Information Systems Analyst Lead, IS Claims, USG
Unitrin - Jacksonville, FL

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Position: Information Systems Analyst Lead, IS Claims, USG

Position Summary:
The Unitrin Services Group is seeking to hire an Information Systems Analyst Lead to join our IS Claims Team in Jacksonville, FL. The ISA Lead in this position will lead and guide a team of Information System Analysts in an Agile environment.

• Work in a fast-paced environment providing guidance and support to fellow analysts

• Work with team members and customers in a way that builds morale, guides without controlling, and achieves commitment & consensus on objectives

• Provides leadership and mentoring on analytic methods and testing tools to other analysts on the team

• Communicates in a verbal and written manner that is clear, concise and appropriate for varied audiences

• Uses knowledge of requirements analysis and documentation of detailed requirements to support multiple affiliates for Unitrin

• Creates the test strategy and test plans for assigned projects, including automated, regression and performance testing.

• Actively participates and leads collaborative sessions helping to bring issues to resolution quickly and effectively

• Enhances the Automated testing framework and adds more automated test cases using QTP and Quality center 10.0 for new Claims development initiative

• Conducts and participates in peer reviews

• Handles projects utilizing Agile methodology by establishing objectives, monitoring progress and mentoring the teams towards defined results

• Encourages creativity and assists teams in applying optimal and efficient usage of tools and Agile philosophies in order to achieve results

• Must be proficient in:
o Problem solving

o Multi-tasking

o Time management

o Decision making

o Owning and prioritizing assigned tasks

o Working independently

o Facilitating meetings

o Written and verbal communication skills with internal and external customers

Position Requirements:
• 5+ years of current BA/QA experience in software development of large projects with a proven leadership experience

• College degree in Information Technology or related discipline or equivalent in work experience

• Experience leading large, complex projects involving planning, coordinating and mitigating risk

• Experience in developing detailed requirements, test strategy, test plans and execution of test cases for manual/automated, regression and performance testing on large projects.

• Prior experience in Quality Center, QTP and VB Scripting strongly preferred

• Experience with Agile methodologies a plus

• Experience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), ESB and Web Services concepts and testing is preferred

• XML experience preferred

• Previous insurance industry Claims experience preferred

• Knowledge in Load Runner is preferred but not required

Proven success on the job leading a highly productive technical IT quality/testing team and implementing complex projects with a high degree of quality and desired functionality

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About Us

The Unitrin Property and Casualty Insurance Group is made up of Kemper and Unitrin Specialty, which sell personal lines and commercial auto insurance through a network of independent agents; and Unitrin Direct, which sells personal auto and homeowners insurance directly to consumers.

This group represents 73% of Unitrins $2.5 billion of annual insurance premiums.

Our employees enjoy great Benefits

• Choice of healthcare plans

• Choice of dental plans

• Flexible paid time off program

• Business casual dress

• 401(k) with matching

• Defined Contribution Retirement Plan

• Employee referral bonuses

• Education assistance

• Certification assistance

• Charitable giving

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