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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-08272
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
A Major Financial Services Firm located in Boston, MA has an immediate contract opportunity for a Business Analyst.

Business Rationale: why the hire is necessary incl. specific estimates of the assumed business risk or financial exposure Client is embarking on an upgrade to our existing Yodlee functionality. The work is slated to begin in 2018. Risk high due to inability to complete the Yodlee upgrade work within the given timeframe (between Q3 & Q4)

Project(s) / Work Impact: impact if role is not filled (e.g., reduction in quality or service levels, financial risk the business may incur, and generally what breaks) Candidate is responsible for delivering on requirements for the backend, middle and front end dev teams, verification and support of both the development and QA teams.
Staffing Alternatives: including restructure, consolidation elimination and why this is the most appropriate:
Span of Control Impact: how the management of directs increases or decreases, name subordinates

The candidate currently interacts with multiple business partners and dev partners.
As an analyst the role will continue to require ongoing interactions inside and outside the organization. The person currently does not have direct reports and will not in the proposed role.

Job Description: Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Partnering with business and IT teams to develop detailed requirements for the entire program which include development groups external to our organization
• Create documentation in required tools
• Act as SME on requirements and ensure understanding and communication across interested parties and multiple work streams
• Communicate requirements and manage ongoing processes to maintain details and changes
• Verification of functionality
• Participation in weekend deployment efforts

Role Responsibilities:
Candidate will partner with business and IT teams to create detailed requirements, including use cases, details system reviews and data requirements, and end to end usability reviews as applicable.
Required Skills:
Ability to create and translate detailed business requirements and communicate to all interested parties (Product Owners, Key Stakeholders, UX, Development, and Testing). Will require knowledge of Client applications and data sources, and ability to effectively document and communicate detail across abroad audience. Ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
Microsite Office Suite, JIRA, SharePoint
Preferred Skills:
Independent team member who can coordinate multiple initiatives at the same time, and work with various business and IT partners to develop and communicate detailed requirements.
Prior Yodlee experience is a plus