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Lead Business Analyst - P116343_S1

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover Financial Services you can make an impact. Whether it\u0027s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people\u0027s lives. It\u0027s the heart of what we do. Discover is one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. We\u0027re a direct banking and payment services company built on a legacy of innovation and customer service. Our employees have always played a big part in our success. We support, challenge and inspire employees to continually develop their skills, advance their career and help grow our business. \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EAs a Lead Business Analyst, this individual will provide assistance and guidance to the business and technology teams for the Card Data Ops team in Enterprise Technology. They will work on high profile projects with concentration on Portfolio and Card Program related projects and research. Be the bridge between Data Scientists and Data Engineers to enable data application development, understand our data ingestion and processing frameworks at a fundamental level.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThis individual has duties of gathering and analyzing the business requirements, working with various business and BT teams in identifying the data elements and preparing detailed specifications from which programs are written. Working directly with business partners, this individual will understand data requirements at an attribute level and develop business plans to use the information and work with architects to design efficient solutions. The individual will partner with the Data Scientists and Data Engineers throughout the development and testing processes by ensuring that the team understands the parameters and needs of the project.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EResearches and evaluates alternative solutions. Recommends the most efficient and cost effective solutions for the system or program design. Develops system specifications and procedures.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevelops business requirements with input from the business. Devises, tests and implements efficient, cost effective application program solutions.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevises data verification methods and standard systems procedures. Participates in systems testing.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPartners with client management to identify and specify business requirements and processes for diverse development platforms, computing environments (e.g., host-based, distributed systems, client server), software, hardware, technologies and tools.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECollect metadata for all the data attributes and identify the ownership of these data attributes.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide subject matter expertise in the analysis and preparation of specifications and plans for development/modification of the processes.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDocument specifications in Data Lineage spreadsheets tool for use by ETL developers.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EUtilizes deep knowledge of in house data to assist Data Scientists in developing models, analytic processes and reports to drive business value. Provides guidance to Data Scientists in creating efficient and fast performing data consumption processes to meet service objects.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWrite SQL to extract data for ad hoc requests. Work with Data Modelers to make sure end results meet business needs.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EResearch and provide status communication.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEnsures proper data governance policies are followed by implementing or validating Data Lineage, Quality checks, classification, etc.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Project Management, Business, Information Technology, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E8\u002B years of experience in Business Analyst, Project Management, Scrum Master, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience in the financial services industry\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience in an Agile based environment\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E#LI-KE \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-19

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