Underwriting and Policy Systems Analyst

Work from home
Up to $100,000/annually
Aug 03, 2022
Oct 02, 2022
UW & Plcy SysAnlyst $100k Perm - Chicago, IL
Job Type
Full Time

Insurance Placement Solutions has an immediate opening for an Underwriting and Policy Systems Analyst with our client. As a member of our client’s team, develop technical specifications, support, administer and maintain systems used in the underwriting process. Work with stakeholders to analyze, develop and document complex business processes, conduct needs assessment, and develop and conduct required testing for successful systems implementation required for the achievement of business goals. Be a subject matter expert of the underwriting application, including assisting with the development of training materials, as well as the delivery of content to end users.

Underwriting and Policy Systems Analyst Responsibilities

  • Analyze and interpret various bureaus (ISO, AAIS, NCCI, and independent bureaus) and/or company proprietary rules, rates, and forms to translate into technical specifications for IT for policy system implementation.
  • Develop, capture, and document business requirements and collaborate with stakeholders and the IT department to ensure successful interpretation of business requirements to user stories.
  • Create and maintain user stories in the product backlog including assisting the Product Owner with prioritization work.
  • Define, develop and implement end-user test plans, and test scenarios, and execute the test plans according to the standards agreed upon with the IT department.
  • Review and provide technical application support to users through the identification of business needs, system impacts, and alternative solutions including considerations for cost-effectiveness and system and maintenance constraints.
  • Identify and recommend system and/or procedural improvements based on the various bureau and/or company proprietary rates, rules and forms, operating systems, and procedures that support underwriting efficiencies.
  • Collaborate with IT and underwriting to ensure data integrity, performance standards, testing, and automating processes.
  • Assist in preparing training and communication materials for end users on underwriting applications and processes.
  • Facilitate training in underwriting applications and processes.
  • Monitor underwriting applications, including identifying and investigating data integrity, system, and performance issues, determining appropriate action, and coordinating, as needed, with other team members, the IT department, and other stakeholders to determine the best resolution.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience with 2 years of underwriting experience with ISO, AAIS, NCCI, and independent bureau products, and a solid understanding of property and casualty rates, rules and forms, and various pricing programs.
  • Experience with agile software methodology, knowledge of SQL, XML, and web application concepts preferred.
    Proficient computer skills required including Microsoft applications stack.
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles and prior Learn Management Systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to function at a high level of effectiveness, flexibility, independence, and initiative without daily interaction with management.
  • Demonstrates successful ability to build positive partnerships and work collaboratively with cross-functional business teams.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with internal and external customers.A


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, or equivalent work-related experience in the insurance industry or application software-related business analyst.

About Insurance Placement

IPS is an insurance staffing and recruiting firm dedicated to the insurance industry, including general liability claims jobs in the US. Our services are designed to be a resource for clients to gain access to high-caliber talent. Many of our clients do not have the dedicated manpower to quickly fill their temporary, temporary to hire or direct hire vacancies. That is where we come in. Our clients are able to utilize our services to maintain business as usual during unforeseen interruptions and fluctuating business needs. Plus, our candidates benefit from gaining backdoor access to highly sought-after positions with top companies in the industry.

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