Project Mgr Business Analyst
Professional Alternatives - Irving
This position identifies, develops, and executes projects while managing
and controlling the project lifecycle process to ensure timely delivery of
quality solutions. Formulates approach in collaboration with Business
Partners and Project teams to define, analyze, design, implement and/or
support business application/systems. Designs and develops detailed
functional systems and program specifications using structured design
methodologies. Works closely with IT Application Development and IT
Infrastructure groups to ensure timely delivery of all projects. Drives the
design and development of standard practices and effective communication.
Serves in an on-going partnership with Business Partners to provide
resolution to issues with systems or business processes/procedures.
Provides support to Business Partners in analyzing specific business
initiatives and identifying the appropriate application system solution
through integration of processes, systems and information to fulfill
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Directs the project throughout the life cycle, defining project
objectives, aligning project resources to achieve goals and ensuring
established timelines are met.
2. Drive the initial review to identify and gather documental for business
and functional requirements.
3. Maintains an in-depth knowledge of business operations and understands
the technical scope and objectives of the project.
4. Provides leadership in analyzing functional requirements, procedures and
problems to automate processing and/or improve systems.
5. Defines detailed description of user needs, program functions and steps
required to develop or modify systems. Examples of artifacts from analysts
are Business Requirement Documents, Current and Proposed flow diagrams.
6. Follows Software Development Life Cycle policies and procedures.
Coordinate with Business Partners, Technical Analysts and Developers to
identify and define specifications, indicate areas of system impact and
continuously communicate project status and needs
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
*Graduation from a 4-year college or university with major course work in a
discipline related to the requirements of the position. Will consider the
equivalent combination of job experience & education that demonstrates the
ability to perform the essential functions of this job.
*Senior level knowledge in Core Competencies: Project Management, Business
Analysis, Information Technology/Software Development, Mortgage
(Originations, Servicing, Finance), Basic Technical Writing, Process Flow
Documentation, Strong Communication Skills Highly experienced in no less
than three of the Core Competencies and demonstrated use of best practices
in each and can direct and mentor others in their application. Highly
skilled in managing all aspects of all sizes and complexities of multiple
projects simultaneously across the software development life cycle phases
(SDLC). Highly skilled in requirements gathering and can direct other
PMBA's in this activity. Expert knowledge of internal company systems
and/or extensive mortgage experience. Directs PMBA's when assigned as
project resources. Demonstrated superior competence in soft skills
associated with core competencies such as documentation, communication,
leadership, facilitation, team management & customer relationships.
*3+ years of professional experience in Project Management or a closely
related field. Previous business analyst experience a plus Previous
experience in Mortgage Banking and/or associated lines of business is
highly preferred. Project Management certification preferred.
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