Senior Business Systems Analyst

    • Temecula, CA

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Summary
The Senior Business Systems Analyst will work with external and internal customers and the IT department to gather, document and recommend user requirements and specifications for existing and new applications for more complex business processes. The Senior Business Systems Analyst will coordinate and report on IT projects and tasks and assist the Manager Business & Systems Analysis in scoping and prioritizing IT tasks.

Essential Functions
Lead performs requirements gathering and documentation with clients, internal users, and third party vendors for systems development, enhancements, and process improvements.
Develop and clearly document functional business specifications for new projects.
Work with external and internal clients to identify systems and process solutions that will enable new business opportunities. Quantify the IT resource needed to implement these new business solutions.
Lead and develop User Acceptance Testing plans, coordinate testing, and document test results of new systems functionality and processes. Provide level three support on new features and work with development staff as necessary to resolve issues.
Assist the Manager, Business & Systems Analysis, to devise and/or modify procedures to solve complex business problems in many forms (RFP response, cost benefit analysis, financial feasibility studies, software analysis and review, gap analysis).
Document IT projects & reporting to management.
May train and guide the work of less experienced Business Analysts
Perform related duties as requested.

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Information Systems or related discipline.

Experience:
Six (6) or more years business analysis experience.
Experience as a business analyst or operations analyst in the mortgage industry, specifically in the areas of production operations, product/program eligibility, pricing, and/or underwriting.
Experience writing functional requirements and specifications for software development projects.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Ability to research, define and analyze business problems.
Ability to work with external clients and internal users to develop detailed, clearly written functional specifications for software development and for enhancement of existing software.

Ability to work and communicate effectively with IT and Operations personnel.
Knowledge of software development and maintenance methodologies
Proficient with Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Visio, and MS Project.
Working Conditions
Work is performed in climate controlled indoor administrative office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate, depending upon office or meeting location.
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate. The employee frequently is required to remain stationary. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 10 pounds. Vision: Close and distance required with ability to see objects in presence of glare or bright lighting (e.g., computer screen).Speech/Hearing: Frequently interact with management, vendors, coworkers, industry constituents, clients and the public.
Covius offers an extensive benefits package for all employees, including medical, dental, vision and 401k!
Covius is committed to equal opportunity in all employment practices to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, pregnancy, disability, genetics, marital status, military or veteran status or any other protected category as established by local, state and federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment and hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation, disciplinary action, layoff, leaves of absence, training and termination. All such employment decisions will be made without unlawful discrimination based on any prohibited basis.

The essential functions, working conditions and physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Covius partners with financial companies to streamline the mortgage loan cycle, achieving strategic goals while mitigating financial risk through innovative technology and process management.

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