Consultant at Cognizant in New York, New York

Posted in Information Technology 1 day ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Strong business system analyst with P&C experience and experience in Agile set up.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 4-6 Years of Professional Experience as Business Analyst with strong knowledge of Property & Casualty Insurance industry.

  • Experience with Guidewire policy administration system.

  • Experience in analyzing and requirements gathering and writing system functional specifications including use cases.

  • Functional knowledge of various modules of insurance like policy servicing, claims management, underwriting, reinsurance, ISO, lender placed policy, property and auto insurance.

  • Strong understanding of project life cycle and SDLC methodologies including RUP, RAD, Waterfall and Agile.

  • Expert in commercial Property and Casualty and Personal Lines Insurance experience with national carriers.

  • Experience in developing Business Requirement Documents (BRD), System Requirement Specifications (SRS), Functional Requirement Documents (FRD), Unified Modeling Language (UML) Diagrams.

  • Knowledge in the ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) of data into a data warehouse/date mart and Business Intelligence (BI) tools like Business Objects Modules.

  • Experience working with Stakeholders, PMO team members. Updating them with weekly reports and conducting JAD sessions.

  • Experienced in Business and Data Analysis, Data Profiling, Data Migration, Data Integration and Meta-data Management Services.

  • Strong background with Jira and Confluence.

  • Experienced in conducting User Acceptance Testing and coordinating with the UAT participants to gather the requirements.

  • Experience in UML (class diagrams, object diagrams, GAP Analysis, use case diagrams, state diagrams, sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, and collaboration diagrams) as a business analysis methodology for application functionality designs using IBM’s Rational Rose.

  • Proven success as a business analyst through the years, providing a well-balanced understanding of business relationships, business requirements, and technical solutions.

  • Experience in business analysis, operations management and development, design, documentation and testing.

  • Exposure to Client/Server, Web Application developmental tools and Software development and design.

Cognizant will only consider applicants for this position whom are legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring company sponsorship now or at any time in the future.

Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 MS Excel PL4 Required


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.