Willis Towers Watson

Business Analyst 3

Posted on Apr 19 Boston, MA 56 views

Do you want to help empower employers, employees, and retirees to better navigate the changing world of benefits? Are you looking to provide a tailored, integrated experience that combines benefit consulting expertise with innovative, user-centered technology? Do you want to be part of a team that values collaboration and diversity and invests in your personal and professional growth? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join WTW as a Business Analyst 3, where you will apply your technical knowledge, analytical, and problem-solving skills to provide benefits administration solutions & services to Fortune 500 companies.

Note: Employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.

The Role

  • Learns and applies WTW best practices, standards, and tools

  • Gathers requirements from client/vendors and consults them to develop the most effective solution based on their business needs and WTW’s best practices

  • Performs system configuration based on the requirements

  • Translates complex client business requirements into functional and technical specification documents

  • Executes test plans for system functionalities

  • Creates test plans based on requirements

  • Coaches and mentors junior business analysts and peer review their work

  • Writes queries using SQL and analyzes results to reduce rework

  • Follows the System Development Lifecycle.

  • Understand the big picture and partners with shared services as needed to help with issue resolution

The Requirements

  • 2-4 years’ experience as a Business Analyst
  • Preferred understanding of the fundamentals of health and welfare and broader benefit plan design
  • Intermediate SQL skills
  • Experience with test plans creation, testing procedures, and test plan execution
  • Analytical, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrates flexibility, accountability, and ability to deliver multiple projects with quality and excellence
  • Ability to work extended hours as needed

This position will remain posted for a minimum of three business days from the date posted or until a sufficient/appropriate candidate slate has been identified.


The base salary compensation range being offered for this role is $80,000 - $95,000 USD per year.

This role is also eligible for an annual short-term incentive bonus.

Company Benefits

WTW provides a competitive benefit package which includes the following (eligibility requirements apply):

  • Health and Welfare Benefits:

    Medical (including prescription coverage), Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Commuter Account, Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Group Accident, Group Critical Illness, Life Insurance, AD&D, Group Legal, Identify Theft Protection, Wellbeing Program and Work/Life Resources (including Employee Assistance Program)
  • Leave Benefits:

    Paid Holidays, Annual Paid Time Off (includes paid state/local paid leave where required), Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Other Leaves (e.g., Bereavement, FMLA, ADA, Jury Duty, Military Leave, and Parental and Adoption Leave), Paid Time Off (Washington State only)
  • Retirement Benefits:

    Contributory Pension Plan and Savings Plan (401k).

At WTW, we trust you to know your work and the people, tools and environment you need to be successful. The majority of our colleagues work in a ”hybrid” style, with a mix of remote, in-person and in-office interactions dependent on the needs of the team, role and clients. Our flexibility is rooted in trust and “hybrid” is not a one-size-fits-all solution.

We understand flexibility is key to supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce and so we encourage requests for all types of flexible working as well as location-based arrangements. Please speak to your recruiter to discuss more

EOE, including disability/vets

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