Senior Business Analysis Lead - Reserving & Risk Systems in Alpharetta, GA

View All Finance & Insurance jobs


Finance & Insurance   •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

Role Description

The Senior Business Analysis Lead is a key member of the Corporate IT Business Engagement team with a primary responsibility supporting the Reserving function, and also the Enterprise Risk and Investment Risk functions. AXIS is currently transforming our Actuarial/Reserving platform, expanding our solution to support Third Party Capital partners, and launching a project to implement the IFRS 17 standards. These will be the key initiatives for this position in the short term. This position will provide a vital link between business stakeholders, Business Engagement Lead and the Application Delivery teams. The Senior Business Analysis Lead is expected to have a masterful understanding of end to end business products, processes and market in their domain and the systems that support them.

The Senior Business Analysis Lead will be responsible for creating/defining process and requirements needs in the context of program, project and application enhancement delivery. This role will be an integral leadership role on program/project teams. They provide direct linkage to the quality assurance/testing phase of projects as well as provide context, continuity and validation of the solution across the life cycle of large projects.


Perform complex Business Analyst and process engineering duties and collaborate with project/support teams and business stakeholders to understand, document and clearly explain detailed requirements to the support & development teams.

  • Author business requirements
  • Review business requirements
  • Process Engineering

Liaise between business stakeholders and technical team members to investigate/troubleshoot, document and track potential bugs through fix, test and delivery

Conduct walkthroughs with IT team members and business leads to secure sign off of requirements, review of prototypes etc

Co-ordinate with testing teams and Business SMEs to ensure requirements traceability and coverage within QA and UAT test cases

  • Author/Review Test Plans
  • Execute Test Plans as needed

Develop and govern project requirement standards, templates and methods to complete work

Ability to engage on Agile project teams as either Scrum Master or Business Owner

Responsible for status reporting across the Risk and Reserving IT Portfolio

Required Skills and Qualifications

Extensive Business Analysis and Test Management experience working with Actuarial, Risk and Reserving systems and processes is required

Knowledge of the Investment Risk domain is preferred

Expertise with software/systems commonly used to manage Programs/Projects (MS Word, Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio, TFS, Teams) is required

5-10 years prior experience in the Property and Casualty Insurance/Reinsurance domain

Proven ability to deliver in a matrixed environment with excellent collaboration and influencing skills

Bachelor's Degree in Business Management/Computer Science and/or Certifications in Business Analysis (CBAP), BPM, Six Sigma/Lean or similar designations

Proven ability to deliver consistently high quality results operating under both Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

Proven team player possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills capable of operating in a geographically dispersed project environment included outsourced services/offshore development/QA teams.