The HR Team
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

We are pleased to offer our staff a supportive, team-oriented, down-to-earth corporate culture and a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability, a 401(k) plan, paid parking/metro, 3 weeks' vacation, fitness club membership reimbursement and staff development opportunities.  We are conveniently located in downtown Bethesda, within walking distance from the metro.   


 

Maple Life Financial Group is seeking a Business Analyst (BA) to serve as the interface between the business and IT functions within our family of companies.  As our BA, you'll collaborate with our business teams with a focus on guiding Application Enhancements (.Net, SQL) through the life cycle for supported applications, Data (analysis & preparation), and Reporting.  This will be an exciting opportunity for you to help us enhance in-scope applications that support three business lines and coordinate the re-design and re-development of one older administrative system. 

About our opportunity

In this role, you'll report directly to the Director of IT and work closely with our business teams to learn and understand our business functions and required system enhancements.  You'll author change requirements for the developers and facilitate the systems life cycle development process through the following responsibilities:

  • Interface with developers to convey business requirements and assure proposed solution will meet business needs.
  • Develop test plans and coordinate deployment efforts for all system enhancements.
  • Document and verify all steps in the development life cycle to ensure compliance with audit requirements.
  • Perform data analysis and coordinate field level data transition for incoming and outgoing business.
  • Assist business teams with new business onboarding activities (data, documents, business process initiation, etc.).
  • Assist with the ongoing maintenance of Business Process Flows.
  • Proactively identify solutions to automate manual work, improve efficiency, and lower the overall delivery cost of our services.

About our requirements

To be qualified for this position, you must possess a BS degree in a related field and at least two (2) years of experience as a Business Analyst with comparable responsibilities.  Prior experience in life insurance, finance or similar industry is a plus but not required.  

If you're our ideal candidate for the BA position, you'll also possess the following:

  • Strong analytical skills, a pro-active approach to problem resolution, and the ability to leverage these skills to identify efficiency and process improvements.
  • Ability to translate requirement concepts between business and technical personnel.
  • Ability to multi-task, keep necessary priority, and focus on each individual task until successfully completed.

Most importantly, you'll be professional and reliable with above average verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to work successfully with internal customers including end-users and management. 

About our company

Maple Life Financial (www.maplelifefinancial.com) is a leading life settlement provider, helping investment and financial entities achieve their objectives in mortality-based investment products through policy origination, servicing and portfolio enhancement.  We are pleased to offer our staff a supportive, team-oriented, down-to-earth corporate culture and a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability, a 401(k) plan, paid parking/metro, 3 weeks' vacation, fitness club membership reimbursement and staff development opportunities.  We are conveniently located in downtown Bethesda, within walking distance from the metro.   

For immediate consideration please submit your resume and a cover letter with salary requirements. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

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