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IT Business Systems Analyst II


Zurich is currently looking for a Business Systems Analyst II to work out of our North American headquarters in Schaumburg, IL as a key member of the Information Technology team supporting our Transactional Solutions Administration within the Application Development and Maintenance unit.


This individual will work with the team and the Business to translate business requirements into technical specifications for application updates related to projects, enhancements and compliance needs while working in an Agile environment supporting the design, construction, and implementation of these updates to the applications.  The ideal candidate will be an individual that is an energetic and a skilled professional requiring minimal supervision, and will serve as the liaison between the Business and IT.


Other responsibilities may include: 

  • Participate in analysis of business requirements and translate them into user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Coordinate activities with product owners to gather requirements
  • Document detailed functional and non-functional requirements
  • Use requirements management tools and techniques such as Use Cases, Data Matrix, Process Flow Diagrams, JIRA, etc.
  • Support development, user testing, implementation, and training activities
  • Understand and apply delivery approaches (i.e. Agile methodology, Scrum) and perform, independently, business analysis processes in accordance with Zurich Project management framework and the Zurich risk policy
  • Provide subject matter expertise to others in the organization
  • Participate in User Acceptance testing and analysis of results
  • Perform Exploratory ad-hoc testing for Sprint activities and application regression testing


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Business Analysis area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in the Business Analysis area


  • Experience in mainframe and PC environments
  • Experience in insurance operations and regulatory environment
  • Microsoft Office Excel and Word experience
  • Business Systems Integration
  • Experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of insurance industry business processes
  • Knowledge of insurance policy administration and underwriting
  • Experience in understanding and applying various delivery approaches (i.e. Agile, Waterfall, Scrum)
  • Experience working on Agile Scrum teams and facilitating requirements development discussions with Scrum team members
  • Advanced negotiation skills
  • Strong consultative experience preferred
  • Experience with collaborating across many teams
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (, including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.  
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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-DR1 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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