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Principal Business Systems Analyst

Company: HireTalent
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Principal Business Systems Analyst

Job Duration: 12 Months

Job Location : Tampa, FL or Jersey City , NJ- Local Candidates only.

Why you'll love this job:

The successful candidate will drive and support a wide breadth of activities in support of Technology Research and Innovations (TRI) objectives. As a result of the team s focus on elevating s innovative profile internally and externally, the ideal candidate has a strong technical background with a business understanding, excellent communication skills, ability to synthesize complex technical topics, keen interest to learn new technologies and dive deep into how it fits into , adept at building relationships and collaborating across stakeholders, and can effectively prioritize and efficiently execute to thrive in a quick paced environment.

The work environment will be fast-paced with aggressive targets and timelines, involving lean team structures and a delivery-oriented approach with very clear and visible definitions of success and failure. Given the nature of this domain, the role will provide excellent learning opportunities on some of the latest technologies disrupting the business and technological landscapes. The ability to swiftly ramp up on new technologies and turn those learnings into fast-paced delivery will be key to being successful in this role.

The candidate will drive the analysis in support of the delivery of innovative technology projects, including research and process innovation, for the TRI group.

There is a strong individual-contributor aspect to this role requiring keen analytical skills, project management, stakeholder management, subject matter expertise and the ability to independently conduct exercises related to research, analysis, and process optimization.

The candidate will closely partner with functions across the enterprise to ensure alignment and successful delivery, including with Operational and Technology Risk, IT Architecture, Business Architecture, Service Architecture, Application Development, infrastructure teams, Architecture Review Board (ARB), New Technology Onboarding (NTO), Permit to Operate (PtO), and others.

As such, strong collaboration and relationship building skills are a must, and a strong understanding and experience of existing processes related to project lifecycle and compliance will be a strong plus.

Technical Business Analyst responsibilities:

Lead, coordinate, or participate in assignments related to research, intelligence gathering, market studies new technology analysis and process optimization

Stay consistently abreast with emerging technology and business landscape, keeping a keen eye on new opportunities and disruptions

Support requirements gathering, drafting of functional/non-functional specifications, workflows, etc.; participate in reviews of business requirements, technical requirements, etc.

Recommend and provide input on the choice of appropriate technology stacks, review and assess architecture and software design, work with appropriate internal groups described above to ensure compliance to standards, provide technical inputs, aid troubleshooting efforts, etc.

Conduct fast-paced vendor assessments including technology due diligence, tech evaluations, assessment of vendor-offered services, tools, and platforms, attend presentations and demos, etc.

Execute aspects of software pilots, prototypes, and proof of concepts/technology (POCs and POTs) in partnership with resources from across functional areas within and external vendors

Vendor management tasks including vendor onboarding, assessment of RFPs, SOWs, and other contractual paperwork

Develop, formalize, and implement processes and ecosystems within TRI that enable rapid prototype development, fast vendor onboarding and speedy compliance/control checks

Produce content for external consumption, including industry white papers and presentations, by conducting research, leveraging own knowledge, and interviewing SMEs across to synthesize information into key points

Conduct, support or participate in internal education drives including town halls, strategy sessions, videos, blogs, public showcases etc.

Technical Project Management responsibilities:

Responsible for the execution of an individual project or multiple smaller projects

Mitigate risk by following established procedures, spotting key errors, identifying and appropriately elevating potential risks, and demonstrating strong ethical behavior

Clearly track, report, and communicate regular project status (including scope, schedule, and budget) to project stakeholders, management, and established governance groups

Proactively identify, understand, and address intra-project and inter-project dependencies

Track all projects against approved budgets and report on actuals, forecasts, and variances; develop action to bring projects on or under budget unless a variance is approved

Talents Needed for Success:

6+ years of experience in the technology industry, preferably related to application development, infrastructure / architecture and / or research

Experience in the financial services industry is highly preferred

Experience as a Business Analyst /Systems Analyst, SCRUM Master, Product Manager, ideally, someone who has moved through the development lifecycle in experience across multiple trends in technology

Strong and effective communication skills required written, verbal and presentation; ability to communicate technical topics to a non-technical audience

Strong stakeholder management and partnering skills

Delivery-focused, result-oriented leadership style

Experience managing vendors to procure staffing, licenses, tools, and other consulting services

Experience managing budgets

Top 3 Skills (highly preferred)

Experience in or in-depth knowledge of Fintech technologies (e.g. Various Application Development Languages, Infrastructure / Architecture environments, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics) is a strong plus

Cloud technologies (AWS preferably)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Keywords: HireTalent, Jersey City , Principal Business Systems Analyst, Professions , Jersey City, New Jersey

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