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Senior Business Analyst
Ref No.: 17-03975
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Global Investment Bank is seeking a Senior Business Analyst to join their team!

Senior Business Analyst responsibilities:
-Document business and functional requirements, including workflow, business rules, and use cases 
-Define/document application infrastructure and architecture 
-Assist with QA/Testing to convert use cases to test cases 
-Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team 
-Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans 
-Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project 

Senior Business Analyst required skills: 
-Minimum 2-4 years in a large complex banking organization or major consulting organization acting in a formal project management capacity 
-Competent and proficient understanding of general technology environment (platforms, organizational structure and culture, teams involved in the successful completion of technology initiatives, etc.) 
-Excellent analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements 
-Excellent communication, teamwork, and influence skills; ability to operate at senior levels in both written and verbal communications interacting professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts?Strongly detail oriented and organized?Self-motivated and can work independently as well as in a team environment 
-Highly versed in various development methodologies, including waterfall and agile software development lifecycle 
-Familiarity with project management software/tools (e.g. Microsoft Project) 
-Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial 
-Proficient with MS Office applications: Excel, MS Project, Visio, Word, and PowerPoint?Technical background in integration, development, and/or infrastructure 

Desired 
-Previous experience in the financial services field, with emphasis on retail mortgage technology 
-MBA (optional) 
-PMP certification (optional) 
-CSM certification (optional), and/or exposure to Agile/Scrum project methodology

Third Party Applications Not Accepted