IT Analyst

Date: Jun 25, 2020

Division or Field Office:

Business Apps & Sprt Division

Department of Position: Personal Lines Tech Department 

Work from:

Corporate Office, Erie PA


At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.


Position Summary

Coordinates transitions to new vendors, new business or technical processes, new technology or significant changes to current technology. Implements changes that will affect business or technical processes with a moderate to high impact for stakeholders and will present challenges in complexity or deadlines. May perform duties in one or more of the following disciplines: Business Data Business Intelligence Security Quality User Experience Production Control

This position is for an IT Business Analyst on the DSpro Web Delivery Team.  DSpro Web is ERIE’s Personal Lines of Business application our agents use to quote and sell Auto, Home, and PCL products.  The team designs and builds software solutions to deliver Grow the Business initiatives for our business partners, agents, and customers.  Agile methodology is utilized.

Preferred experience & Skills include:

  • Facilitate communication with stakeholders to gather, define, and analyze business requirements for projects and enhancements
  • Prioritize, get feedback, and finalize business requirements to gain approval from our business partners
  • Ensure Quality Assurance Analysts and Software Engineers understand requirements
  • Document requirements for features following standards ensuring Software Engineers can effectively consume requirements to write quality code
  • Collaborate with Quality Assurance Analysts and Software Engineers to develop effective test strategies
  • Collaborate with UX to develop an optimal end user experience
  • Participates in user acceptance testing and exploratory testing
  • Working knowledge of Agile Methodologies
  • Working knowledge of end to end SDLC process


Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzes business or technical processes with a moderate to high impact for stakeholders.


Conducts research, generates comparisons, draws conclusions, makes recommendations and validates solutions to effect transitional changes.


Utilizes technical guidance received from leaders and higher-level peers to address complex problems and projects. 


Collaborates across multiple teams to drive analysis management processes (i.e. business, quality, experience, system).


Ensures actions are in alignment with enterprise strategies.


Participates in the execution and implementation of solutions.


Effectively communicates with customers, team members or other stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes.

Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures
Ability to Manage Complexity
Business Acumen
Decision Making
Developing And Maintaining Relationships
Influencing Skills
Information Management Skills
Interpersonal Communication
Job-Specific Knowledge
Planning And Organizing
Problem Analysis
Service Orientation
Time Management
Using Tables And Graphs

Minimum Educational Requirements and Experience Equivalencies: • Bachelor's degree in IT, MIS, Business or related field, plus two years' related experience; or • Associate's degree in a technical field, plus four years' related experience; or • High school diploma plus six years' related experience.

Physical Requirements
Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting Over 50 lbs; Rarely
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Pushing/Pulling; Rarely
Manual Keying/Data Entry; Frequent (50-80%)
Climbing; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie

Job Segment: Testing, Quality Assurance, Business Analyst, User Experience, Business Intelligence, Technology