• Technical Business Analyst

    Job Location
    United States-IL-Chicago
    Work Status
    Full-Time
    Department
    Business Process Improvement
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Requisition ID
    2018-1814
  • 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?

    You will be responsible for serving as the key intermediary between the Product Owner and the agile development team. You will be a key member of the scrum team with responsibilities anchored around requirements writing/elaboration, user story grooming and being a guidepost for the development team to deliver on the requirements. You will also interact with the other business and technology stakeholders.

    Responsibilities

    Do you see yourself doing this?

     

    • Requirements analysis, management and communication
    • Developing user stories and breaking down requirements into deliverable functionality
    • Analyzing business problems and identify solutions that meet business goals
    • Analyzing application and business domain data requirements and business rules, understanding the data flow from source to screen
    • Recognizing and predict use cases to help design intuitive applications
    • Information Architecture and process mapping
    • Negotiating and communicating priority for new features and capabilities
    • Working directly with a product owner, business stakeholders, clients, designers, developers, and engineers to coordinate the building of applications to spec and on time
    • Developing test cases and acceptance criteria
    • Maintaining functional and technical applications documentation

    Qualifications

    What makes you a great fit?

    You’ll be a great fit if you have at least 3 years in a technical (non-programming) support role with writing functional specifications, testing and the successful delivery of highly integrated complex multi-system environment, and you have:

    • 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) is a must
    • Capable of providing technical project management skills to coordinate the development, testing and implementation of system efforts
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.  Must be able to communicate effectively and confidently with users, team members, and management
    • Experience writing specifications and/or user stories utilizing graphical UI concepts and process maps that are clear, concise and well organized
    • Ability to balance multiple priorities and shift priorities as needed
    • Ability to proactively initiate, develop, and maintain effective working relationships with members of the organization and the firm
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to communicate effectively and confidently with users, team members, and management and escalate issues appropriately
    • 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
    • Willingness extend him/herself beyond the specified workday as required by the situation, potentially including periodic availability in the weekends

     

    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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