Technical Business Analyst

Job Summary

Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd
IT/Computers - Software
Kuala Lumpur
Years of Experience
6 - 13 years
Posted On
7th Jul 2020
Business Analyst

Job Description:

Primary Skills: 
• Degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems or Finance / Insurance degree.

• Minimum 5 years working experience in IT and experience handling projects or BAU in Insurance core systems or Finance systems.

• Experience in implementing or handling core Insurance systems or experience in financial reporting systems.

• Experience in handling inbound and outbound interfaces between upstream or downstream systems.

• Comfortable with handling data analysis via database queries – Hive SQL query execution on Hadoop platform; Mapping source to target, Data modelling

• Working knowledge of Oracle SQL, PL/SQL database added advantage to support business, testing, troubleshooting etc

• Project working experience or good understanding of IFRS17 is an advantage.

• Good Insurance domain knowledge is a "Must".

• Strong knowledge and experience of insurance products is key

• Financial reporting domain knowledge would be an added advantage

• Competent in using Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Visio

• Certified pertaining to Business Analysis (CBAP or equivalent).

• Certified Agile / Scrum practitioner will be an added advantage.

• Good analytical skills

• Good communication skills and spoken English

• Able to translate business requirements and relate this back to technical requirements

• Team player and must be able work with cross IT and business teams

• Ability to multitask across different assigned tasks

• Fast learner to quickly understand new concepts


• Facilitate / conduct workshops for business users to identify project requirements. Gather, analyse, document and follow up on user requirements.

• Based on the requirements, generate artefacts needed for solution generation. These artefacts include - application specification, integration/interface specifications, site-map and page-flow, and the usage of UML diagram to detail the process flow and solution.

• Understanding the core IFRS17 requirements, software solution and how to implement this within Finance and Actuarial business teams.

• Build an understanding on IFRS17 product and configuration in order to support the business during configuration and build phase.

• Ability to analyse and pull out data from database to analyse situations to support configuration. •Work with IFRS17 solution vendor on System Unit testing.

• Hands on planning and execution of functional test cases. Perform execution of System Integration Test (SIT) cutting across source data teams and outbound systems.

• Support users during User Acceptance Testing (UAT), regular tracking of test progress status and defect management.

• Work with vendors (according to project needs) to communicate requirements, perform quantitative and qualitative analysis.

• Develop IFRS17 and insurance-specific SME knowledge for group-wide knowledge management.


About Us:

Cognizant is a global leader in business and technology services that helps Clients bring the future of work to life – today – in a business environment that is being transformed by accelerating globalization, virtualization, and the shift toward cloud technologies.

We continuously seek the “best and the brightest” when we recruit new employees, and we’re consistently an “employer of choice” at leading engineering and business schools around the world. Our domain industry specialists have well-established backgrounds working with companies in the industries we serve.

Our teams and their talent are a principle reason that we consistently outperform the competition.