Senior Business Analyst- CAPS Team at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: Australia - Sydney

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Delivery Services

Using your insurance industry knowledge and skills, you will question and determine the true business need and value for each requirement, redefining and aligning them to our Guidewire application capabilities.

Maximise the use of out-of-the-box functionality. Support estimation efforts, advising on key trade-offs between scope, schedule and objectives.


  • Lead requirements gathering sessions with the customers and translate business requirements into functional specifications
  • Communicate clearly and efficiently as well as influence outcomes
  • Participate in backlog prioritisation, sprint planning and coordinate acceptance of completed defects and user stories
  • Work with quality analysts to triage defects and review test plans
  • Work with configuration and integration developers to ensure their design and implementations meet the business requirements
  • Research solutions and work with domain specialists to provide advice and recommendations to the product team for aligning business requirements to base product functionality

What skills or experience do I need to have?

  • Good knowledge of the insurance industry – with a focus on claims handling, underwriting, broker services.
  • 3 - 5 years of business analyst experience on technology implementations
  • Experience defining business requirements (e.g. process maps, use cases, etc.) for a software project using Agile methodologies
  • Comfortable working with technology and demonstrating system functionality
  • Ability to tackle sophisticated problems analytically and identify when business requirements are not in the scope
  • Ability to take care of issues directly, firmly, and on time
  • Ability to train and share knowledge with others regarding P&C insurance
  • Continually learning with a proactive demeanour
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Business, or equivalent

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Business Analyst- CAPS Team
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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