The Product Analyst - Senior (PAS) works closely with the Product Owner to facilitate requirements gathering (stories) for all projects. He/she is a key member of the team for the duration of the project and is accountable for consulting with stakeholders to understand project goals and objectives, processes, and requirements. The PAS collaborates with other members of the delivery team to collect, clarify, and translate business requirements into user stories and conceptual designs, from which applications and solutions are developed. This person needs to have a solid understanding of existing processes and systems. This person will also serve as the Product Owner when needed. This person will also assist with the overall strategy and competitive analysis as needed. General Responsibilities Determine product and system needs and objectives and consult with stakeholders regarding problems with current business applications or systems, enhancements, or new functionality. Facilitates story gathering sessions, including leading discussions. Prepare and maintain product backlog for maintenance/enhancements and present recommendations to management. Creates test scripts Provides clarification of stories to other project team members to assist them in the creation of their specific project deliverables (e.g., assists the QA team in the creation of the Testing Strategy and Testing Execution Plan for UAT) Conduct user testing on current systems, new systems and future maintenance. Verifies the appearance of the testing output to ensure it meets the requirements. Collaborate with Digital Channels, BATS, Legal and Compliance, Product Management and others to create and implement correct operational and business documentation as they relate to the product or system application. Basic Qualifications *Bachelor's degree (preferably in an IT related field of study *Minimum 8 years of related experience as an analyst supporting medium to large size projects or 3 years of related experience and advanced degree *Minimum 3 years of experience in banking/financial services industry Preferred Qualifications: Has the ability to balance role responsibilities and work load appropriately Ability to work with business and technology stakeholders Ability to disseminate both business and technical content to a wide variety of stakeholders Strong organizational skills Knowledge of testing strategies, test plans, test execution. Ability to multi task between multiple projects and duties Ability to collect requirements and translate them into stories using a variety of methods (one-on-one, group, JAD sessions, etc.) Ability to interact with functional and technical counterparts to ensure that the application will meet requirement specifications Thorough understanding of \"business needs analysis\" process and how requirements relate to daily business operations Excellent project management methodologies and procedures Be proactive and highly motivated; demonstrate the ability and desire to work independently and confidently, yet also as part of a team Strong time management skills and the ability to self-motivate Excellent communication skills Demonstrates excellent writing and documentation skills Possesses solid problem-solving and analytical skills Communicates easily with varying stakeholders
*Represents basic qualifications for the position. To be considered for this position you must at least meet the basic qualifications.
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