• Business Analyst

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 6 months ago(5/25/2018 9:24 AM)
    Job ID
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    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great.  Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work.  We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


    An experienced Business Analyst is needed to assist the Risk Solutions Application Support Team.  The Business Analyst works under the direction of the Application Manager and works directly with business analysts, application analysts and developers, as well as with business contacts. 


    • Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business solutions and business requirements.
    • Analyzes, identifies and writes detailed description of user requirements, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs.
    • Makes recommendations for business process improvements with a thorough understanding of technical problems and solutions as they relate to the technology needs.
    • Prepares analysis for production support of systems and applications and associated documentation.
    • Acts as a liaison between business and IT. Develops and maintains knowledge of customer's business.
    • Formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies.
    • Assists with the design and implementation of operational and system enhancements to ensure production capabilities are both effective and efficient.
    • Exhibits strong business knowledge and builds strong customer relationships.
    • Documents end user requirements for data, reports and analyses, training, data quality and performance. Experienced knowledge of reporting tools and databases:
    • Strong knowledge of business information data sources and business data rules.


    • 5 or more years of related experience.
    • Proven experience in capturing and documenting user/system requirements, test plans, test cases, and test results related to system enhancements, maintenance, and new functionality requests.
    • Experience overseeing programs while having the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects with a shared resource pool. Utilize resource allocation in building out project schedules to balance timelines against available capacity.
    • Familiar with Agile (Scrum) and waterfall software development lifecycles
    • Superior organizational and leadership skills.
    • Requires advanced technical and business knowledge.
    • Self-motivated team player who excels in a collaborative environment.
    • Excellent problem solving skills.


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