First Republic Bank

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Contingent: Business Analyst

Contingent: Business Analyst

ID 
2017-5159
Job Locations 
US-CA-San Francisco
Category 
Information Services

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Overview

First Republic is an ultra-high-touch bank that provides extraordinary client service. We believe that one-on-one interactions build lasting relationships. We move quickly to serve our clients’ needs so that their financial transactions are handled with ease and efficiency. Client trust and security are paramount in our line of business. Ultimately, our goal is unsurpassed client satisfaction which will lead to personal referrals – our number one source of new business. We recognize that our competitive advantage starts with our people and our culture. At First Republic, we work hard and move quickly as a very coordinated team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute in a fun, fast-paced environment, First Republic is the place for you. We have exceptional people focused on providing extraordinary service.


The Business Analyst role will focus on defining/refining business requirements for a project which involves migrating data/files from the current location to a more secured one restricted with access rights.

 

This role will interact with the business and technology teams. The Analyst will meet with leaders, stakeholders and subject matter experts from various departments and business units. Therefore, the ideal candidate must be able to successfully communicate with business stakeholders and build good working rapports with all project team members.

Responsibilities

  • 5+ years of business analyst experience, preferably in the banking industry.
  • Experience with projects involving Data migration and SharePoint preferred.
  • Must be proficient in creating and running reports in MS Access or other equivalent query tools.
  • Must have good understanding of process mapping and analysis.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for report writing, business requirement proposals, client interaction, and methodology documentation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with thoroughness and attention to detail is highly desired.
  • Ability to work closely with the data and technology specialists on project assignments.
  • Collaborate with various business units to determine and analyze the information needs and functional requirements and document these requirements in business requirements/ functional specification documentation.
  • Responsible for relaying both technology and business information to the technology team in easily-understood terms.
  • Conducts user acceptance testing as it relates to the technology solutions.
  • Generate reports, charts, tables, graphs, maps and other visual aids to effectively communicate to the business.
  • Coordinate with business process owners to create a needs analysis and recommend best procedures for the future state

Qualifications

Professional Competencies

  • Creative and independent thinking skills.
  • Skilled in influencing, negotiation, and diplomacy with all levels to accomplish goals.
  • Work independently and proactively to take initiative to solve problems quickly.
  • Skilled to work across multiple teams and multiple stakeholders.
  • Organized and detail oriented

 

Years of Experience: 5 years minimum as Business Analyst.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree: specific focus in Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Technology

 

Technical Skills

  • MS Office 2010 suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,)
  • MS Visio
  • MS SharePoint
  • MS Visio
  • MS Access
  • Knowledge of data schemas and mapping
  • Demonstrated experience with test planning

 

Other

  • Writing samples (business requirements, etc.) required with resume.

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