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Business Analyst

Req ID:  52956

Helsinki, NO

Location: Finland 

Working Model: Remote, with the possibility to travel to clients' sites.


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.


Job Description:

We're looking for an experienced and independent Senior Functional Business Analyst to join our team in Finland.


As a Senior Technical Business Analyst, you'll be leading a technical integration Agile scrum team, including business analysts, developers, and QAs, to drive and operate both the planning and delivery of our integration in high-quality and great performances. On your day-to-day you’ll work closely with the customer to define the needs, collect the requirements, and manage the project backlogs.

You’ll work with the project delivery manager and other key stakeholders to help optimize the delivery pipeline and ensure on-time delivery.


Reporting to the Lead Business Analyst, you will be …

  • Writing up Requirements, Design, Interface and Output Documents and ensuring they are delivered on time;

  • Reviewing and Signoff all Requirements 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 QA, including Acceptance Criteria and Estimates;

  • Supporting Development throughout the build phase;

  • Reviewing the Test Scripts and supporting testing throughout the 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 SBA 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;

  • Working to Sapiens processes & Sapiens best practices.


Skills and Experience required …

  • 6+ years' experience as a Business Analyst/Functional Business Analyst ;

  • Experience in full project lifecycle having been involved in system implementation or enhancement projects;

  • 4+ years’ experience and a real-depth knowledge of a Life&Pensions environment;

  • Knowledge of Life&Pensions administration systems;

  • Will have demonstrated experience of implementing significant functional change

  • Business Process Modelling;

  • Have Basic SQL knowledge;

  • Knowledge of data migration;

  • Experienced in Agile Scrum methodology and use of JIRA and Sharepoint, MS Office / Office 365

  • Comfortable with remote working, but open to travel to client sites (Finland). Occasional international travel may be required and work from the Uxbridge office (UK).


Ideal qualifications for this role are …

  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (International Institute of Business Analysis)

  • CII

  • ISEB/BCS ACII / FPC / AFPC or equivalents

Please note:  

This role is open to applicants from Finland only. There is an expectation that the successful candidate will be able to communicate fully in Finnish and English.  

We are not offering relocation or Visa support. 


We offer:

  • Competitive salary;

  • Opportunities for professional growth;

  • International colleagues with high expertise;

  • Be part of a Global and constantly growing organization;

  • Possibility to engage in global initiatives such as employee surveys, well-being training, etc.


Join us and become part of our common success!


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


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