The Product Specialist (PrS) serves as a conduit by which business needs are translated into actionable software requirements for the product development team to develop and enhance the company’s product offerings. The PrS is responsible for gathering, analyzing, writing, and updating project and business specifications and requirements. The PrS coordinates project specific communications to the project manager, project stakeholders, and the client during major milestones of the project including project discovery, story review and approval, development milestones, delivery and testing. The PrS identifies impacts to existing functionality, writes test scripts to cover positive and negative testing scenarios, and documents the project and impacts. The PrS is an integral member of the product management team throughout the software development lifecycle, starting with requirements gathering and continuing through software release. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred, or the equivalent years of relevant work experience required. A minimum of 6 years working experience in the financial services industry, either directly through sales/marketing support, illustration, or through a vendor position, and a minimum of 6 years of experience in gathering and writing business requirements is required. Intermediate knowledge of life, annuity, long-term care, disability, and other insurance products and concepts is required. An understanding of Agile Software Development Life Cycle is preferred.