Our client, a leading bank, is looking for a Business Systems Analyst to join their growing team.
31st August, 2021
Location - 100% REMOTE or in Los Angeles Headquarters (candidate choice)
Job Description & Synthesis
Serve as the business expert for the development, maintenance, training, regulatory compliance, and support of all processes related to the residential lending systems. Design, test, and implement system enhancements and provide technical production support for end-users. Coordinate with a line of business for project implementation and oversee all required post-implementation tasks to ensure business line satisfaction.
Determine business line system needs and objectives and consults with business line regarding problems with current business applications or systems, enhancements, or new functionality.
Prepare business and system requirements for maintenance/enhancements and present recommendations to division management.
Gather information and write business/system requirements, build workflows, develop and code documents and support the Residential Lending division for troubleshooting
Conduct all user and quality assurance testing on systems and conduct maintenance testing. Develop test scripts to quality control all changes. Interact with software vendors and BATS to implement software enhancements.
Collaborate with external departments, including but not limited to Credit Administration, BATS, Legal, and Product Management, to create and implement documents, products, and services as they relate to the system application.
Provide system application support to end-users and effectively troubleshoot system application problems. Make system configuration changes or coordinate changes with vendors or BATS to correct identified problems.
Prepare documentation on system enhancements and communicate key system changes to the training department.
Complies fully with all Bank Administrative, Operational and Credit policies and procedures as well as all regulatory requirements (e.g., Bank Secrecy Act, Know Your Client, Community Reinvestment Act, Fair Lending Practices, Code of Conduct, etc.).
Independently evaluates business systems needs and requirements and recommends and implements solutions
Works on high-priority projects where business problems are more complex.
Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
Minimum 4 years experience as a business analyst or operations analyst specifically supporting loan origination systems.
Minimum 4 years experience hands-on system design, testing, and production support including writing business requirements and conducting user acceptance testing.
Minimum 4 years experience working in the financial industry required with a focus on consumer and mortgage lending.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Prior mortgage experience from point of sale to servicing.
Understanding of federal/state regulatory policies and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of software development and maintenance methodologies including quality assurance and business cycle testing.
Ability to develop detailed, clearly written business requirements and system/process workflows.
Experience with planning, designing, and executing of user acceptance testing.
Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
Working knowledge of agile/scrum practices.
Proven ability to lead projects and initiatives to achieve desired business results.
Strong attention to detail and possess exceptional organizational skills.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.