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IT Business Analyst
Ref No.: 19-10624
Location: Weehawken, New Jersey
Job Description:
Overview of the department / team (team size, backgrounds, personalities …): CCAR IT supports the CCAR regulatory filing with Client.
Business rationale for this role: Need Business CCAR Business Analyst who has QRM SME experience to disect the existing Treasury Risk NII Process.
Must-Have Skills & Qualifications:
1- QRM SME expertise

CCAR IT PPNR Business Analyst
Your role
We are looking for lead IT analysts to deliver CCAR PPNR NIR NIX model requirements. Your responsibilities will include:

– Collaborating and communicating with senior stakeholders to drive clear and concise requirements.
– Working within an agile software development lifecycle and ensuring the project follows SDLC principles/standards where applicable. This includes supporting the management of the product backlog and conducting sprint planning sessions.
– Collaborating and managing other analysts within the team efficiently and in an organized fashion.
– Analyzing requirements and proposing functional solutions whilst aligning to IT design principles. In many cases this analysis will be reviewing multiple end user applications such as Excel.
– Documenting functional requirements, specifically creating functional acceptance tests to support test driven development.
– Continuously collaborating and discussing functional requirements with developers as they implement the various solutions.
– Having a holistic view on front to back CCAR business processes and architecture, specifically for PPNR and engaging with multiple teams that support the various processes.
– Supporting QA to help identify and create test cases – this includes identifying test data that is required.
– Testing functional requirements in test environments and carry out problem analysis to drive defect/issue resolution . Also includes supporting users during their testing cycle.
– Regularly communicating with the Program Manager on priority, status, issues and risks.
Your team
You'll be working in the CCAR IT team, with the role based in the US. The team is split across multiple locations including the US, UK and Poland and our clients are based in the US.
Your experience and skills
You have:
– A strong CCAR PPNR background. This includes business processes and applications that support them.
– BA with QRM system experience - QRM is one of the ALM (Asset & Liability Management) systems used for CCAR.
– Preferred experience with Net Interest Income (NII) and Interest Rate Risk (IRR).
– Looking for someone with experience to show them better leverage of the QRM system for operational efficiency.
– Experience with preparing the mid-year stress reports.
– Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
– Experience as an IT BA in a high pressure environment with globally distributed teams.
– Ability to manage and direct junior analysts.
– Excellent written and verbal skills.
– A robust understanding of Agile Software Development Lifecycle.
– Experience writing acceptance tests to support test driven development (preferably using tools such as Fitnesse).
– Experience using tools such as MS Excel, JIRA, Confluence, Fitnesse. Toad, SQL developer.