Business Analyst

Location Name IL, Chicago - 550 W Jackson Blvd - 4th Floor
Date Posted
4 months ago(3/22/2024 4:50 PM)
Berkley Select
Primary Location
Information Technology

Company Details




Berkley Select IT supports 4 WRBC Companies when it comes to IT support. The team supports multiple companies within the Berkley organization and provides the expertise when it comes to the common IT platforms that all of the companies share. The BA role is responsible for collaborating with the business units establishing business requirements that enable the technical team to configure applications solutions.


The company is an equal opportunity employer.


The Business Analyst is responsible for performing the analysis required to support the development, maintenance and enhancement of applications used by the company and its business partners.  Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs. Document requirements, tests system functionality, defines scope and objectives, and formulates systems to support key business processes.  Act as a liaison between IT and other business departments.  Key functions include but are not limited to:

  • Review and analyze project requests to determine impact to existing systems.  Translate business requirements into detailed specifications for use by the IT development staff/external providers.
  • Analyze and document current workflows, identify opportunities to meet project objectives, business processes, and make recommendations for future approaches.
  • Utilize user definitions, use cases and workflow diagrams to illustrate business problems.
  • Identify issues and escalate them as appropriate.
  • Lead meetings, e.g., business requirements review, testing strategy review, etc.
  • Actively participate in formal presentations to a variety of management levels.
  • Perform system/user testing as required; analyze and validate testing results.
  • Provide support and guidance to other IT personnel in business requirements documentation as well as system/user testing.
  • Act as a reference and provide support to application users with respect to questions arising from application/functionality adoption and use.
  • Perform rules authoring as required to support business requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Management Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of two years of prior Business Analyst or Information Technology experience
  • Experience should include process reengineering, flow charting and block diagramming, as well as, a good understanding of the desktop environment, user interface design and web architecture.  
  • Strong skills needed in verbal and written communication, including communicating effectively with business users and software developers
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to lead and facilitate diverse groups of people to move towards solutions
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Familiarity or experience with Agile/Scrum Framework is a plus.
  • Familiarity with business rules management system is a plus.
  • Experience in Insurance industry is preferred but not required.

Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role


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