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Sr. Business Analyst

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Location
Washington, DC
Salary
$100,000 - $135,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Oct 16, 2018
Job ID
2608273

Spearhead Staffing has a direct hire opportunity for a Sr. Business Analyst with 5+ years' experience in the Financial Industry in Washington, DC 20009. Must have Financial Services experience to qualify. Salary depends upon experience level and includes a strong compensation package with a competitive base salary, and robust benefits package.

There is no 3rd party c2c or visa sponsorship for this opportunity. All applicants must have permanent US work authorization and not require visa sponsorship now or in the future.

To apply, please send a Word format resume to the attention of Job # JOS262 resume@spearheadstaffing.com 

Job Description:

You will be directly responsible for managing technical requirements on a multi-platform solution, driving technology decisions based on analytics, and ensuring on-time and accurate delivery of technical enhancements. This includes activities such as:

  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, storyboards, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, business analysis, competitive product analysis, and/or task and workflow analysis
  • Conduct usability labs and develop other student-centered methods to optimize user interactions that improve the overall customer experience and drive business outcomes
  • Work with the business unit owners to define and document the solution’s vision and scope
  • Work with engineering team to develop functional requirement documents
  • Breakdown high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements, specified in an appropriate level of technical detail suitable for use by the engineering team
  • Lead requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, and verifiable
  • Use research and analysis to identify emerging approaches, technology, and solutions that can be leveraged in the implementation of identified requirements
  • Coordinate with other team members, including business unit owners, engineering team, and executive management
  • Work with engineering team to create estimates to determine duration and level of complexity for functional scope items
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other related fields
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in Financial Services (consumer credit, education financing, or online lending platforms), with a background in consulting a plus
  • Experience performing current and future state analysis for IT systems
  • 1-2 years of consumer-focused product design and usability experience highly desirable
  • Ability to interview and ask the right questions to surface essential requirements information
  • Advanced analytical skills:
    • evaluate the information gathered, reconcile conflicts
    • decompose high-level information into details
    • distinguish presented business requests from the underlying true needs
    • distinguish solutions from requirements
  • Strong communication skills, to relay information effectively to business unit owners, engineering team, and executive management
  • Ability to create documentation that is leveled for both business and technical users
  • A demonstrated working knowledge of agile software development
  • Demonstrated experience working with PHP LAMP, Salesforce, and Google Cloud, and Amazon Cloud infrastructure
  • Spanish language skills, a plus