Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Business Analyst for a contract assignment with one of our premier financial industry clients in Newark, NJ. Responsibilities: * As a Business Systems Analyst Lead in Mortgage Originations, you will lead a team of BAs who will serve as liaison between IT and business end-users. * Work with the business to analyze business requirements and review/produce specifications for any change to technology applications. * Work with the Technical Lead and development team to ensure that they understand the specifications. * Work with training team to document system scenarios and identify roles impacted and help develop a change management/training plan. * Conduct business process modeling and generate applicable scenarios for the technology functionality testing team. * Your team will be responsible to identify, assess, and document business requirements, recommending business priorities, and advising business on options, risks, and costs. * Conduct research to determine if solutions to business requirements currently exist within or outside the business unit, and if not, whether new solutions are feasible. * Analyze impact of proposed solution across the business, develop use cases to explain/demonstrate business requirements/specifications to IT team, and contribute a business or process perspective during design reviews. * Assist Quality Management team to ensure that requirements documentation can be easily translated into test plans, and ensure that the proper testing plans have been completed. * Facilitate implementation of new functionality through training sessions, demos, and the development of appropriate documentation. * Provide relevant test scenarios for the testing team. Work with test team to develop system integration test scripts and ensure the testing results correspond to the business expectations. Required Skills: * Bachelors degree in MIS, Computer Science or similar discipline * Minimum 5 years of related work experience with advanced understanding of project management, process improvement, Analysis and Design * Minimum 3 years of management experience * Experience in resource forecasting and capacity planning * Strong communication and interpersonal skills * Excellent leadership qualities and presentation skills * Experience in relationship building with business clients, team members, colleagues, and peers across multiple sites * Experience identifying test scenarios * Experience/understanding of business process reengineering and business modeling concepts, business systems development and analysis (SDLC) * Experience mentoring other junior BA's * Basic understanding of the company's business practices and familiarity with the company's products and services * Experience producing business and/or technical functional documentation * Strong analytical skills and writing skills, to include solid experience in writing functional and technical specifications * Experience using Test Director, Quality Center or similar application for test cases, test execution and defect tracking. Experience in UI Design and Usability Line of Business experience a plus SGA is a Certified Womans Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base. We offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit in addition to transferring H1B Visa sponsorship. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at www.sgainc.com.
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