Business Systems Analyst in Atlanta, GA at Voya

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

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    Powers Ferry Rd
    Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

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Profile Summary:

The Technical Business Systems Analyst role will support our Risk and Corporate Applications Systems by working with the development teams with responsibility for eliciting, understanding and documenting business needs to determine and recommend the most optimal solution to conduct software development. 

This individual will be an expert analytical resource focusing on highly visible, complex and critical business priorities. Forecasts and establishes plans for defining, delivering, enabling and supporting significant information technology components into the organization architecture.

Profile Description:

  • Serves as the highest level business analyst expert, providing leadership on complex projects across multiple business areas, multiple platforms and/or multiple locations. 
  • ​Makes independent, creative, technical contributions to defining user business and functional requirements for enhancements and projects and implementing IT business solutions.
  • Provide consulting regarding  the practices and methods for defining detailed business requirements including planning, documentation, analysis and alignment to corporate standards
  • Define/review high level business requirements which describe the business needs and the scope of the solution – prior to developing detailed business and functional requirements.
  • Document and refine business requirements to describe the business needs to a functional requirement level without presuming a technical solution.  Requirements should be verifiable and testable once a solution is defined. 
  • Support the execution of the development pipeline and delivery of Voya’s software products including vendor solutions to QA, and ultimately to production
  • Work in execution of product development across all teams as part of the development lifecycle
  • Develop or modify processes to resolve moderate to complex business issues by using IT solutions, considering computer capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired result through understanding past, current and future business unit goals, strategies and plans including current and future roadmaps.
  • Work with Project and Release Management to sequence/coordinate development activities within software development environment methodologies
  • Leverage understanding of high level system architecture/portfolio that supports the business process, and the key process areas supported by the IT systems to provide in-depth solution and problem solving.
  • Operate at a high technical level for all phases of IT projects; ensuring broader business implications of proposed IT solutions are considered. 
  • Identify applicable technology alternatives to given business problems using applied research and tools; reviews new products/services using pre-established evaluation criteria that include architecture standards and  the standards to request proposals with outside firms 
  • Coaches and mentors less experienced analysts.  Assign, check work and provide guidance on assignments to other team members

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a directly related field
  • Eight + years of professional IT experience with leadership in technical and business analysis.
  • Financial Services / Insurance Industry experience highly desired.

Required skills:

  • Enterprise Testing, Quality Standards, and software product knowledge (architecture, infrastructure, security, DevOps, etc.) 
  • SDLC knowledge (System experience: FoxPro, Data Warehouse)
  • Business requirement knowledge (i.e. elicitation of requirements, planning, documentation, analysis and alignment to standards)
  • Strong SQL skills to query SQL databases, ability to read pseudo code.
  • Data Warehouse or Business Intelligence experience, Mapping Documents, Source Data.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience in data integration and data quality projects
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically with Excel, Visio, Power Point, Word, and SharePoint
  • Ability to multi-task easily and juggle priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Software development environment methodologies (i.e. Waterfall, Agile)
  • Communication skills (Functional communication to technical stakeholders, Technical communication to non-technical stakeholders)



Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture: 

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals. 
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions. 
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

Learn more about Critical Skills.


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