The Senior Business Systems Analyst leads and coordinates BSA colleagues in the development of functional specifications for major systems and applications and/or bundles of smaller systems and applications. Interfaces with BAs to ensure that functional specifications capture business requirements and aids in the translation to technical requirements. This is an advanced and senior position requiring business and technical expertise in a wide variety of educational and business areas. Knowledge of industry best practices is essential.
Primary responsibilities include:
Responsible for maintaining functional and non-functional specifications in a portfolio of systems/applications designed to meet business requirements throughout project and program lifecycle
Formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements
In conjunction with the Business Analyst, solicits and documents the functional specifications to assist the Solution Architect in the design of technical structures based on the existing standards and processes to meet business requirements
Provides strategic support for the BSA to document and appropriately captures functional specifications according to organization process in alignment with overall Change Framework and IT Operating model
Provides integrated systems analysis within their domain and identifies how application/systems interact? to support business processes
Liaise with the Solution Architects, Application Developers and Testers to ensure they understand the functional requirements of the systems
Configures system settings and options to ensure business requirements are fulfilled
Manages project tasks assigned within scope, quality and timeframe allocated with PM supervision
Identifies and record risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions in accordance with project standards.?
Agree escalation level with Project Manager, and then manage those assigned through to resolution including updating project risks and issues logs.
Deputize for the Project Manager where required
Minimum 4 years of previous experience as a Business Systems Analyst (including technical/requirements development)
Basic understanding of project management techniques/methodologies
Advanced understanding of business and business systems analysis including elicitation, problem analysis, requirements specification, modeling and business process analysis
Competent use of Microsoft Office applications to include Microsoft Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Word
Possible requirement for travel within the US
Self-thinker; able to work through issues and escalate only when appropriate
Experience in Lean Six Sigma concepts is preferred
Strong knowledge in Commercial banking applications, processes and business operation is preferred
Strong knowledge of the BABOK (Business Analysis Body of Knowledge) or similar frameworks is required
Previous experience in the Leasing business including applications (e.g., Info-Lease, Rapport), operations and regulatory is required
Business systems maintenance
IT relationship management
Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials:
Bachelor?s Degree or 4+ years of applicable experience
Working towards a relevant recognized formal qualification in Business Analysis is preferred
Hours & Work Schedule
Hours per Week: 40 Work Schedule: M - F
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