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Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager (Banking)

Company: ConsultNet, LLC
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTITLE: Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager (Banking)LOCATION: Reston VADURATION: Direct Hire Job Description: The Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager has the responsibility for ensuring the requirements used to build and maintain mission critical applications and associated infrastructure, as well as the project management applied to the delivery of such applications and associated infrastructure meet the needs of the Office of Finance and contribute to its effectiveness. The Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager will also support process improvements and core functions of the PMO. The incumbent is expected to have a thorough understanding of business analysis techniques, project management techniques, and possess hands-on experience working in in a regulated environment, performing business analysis and project management functions in the IT and financial services industry. The Business Analyst will collaborate heavily with all areas of IT (Applications Development, Operations, Networking and Security, Enterprise Architecture) and Business Units (such as Capital Markets, Debt Services, Financial Reporting, Risk Management, and Human Resources). Responsibilities:

  • Lead other Business Analyst & Project Managers, PMO contractors as directed (e.g., conduct application overviews, conduct process overviews, provide peer reviews of project management and business analysis deliverables, support creation of onboarding materials).
  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of mission critical applications.
  • Propose and design business processes for mission critical applications on behalf of business areas, factoring in current and future business needs, as well as capabilities offered by existing applications across various product lines.
  • Provide timely and accurate estimates to support annual planning and ongoing portfolio runway planning.
  • Gather and document solution requirements that are unambiguous, testable, and traceable.
  • Create and maintain business analysis deliverables such as process maps, user story maps, requirements documents, use cases, GUI prototypes, wire frames, UI specifications.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for business units, technical team, and external partners from project initiation to delivery.
  • Facilitate project initiation, requirements gathering, planning, execution, requirements support, and closure activities managing dependencies across project tasks and a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain project management deliverables including project charter, project schedule, contracts, vendor artifacts, status reports, issues, risks, communication plan, project portfolio data, project KPIs, and cost reports.
  • Maintain alignment of all assigned tasks and documentation with applicable policies, procedures, and regulatory expectations.
  • Assist with PMO audits and IT portfolio reporting.
  • Support the diversity and inclusion strategy by following policies and procedures that ensure opportunities for employees and diverse business partners. Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related discipline.
    • 6 years of combined business analysis and project management experience.
    • 2 years of experience as a financial analyst, software development architect, technical lead, software developer, or QA analyst.
    • PMP, CSM, or any other BA certification required.
    • Demonstrated skills in waterfall and agile project delivery methods.
    • Experience gathering and writing requirements for mission-critical applications, preferably for debt settlement and servicing, fixed income capital markets, mortgage loan accounting, financial analysis, and risk modeling applications.
    • Experience managing projects involving software development, infrastructure upgrades, COTS and SaaS implementations with in-house staff and external vendors
    • Experience managing many concurrent projects in a product-oriented environment
    • Ability to articulate requirements, issues, risks verbally and in writing.
    • Proficiency in creation of business analysis and project management deliverables.
    • Ability to utilize institutional knowledge and quickly become self-sufficient as an expert user for critical business applications that support debt issuance and servicing.
    • Proficiency in MS Visio, MS Project, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint.
    • Experience working in a DevSecOps environment using portfolio management / requirements management / application lifecycle management processes and tools.
    • Knowledge of fixed income finance and accounting principles.
    • Ability to analyze and solve problems independently, to initiate and complete work assignments effectively with minimal supervision. Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at - - provided by Dice

Keywords: ConsultNet, LLC, Reston , Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager (Banking), Accounting, Auditing , Reston, Virginia

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