Business Analyst II

Location: Washington, DC, United States

Examine, assess, and document business operations and procedures of a financial management, product, or trading unit. Relate these procedures to IT/IS systems and applications that are designed to enable the operating unit to accomplish its objectives. Assist operating unit staff by developing reports, downloads, and analyses from discipline-specific systems and applications. Provide input to IT/IS specialists in development projects to assist in developing specifications and functionalities in financial IT systems.

  • Assess procedures and business processes in a financial management, accounting, transactional, or business operations unit for methods of automating them or improving existing applications supporting them.
  • Participate in meetings with financial management, Accounting, or product management staff and application developers and project managers to plan development or upgrades of applications used by their offices or business units.
  • Participate in planning testing and acceptance of newly developed financial management software by client group who will be using it.
  • May provide support to applications in production by tracking and troubleshooting problems and ensuring continued and efficient operation of application in production, and full access by its users.
  • Develop queries, analyses, or reports from financial management applications for operations or management staff of assigned business unit.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • 2+ years of related requirements/analysis experience
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to document highly complex business processes
  • Ability to translate high level business requirements into functional and system requirements
  • Work with development teams to create or refine design documentation.
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Finance, Economics or related field
  • Excellent knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)/ & Agile methodology
  • Knowledge of requirement tools, such as DOORS, JIRA , desired
  • Strong analytical skills
At least one of the two required:     
  • Technical knowledge and experience – such as programming (Web Services, C++, Java, SAS, Hadoop, Python or R)
  • Financial Mortgage Industry experience / Secondary Mortgage experience – such as accounting, pricing, valuation, loss allowance, loss forecast or home price forecast
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct 

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