these updates to the applications. The ideal candidate will be an individual that is an energetic and a skilled professional requiring minimal supervision, can lead others, and will serve as the liaison between the Business and IT.

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Coordinate and lead activities with product owners to gather requirements

  • Document detailed functional and non-functional requirements

  • Identify data most valuable to the organization, and evaluate this data and alignment with the corporate data model

  • Manage business rules to enhance and optimize filtering results in the sanctions application

  • Use requirements management tools and techniques such as Use Cases, Data Matrix, Process Flow Diagrams, JIRA, etc.

  • Support development, testing, implementation and some training activities

  • Understand and apply delivery approaches (i.e. Agile methodology, Scrum) and perform, independently, business analysis processes in accordance with Zurich Project management framework and the Zurich risk policy

  • Provide subject matter discussions to others in the organization

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or Computer Science or Engineering and 5 or more years of experience in the Information Technology areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Information Technology areaAND

  • Process reengineering; i.e. LEAN/Six Sigma, continuous improvement methodologies experience

  • Process modeling tools

  • Business systems integration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of insurance industry business processes

  • Experience with Agile methodology

  • Experience with data query tools to perform data analysis and validation

  • Data problem-solving experience

  • Technical documentation experience

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Strong consultative experience preferred

  • Experience with collaborating across many teams

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE Disability/Veterans

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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working:

Schedule: Full Time

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