Requirements Analyst in Scottsdale, AZ at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

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Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Requirements Analyst with experience in the Insurance Industry.
This is a 18+ Months Contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Scottsdale, AZ. Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 20-02120

Key Responsibilities:
  • Delivers technology solutions to the business that increase business value, increase efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Drives requirements and systems analysis to ensure in-scope business needs and application and data changes are accurately identified and translated into requirements.
  • Ensures that the functional integrity of existing applications is maintained.
  • Promotes an environment of sharing, exploration and collaboration across the analysis and delivery communities.
  • Leads in the creation and management of the backlog including all work on the Nationwide line.
  • Leads in creation of a requirements management plan, the breakdown of analysis work and removes roadblocks so that analysis work can progress as planned.
  • Together with other leads, assists the product owner in organizing the backlog including prioritization, grooming and dependency and change management.
  • Enables tracking and measurement of analysis work through leading indicators, KPIs and other metrics.
  • Coaches and directs other analysts on daily tasks and activities and for capability and skill uplift.
  • Ensures an understanding of business value in all decisions made on the application or application suite.
  • Supports value-based decision making on the application or suite.
  • Partners with the product owner or business lead to define and document business goals, processes and practices to provide input to backlog creation and management.
  • Enables backlog creation and continuous management to ensure consistent delivery of prioritized scope within and across releases.
  • Generates traceability from business needs through requirements and down to the work item level to aid in value delivery.
  • Creation and management of visual management system to support backlog management, iterative development and leadership oversight (in conjunction with the Scrum Master).
  • Leads in story elaboration and securing business sign-off on acceptance criteria so that there is a common understanding on the definition of done for all work.
  • Ensures understanding of non-functional, data and information requirements in support of anticipated scope. Ensures understanding of end-to-end data flow to meet business needs.
  • Aids in impact analysis and dependency coordination within and across Nationwide lines.
  • Support the product owner on prioritization coordination for all work on the application or application suite.
  • Provides the team with enough information for appropriate estimation during the software development lifecycle. Aids in securing answers to outstanding questions in support of design and development.
  • Supports change management as well as risk and issue identification and management in the backlog.
  • Helps drive analysis capability and skill uplift through thought leadership and coaching.
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • At least six years of technical work experience in the information technology field
  • Two or more years of experience working within an iterative software development environment
  • Awareness of Agile and Lean concepts in a collaborative and continuous improvement culture
  • Candidate should also possess solid leadership and communication skills.
Our client is a leading Insurance Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.J2W:CB3