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Senior Business System Analyst, Financial Force - San Mateo, Ca

  • Department: Business Technology
  • Location: San Mateo, CA, USA
  • Country: United States of America

Senior Business System Analyst 


Business Analysts will work onsite with customers to elicit and analyze their requirements, develop designs, and implement Financials products. Specific areas of concentration include:

Build a clear requirements development strategy for each customer engagement.

Strong understanding of Salesforce’s & FinancialForce’s capabilities and limitations and can clearly communicate those to customers.

Lead discovery workshops, which includes the facilitation of large audiences, solution presentations, and prototype demonstrations.

Ability to organize and drive process reengineering sessions

Responsible for identification and inventory of customer process pain points and gaps in best practices.

Perform rapid analysis and decomposition of complex business information into technical process components.

Perform business process modelling, User experience modeling and basic technical architecture diagramming.

Can interpret technical and business strategy roadmaps and apply a detailed technical solution.

Comfortable building and demonstrating prototypes in FinancialForce.

Strong presenter to executive audiences as well as technical teams.

Comfortable with heavy involvement in user acceptance test planning.

Effectively leverage multiple implementation team types (User experience, Change Management, Global Development Centers, Developer Communities)

Has hands on experience in several mid-size, global implementations using in some of the following areas:

FinancialForce Financials products

System Implementation & Adoption platform declarative configuration Sales Cloud or Service Cloud, preferred Communities and Mobile, preferred


Education And Required Experience

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent combination of education and experience

8+ years experience as a Business Analyst or Systems Consultant for a mid-to-large sized organization, or direct consulting expertise leading sales and marketing transformation projects

Experience with configuration

Experience with configuration

Experience with custom development

Experience with other Financials solution (Oracle cloud ERP, Concur, Spring CM.)

Experience developing LOE’s in conjunction with sales

Strong presentation and communication skills

Familiarity with enterprise integration tools and extract, transformation and load (ETL) tools

Familiarity with application development with Javascript, XML, HTTP, Java, C++, ASP, SQL Administrator or Sales/Service Cloud Certified is preferred

Why Guidewire?


Guidewire exists to deliver the industry platform that P&C insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating change—and to ensure that every customer succeeds in the journey. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business.

Guidewire InsurancePlatform is the P&C industry platform that unifies software, services, and partner ecosystem to power our customers’ business. InsurancePlatform provides the standard upon which insurers can engage their customers, optimize their operations, drive smart decisions, and innovate quickly. We are privileged to serve more than 350 P&C insurers in 32 countries. We invest heavily in R&D to build a technology platform that combines three elements—core processing, data and analytics, and digital engagement—to enhance insurers’ ability to engage and empower their customers and employees.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.