Business Analyst

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  • Location:

    University Park

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    341774

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiration date:

    10/08/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Business Analyst for an opportunity with a client located in University Park, TX. Our client is looking for a Technical Business Analyst to join our Deposit Solutions development group within the Financial & Risk Management Solutions business (FRMS). In this role you will be able to drive requirements gathering sessions in onsite project meetings with the client. Work with cross-functional client stakeholders to complete application worksheets and customization's scoping. This is a key role focused on championing and establishing product requirements and ensuring that the organization is prepared for new products and product launches. As a Business Analyst on this team, you will interact with Team Leadership as well as multiple Subject Matter Experts to draw out business requirements, create and functional and design documents, and prepare all necessary User Interface designs (wireframes).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and gather business and technical/functional requirements to establish the framework for each phase of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Schedule and facilitate Requirement Elicitation sessions with Internal/External resources and IT teams to convey the Business need and to identify gaps, impacts and requirements for each impacted area
  • Analyze and interpret Functional and Non-Functional requirements and impacts using information provided in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Apply mathematical concepts to practical situations
  • Create and manage Business Requirement collateral relevant to each SDLC stage
  • Modify requirements through Amendments or Variances due to change in scope during SDLC
  • Support testing cycles to ensure technical specifications meet the business requirements
  • Create collateral such as reference docs, user guides, etc. in support of the products and solutions
  • Document functional requirements and determine complexity of work for applicable projects
  • Work with Solutions Consultants and Solutions Architects to create proposal documents and requirements templates
  • Formulate and define Business Requirements & Use Cases
  • Document and execute acceptance criteria
  • Provide analysis to resolve production issues, support and/or perform User Acceptance Test (UAT)
  • Participate in or conduct product demos and requirements gathering exercise
  • Participate in or conduct Agile development activities such as stand-up meetings, sprint planning, sprint retrospective, continuous improvement, and cross-functional collaboration; serve as ScrumMaster
  • Create and manage the progress of Product backlog Items
  • Gather and document requirements and high-level estimates for defect fixes and enhancements
  • Work with cross-functional client stakeholders to complete application worksheets and customization's scoping
  • Work closely with Technical, QA and Business Teams in explaining the requirements and provide functional guidance/answers
  • Research, gather, articulate, refine and document business/technical requirements
  • Work with TSQL, SQL and Office Tools to create business requested data / reports
  • Acts as a liaison between Developers, Operations, and Product Management
  • Analyze client reported issues and help Support Team in designing/implementing and testing fixes Conduct preliminary functional testing Prepare Help/Support Documentation for new features/fixes
  • Use JIRA to manage Sprints - create Sprints, coordinate with the Scrum Team to assign/update tasks
  • Participate & Contribute to functional framework discussions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Computer Science Degree
  • 7+ years of Business or Systems analysis experience including some involving large, complex software solutions
  • 5+ years of experience in the Financial Services Industry preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience working in Software Development teams
  • Microsoft SQL server experience is a must
  • Experience with web services including REST and SOAP
  • A solid understanding of the methodologies surrounding the SDLC
  • A working knowledge and understanding of web-based and middleware technologies (J2EE, XML)
  • Proficient in various tools such as JIRA, Tableau, Confluence, Clarity and MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in financial domains (banks, credit unions, lending)
  • Ability to work with globally dispersed teams
  • Strong Communication, Presentation, and Writing Skills
  • Solves problems using data and other relevant information
  • Previous Business Analyst experience in a financial software/service development company

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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