About the Client : A genteel, highly professional and stable organisation, this client has grown steadily since the 1990s without ever retrenching anyone.
They hire for attitude and train for skill. Most staff have been there for over 10 years and they seldom leave. Flexi-time, generous bonuses and the opportunity to learn and continuously evolve is encouraged.
They follow an Agile methodology and are involved in a wide range of services designed for the medical aid, financial institutions and the telco sector.
A cornerstone of the business is research and innovation and continuous improvement. This environment is best suited to someone who enjoys learning, collaboration and working in a team.
Responsibilities : Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports. Use pricing models to perform analysis. Monitor market for current prices and products and prepare competitive analysis reports.
Handle preparation and submission for filings of long-term care rates. Design and price insurance policies and pensions and ensure plans are financially sound.
Skills and Experience : A candidate with a degree with good pass rates. 5 - 8 years industry experience. Have practical work-
related experience in the implementation of life insurance related software development projects. Alternatively, a certified senior technical business analyst or certified senior technical business architect or product owner, or with practical work-
related experience in life insurance and / or the implementation of life insurance related software development projects.
Must be able to interact and work closely with senior client business representatives and business analysts and technical architects where applicable.
Must be able to gather information and analyse new business requirements. Understand the business requirements of the customers and translate them to specific software requirements.
Raise business requirements in terms of new product capabilities and modernisation of legacy build. Understand the technical implementation and processes.
Must configure and test the configurations of the life insurance system functionalities in a way that meets the clients requirements, as defined in the agreed design and other specifications.
Be able to work independently, but also be able to constructively and effectively contribute within the internal project teams, the business architect team and other technical software forums that all follow Agile principles.
Provide guidance to system behavior and create test scenarios. Be familiar with all testing levels (unit, integration, system, vulnerability, UAT, regression testing).