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Zurich NA Business Systems Analyst III, Data Analysis in Schaumburg, Illinois

Business Systems Analyst III, Data Analysis


Zurich North America is currently looking for a Business Systems Analyst to join our Data & Analytics, Data Management team based out of North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. While this position will be based out of our Schaumburg Headquarters, we are offering the flexibility to work both in the office and remotely. You will collaborate with your manager to set a schedule that supports you, your customers, and the team.

The Business Systems Analyst will serve as a liaison between the Business and Data Management, 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.

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 collaborate 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:

  • Bachelor’s 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:

  • Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP)

  • Advanced Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) skills

  • Consulting experience

  • Experience in analytical roles on complex enterprise projects

  • Knowledge of financial services industry

  • In-depth knowledge of insurance business processes and processing

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at 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 150 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 clickhere (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/vet

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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

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