Sr. Business Systems Analyst
Team Info Services - Morris Plains, NJ

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Job Summary: Business Systems Analyst works as a primary interface between the Card Services Business and Technology, as well as across different development & QA teams. The Business Systems Analyst understands business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements, and formulates a solution to meet the requirements while fitting into the capabilities of our systems and resources. The skills and experience required for this job include BA/Requirements Management skills along with strong high-level Technical Design and solutioning skills, and thus it requires technical breadth and/or depth. It requires experience in formulating technical solutions and leading a matrixed development team towards that solution. Knowledge in the Card industry helps. While the role requires some traditional BA skills, it is slanted more towards the traditional Systems Analyst duties.

Responsibilities: *Work as the primary interface between the Business and Technology in order to analyze and validate published Business Requirements and turn them into functional solutions. *Define, analyze, evaluate and design large and complex solutions to meet technology and business needs. *Translate business requirements into specific functional solutions, process flows, data flows, message data mapping, User & System Interface designs, Business Rule definitions, Use Case specifications, software and infrastructure component definition, etc. *Collaborate with Systems Architect(s) and SMEs to develop high-level solution designs. *Prepare Functional Design deliverables by analyzing requirements, constructing diagrams, studying system capabilities, and writing specifications. *Responsible for coordinating the technical solution across several technology teams in a matrix organization. *If applicable, interface with third-party vendors during design to ensure coverage of the business needs and compliant integration to meet our requirements.

Decision Making / Problem Solving: *Apply existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department.*Use sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems.*Use some independent judgment to identify problems and recommend solutions. *Understand when to escalate and/or collaborate with other teams to overcome hurdles.

Technical Skills/Knowledge: *In-depth knowledge of several applications, technologies, business acumen, organization, versatility, interpersonal, client focus. *Broad/versatile knowledge of debit and credit products and services, and the business and technical processes used to enable those products and services. *Understanding of infrastructure engineering with baseline knowledge of application architecture, integration architecture, security and data architecture. *Knowledge of requirements engineering and familiarity with at least one software development lifecycle methodology. *Baseline understanding of project management. *Ability to independently facilitate complex data gathering and design collaboration meetings, as well as JAD sessions and Design walkthroughs. *Ability to develop and manage critical success factors. *Strong computer proficiency, particularly MS Office Suite. *Strong diagramming proficiency, preferably with MS Visio. *Strong logical reasoning skills, with the ability to solve problems. *Strong professional communication skills, both written and verbal. *Good leadership and decision making skills, with the ability to influence others.

Minimum Job-Related Experience: Bachelor Degree from a 4-year college or university in the area of Systems/Technology desired (work experience in financial systems may be substituted). Minimum five years of experience in financial technology systems required.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION: Experience with analyzing and clearly documenting data mapping and system consolidations, data migration, and business rule analysis is a strong benefit.

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