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Fort Wayne, IN, US Armonk, NY, US

Expert Business Analyst


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role


Life & Health IT Expert Business Analyst is responsible for business analysis and requirements gathering focused on transaction processing as well as data intensive solutions like Data acquisitions and transformations, large batch processing, data analytics. Business Analysis and requirement gathering experience on User interface and workflow systems is required. 


The L&H Expert Business Analyst will be driving end-to-end business solution development from design to delivery, solution integration, support operational incident and problem resolution and performance enhancements.


Key skills include the ability to bring ideas from concept to reality and being able to communicate effectively to all stakeholders. In this position, the position holder will join a team of business analysts with a focus on leading initiatives in the L&H area and will be expected to collaborate with a team of developers and production support personnel.



The key responsibilities would be:

  • Build and maintain a trusted relationship with our internal business partners.
  • Gather and document requirements for large global UI and workflow systems.
  • Gather and document requirements for large data processing applications including Data Acquisition & transformation applications, large batch processing, data management and analytic applications
  • Analyze business issues & build business case for large initiatives
  • Rationalize and challenge requirements and processes together with the business to drive focus on high value improvements
  • Capture complex business requirements and define corresponding solutions working closely with the business community
  • Develop business functional specifications, mapping documents and system design specifications
  • Support production incident and problem management and support production Go-Live activities
  • Responsible for delivery and project management of initiatives.
  • Collaborate with other teams in defining functionality, scope and timelines
  • Present and communicate ideas and design to various teams for review and brainstorming
  • Support development defect resolution and/or operational/production incident and problem solutions


About the team


A great opportunity to join our high-performing global IT team focused on supporting the Life & Health Reinsurance business on the using state of the art application and analytics platforms that enable processing, effective monitoring and steering of business.




  • Bachelor's degree level or equivalent in information systems, business administration, computer science or related field.
  • MS is a plus.


About you


You will build and maintain a core set of high-demand global application including requirements analysis, documentation, design of data processing capabilities such as information model, application and reporting databases, data integration / interfaces, data analysis and reporting capabilities.

You are a business, systems and data analyst by passion and a planner and doer by nature

As an all-rounder, you enjoy taking time to understand business requirements, articulate a data product solution. You enjoy working with significant independence as part of a distributed team to solve business problems. Good English communication skills are a must, both spoken and written. You will be expected to lead a discussion with the Business other requirements



  • 12 to 15 years of hands-on business analysis building global large applications,
  • Application design development, data analysis and management / operational reporting experience
  • Domain experience in the insurance industry, Life & Health preferred
  • Experience with data modelling tools, relational databases such as Oracle, SQL server
  • Ability to articulate complex technical issues to non-technical audiences
  • Experience working with teammates and customers in remote locations
  • Excellent in analytical thinking for addressing business needs via data analysis solutions
  • Experience with large data sets
  • General programming experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Cloud computing in application and database design is a plus


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 100445 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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