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Senior Business Systems Analyst

Company: Athene
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more. Purpose: The Sr Business Systems Analyst is responsible for eliciting, analyzing, and documenting business and technical needs of strategic programs/projects on the Data Integrations team; projects will involve several business areas with scope of medium to large complexity, ambiguity, urgency, risk, and technical and regulatory sophistication. Serves as the lead for all or majority of the analysis efforts of assigned programs/projects; coordinating the work of other business system analysts as needed. Acts as a liaison, facilitating and communicating among several business and IT stakeholders. Accountabilities: Supports all projects encompassing Data Integration team and impacted systems. Supports medium to large complex projects involving ambiguity and risk encompassing multiple cross-functional business areas. Facilitates and leads interviews with business and technology stakeholders to coordinate comprehensive needs and potential interdependencies. Partners with Product Owners to identify requirements for system and process enhancements. Gathers user requirements and acceptance criteria from business partners and translates them to user stories for the product teams to work from. Leads analysis efforts and coordinates efforts of other BSAs. Leads/demonstrates techniques to create business and functional requirements (artifacts). Analyzes business problems and makes recommendations for creative solutions. Facilitates, prioritizes, and proposes business process re-designs to maximize process results. Participates in vendor requests for information or proposals (RFI/RFPs). Embraces change and provides encouragement to guide others through change; manages conflict. Fosters relationships across multiple business and technology areas. Increases business acumen and awareness of best practices to continuously improve business analysis capabilities. Proficient at right-sizing the message to the audience. Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent combination of education and work experience. BABOK certification required. FLMI preferred. 5+ years of progressive responsibility & successful business system analysis experience. Proficient in business analysis concepts (business process modeling (BPM), context diagrams, use cases, user stories). 3+ years of experience operating as a Business System Analyst within an Agile framework. Proficiency with techniques used in requirements elicitation, project scoping, requirements analysis, project planning, and analysis activities. #IND1 Drive. Discipline. Confidence. Focus. Commitment. Learn more about working at Athene. Athene is a Military Friendly Employer! Learn more about how we support our Veterans. Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Athene, West Des Moines , Senior Business Systems Analyst, Professions , West Des Moines, Iowa

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