28 days old

Lead Business Systems Analyst

Cary, NC
**Job Location:** United States : North Carolina : Cary

**Role Value Proposition:**

MetLife is seeking a Lead Business Systems Analyst to join our growing team in Cary, NC. The team member will act as liaison between business partners, application development and testing support teams. The Business Systems Analyst is responsible for eliciting, refining, documenting, reviewing and communicating requirements. We need an innovative thinker to provide technical guidance concerning the business implications of application development projects, in order to meet project goals.

In this position you will have the opportunity to put your experience and education to work in an energetic and highly collaborative environment where diverse thought and experiences are valued. Within the team and across the organization, there will be opportunity to acquire knowledge and experience in order to advance to project management or technical leadership positions.

Our team does what it takes to get the job done and we do it together! If you are self-motivated, analytical, organized, project focused, and can bridge business requirements and IT solutions; we would like to talk you about joining our team.

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Act as a primary analyst/ liaison between business users/BAs and the IT project team

+ Manage user expectations and requirements scope

+ Gathers, analyzes, documents, and manages business and/or functional requirements for various initiatives

+ Facilitates meetings and provides minutes, captures action items, and monitors/tracks open items and/or work stream tasks to resolution

+ Facilitate functional requirements walkthroughs and respond to Test team ambiguity review questions

**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**

+ Participates in fit/gap analysis of functional requirements

+ Lead functional documentation design (use cases, functional specifications, reports, screen prototypes);

+ Coordinates testing with the IT Team and business partners, while assisting with creation of required testing artifacts where applicable

+ Work closely with Project Manager, architects, developers, Test team, business users/BAs and applicable outside entities (vendors and others)

+ Contribute to user guides, reference manuals, training materials and code release artifacts as appropriate

+ Actively participates in change management activities

+ Works with Project Manager to ensure compliance to System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

+ Provides estimates for BSA work efforts on new projects and for on-going forecasting.


+ 5+ years of relevant experience.

+ 1 year of related experience in a team lead or leadership role.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as, demonstrated professionalism.

+ Adept experience in creating and presenting Business and/or Functional Requirements Specification documents.

+ Microsoft Suite of Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio (or other design tools)).


+ Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field preferred, or 7 years of equivalent work experience

+ Insurance domain experience and knowledge of Payout Annuity products

+ Understanding of requirements elicitation techniques

+ Experience with Microsoft project

+ Experience with requirements management and collaboration tools (Blueprint, iRise or equivalent) preferred.

**_At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers._**

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**

Requisition #: 93561


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