Senior Product/Business Analyst (Commercial Lending)
Posted on: June 8, 2021
What will you contribute?
Reporting to the Lead Product Analyst, the Senior
Product/Business Analyst is responsible for the review, analysis,
and evaluation of the product across all stages of the Product
Lifecycle. The Senior Business Analyst will ensure cross-functional
alignment of efforts to ensure the product line meets business
needs and is consistent with Finastra objectives. They will
maintain a focus on existing products and developing new products,
create detailed requirement documentation, functional design
specifications, system and training documentation and support
testing for the product.
Work closely internal stakeholders (Scrum Masters, Dev, QA, and
Product) and end users to understand and gather/validate/document
business and user requirements.
Translate business problems/goals into user stories, and assist
in creating all necessary details which accompany user stories
e.g., Personas, Acceptance Criteria etc.
Conduct status meetings to ensure that the team is tracking
toward desired outcomes.
Within every sprint, work closely with the scrum team to ensure
they understand the business problem, who the targeted users are
and the impact of user stories on the product as a whole.
Ensure that delivered code is in the spirit of the user story
validating that the customer/end user experience is captured, and
value is delivered.
Determine fulfillment of acceptance criteria and complete
acceptance of stories.
Collaborates with technical communications writers to develop
thorough internal and external documentation describing product
Identifies training needs, and trains employees on product usage
and new features/functionality.
Support the product roadmap and manage the product through the
entire Product Lifecycle from product idea generation to building
and testing the product to market launch and product growth.
Identify and evaluate new product and product adjacency
opportunities by conducting market research supported by on-going
customer feedback- includes opportunities for customer penetration
to utilize all Finastra product lines, channels and client
Analyze the business and functional requirements for business
cases that support the creation of new products and/or new features
or enhancements of existing product functionality.
Maintain a deep understanding of the competitive landscape and
external positioning. Perform ongoing analysis and propose
necessary actions to ensure continued marketability and competitive
stance of product line.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Support business cases for new products and or product
enhancements to drive new revenue streams and increase
Support leadership in meeting timelines, implementing work
activities and maintaining artifacts as required.
Assist in the review and evaluation of new product and market
Perform system analysis for the design of new products or
enhancements to improve usability based on feedback.
Track and measure customer success metrics.
- Identify operational process improvement opportunities.
Self-starter with ability to successfully track multiple
projects with minimal direction.
Experience with analyzing data and information and applying
problem-solving skills to deliver recommendations and solutions to
Strong leadership skills. Ability to inspire change and support
new ways of doing things across the organization.
Proven track record of leading cross-functional teams to
successfully implement strategic ideas.
Ability to influence and build positive relationships across
multiple levels of the organization.
Experience Agile SDLC including writing epics, user stories,
bugs and detailing client experiences.
Experience in Commercial Lending
Confidence presenting and tailoring messaging to a variety of
audiences, including senior leadership, internal teams and
Effectively communicates project plan delays and escalations
- Serves as SME to support other internal teams, e.g., customer
support, implementations specialists, business consultants.
3+ years of experience with software as a service (SaaS) or
5+ years of experience with Commercial Lending Originations
5+ years of Project Management experience.
Experience / background in writing technical and/or
non-technical documentation e.g. business requirements document,
Prior experience as an Agile Product Owner or leading scrum
teams is preferred, with a deep understanding of SAFe Agile.
Superior verbal and written communication skills.
Energetic, enthusiastic and committed.
Can work effectively within a team but is also able to deliver
effectively as an individual contributor.
Proven ability to effectively work simultaneously on many
priorities, which change frequently.
Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organization and a team
- The above statements describe the general nature and level of
work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not
intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties,
and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential job functions. If you need assistance or an accommodation
due to disability please contact your recruitment partner.
Keywords: Finastra, Plano , Senior Product/Business Analyst (Commercial Lending), Other , Plano, Texas
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