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Business Analyst

Plano, Texas

Job Description:

GBS/STS Agile Skill Group is looking to hire a business analyst to help support the banks progress towards business agility.  This person will work closely with software development teams that are responsible for building & maintaining our technical applications.  The candidate will be responsible for agile program management, reporting, requirements, design, implementation, testing, and support of various projects. Candidate will also assist with general project duties such as requirements gathering, test script writing, QA/UAT testing new system capabilities, documentation writing, etc. The ideal candidate is a passionate business analyst who enjoys working on technology projects and being part of a skill group with like-minded agile professional.
• Project Scope documentation
• Identification and refinement of requirements
• Tracking and reporting of project status/deliverables
• Documenting and producing project artifacts
• Management of project roadmap
• Coordination with development teams on resource allocation
• Change Management (scope, dates, etc.)
• Communication plan creation and execution
• System Testing and supporting User Acceptance Testing
• Release Management Support
• Solid communication and presentation skills.
Required Skills:
• 3-5 yrs experience as a Business Analyst
• General technical skills – has the ability to write SQL. Understands the basics of software engineering and database design.
• Superb communication skills – both verbal and written.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to quickly learn new business concepts. Must be able to identify problems and recommend solutions.
• Dedicated sense of ownership and has the ability to deliver under tight deadlines.
• Ability to influence and negotiate within a matrix organization.
• Team Player, but also has the ability to work independently with minimal oversight.
• Strong Microsoft Office skills ( Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Project)
• Jira & Confluence usage.
Desired Skills:
• Previous experience working in a financial institution is a huge plus.
• Agile related certifications - SAFe Scrum Master, CSM, PSM
• Familiar with Enterprise Change Management best practices       
• Demonstrated ability to effectively manage Risk.

General Job Description:
Responsible for capturing and refining business and/or system requirements (based on specialization). Works with stakeholders to understand their needs, analyze problems, and capture their requirements, and then working closely with the Development Team to refine the requirement into specifications that can be executed by the team. Possess a working knowledge of the business and/or technical domain based on their specialization. Leverages experience and understanding of stakeholder needs to help create a solution, envisions the solution to solve a problem (manual or through software). Performs Cost/Benefit Analysis to align the technology to business strategy. Gathers & catalogs functional, non-functional, and technical requirements for stakeholder requests. Determines the impact of modifications and enhancements on the application. Acts as the product(s) subject matter expert to support scope and requirement decisions. Ensures changes to the application are compliant with bank standards and policies. Assists users and development team with application testing and troubleshooting, and may help configure test solutions to validate functional and system needs. Identifies, document and troubleshoot application related problems. Documents process, procedures and workflows associated with applications. Leads or participate in continuous improvement efforts; Building expertise in creating, analyzing, and improving processes. Creates, maintains and presents training materials for end-users. Individual contributor.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

GBS/STS Agile Skill Group is looking to hire a business analyst to help support the banks progress towards business agility.  This person will work closely with software development teams that are responsible for building & maintaining our technical applications.  The candidate will be responsible for agile program management, reporting, requirements, design, implementation, testing, and support of various projects. Candidate will also assist with general project duties such as requirements gathering, test script writing, QA/UAT testing new system capabilities, documentation writing, etc. The ideal candidate is a passionate business analyst who enjoys working on technology projects and being part of a skill group with like-minded agile professional.
• Project Scope documentation
• Identification and refinement of requirements
• Tracking and reporting of project status/deliverables
• Documenting and producing project artifacts
• Management of project roadmap
• Coordination with development teams on resource allocation
• Change Management (scope, dates, etc.)
• Communication plan creation and execution
• System Testing and supporting User Acceptance Testing
• Release Management Support
• Solid communication and presentation skills.
Required Skills:
• 3-5 yrs experience as a Business Analyst
• General technical skills – has the ability to write SQL. Understands the basics of software engineering and database design.
• Superb communication skills – both verbal and written.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to quickly learn new business concepts. Must be able to identify problems and recommend solutions.
• Dedicated sense of ownership and has the ability to deliver under tight deadlines.
• Ability to influence and negotiate within a matrix organization.
• Team Player, but also has the ability to work independently with minimal oversight.
• Strong Microsoft Office skills ( Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Project)
• Jira & Confluence usage.
Desired Skills:
• Previous experience working in a financial institution is a huge plus.
• Agile related certifications - SAFe Scrum Master, CSM, PSM
• Familiar with Enterprise Change Management best practices       
• Demonstrated ability to effectively manage Risk.

General Job Description:
Responsible for capturing and refining business and/or system requirements (based on specialization). Works with stakeholders to understand their needs, analyze problems, and capture their requirements, and then working closely with the Development Team to refine the requirement into specifications that can be executed by the team. Possess a working knowledge of the business and/or technical domain based on their specialization. Leverages experience and understanding of stakeholder needs to help create a solution, envisions the solution to solve a problem (manual or through software). Performs Cost/Benefit Analysis to align the technology to business strategy. Gathers & catalogs functional, non-functional, and technical requirements for stakeholder requests. Determines the impact of modifications and enhancements on the application. Acts as the product(s) subject matter expert to support scope and requirement decisions. Ensures changes to the application are compliant with bank standards and policies. Assists users and development team with application testing and troubleshooting, and may help configure test solutions to validate functional and system needs. Identifies, document and troubleshoot application related problems. Documents process, procedures and workflows associated with applications. Leads or participate in continuous improvement efforts; Building expertise in creating, analyzing, and improving processes. Creates, maintains and presents training materials for end-users. Individual contributor.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21074286

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Tammy Horton

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
7105 CORPORATE DR, TX, Plano, 75024