Department ISD Services
Category Information Systems
City
State
Travel
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0-10%
Type of
Position
Full-Time

Remote OIPA Software Configuration/Lead

AFA / ISD

Description:

***Analyst***

* Perform product set-up, configuration development, data intake configuration and release management for the Oracle Insurance Policy Administration (OIPA) system.  Collaborate with business owners, system developers, programmers and business analysts to ensure alignment of OIPA system and business rules with the business intent to achieve the desired system behavior. Mentor team members in OIPA best practices for OIPA product set-up, configuration development, data intake configuration, and release management.

* Research and evaluate business needs and system capabilities integrating product, service and technical requirements to create optimal OIPA business solutions while maximizing configuration and functionality within the system.

* Analyze and resolve complex and critical production problems to maintain data integrity, process integrity, and system performance. Implement the ideal solution through the creation and management of product and/or system configuration.

***Lead***

* Performs OIPA product set-up, configuration development, and data intake configuration. Leads and directs release management for OIPA. Collaborates with business owners, system developers, programmers and business analysts to ensure alignment of OIPA system and business rules with the business intent to achieve the desired system behavior. Leads and mentors team members in OIPA best practices for OIPA product set-up, configuration development, data intake configuration, and release management. * Research and evaluate business needs and system capabilities integrating product, service and technical requirements to create optimal OIPA business solutions while maximizing configuration and functionality within the system. * Analyze complex and critical production problems to maintain the integrity of production data and implement the ideal solution through the creation and management of product and/or system configuration.

Requirements:

***Analyst***

  1. Advanced understanding of the Oracle Insurance Rules Palette (OIRP) structure and how it interacts with the Oracle Insurance Administration System (OIPA)
  2. Advanced understanding of the OIPA data intake configuration
  3. Advanced understanding of release management in OIPA
  4. Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  5. Strong math skills for verification and interpretation of business processes and system calculations
  6. Strong ability to correspond and collaborate with actuaries and various product development team members
  7. Highly skilled at scripting SQL queries of large relational databases
  8. Highly skilled with XML
  9. Skilled in MS Office Suite with strong emphasis in Excel and Word
  10. Extensive product knowledge of insurance and/or annuity contracts
  11. Highly skilled in OIPA insurance administration systems
  12. Understanding of system design and development processes
  13. Experience as an analyst involved with enterprise applications in a full SDLC
  14. Knowledgeable of computer system capabilities, business processes and workflow
  15. Very strong organizational skills
  16. Knowledgeable of software testing best practices
  17. Agile/Scrum methodology experience a strong plus

 

Soft Skills

  1. Strong written and oral communication skills. Must be able to communicate and collaborate with a wide variety of audiences such as other software developers, engineers, architects, business analysts, software testers, management, and business stakeholders
  2. Strong ability to deliver high-quality projects on time and within scope
  3. Possesses well-developed emotional intelligence, motivational, professional, and leadership qualities
  4. Positive attitude with the ability to work in an ever-changing environment
  5. Proven commitment to meeting organizational and departmental goals and objectives
  6. Strong analytical, statistical, and organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  7. Inquisitive and proactive with an ability to work independently and a desire to continuously learn new skills and technologies; takes initiative and is a solution seeker
  8. Thrives in a team environment and develops excellent relationships with others

 

  • FLMI
  • CSTP, CTM or equivalent –

One or more of the following or management approved equivalent technical certifications is recommended but not required:

 

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)

IEEE Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP)

The FLMI is recommended but not required:

LOMA Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)
 

***Lead***

1. Expert understanding the Oracle Insurance Rules Palette (OIRP) structure and how it interacts with the Oracle Insurance Administration System (OIPA)

2. Strong understanding of the OIPA data intake configuration

3. Strong understanding of release management in OIPA

4. Exceptional analytical thinking and problem solving skills

5. Excellent math skills for verification and interpretation of business processes and system calculations

6. Strong ability to correspond and collaborate with actuaries and various product development team members

7. Skilled at scripting SQL queries of large relational databases

8. Skilled in MS Office Suite with strong emphasis in Excel and Word

9. Extensive product knowledge of insurance and/or annuity contracts

10. Highly skilled in OIPA insurance administration systems

11. Understanding of system design and development processes

12. Experience as an analyst involved with enterprise applications in a full SDLC

13. Knowledgeable of computer system capabilities, business processes and workflow

14. Very strong organizational skills

15. Knowledgeable of software testing best practices

16. Agile/Scrum methodology experience a strong plus

 

Soft Skills

1. Expert written and oral communication skills. Must be able to communicate and collaborate with a wide variety of audiences such as other software developers, engineers, architects, business analysts, software testers, management, and business stakeholders

2. Expert ability to deliver high-quality projects on time and within scope

3. Possesses well-developed emotional intelligence, motivational, professional, and leadership qualities

4. Positive attitude with the ability to work in an ever-changing environment

5. Proven commitment to meeting organizational and departmental goals and objectives

• FLMI - Required • CSTP, CTM or equivalent – Required One or more of the following or management approved equivalent technical certifications is recommended but not required: Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) IEEE Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) The FLMI is recommended but not required: • LOMA Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)

6. Expert analytical, statistical, and organizational skills with strong attention to detail

7. Inquisitive and proactive with an ability to work independently and a desire to continuously learn new skills and technologies; takes initiative and is a solution seeker

8. Thrives in a team environment and develops excellent relationships with others