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Business Analyst/Project Manager

  • Location: Jersey City, 07310
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Grow your career as a Business Analyst/Project Manager with an innovative global bank in Jersey City, NJ. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week. Will be responsible for liaising between business users and technologists to exchange information in a concise, logical and understandable way in coordination with the Technology team.
 
Responsibilities:
Requirements & Business Prioritization
  • Provide direction and technical leadership on complex, high-impact projects and in all phases of the development and implementation process, ensuring essential procedures are followed.
  • Provide evaluative judgment based on analysis of information in complicated and unique situations and contribute to formulation of standards and strategies for own area and other functional areas.
  • Resolve issues that have impact beyond own area and apply in-depth understanding of concepts and procedures within own area and basic knowledge of other areas.
  • Work as a team to achieve objectives and negotiate with internal and external parties.
  • Partner with the business and partner systems to understand strategies and identify underlying business needs, and with development, to propose and design technology solutions, transform them into clear business and design requirements, and collaborate with development to realize successful implementation.
  • Business process design, improvement, primary and secondary research gathering and mapping customer journeys.
  • Produce detailed use cases in Jira to guide the design and development of applications.
  • Detail the technicalities of a project and create documentation and diagrams to represent this.
  • Collaborate with technical and solution architects to define solutions.
  • Negotiate and establish priorities with business and development managers.
  • Engage and interact with internal & external clients during feedback sessions.
  • Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
  • Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
  • Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
  • Ability to manage teams as well as work as a key individual contributor who indirectly works with a large team.
 
Execution, Monitoring & Communications
  • Track all deliverables between partner systems & development teams and ensure timelines & milestones are met in all project phases – the ability to work across multiple functional areas is essential.
  • Ensure Project & JIRA artefacts are current.
  • Manage active sprint(s) and backlog to ensure JIRA status is up to date.
  • Usability and testing – User case definition to understand the user journeys and adding detail to this.
  • Communicate continually with business and IT project managers as to status of deliverables and potential risks to successful completion of all projects.
  • Communicate with stakeholder’s statuses of deliverables and flag potential risks and delays to projects.
  • Key point of contact for Development & Testing team on a daily basis to ensure they have what they need.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree/University degree is required.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • 6 to 10 years of experience as a Business Analyst.
  • Knowledge of REST APIs and technical integrations.
  • Prefer knowledge of APIs, API Management, and related technology architecture/coding experience.
  • Experience of delivering products using agile development methodology techniques, working directly with developers/technical teams is required.
  • Proficiency in Atlassian Suite such as JIRA, Confluence.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Visio, Project.
 
About our client
 
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.