Business Analyst II 6

Requisition Number: 2019-002
City: Agawam
State: MA

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Description/Job Summary

Financial Partners, Inc.
Agawam, MA
Business Analyst II

Job Summary
The role of the Business Systems Analyst is to analyze and document business processes and end user needs, contributing to the development or revision of applications, processes, documentation, and training. This is a team based / project role in the organization that is capable of working independently, possesses solid business analysis skills, knows the business and can work well with internal and external customers, partners, and stakeholders.

Essential Functions
  • Knowledgeable in the Lending/Credit business practices to facilitate meetings and working sessions to capture and document business problems, needs and requirements.
  • Facilitating the negotiation of requirements among multiple stakeholders.
  • Identifying the current- and future-state business processes.
  • Develop artifacts to drive discussion to ensure that all business needs are captured in requirements.
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
  • Identify and establish scope and parameters of systems analysis in order to define outcome criteria and measure-taking actions.
  • Acts as the face of customer when the customer is not part of day-to-day project activities.
  • Creating, analyzing, and validating detailed functional specifications.
  • Self-starter with their team/project to identify business problems and opportunities and work with the business and technology teams to define options and develop solutions.
  • Understands business functions needed and the ability of current systems to meet those needs, and determine ways to close the gaps. This role may participate in the selection of new software or solutions.
  • Assist Project Manager to manage the backlog during the implementation phase and guiding clients on scope- creep and change management.
  • Contribute during all phases of the development cycle (analysis, design, implementation, testing and deployment).
  • Working knowledge of key FPI technology to Work with Technical and Architectural Leads to document, define and share detailed business requirements for strategic projects
  • Coordinates project delivery by participating in design reviews and walkthroughs to communicate systems design and validate proposed solutions
  • Works independently and within assigned teams
  • Bachelor's degree in related field, advanced degree is preferred. 3-5+ years of work experience as a Business
  • Analyst with experience successfully leading a project across business and technical resources
  • BA Certification from IIBA is highly desired.  You will need acquire IIBA certification after hire
  • Strong business skills in banking or financial processes with demonstrated ability to identify and capture business problems/needs and translate into requirements
  • Able to use pre-defined SQL queries and document the value data being use
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in both verbal and written communication
  • Work independently and collaboratively to organize and manage multiple projects from inception to completion and manage multiple value streams and milestones between cross-functional teams
  • Strong leadership skills and experience mentoring peers and other business analyst staff
  • Microsoft Suite, Visio and Project proficiency
  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States


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