|Job Ref:||52cf535b1||Employer:||Direct Solutions - Canada||Country:||Canada||County/State:||Ontario||City:||Markham||Address:||Post Date:||28/10/2016 11:40|
BA/BSA - Guidewire Position Description BA/BSA - GuidewireWe are Canada's largest independent information technology services firm, and after 40 years, we're still growing! Join Canada's largest IT Company as a Business Analyst Consultant, in our Insurance Vertical in the NA our founding in 1976, CGI has been at the forefront of change within the Insurance Sector. CGI understands industry challenges and has the experience to help clients overcome these challenges, minimize upfront capital outlays, and achieve business results that drive performance and profitability. Purpose of the role: The GTA-CPS P&C Insurance team is looking to staff client engagements with skilled Guidewire Business Analysts and Systems Analysts. We are looking to staff using a combination of existing P&C practice members and new additions, or to use additional staff to backfill current roles. Ideally, 1 Business Analyst and 1 Systems Analyst are required. These positions may be directly at client sites within the GTA or at the CGI CVD office. **50% travel may be required outside of Ontario (possibly to Winnipeg or other provinces) or outside of Canada ** MANDATORY Experience: *Must have at least 3+ Years with Guidewire software *MUST have at least 6+ years of experience working as a Business Systems Analyst (or BA) specifically in Property or Causality Insurance -Must have 6+ years of experience working on cross-functional project teams, performing such tasks as, (ie analysis including requirements definition, feasibility studies, cost estimates, proposals, business process mapping, design, development, quality assurance, user acceptance testing and implementation) -6+ years of experience in Information Technology in all phases of the systems development lifecycle in a Waterfall and Agile methodology -Client-facing and excellent communication skills required Responsibilities: -Gathering requirements and documenting detailed business and system use cases to drive out the detailed functional requirements for the different applications -Maintaining a requirements traceability matrix to ensure resulting solution delivers the expected acceptance criteria -Work closely with the Test Lead and Test team to define traceable Test Scenarios that confirm the requirements through multiple testing phases -Support the client to ensure the resulting solution meets business requirements and business acceptance is achieved - Develop detailed functional requirements for the implementation of business process changes or improvements, data analysis and the creation of reports - Accountable to ensure that the requirements are aligned with the client's business objectives and stated expectations including managing requirements priority - Identify, elicit, and document business requirements, define business rules and communicate requirements for the implementation of business solutions. - Communicate with stakeholders of varying technical ability and subject matter expertise. - Prepare Business and System Use case documentation & lead/participate in high-level design, lead requirements and Use Case walkthroughs - Prepare/Review User Interface Functional Specifications - Prepare data flow diagrams or equivalent process flow diagrams - Define and document data definitions including data attributes, validation rules, data - Ensure business requirements are traceable through specifications, solution design and test cases - Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs -Identify and resolve discrepancy between systems under development specifically with regards to systems integration requirements Education: -Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Diploma in IT with equivalent IT experience -Business Analyst Certification (PMI-PBA) an asset Additional Skills: Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret and anticipate internal and external customer needs and translate them into application and operational requirements -Demonstrated ability to support multiple projects concurrently, balancing deliverables and ability to prioritize deliverables across projects. - Demonstrated experience with business process design - Exhibits confidence and an extensive knowledge of emerging industry practices when solving business problems - Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. - Team Player required.*LI-GP1 Your future duties and responsibilities Required qualifications to be successful in this role At CGI, we're a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at NA is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase NA wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No unsolicited agency referrals NA is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs. Skills Business Analysis P&C Insurance Guidewire Configuration Guidewire Integration Systems Analysis Reference 489243
At CGI, we are a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at NA.
This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
No unsolicited agency referrals please.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.