20 days old

Senior Business Analyst (Payments) - P208416

Riverwoods, IL 60015
  • Job Code
    P208416

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

This Senior Business Analyst position within Discover Global Network reports to the Senior Manager, Network Authorizations and is responsible for participating in and leading strategic delivery of business values to the customers by performing analysis, assessment, prioritization of all relevant information as input to Initiatives, Features & user story workshops for all applications supporting Authorization work stream. This has both an inward and outward facing responsibility and is critical in ensuring the common understanding of what is being delivered.

Responsibilities include business analysis, backlog grooming, Operational readiness and substantial collaboration with Payment Services business and technology partners. This role is heavily reliant on communication across participants and management, agile methodologies using SAFe, Payments knowledge and industry trends.

Responsible for formulating systems scope and objectives relative to the organization's business plan and industry requirements. Provides technical guidance concerning the business implications of the application of various systems. Provides technical consulting on complex projects.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for analysis and design of business systems. Typical steps include diagnosis of need and the development of a related requirement specification, system development planning, creation and implementation of a test plan, ongoing project oversight during the development phase and comparison of the solution delivered with the original specifications.
  • Acts as an intermediary between IT and internal clients. Applies specialized professional knowledge and techniques gained through advanced study to develop solutions, as appropriate, to analytical, commercial, operational, process or technological problems.
  • Enhances, optimizes, and automates existing processes and ongoing business processes.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Project Management, Business, Information Technology, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience working with the business in software development
  • In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in software development lifecycle-collaborating with business and/or BT coding, designing, testing, project management

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Master's Degree in a related field
  • Payments/Discover Network knowledge/experience
  • AGILE Experience
  • Authorizations/Settlements/Disputes background
  • Strong communication skills- written and verbal
  • Strong analysis background

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



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Industry

  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-09-27 Expires: 2019-10-27

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