Selective Insurance Company of America

  • Business Analyst

    Location US-NJ-Branchville
    Experience (Years)
    Business Services
    Full-Time Regular
    FLSA Status
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    Auto Reimbursement
  • Overview

    We have an exciting opportunity available to join our Business Services Unit as part of the Commercial Lines team.   The business analyst is responsible for formulating and defining business requirements, system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding while displaying a basic understanding of business systems and industry standards.  This includes analysis of business and user needs, documenting business requirements, and revising existing system logic as necessary with limited direction from Senior Analysts, Business Architects and/or Managers.  All job duties and responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.




    • Schedule and facilitate business requirements gathering sessions with business groups.  Deliver various presentations as well  
    • Identify all necessary stakeholders for various projects   
    • Incorporate effective elicitation practices to ensure effective collection of all information needed for building Requirements and System documentation 
    • Document and manage requirements documents (Business Requirements Document, Use Case Document), for different types of work (initiatives, enhancements, regulatory, support, break-fix, etc) ensuring quality and completeness of all deliverables and obtaining necessary sign-offs
    • Document requirements for statutory reporting and/or knowledge management 
    • Initiate peer review discussions and incorporate feedback into requirement documents 
    • Design screen / UI mockups for requirements documents to assist development teams in building screens
    • Tracks tasks and accurately provides time estimates for tasks and requirement estimations 
    • Conduct requirements walkthrough with development and testing teams.   Ensure clarification and understanding on all requirements and obtain sign-off
    • Review coverage of test conditions and prioritize test scenarios for QA team


    • Superior organizational, time management and prioritization skills
    • Commercial Lines experience preferred
    • CLAS system experience preferred
    • In depth knowledge of software development lifecycle
    • Strong interpersonal communication, presentation and facilitation skills
    • Excellent written communication skills – ability to clearly express thoughts and ideas through documentation
    • Must demonstrate the ability to analyze problems, probe facts, and analyze issues and present alternative solutions
    • Highly motivated self-starter with an ability to effectively manage a range of tasks and projects in an environment with changing priorities
    • Exhibit flexibility working in a fast-paced environment requiring quick response
    • Ability to build collaborative relationships
    • 2+ years of experience in a business analysis role or 3+ years insurance line of business expertise
    • College degree or equivalent work experience
    • Training or certifications in business analysis and project management preferred

    Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.



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