Sr Product Analyst-FFDC
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Finastra: Who are we?
We are one of the world’s largest fintechs, with a team made up of over 10,000 superstars,
serving more than 8,500 customers across 130 countries.
We’re an energized bunch, who love to be at the forefront of innovation. We make it our mission to develop and stay ahead of the latest trends and technology. Our goal? To put customers at the core of what we do and to deliver solutions that drive transformation and unlock the potential of people and businesses.
How do we do this? With a heritage and portfolio spanning the entire banking sector, we have used our expertise to create a unique platform-based approach for the world of financial services. Partnering with global players like Microsoft, Accenture, Salesforce and more, to create an open and inclusive development environment. An environment that cultivates ideas, maximizes creativity, and enables innovation.
We believe that the future of finance is OPEN. By focusing on OPEN collaboration, supported by our OPEN platform, our OPEN ecosystem and an OPEN and inclusive culture, we can be OPEN for good. Together, we can ensure financial inclusion and open innovation for everybody.
The Future is OPEN.
Our Mission and Vision:
Our vision is to unlock the potential of people and businesses by creating the #1 open platform for innovation in the world of financial services.
Our mission is the journey we are on to deliver this vision, and we are well underway, having launched FusionFabric.cloud in 2019. Already recognised as a secure, industry-leading cloud platform, we’ve partnered with the largest and most vibrant partner and developer ecosystems to create a hugely scalable environment that fosters collaboration and rapid innovation for all.
Inside Finastra, our ambition is to be the most loved and inclusive fintech in the world. Our people across the globe are diverse, talented and open. And we are always looking for the most creative and inspiring minds to join the team. Whoever you are, you’re welcome at Finastra. Come and join us - make our home your home and open up the world of finance!
What will you contribute?
In Agile development, the Product Analyst (PA) is an integral member of a Scrum team. They are goal-oriented and seek to assist in the definition of complete software solutions that solve the business needs of the customer and meets the product strategy goals. The Product Analyst must work to identify business value through a deep understanding of product requirements, always seeking ways to drive innovation that optimizes product delivery and quality.
Responsibilities & Deliverables:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
As applicable, work closely with both external and internal stakeholders and end users to understand business problems and gather/validate requirements.
Work with product manager and other business stakeholders to understand ‘why’ we are working on something
Represent the voice of the product and communicate product vision and business value found using user stories to the Agile team in a manner that sparks innovative thought.
Translate business problems/goals into user stories
Conduct product focus groups and evaluation meetings to ensure that the team is tracking toward desired product outcomes.
Within every sprint, work closely with the scrum team to ensure they understand the business problem, who the targeted users are and the potential impact of user stories on the product as a whole.
Ensure that delivered code is in the spirit of the user story validating that the customer experience is captured and value is delivered.
Determine fulfillment of acceptance criteria and offer advice to the Product Manager regarding acceptance of stories.
Act as a Product Owner in several SCRUM events, including but not limited to, managing/prioritizing the backlog and accepting user stories.
Collaborates with technical communications writers to develop thorough internal and external documentation describing product changes.
Identifies training needs, and trains employees on product usage and new features/functionality.
Identifies continuous improvement opportunities for Product Management processes.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Required Skills and Experience:
Enterprise software development lifecycle experience
Writing specs for APIs
System integration or interfaces
Business analysis experience including translating customer requirements into desired customer outcomes
Familiarity with Agile practices including construction of user stories and acceptance criteria
Ability to convey business concepts and solutions to a technical audience.
Ability to work independently or within a team and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Flexible and adaptable, adjust quickly to shifting priorities and rapid changes.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
Interacting with offsite and offshore teams, vendors and resources
Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work in team environment
Ability to organize and assist others in accomplishing project goals and objectives.
Ability to balance and prioritize competing demands of various business groups.
3+ years business analysis or relevant experience.
1+ years of Financial industry experience.
2+ years of experience working with the APIs and system integration
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree in related field, or equivalent work experience.
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The future of finance is open