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Business Analyst

Job Location: Hyderabad

Years of Experience: 5+ years

Xemplar Insights is looking to hire an IT Business Analyst to requirements analysis and user story development for a US-based project. IT Business Analyst will be expected to work closely with the Onsite Functional Lead, Program Manager, Development and QA teams to provide necessary business analysis and testing support on this large development project.

Xemplar is a 5-year old software and solutions company that specializes in the use of smartphone technology, AWS cloud, and data science to help insurance companies and commercial businesses accelerate their digital strategies.

Interested candidates will get to work in an established Insuretech, with highly talented individuals and a fast-paced environment. Get to work with P&C insurance clients and/or large commercial businesses that are looking to implement innovative solutions for customer engagement, risk management, and operational efficiency.

Must have skills:

  • 5+ years of relevant expertise in Business Analyst, with UML, Flowchart, MS Office tools, Jira and Agile Scrum Methodology.
  • Working experience on US-based projects is a must within Insurance domain.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Self-driven business analyst who is well versed in developing detailed user stories required for development and QA testing.
  • Analyze available inputs and develop a deep understanding of the application’s objectives and processes to be able to provide clarifications to the team during development.
  • Use MS Office tools, UML, and flow-charting techniques to create necessary documentation for the requirements.
  • Communicate with clarity and fluency with all members of the team, to minimize miscommunications and misunderstanding of the requirements.
  • Partner well with other Business Analysts and QA Engineers to ensure that developed specifications and complete, clear, and unambiguous.
  • Fully leverage and enforce use of Jira software to manage sprints, with tickets that are well defined and accurate in information needed to perform design and development.
  • Must provide clear acceptance criteria to enable development of test scenarios and test cases.
  • If needed, roll up sleeves when needed to perform QA testing as well.
  • Formulate, organize, and monitor inter-connected projects under the program for efficiency and throughput, with attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Agile-Scrum methodology using proven techniques to drive quality and throughput.
  • Provide inputs on status reports to Functional Lead and Program Manager on progress and timelines.

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of total experience, at least 4+ years spent working as a Business Analyst on development projects.
  • Expertise in User Story Development using Jira.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills demonstrated by an ability to work well virtually with US-based customers, onsite teams, and offshore teams based in Hyderabad.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong customer service and support focus with a desire to deliver a high-quality service.
  • Self-starter, comfortable in early-stage start-up environment.

Educational Qualifications:

  • Engineering graduate or MCA/MBA with relevant major subjects like Computer Science, Electronics, Management, etc.

Technical Skills Required:

  • Experienced in Agile Scrum Methodology.
  • Highly proficient in using MS Office products and Jira Software.
  • UML Modelling, MS Office, Flowcharting.

Soft Skills Required:

  • Fluency in English to interact effectively with US-based clients is a must.
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills.
  • Consultative approach during internal and external discussions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications.
  • Ability to impress customers and prospects with functional knowledge and understanding of their business.
  • Ability to work effectively with offshore teams – have necessary patience and understanding of cultural differences.
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