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Lead Business Analyst, Data & Analytics (Remote or Morristown, NJ)

Company: Crum & Forster
Location: Morristown
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Crum & Forster Company Overview:
Crum & Forster (C), with a proud history dating to 1822, provides specialty and standard commercial lines insurance products through our admitted and surplus lines insurance companies.Approaching $4 billion in written premium as of 2021, C enjoys a financial strength rating of "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best.C is proud of its superior customer service platform and its claims and risk engineering services are recognized as among the best in the industry.Our most valuable asset is our people - 3000+ employees, and growing, in locations throughout the United States. The company is increasingly winning recognition as a great place to work, earning workplace and wellness awards.C is part of Fairfax Financial Holdings, a global organization with $23.8 billion in revenue as of 2021.For more information about Crum & Forster, please visit our website: www.cfins.com.

Job Description:
Work within Crum & Forsters IT Department that has the unique mix of being part of a strong family of companies (Fairfax Financial) and is continuously improving analready innovative Agile culture. Operating out of our corporate offices in Morristown, New Jersey, and ten regional offices, Crum & Forster distributes products through approximately1,500 authorized retail and wholesale brokers across the United States.We are looking for innovative, talented, and self-motivated individuals who are interested in working with a cross-functional team focused on productionsupport of our Business Intelligence + Tableau + Cloud Data services team.You will play a critical role in our highly visible and important Commercial Lines team initiatives. You will support all levels of leadership for our Agile culture(our people are expected to be autonomous, empowered and self-managing). -What you will do: Perform the role of a Lead BA for Business Intelligence team+ Tableau + Cloud Data ServicesPlan and lead small projectsCoordinate with other departments on the implementation of project as neededIdentify project risks and potential resolutionsWork with the BI squad team members to document the project's business requirementsPerform comprehensive data analysisIdentify project stakeholders and user classesElicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, storyboards, surveys, site visits, business process analysis,use cases or user stories, scenarios, event lists, competitive product analysis, task and workflow analysisDecompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirementsPropose and implement business metrics for management reviews and work with business intelligence and data engineers to design and developdata infrastructure to support actionable items from KPIsRepresent requirements using alternative views, such as visual analysis models (diagrams), prototypes, or simulations, where appropriateParticipate in peer reviews and inspections of requirements documents. Participate in peer reviews of work products derived from requirementsspecifications to ensure that the requirements were interpreted correctlyManage changes to baseline requirements through effective and appropriate application of change control processes and tools.Establish and implement effective requirements practices, including the continuous improvement of a requirements process. Assist with thedevelopment of the organization's requirements engineering policies, procedures, and tools.Identify ways to assist product management in product planning through requirements development and analysis. Propose new product featuresand updatesSizing tasks (using story points and t-shirt sizing) to help planning, prioritization, and tracking progressDemo Tableau dashboards and visualizations What you will bring to C:5-7+ years of experience in business analysis and or data analysisGood knowledge of InsuranceExperience in Requirement Analysis, Business and Systems reviews and working sessions to understand the requirements and system designInterview SMEs and Stakeholders to get a better understanding of client business processes and gather business requirements.Communicates with all levels of organization including executive management as well as customers and suppliers. Requires professionalcommunications.Ability to work in an environment with deadlines and shifting priorities.Experienced in developing data quality related documentation, business processes, flowcharts, working with varied computer systemsDevelop training materials and specifications documentation for BI reports, dashboards, and other outputsAbility to facilitate workshop sessions, develop process and data flow diagramsGood presentation and demo skillsStrong Analytical and Problem Solving skills - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely mannerInterpreting data, analyzing results using advanced techniques & submit findings and recommendations to senior managementQuick validation of reports & dataProvide support as required to ensure the availability and performance of enterprise data and BI environments for both external and internal users(-2000 business users)Ability to query the database using SQLKnowledge of using Excel for data analysisAccess database skillsData visualization skills would be a plusExperience working with onshore/offshore teamsKnowledge of Agile(Kanban) concepts would be a plusExperience using JIRA and Confluence would be a plusGood knowledge of BI and ETL related technologies like SSRS, Tableau, SSIS, Informatica and Data Warehousing would be a plusExperience using tools like SSMS, Toad would be a plus#LI-MS -

What C will bring to you:
Competitive compensation packageGenerous 401K employer matchEmployee Stock Purchase plan with employer matchingGenerous Paid Time OffExcellent benefits that go beyond health, dental & vision. Our programs are focused on your whole family's wellness, including your physical, mental and financial wellbeingA core C tenet is owning your career development, so we provide a wealth of ways for you to keep learning, including tuition reimbursement, industry-related certifications and professional training to keep you progressing on your chosen pathA dynamic, ambitious, fun and exciting work environmentWe believe you do well by doing good and want to encourage a spirit of social and community responsibility, matching donation program, volunteer opportunities, and an employee-driven corporate giving program that lets you participate and support your community -At C you will BELONGWe value inclusivity and diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and welcome everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.

Keywords: Crum & Forster, Newark , Lead Business Analyst, Data & Analytics (Remote or Morristown, NJ), Professions , Morristown, New Jersey

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