Business Analyst (Intermediate) in Discovery Limited 2022 at Gauteng,SouthAfrica

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Discovery Health Systems (DHS)

Business Analyst (Intermediate) – Care and Claims

About Discovery

Discovery’s core purpose is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. We seek out and invest in exceptional individuals who understand and support our core purpose, and whose own values align with those of Discovery. Our fast-paced and dynamic environment enables smart, self-driven people to be their best. As global thought leaders, Discovery is passionate about innovating to not only achieve financial success, but to ignite positive and meaningful change within our society.

About Discovery Health Systems (DHS) – Care and Claims – Claims Run System

Working in a high-performance organization that prides itself in attracting the finest talent, we challenge ourselves to find solutions that make a difference in the world. Our environment is always buzzing with energy and smart, motivated people working on finding the best way to move forward.

A Business Analyst position is available in the Care and Claims System team to work on dynamic new projects and product enhancements to improve business inefficiencies, gain competitive advantage on our products and ultimately to provide better service to our clients. Using knowledge of the organization’s technology infrastructure and specific software applications, the intermediate business analyst will help the business to address changes through technology.

Key Purpose

The role will work to understand the overall business needs, define, and document the requirements, using various approaches such as use cases and then decomposing the requirements to a sufficient level of detail allowing the implementation team to act. The Business Analyst (Junior) will support the project throughout the project lifecycle and will manage the release as well as post release monitoring. The role also plays a key role in end-to-end testing of new functionality including UAT for business sign-off.

Areas Of Responsibility May Include But Not Limited To

The successful candidate will be required to perform but not limited to the following key outputs in respect of the Enterprise Architecture portfolio:

  • Run a requirements gathering/JAD workshop to gather new requirements
  • Document business requirement specifications under supervision of a Senior BA
  • Accurately document functional requirements specifications clearly defining project objectives
  • Construct complex process models and can create UML models and execute user acceptance or system testing
  • Resolve requirements conflict through effective stakeholder engagement
  • Present options and recommendations to stakeholders and offer support and guidance to Junior Business Analysts
  • Identify and document project risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies
  • Identify and perform process improvement work
  • Perform quality assurance of business analysis deliverables


The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate The Following Competencies

  • Self-starter who takes ownership, is accountable, and can work with minimal supervision
  • Results oriented with the ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple concurrent projects with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to deal with complexity and migrate between detailed and high-level requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Presentation and facilitation skills
  • Stress management skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Project management skills
  • Requirement’s development skills and change control skills
  • Release management skills
  • Solution development skills
  • Software Testing skills and experience

Education And Experience

  • BCom or BSc in Information Systems or Computer Science; or equivalent 3-year IT qualification
  • Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in a Business Analyst role
  • Experience with DBMS such as PL/SQL
  • Beneficial knowledge and experience of tools such as Enterprise Architect, XML, SOAP UI, Ms Visio, and JIRA
  • Strong documentation skills in technical and architecture specifications
  • Process knowledge of SDLC, Unit testing, database structure design, technical change control
  • Unit testing and mocking frameworks
  • Experience with industry standard Experience with industry standard and governance protocols
  • Exposure to Agile methodology

Company: Discovery Limited

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Gauteng,SouthAfrica

Application Deadline: N/A

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