MetaBank Business Analyst in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Summary:

The Business Analyst (BA) works with all Meta business units and related third parties to complete analysis of business processes or applications. The BA translates and documents the business needs into requirements for software development. The BA is responsible for verifying with user representatives/stakeholders that the use cases and process models accurately portray specific business needs.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, and task and workflow analysis.

  • Facilitatecommunication and collaboration with internal and external customers as a Scrum Product Owner.

  • Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, and decompose high-level information into detailed requirements.

  • Conduct and communicate gap analysis between the “as-is” and “to-be” business processes to identify opportunities

  • Ensure enough prioritized work (product backlog) always exists in a software development team’s product backlog.

  • Address conflicting priorities between multiple stakeholders so that the software development team has a single prioritized list of work to follow.

  • Accept finished work on behalf of the business stakeholders as it is completed by the software development team.

  • Assist the team with the appropriate narrative & context required to demonstrate finished work to stakeholders.

  • Prioritize Technical Debt and other Architectural work against Business Requests.

  • Ensure that the business stakeholder’s Product Vision is clear to the software development teams undertaking the corresponding work.

  • Assemble and present business user stories and various other required project artifacts.

  • Perform analysis for incoming business initiatives and provide recommendations.

  • Liaise between the business, software development and support teams.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in related field from an accredited institution preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience working with financial services/banking regulations and operations procedures preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers and subject matter experts.
  • Experience in Agile Software Development preferred.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills; detail-oriented.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Outlook).

To succeed in this role, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Note: Management reserves the right to assign or reassign functions and responsibilities to this job description at any time.

MetaBank is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Department: 663-Bus Systems Analysis

Location: Sioux Falls, SD