Business Analyst 2, MTL CSDG (Westwood)

  • Westwood, NJ


: $105,110.00 - $163,220.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance

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The Role

A Few Select Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with developer to ensure project requirements and requests for changes are understood and within standards
  • Follows the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) guidance
  • Address all benefit calculation or data issues that impact carriers that are unable to be resolved by the BA1
  • Responsible for creating and reviewing test plans, and for testing system changes and enhancements to ensure completeness and accuracy (regression testing as necessary)
  • Support client change requests by providing detail to project manager regarding system requirements necessary to implement client change requests
  • Provide PM with accurate budget estimates for change requests
  • Provide training on change orders to client, operations team, and service center, as needed
  • Perform medium to complex data queries and analyzes results using SQL, Excel or MS Access and knowledge of the applications database structure; dig beneath the surface and test the validity of information
  • Perform the system testing process for more complex requirements, defines test scenarios, develops comprehensive test plans with minimal oversight
  • Has a solid understanding how the application is expected to work for a particular client and partners with the development team to determine the best course of action to resolve issues
  • May assist data services team BAs with creating test cases and consult them on client requirements, carrier structure issues or changes
  • May peer review test plans completed by administrative analyst Possesses the ability to fully regression test
  • Secondary support of participant issues (e.g., cases and calc or data issues) that are unable to be resolved by the administrative analyst. May require assistance from more senior BA on larger or more complex issues.
  • Responsible for partnering with administrative analyst to generate and sign-off on new ongoing client procedures for recently added services (e.g., new carrier export)
  • The Requirements

    Desire to learn, accept new challenges, and have fun!

    2-3 years experience as a Business Analyst
    Understanding of the fundamentals of health and welfare and broader benefit -plan design preferred
    Ability to complete Willis Towers Watson Business Analyst training program
    Beginner to Intermediate SQL skills
    Experience with relational databases including SQL, Oracle or Access preferred
    Experience with test plan creation, testing procedures and test plan execution
    Strong analytical, integrative and problem solving skills
    Attention to detail
    Solid interpersonal skills and client service orientation
    Ability to work both independently and on client teams, including virtual work teams with members in different geographic regions
    Strong organizational abilities and flexibility to work in a performance driven environment managing multiple project priorities
    Sense of accountability, owning ones work and taking pride in it; commitment to quality and continuous improvement
    Ability to travel and work extended hours as needed

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability
    Associated topics: bi, business intelligence, business systems analyst, consult, financial analyst, inspect, investment analytics, legal, regulation, valuation analyst

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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