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Business Analyst - Financial Services
Ref No.: 18-07660
Location: Oaks, Pennsylvania
Job Duties
Translate business strategy, business goals and business processes into a technical IT solution.
Identify critical capabilities, project resources, budgets and critical path issues and reports to project sponsors/project team. Ensure project activities and timelines as well as budgets are met.
Own relationship between product management and the sprint teams
Represent and share the product vision to the scrum teams
Engage and communicate with onshore Senior Product Owners and business units.
Represent the product team in Sprint planning meetings, Technical Grooming, daily Scrum meeting,
Sprint Retrospectives and Sprint Demos
Serve as focal point for any pre-sprint or in-sprint inquiries from the sprint team.
Confirm that technical architecture and technical design aligns to the short-term and long-term product vision.
Inspire technical teams to innovate and create industry-leading solutions while balancing immediate product plan
Define and create the user story structure themes, epics, etc.
Create user stories for the product functionality and desired customer experience. Prioritize user stories in the backlog. Lead the Functional Grooming of the user stories
Coordinate with technical teams to finalize list of user stories for each sprint
Coordinate with the UI design team to ensure consistency and alignment between design assets and user stories
Execute the acceptance process for user stories
Lead resolution of issues impacting success of the current or future sprints
Provide sprint and backlog status to product management team leadership
8+ years Information Services experience as a Business Analyst and 5+ Years of experience in the Financial Services.
Strong knowledge of Investment Regulatory Reporting and Advise Consensus RMS (Tool)
Strong interpersonal and presentation skills and Business analysis certification
Ability to build business relationships & Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
Proven experience with business analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification and methodology development
Experience working with Large size IT Teams and must have strong foundation of various Software Development Methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, Effective influencing skills and negotiating skills
Must have worked on requirement Management tools such as JIRA, Rally, RTC etc.
Must have strong eye for the Quality Assurance and have played the role of SQA in the last. Knowledge of SQL will be a plus.
Must have experience working with the Global Teams located offshore.

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.