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Contract Software Business Analyst Opportunities With a Great Company in McKinney, TX

Business Analyst


Under minimal supervision, the Senior Business Analyst partners with interdepartmental management teams to analyze and address business needs and/or deficiencies involving the Bank’s process, products, services, and/or technology.  This is based on alignment with strategic goals and business strategy, and maintaining high standards of product and service quality while meeting customers’ needs in the most cost effective manner.  The position may also lead and direct the work of others in a cross-functional team environment.

Demonstrates general knowledge of Process Improvement, Project Management and Product Management tools and methodologies.



  1. Builds strong relationships with both internal and external clients.
  2. Participates in brainstorming sessions to gather project ideas and develop a pipeline of opportunities.
  3. Supports and leads assigned business units by investigating opportunities and problems related to current processes, products or services.  Responds to inquiries or requests for modifications and/or improvements, and recommends, facilitates, and coordinates solutions.
  4. Assists with developing the project budget and tracking and reporting of project savings and overages.
  5. Supports and leads process, product, and project management duties for assigned business initiatives, work streams and operational components.
  6. Applies consultative approach to assist with functional planning and design, and operational/procedural planning and design when implementing new systems and/or product enhancements.
  7. Supports and leads interdepartmental business applications and data needs.
  8. Documents and leads detailed technical and functional business rules and requirements.
  9. Participates in and leads cross-team collaboration to ensure projects and operations run smoothly and efficiently.
  10. Ensures adherence to published Bank project management methodology, resulting in consistent development and implementation of project components.


The position Sr. Business Analyst may assist with other banking functions as assigned and according to business necessity.



The position of Sr. Business Analyst is not responsible for the supervision of any employees, but may act in a lead level role or as a mentor.



  • Experience participating in and leading large, complex cross-functional projects.
  • Strong proficiency in the use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio to perform analyses, complete reports, and prepare presentations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to give presentations to all levels of employees, including management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to be influential and establish positive working relationships across the organization.
  • Ability to participate in business analysis, strategy, product and project management, and/or process improvement initiatives in a corporate environment.
  • Knowledge of business assessment tools such as analysis/needs assessments, feasibility studies, business case and cost/benefit analyses.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to multitask and ability to work independently.




  • Bachelor’s degree in business, information technology, management or a related field is required.



  • 3-5 years of business experience in one of the following; process improvement, project management or product management  is required.
  • Previous experience in business analysis; change management; strategic planning; ; operations or vendor management preferred.
  • Previous experience in banking of financial services environment, strongly preferred.



  • Business Mindset:  Understands our company’s mission, core values and key objectives.  Demonstrates job related knowledge and understanding of the business, our customers, and the Bank.
  • Communication:  Shares information, concepts and opinions with others in a relevant and meaningful way that results in clear understanding and desired outcomes.  Seeks to resolve confrontations and disagreements constructively, and focuses on the situation, issues, or behaviors, rather than the people.
  • Customer Focus:  Provides an outstanding customer experience by satisfying customer needs and building long-term relationships.  Gets results by actively managing and accomplishing objectives, and through building strong relationships with other people is able to accomplish goals.
  • Drive for Results:  Participates in and works consistently to reach short-term goals and support long-term strategy.  Works with a sense of urgency to deliver results that meet the highest standards of excellence in an ethical manner.
  • Teamwork:  Facilitates the coordinated efforts necessary to achieve a common goal, demonstrates open communication by sharing and leveraging the strengths of all team members.  Understands business unit and team goals, and how they relate to one’s own responsibilities.

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