Technical Business Analyst

United States-IL-Chicago
Work Status
Full-Time
Department
Business Process Improvement
FLSA Status
Exempt
Requisition ID
2017-1715

Start a Rewarding Career with Alliant

Why Alliant?

We’re not a typical financial institution – we’re better. We’re an innovative, fun-loving, highly-engaged group of professionals that are committed to our company and the communities we do business in. We love to recognize and celebrate each other.

 

Over 90% of our employees say we are a great workplace that is focused on our mission, vision and the future of banking.

 

What will your day look like?

The Technical Business Analyst facilitates the deployment of new business processes/products and/or changes to existing business processes/products. Work involves analyzing and scoping areas of business practice and process that when tested and implemented will provide a more effective and efficient way of handling stated processes. This position is part of an agile environment and serves as the key intermediary between the Product Owner and the agile development team. As part of the Scrum team, the position will also work on user story grooming and guide the development team to deliver on requirements. The Technical Business Analyst is responsible for the analysis and documentation of technical requirements, scope of opportunity and process change requirements. Position will interact with business and technology stakeholders. General supervision is received from the Senior Manager, Business Process Improvement.

Responsibilities

Do you see yourself doing this?

  • Elicit and document technical requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, and/or other means
  • Develop user stories and break down requirements into deliverable functionality
  • Analyze business problems and identify solutions that meet business goals
  • Analyze application and business domain data requirements and business rules, understanding the data flow from source to screen
  • Partner with the various software development and technical services groups on the technical design and development process ensuring business requirements are understood and delivered
  • Process Mapping
  • Negotiate and communicate priority for new features and capabilities
  • Work directly with a product owner, business stakeholders, designers, developers, and engineers to coordinate the building of applications to spec and on time
  • Recognize and predict use cases to help design intuitive applications. Create, maintain, and execute key testing artifacts such as test strategy and test plans
  • Drive the overall planning process associated with user acceptance testing
  • Maintain functional and technical applications documentation
  • Excellent ability to relay highly complex information to others and have it interpreted correctly, presenting messages in a way that enhances understanding for large scale complex projects
  • Strong ability to consistently anticipate users’ needs through an in depth understanding of a users’ requirements and desires
  • Determines what needs to be accomplished for achieving the Scrum Teams goals

Qualifications

What makes you a great fit?

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of relevant experience; experience in a technical support role with strong technical acumen
  • Experience with SQL Server databases is a plus
  • .Net Development experience is a plus
  • Experience with business systems analysis or quality assurance testing and the responsibilities associated with these positions 
  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Waterfall & Agile (Scrum)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.  Must be able to communicate effectively and confidently with users, team members, and management. Ability to work collaboratively with a team.
  • Experience writing specifications and/or user stories utilizing graphical UI concepts and process maps that are clear, concise and well organized
  • Highly effective time and project management skills, including ability to coordinate development, testing and implementation

When you’re happy, we’re happy!

As a thank you for joining our team, you’ll benefit from:

  • Competitive medical, dental, and free vision benefits
  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Contributions towards gym memberships
  • Generous PTO and banking holidays off

 

Still not convinced?

We’re on the list of 100 Best Medium Companies to work for, check it out here. For more details you can also visit our Glassdoor and LinkedIn profiles.

 

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