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Business Analyst

Req ID:  52658

Cardiff, GB

Sapiens UK (Cardiff site) is seeking a talented Business Systems Analyst with Life & Pensions insurance knowledge to join our expanding global team of experts.


Location: Cardiff based (or reasonable commutable distance)

Please note that we are not offering Visa/Relocation support for this vacancy, and we are not considering applicants on a Student Visa.


Working model: Hybrid (flexible)


Key responsibilities are …


Partcipate fully in the delivery of software solutions to our clients by:

  • Writing up Requirements, Design, Interface and Output Documents and ensuring they are delivered on time.
  • Reviewing and Signing Off all Requirement and Design Documents in tandem with Sapiens’ clients.
  • Attending, minuting and occasionally leading requirement and design workshops internally and externally.
  • Engaging with Lead BA, Delivery Manager and Project Director/PM on all project Actions, Assumptions,  Risks, Issues, Decisions and Constraints.
  • Writing and refining Agile stories and participating fully as a Scrum team member.
  • Agreeing the design of refined stories with Developers and Testers, including Acceptance Criteria and Estimates
  • Supporting Development throughout the build phase.
  • Reviewing the Test Scripts and supporting testing throughout test phase.
  • Assisting the client to build “as is” and “to be” processes including demonstrating the system both face to face and over screen share.
  • Assisting Senior BA and Lead BA to provide clients with functional analysis and design advice guidance and consultancy in Sapiens solution throughout the project.
  • Managing and participating in Peer Review activities, interacting with other Business Analysts, to ensure quality and completeness of requirement and design work.
  • Configuring/Supporting the configuration of the parameters that determine the functionality specified in the design documentation.
  • Supporting the planning of the Requirement Specifications and Design phase, including sizing and phasing to allow the delivery of complete quality solution to cost and schedule.
  • Supporting the Client through go live and assisting to resolve issues and queries.
  • Working to Sapiens processes & Sapiens best practices.


Skills and Experience required are …


  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a business analyst.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in a life and pensions environment.
  • Experience of implementing significant functional change.
  • Experience of the full project lifecycle having been involved in system implementation or enhancement projects.
  • Knowledge of life and pensions administration systems.
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum methodology.
  • Have Basic SQL knowledge.
  • Must be willing to travel to client sites (International & UK travel).



Ideal qualifications for this role are …


  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (International Institute of Business Analysis)
  • CII
  • ISEB/BCS ACII / FPC / AFPC or equivalents          


About us …

Sapiens International Corporation (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS) empowers the financial sector, with a focus on insurance, to transform and become digital, innovative, and agile. Backed by 40 years of industry expertise, Sapiens offers a complete insurance platform, with pre-integrated, low-code solutions and a cloud-first approach that accelerates customers’ digital transformation. Serving more than 600 customers in 30 countries, Sapiens offers insurers across Property & Casualty, Workers’ Compensation and Life markets the most comprehensive set of solutions, from core to complementary, including Reinsurance, Financial & Compliance, Data & Analytics, Digital, and Decision Management. Sapiens’ team of more than 5,000 employees operates through our offices in North America, the UK, EMEA and Asia Pacific.


Sapiens is an E-Verified & Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.


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