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Agile Business Analyst

Req #: 170110449
Location: Columbus, OH, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries We serve more than 50 million consumers and small businesses through more than 5,600 bank branches, 18,700 ATMs, credit cards, mortgage offices and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships.

 

Our Consumer & Community Banking Group depends on innovators like you to serve nearly 66 million consumers and over 4 million small businesses, municipalities and non-profits.  You’ll support the delivery of award winning tools and services that cover everything from personal and small business banking as well as lending, mortgages, credit cards, payments, auto finance and investment advice. This group is also focused on developing and delivering cutting edged mobile applications, digital experiences and next generation banking technology solutions to better serve our clients and customers.

 

Parameters is a critical application providing a common enterprise capability for storing, retrieving, and updating cross-application shared reference data as well as business configurable data like Industry Codes, ISO reference domains, internal Product Codes, Interest rates, etc. Parameters is the consumer and Community Banking authorized distributor for this data, providing high performance services for consumers across the enterprise.

 

As an Agile Business Analyst you will work with product owners, technology group and business representatives to analyze business requirements and review/produce documented and approved specifications for any new/change to technology applications; work with the Quality Assurance Team and Development Team to ensure that they understand the specifications to deliver a quality product to the business; work with the training team to document system scenarios, identify roles impacted, and help develop a change management/training plan; and conduct business process modeling and generate applicable scenarios for the technology functionality testing team.

 

You will analyze the impact of proposed solutions holistically, develop use cases to explain/demonstrate business requirements/specifications to IT team, and contribute a business or process perspective during design reviews. You will be responsible for delivering various project related artifacts throughout the Software Development Lifecycle. You will assist the Quality Management Team to ensure that documented requirements and corresponding use cases / process flows can be easily translated into test plans and test cases, and ensure that the testing process covers all identified scenarios and use cases. You will triage defects and bugs related to assigned projects in a timely manner considering project timelines. You will facilitate implementation of new functionality into production and help triage any issues.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes business requirements to understand the business needs and to determine how systems and applications can best functionally fulfill those needs.
  • Combines knowledge of what the business wants with knowledge of how the systems are built and used to create a functional design and write user stories for a given application.
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the Business, Architecture, Development and Testing teams throughout the project life cycle.
  • Identifies, assesses, and documents business requirements, recommending business priorities, and advising business on options, risks, and costs.
  • Schedule and lead requirements /JAD sessions with stakeholders; gather testable system requirements and translate them into use cases in Functional Specification Documents and user stories.
  • Conducts in-depth research to determine if solutions to business requirements currently exist within or outside the business unit, and if not, whether new effective solutions are feasible.
  • Analyzes impact of proposed solution across the business and develops use cases to demonstrate the business requirements to the IT (Information Technology) Team and Quality Assurance Team.
  • Work closely with the Integration System Test team to ensure all identified scenarios are properly tested and defects are resolved and a quality end user product is delivered.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

5+ years of IT and analytical work experience.

Experience in understanding business modeling concepts and business application development is preferred.

Minimum programming experience preferred.

Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

Must have the ability easily assimilate information and learn new applications and processes.

Must have experience in Agile SDLC, Waterfall is a plus.

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools like MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.

Advanced knowledge of process flow charting tools like Visio.

Experience with worksheets /data sets, manipulating data with PivotTables, and presenting results using power point presentations is required.

Must have a solid ability to analyze complex system requirements and present findings to both internal and external stakeholders in a simple and comprehensible manner.

Must have excellent writing skills, with solid experience in writing functional and technical specification documents and detailed user stories.

Must have a good understanding of the defect management and resolution process using defect management tools like HP ALM.

Must have an excellent ability to multi-task effectively working on several projects synchronously.

 

Preferred Skills:

Prior knowledge / experience using JIRA and Confluence is a plus.

Prior experience working with Java based Application Development teams is a plus.

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