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Business Analyst IV
Ref No.: 18-00542
Location: Pasadena, California
The Company

Common Securitization Solutions (CSS) is seeking an experienced Business Analyst IV to join our team of talented professionals in Pasadena, California.

How many times in your career do you get the opportunity to do something that's never been done? To create something that will change an entire industry? CSS is building the Common Securitization Platform to issue and manage mortgage securities. We're looking for people who can walk in two worlds – a start-up environment where development is collaborative and rapid; and a production environment where we run and monitor the performance of the platform. Longer-term, this platform could serve the entire US housing finance industry. Sound transformative? It is. Come join us and help create something remarkable.
This position is a Business Analyst IV position, and will focus on Client Client (FRBNY) Issuance function of Securitization Operations reporting to CSS Operations Management.
Qualifications

Education
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

Minimum Experience
  • Minimum 6 years of related experience


Specialized Knowledge & Skills
  • Detail oriented with the ability to create, document and/or follow process flows, business requirements, procedures, test plans, use cases and other documents.
  • Good communications skills both verbal and written
  • Good project and time management skills
  • Mortgage Industry experience is preferred
  • Experience processing FRBNY wire transfers and/or experience processing structured finance payments is preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills and proven ability to analyze data
  • Technical and reporting skills and experience with data query tools is a plus
  • Must be able to work independently and with cross functional teams to deliver results
  • Must be highly self-driven, self-organized

Employment
As a condition of employment with Common Securitization Solutions, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.

Common Securitization Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Responsibilities

Job Information

Conduct day-to-day operations using existing procedures. Examine, assess, and document business operations and procedures of the business unit. Relate these procedures to IT/IS systems and applications that are designed to enable the business unit to accomplish its objectives. Assist business unit staff by developing reports, downloads, and analyses from discipline-specific systems and applications. Provide input to IT/IS specialists in development projects to assist in developing specifications and functionalities in IT systems.


Key Job Functions
  • Assess business operations and processes of assigned office or business unit to identify inefficiencies in procedures, information flows and handoffs, decisions, communications pathways and ways in which systems supporting these can be enhanced.
  • Participate in meetings and projects with client staff, project managers, and developers to automate, upgrade, or expand applications that accomplish business operations.
  • Create, design, and format process flows, and other information needed to describe required system changes for development, QA, and other units; serve on project team accomplishing these functions.
  • Provide support to production operations by executing transactions using documented procedures. Track production problems and troubleshoot them to sustain the application.
  • Develop queries, analyses, or reports from applications for operations or management staff of assigned business unit(s), or develop specifications for such queries or analyses to be performed by others.
  • Serve as team, project, or business lead for new or modified business processes.

More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
No

Is there a bonus structure?
5%

Are you open to sponsorship?
No

This position is:
New Position

Is there a possibility to work remote?
No

Is there equity?
No

Are there flexible work hours?
No

Does this position have direct reports?
No

What are the nice-to-have skills?
Client or Freddie Mac work experience