Westhouse is one of the leading international recruitment agencies for the procurement of highly qualified experts in fields such as IT lifecycle management, SAP, engineering, commerce and specialist consultancy.

For our client we are currently looking for a

Business Analyst – Property & Casual Insurance (m/f/d) - Munich or New York or remote

General information

01.06.2021 /asap
till 31.12.2021 plus extension
Job Type:
Munich or New York or remote
English, German ( optional)

Your Tasks

  • Translate user stories into functional requirements and system specifications, producing artifacts such as interface specifications, data mapping documents, flowcharts, data flow diagrams, detailed reporting requirements, etc. as needed
  • Work with the technical team to clarify requirements and ensure that the team has everything they need to begin development work in the sprint
  • Identify risks and dependencies in meeting delivery timelines and proactively communicate impediments and ensure timely resolution
  • Assist the technical team to preparation of comprehensive test cases that ensure adequate test coverage on the user story acceptance criteria
  • Assist the technical team in executing test cases as needed, ensuring that system design meets acceptance criteria
  • Drive system integration testing with external technical stakeholders, manage bugs and ensure timely resolution
  • Supports external stakeholders in the resolution of issues/ incidents

Your Skills

  • At least 5 years of experience in a business analyst/ business system analyst role
  • In-depth knowledge of Property & Casualty Insurance business domain or relevant work experience in a related Financial Services domain
  • Knowledge of business analysis methods and experience in creating business analysis artefacts such as use cases, requirements documents, process flows, use cases, etc.
  • Experience in requirements managements tools such as JIRA, HP ALM, Microsoft TFS, etc.
  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle – experience in an Agile software development framework such as Scrum would be preferable
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively collaborate and convey information to stakeholders and software engineers and testers
  • Working knowledge of new technology and business analysis standards & practices
  • Knowledge and understanding of digital enablement via APIs would be preferable
  • Having industry certification in the area of business analysis, for instance Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) , Agile Analysis Certification (AAC), etc. would be highly desirable
  • “Working with data” tools, like VSCode to view unstructured (JSON) files and Excel for structured data (e.g. database extracts)


We look forward to receiving your application documents in electronic form.