Senior Business Analyst

Senior Business Analyst

03 Nov 2023
Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, 15201 Pittsburgh USA

Senior Business Analyst

Job#: 1307960

Job Description:

Senior BA

Role Responsibilities:
  • Analyses, defines, and prioritizes business requirements and functional or operational specifications for moderate to large projects of increasing complexity.
  • Provides consultation to all areas of IT and business management for the application of technology to support business opportunities and planning, implementation of cross-functional applications or systems
  • Elicits, challenges, and prioritizes business requirements; translates into functional design and use case documents. Develops project scope, objectives, constraints, and assumptions.
  • Plans and formulates aspects of development proposals including the objective or purpose of projects, existing applications that can be utilized, and equipment and human resource requirements
  • Participates in and provides guidance on development of the functional design and user documentation
  • Consults internal business groups on requirements, functional architecture, and implementation.
  • Uses thorough knowledge of business needs to provide design support to software and application development teams.
  • Gathers and analyses information to assist in the development of recommendations to address business objectives that span multiple business and technology areas.
  • Responsible for owning and escalating as appropriate risks, issues, and dependencies at Squad level
  • Provides technical consultation concerning business implications of application development projects.
  • Supports testing of new or enhanced applications and/or systems. Tasks include case development, requirement traceability analysis, test preparation, script writing, and functional test execution.
  • Identifies areas for improvement and works with technology teams to improve applications for business use.
  • Support Product Owner(s) with Squad backlog management
  • Uses general knowledge of regulatory and legal requirements and corporate policies involving risk and control to support the development of improved business processes through technology.
  • No direct reports, provides guidance to less experienced colleagues. Leads projects and allocates work accordingly.
  • Contributes to the achievement of Squad and Tribe objectives

Skills, Experience & Qualifications Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • 5+ years of total work experience preferred. Technical experience preferred.
  • Knowledge on Payments domain viz Global Clearing channels, SWIFT Message types i.e., MTXXX and MX or ISO20022, Electronic payment workflows, reconciliations etc. Is desired
  • Knowledge of the software development process (can be through scrum/ lean agile or standard SDLC).
  • Knowledge and experience of project execution
  • BCS certificate / Lean Six Sigma or similar qualification desired
  • Stakeholder management experience
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Proven decision-making ability
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of tools such as: Jira, Confluence etc

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