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EA Business Analyst

Posted about 1 month ago

EA Business Analyst

Start Date 09/07/2021

Location Plano, TX

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that discovered application, technology, and deployment information is cleansed and applied to our Enterprise Architecture and IT Service Management software
  • Work with teams to ensure that information is complete and accurate prior to being updated in these systems
  • Ensure that application and technology architecture change impacts that occur as part of Peerless workstreams are updated and reflected in ABACUS and SMAX
  • Research applications, products, and technologies that are not already captured to ensure their details are accurately represented
  • Work with Business Architecture representatives to ensure that new data, application, and technology components are connected appropriately to business architecture components
  • Participate in all in-person Peerless architecture review sessions so that appropriate questions can be asked in real-time, review recordings for those that cannot be attended and coordinate with project teams offline
  • Review all Peerless virtual (e-mail based) architecture review sessions
  • Research new applications and technologies to properly classify their functions and identify any needs for changes to our inventory of functions
  • Participate in the enterprise Application Program governance to ensure that new applications and major changes are communicated and captured
  • Participate in weekly architecture review preparation meetings
  • Ensure enterprise architecture model data quality
  • Develop and support the processes that ensure change is captured in the model
  • Support the development and maintenance of dashboards and visualizations to address stakeholder concerns and needs
  • Generate gap analysis reports, produce impact assessments, and model what-if scenarios
  • Participate in the development of our EA toolset and related capabilities


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, MIS or equivalent experience
  • Two or more years of Business Analyst or equivalent work experience
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and visual communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization
  • An appreciation for data to be complete, unique, timely, valid, accurate and consistent
  • Exceptional analytical, organization, multi-tasking and relationship building skills
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with architecture concepts and methods
  • Experience with EA modeling or asset management toolsets
  • Experience or working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture frameworks and concepts
  • Payments industry experience

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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