Sr Business Systems Analyst

BNP Paribas   •  

Tempe, AZ

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 42 days ago

Job Description Summary

Enterprise Data Services (EDS) group manages the enterprise data warehouse which provides data for all the Bank’s internal and external reporting needs, and data-driven analysis to support the Bank’s strategic initiatives. We are seeking a Senior Business Systems Analyst who has the technical data analytical skills to solve complex problems, and the intellectual curiosity to explore what problems need to be solved.

Essential Job Functions

  • Acts as the primary liaison between IT and business groups during analysis, requirements definition and design activities for enhancements and production tickets
  • Solves business-related problems using data-driven techniques. Looks for order and patterns in data, as well as spotting trends that provide strategic advice for business processes and IT solutions
  • Collaborates with business stakeholders, conducts JAD sessions and translates high-level business requirements/user stories to technical requirements, functional specifications documents
  • Works closely with the business on the front door process and creates Jira tickets for production issues in an agile framework
  • Works closely with Product Owners and Platform managers on prioritizing the production issues
  • Communicates with internal IT groups on upstream and downstream impacts related to the production issues
  • Gains a holistic understanding of a broad range of Retail Banking products, processes and related systems
  • Communicates how to use data to drive business decisions that may include changing course, improving a process or product, or creating new services or products
  • Establishes and maintains productive working relationships with departmental staff, and internal business partners
  • Analyzes, evaluates and profiles the data gathered from multiple sources to create source to target mapping documents
  • Works with IT team through coding and implementation to ensure product matches envisioned result
  • Provides support as a subject matter expert to internal IT teams and business partners
  • May lead a team in a matrixed organization across the different time zones
  • May support development of test scripts and participate in functional testing
  • May support users in user acceptance testing
  • May support maintenance of business systems and interface applications

Required Experience

  • 8 - 10 years' experience working as a Business Systems Analyst on complex, cross functional projects and the creation of detailed requirement documents and/or user stories
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in Retail Banking
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in data warehousing
  • Experience working with onshore-offshore team members
  • Experience working in a DevOps team structure performing Lead Business and Data Analystresponsibilities within an Agile framework


  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Finance related field


  • Exceptional verbal and written communication, problem solving, and interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Extensive experience on data controls; GL reconciliation, Health Checks and Financial Checks
  • Hands on experience in creating ad-hocreports for any business requests
  • Knowledge of Retail Banking products related to Commercial Loans, Consumer Loans, Deposits and Credit Cards
  • Knowledge of the customer/loan journey; customer on-boarding, origination and servicing
  • Knowledge of ETL tools such as Informatica Power center
  • Ability to present data as a concise story for diverse audiences
  • Able to ask smart, straightforward, intelligent, and efficient questions
  • Knowledge of data analysis and SQL Data Query Tools required
  • Able to mine and analyze large amounts of data to develop hypotheses, make inferences and hone in on customer and business objectives
  • Exposure to Excel modeling, math and statistical skills a plus
  • Must be highly detail oriented, meticulous, and self-directed
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

REF: 040804