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Senior Business Analyst

Company: AgriBank
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

SunStream is Searching for a Senior Business Analyst to Join Our TeamSunStream Business Services is a new Fin-Tech company created by our customers, for our customers - the people who support the farmers and ranchers of America who feed the world. The technology industry and the Ag-Fin landscape is rapidly changing. For us to enable and elevate our customer's business technologies, we have embarked upon a transformation, one that will change the way we deliver solutions, build connected relationships with customers, and execute as a high performing team. We are looking for teammates who are humble, hungry, and smart, and willing to challenge conventional thinking.Senior Business AnalystThe Senior Business Analyst develops requirement documentation that translates business needs into solutions to deliver organizational benefit. The Senior Business Analyst will work across multiple medium and large projects, though all phases of the project lifecycle. Applies critical and system thinking as to how components influence one another within a whole system, product, or process. Builds relationship between Business partners and Technology relative to requirements, solutions, and priorities.The Senior Business Analyst will leverage existing standards tools, process, and contribute to continuous improvement in PMO Business Analytic methodology and standards. The methodology may follow either Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or traditional project management, depending on the needs of the project/program.Job FunctionsBusiness Analysis

  • Develops business analysis artifacts (use cases, wireframes, business models, needs and features, etc.) to document "as-is" and "to-be" requirements and business process plans as they pertain to specific projects and/or functional area
  • Elicits, analyzes and validates the business needs of stakeholders, customers and end users
  • Interacts and drives technical teams to translate functional specifications into technology solutions
  • Validates the solution (people, process and technology) meets the business capability, product or system objectives
  • Identifies and communicates risks and issues to Project Manager/Scrum Master/Product Owner that may require changes to scope
  • Partners with the project manager/scrum master to create a project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and project schedule
  • Organizes and synthesize large amounts of information provided by stakeholders
  • Participates in System and User Acceptance Testing for confirmation that define requirements and business solutions have been delivered
  • Drives requirements traceability and future reuse
  • Drives business process analysis to identify key business issues, gaps or needs
  • Develops artifacts in an understandable and presentable format
  • Completes and reviews project evaluations.
  • Works on project estimates on a Project Estimation Worksheet.Business Analysis Practice (Methodologies and Frameworks)
    • Scales business requirements tools to the size and complexity of projects
    • Aligns business analysis framework and approach to program and project methodology (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
    • Adheres to Project Management Office business analysis standards following traditional and Agile processes, recommending continuous improvements.
    • Maintains compliance with and enforces company's standard policies and procedures.Stakeholder Management
      • Manages relationship with internal and external stakeholders, keeping them informed of progress and issues to manage expectations
      • Partners with stakeholders to prioritize requirements effectively based on business value, risks and constraints
      • Participates in the development and sales of SunStream products and services
      • practicesMinimum Qualifications
        • Bachelor's degree in information technology, business administration, finance, preferred or related field
        • 7 years of related experience
        • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the jobRequired Knowledge and Skills
          • Knowledge of Farm Credit systems and/or banking desired
          • Knowledge of Traditional and Agile Business Analysis methodologies and best practice
          • Skill in collaborating with stakeholder to identify and document needs and features, and detailed requirements
          • Skill in building traceability matrix
          • Skill in supporting medium to large projects and work efforts
          • Skill in organizing material and information in a systematic way to optimize efficiency
          • Skill in listening and conveying awareness of a customer's problem or issue to find resolution
          • Skill in writing concise, logical, grammatically correct documentation to explain program/system specifications
          • Oral and written communication skills, sufficient to exchange information effectively with peers, supervisor, and customers
          • Knowledge of current and new technologies as well as best practices
          • Skill in analyzing problems and recommending appropriate solutions
          • Ability to drive and coordinate diverse teams, both internally and externally
          • Work effectively across leadership, functional teams and customer organizations.What Success Looks Like at SunStreamSuccessful team members will focus on priorities, communicate with intention, listen with curiosity, and collaborate with others who have diverse opinions, experiences, and ideas.We're looking for team members who are:
            • Recognized as the "go to person" in their area of expertise
            • Skilled collaborators who understand the importance of connected relationships
            • Practiced at problem solving and decision making in a fast-moving environment with an agile mindset
            • A valued member of a high performing team
            • Passionate about improvement with a growth mindset and active engagement in driving continuous improvementOur Core ValuesWhat we do at SunStream is incredibly important to us, but how we achieve success as One Team, is driven by our core values. We believe our core values act as success factors in supporting transformation.Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process may contact us through the following methods: Phone: 651-282-8572or Mail: SunStream, Attn: Talent Recruiting, 30 E 7th Street, Suite 700, St. Paul, MN 55101.In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.SunStream will not sponsor a work visa to fill this position.SunStream Business Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/W/D/V) dedicated to diversity in the workplace and offers a great work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: AgriBank, St. Paul , Senior Business Analyst, Professions , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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