Business Analyst

Recruiter
Atavas
Location
Richardson
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
23 Oct 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Client is seeking a Business Analyst to add to their existing team. They have an outstanding company culture with competitive compensation and benefits.

Requirements:

Business Analyst (BA) is engaged primarily in gathering and analyzing requirements and producing requirements specifications. The primary focus is to analyze business needs and translate business requirements and programming specifications in a form that can easily be understood by all audiences. As a member of the project team, the BA is responsible for serving as an active contributor in internal and customer scope and design sessions by capturing and documenting requirements and action items. BA also documents requirements for both internal and external solutions and collaborates with development leads on completing the technical design. WORK PERFORMED Business Analyst is able to work independently managing requirements and business design execution related to projects of moderate to high complexity. Incumbents at this level often collaborate with the Program Director, Sr. Product Managers, and project teams dedicated to more complex projects. Business Analyst is able to lead requirements and business design activities on projects with minimal direction of their Manager, Team Lead or Product/Project Manager and provide oversight and support to junior Business Analysts assigned to the project. Requirements and Business Design Project Leadership Drive and execute requirements processes on client engagements and product development initiatives Plan requirements gathering and design activities. Collaborate with product, project, and development managers to determine required resource needs, develop design schedule, and distribute work to junior Business Analysts assigned to the project. Prepare collateral materials for requirements gathering sessions. Provide leadership and oversight to junior Business Analysts assigned to the project in the areas of requirements gathering, business analysis, and system design Requirements and Business Design Execution Assume responsibility for complex projects requiring increased Product Management collaboration and management interaction Lead requirements and detailed design sessions Expert at defining business problem and scope and decomposing various requirements types Gather requirements and define the business need and desired outcome that stakeholders are looking to achieve Capture, classify, and prioritize business, functional, and non–functional requirements Expert at creating detailed requirements specifications and use case documents Expert at analyzing and modeling requirements through the use of process flows, data flows, and use case diagrams Creating functional solution design and collaborating with SMEs and technical lead on identifying and designing the solution Requirements Validation and Management Review and validate requirements with stakeholders and obtain requirements approval and sign off Establish requirements baseline, assess the impact of and manage requirements change in the course of the project Establish and manage requirements traceability to other project activities such as design, development, and testing Coordinating with and provide support for Quality Assurance teams regarding solution testing and validation Validate that the final solution addresses customers business needs and requirements Process Definition Contribute to establishment of standards and procedures for gathering requirements, completing design, and managing change Identify process improvement opportunities and lead process improvement efforts with cross functional teams to resolve process issues Ensure established requirements and design processes are consistently executed on projects KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Expertise in Requirements Gathering, Analysis, and Documentation Expertise in the interpretation of business rules and requirements for Technical Systems Design Experience in the appropriate Financial Services, such as Teller, Lending Operations, or Sales operations Experience with software conversions/ implementations in a banking environment Understanding of methodologies and programming concepts related to C#, Java, .Net programming, understanding of data base constructs, Workflow, and Decision Engines. Prior experience as a programmer or a computer science degree preferred. Good understanding of financial controls and corporate governance Customer facing skills Demonstrated skills in the areas of: Leadership and influence ability Strategic Thinking Critical Thinking Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving Initiative and ability to work independently Collaboration and team work Organizational skills and attention to detail Demonstrated communication skills Effective written and verbal business communication Ability to produce and interpret design specifications and technical documentation Able to effectively delegate and coach team members Ability to travel 25% of the time Senior Business Analyst Job Requirements: EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Graduation from a four–year college or university with major coursework in a related field. 5+ years related work experience. 2+ years of banking experience preferred. null

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