Applied Systems, Inc.

  • Business Analyst

    Job Location US-IL-University Park | US-IL-University Park | US-NE-Lincoln | CA-ON-Mississauga | US-FL-Tampa | US-Remote Position
  • Job Description

    Job Summary
    Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is currently searching for a Business Analyst to work on the Product Management team responsible for strategic analysis, product vision, and tactical execution of product releases. Your focus will be on defining, analyzing, and documenting requirements for product initiatives and conducting market research.  You will collaborate with Product Managers to establish product release vision, and then define, analyze and document requirements for the product initiatives. These requirements are then broken down by the Business Analyst and the associated Product Owners into groups of user stories that explain the goals of the story/feature(s) to the Development team.   You will strive to deliver high-quality software products on time to market, in alignment with strategic goals while meeting the needs of our clients.

    Additional responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with Product Managers to establish product release vision including alignment to technical strategy, breaking down release-level themes/initiatives into features and user stories
    • Communicate release level business needs to teams and stakeholders; sets appropriate acceptance criteria to meet business needs for minimum viable to market
    • Work with clients and stakeholders to gather requirements and their business needs. Then translate that information into documentation
    • Plan, monitor, and analyze the requirements throughout the roadmap and release planning, ensuring development teams can be continually fed
    • Work with peer Business Analysts, Product Managers and Technical Leaders regarding cross-team dependencies; remain consistently mindful of improving portfolio interests, not just product interests
    • Support a continuous feedback loop from Customer to Product Manager to Product Owner & scrum team
    • Work with Product Management to build business cases, conduct market research and analysis of third party vendors when needed
    • Build and maintain storyboards for utilization in communication to various internal and external stakeholders
    • Take the hand-off of requirements building throughout the year as an iterative process, documenting in the product management and development management systems throughout


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in the Computer Science, MIS, CIS, or Business Administration
    • 2+ years of experience as a Business Analyst, Product Owner, or related role
    • Applied Epic exposure preferred
    • Technical experience or training in programming, QA, Agile, or the SDLC a plus
    • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, manage, and prioritize multiple projects
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, including technical writing skills
    • Ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis
    • Experience with business case development and modeling techniques and methods
    • Demonstrated ability to think both strategically and tactically
    • Ability to communicate at all business levels
    • Proven ability to be a good listener and make clear decisions



    Make a Difference Every Day with Team Applied
    The people of Applied are making a difference every day through innovation and a commitment to help safeguard and protect what matters most.  With first-to-market software, mobile and data analytics solutions, Applied is revolutionizing companies to strengthen their position as trusted advisors to clients across the world.  Our core values challenge employees to make a difference every day with excellence for customers and support for the communities around us. We believe that success comes from a dynamic working environment that offers professionals an opportunity to grow and succeed alongside extraordinary people.

    Learn how you can make a difference on Team Applied.

    Corporate Profile
    Applied Systems is a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance.  Recognized as a pioneer in agency management systems, insurance organizations rely on the company’s software to manage their clients and policies in a consistent manner to minimize risk, reduce operating expenses, and drive sustainable growth and profitability. Leading the industry in technology innovation, Applied Systems has been at the forefront of data exchange between agencies, brokers, carriers and their clients. Today, the company has more than 1,500 employees with customers throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.  By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied Systems remains committed to help safeguard what matters most to millions of people around the world. To learn more, please visit


    Employees feel appreciated at Applied Systems.  In addition to a competitive benefits package that starts on the first day of employment, we offer paid time off, a flexible ”Dress for your Day” casual dress code, and an open communication policy.  The resulting atmosphere is professional and conducive to productivity, yet comfortable and fun.


    Applied Systems welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.



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