• Business Analyst

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/12/2018 3:26 PM)
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    Full Time
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. 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.


    Great American has been an innovative leader in the crop insurance industry since it issued its first crop policy in 1925. Our Crop Insurance Division provides the tools producers need in the form of specialized crop insurance coverages, which can insure their revenue stream even if elements outside their control go awry. That means even in the face of a worst-case scenario producers will have the guaranteed income they need to keep their operation functioning properly.


    Our Crop Division is looking to add a Business Analyst to the team.


    • Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business solutions and business requirements.
    • Works collaboratively with technical and business team members to develop and maintain business solutions.
    • Participate/Lead Requirements gathering sessions with business and technical team members.
    • Develops and maintains knowledge of customer’s business.
    • Creates ad-hoc reports upon request.
    • Performs complex data verification, analysis, and debugging during various life cycles of the project.
    • Analyzes, identifies and writes detailed description of user requirements, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs based on business needs.
    • Assists with the design and implementation of operational and system enhancements to ensure production capabilities are both effective and efficient.
    • Documents end user requirements for data, reports, analysis, training, data quality and performance.  Has mastered use of standard reporting tools and databases.
    • Develops test plans and may execute tests.
    • Maintains and develops business knowledge and builds strong customer relationships.
    • Learn new tools and applications.


    • 3 to 5 years of experience in gathering requirements, designing, testing, debugging and documenting and/or maintaining applications required or using application software in a business setting.
    • Experience with writing SQL queries and SQL spatial queries preferred.
    • Experience in creatively using technology to solve assignments.



    • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to work effectively with associates at all levels within the organization.
    • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong attention to detail.


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