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Solution Analyst II / Senior Solution Analyst

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-3P1 Calgary, AB, CA, T2R-0E4 Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6J-4Y3 Kitchener, ON, CA, N2G-1H6 Saskatoon, SK, CA, S7H-0W5 Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E-6A8 Toronto, ON, CA, M2P-2B7

Company: Wawanesa Insurance

 

We’re proud to give our employees the flexibility to choose how and where they want to work. In this role, you will decide whether your preference is to work from home, work from the office or a hybrid of time spent at both. You may live and work anywhere that Wawanesa operates in Canada. 
 

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders in Canada and the United States. Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.
 

We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience and advancement on a growing team.

Job Overview

Working under general supervision, this Solution Analyst job opportunity will have primary responsibility as a Business and Quality Analyst and contributes to Wawanesa success by designing, documenting, testing and supporting our core Policy Administration System solutions to meet business stakeholder requirements.

 

This position is with the Life IS Core team. The focus of this team is to deliver IS solutions that enable the business to effectively and efficiently manage and administer Wawanesa Life Insurance products.

 

The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a small agile scrum team model that facilitates rapid design, development and implementation of application changes that embodies a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development. 

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct analysis, design and documentation of both system and business requirements for application enhancements and projects.
  • Conduct requirement sessions with business and system teams.
  • Communicate system solutions in business and technical terms.
  • Collaborate with multiple functions to ensure quality software
  • Create test cases based on requirements documentation and defect resolutions
  • Resolve both system and business requirement issues.
  • Contribute to process and procedure improvements.
  • Follow established practices, processes and guidelines.
  • Keep up to date with current system standards and IS department established methodologies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience performing systems or business analysis.
  • Completion of post-secondary degree/certificate or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills using a structured approach.
  • Excellent attention to detail skills to produce quality deliverables that accounts for all areas involved.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with style fitting for the audience and message.
  • Strong planning and organizing skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Experience in agile practices, scrum, kanban and continuous delivery.
  • Experience in programming languages is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience in insurance industry is considered an asset.

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Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our full-time permanent employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, annual bonus plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets. 

Wawanesa is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is equitable and inclusive for all. Wawanesa provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status: race/ethnicity, colour, religion, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family or marital status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, or any other protected status. Accommodations are available upon request throughout all aspects of the selection process. Candidates requiring accommodations may contact, in confidence, jobs@wawanesa.com.


If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, apply today with your Resume.