Business Analyst

  • NJ-27, Newark, NJ 07114, USA
  • Contract

Job Description

Duration : Long Term

Years of Experience:  4 to 6 years (Intermediate Level)
Right to hire:  Yes

 

The ideal candidate would have strong written and oral communication skills, well-developed analytic reasoning and curiosity, and an established track record working in a team-based environment.  

Responsibilities include:     
·        Support business analysis and project management activities as a member of a project team.
·        Independently execute assigned tasks associated with projects, maintenance and BAU activities
·        Investigate system configuration options to provide functional expertise when developing solutions to meet business requirements; develop strategies to use standard functionality to meet business needs whenever possible
·        Collaborate with technical development teams and coordinate work efforts when addressing new implementations, functionality enhancements, application updates and performance issues
·        Adhere to the standard software development lifecycle processes used within the systems development organizations, and perform related duties as assigned or requested
·        Translation and interpretation of functional and technical communication from English to Japanese or vice versa.


Qualifications:

·        4-6 years of experience in a business and/or systems analyst role   
·        Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Management Information Systems preferred but not required – other majors are acceptable   
·        Excellent analytical skills
·        Strong verbal and written communication skills
·        Ability to work both independently and as part of a team   
·        Ability to understand and interpret business requirements and technical specifications.
·        Basic understanding of programming and systems architecture
·        Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
·        Fluency in Japanese (reading, writing, verbal)
·        Willingness/Ability to travel overseas   

Other Comments:
·        Experience with insurance industry and/or actuarial systems and processes is a plus

Additional Information

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