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Lead Business Analyst

Jersey City, New Jersey
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
* Visa sponsorship is not available for this position*

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities?

Join our DTCC family, and you'll grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you'll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life

Why you'll love this job

The IT Business Aligned Delivery function brings IT into closer alignment with the Business by building bridges to link traditional Infrastructure (IT) teams to Application Development (AD) teams. This function is a prioritized, fully aligned and delivery focused group of squads that work to remove roadblocks, increase communication between IT & AD, and work to create more efficient delivery. This enables the rapid adoption of DevOps and Agility for DTCC software development projects.

The Lead Business Systems Analyst elaborates details (e.g. acceptance criteria) in backlog items, ensures all Jira board items are completed by documented deadlines and works with the Scrum Master to maintain and groom the Jira board & associated backlog. The Lead Business Systems Analyst also bridges between technology and business stakeholders because they have both a deep understanding of user needs and system functionality.

What You'll Do

Translate user and business needs into product backlog items (shared responsibility with Product Owner) to achieve "definition of ready"

Collaborate with Product Owner (PO) and squad on backlog item refinement to foster a shared understanding of what the product is supposed to do

Work closely with Business and AD teams to leverage IT resources to help achieve all project deadlines

Partner with PO and stakeholders to incorporate feedback into the backlog

Required participant in all daily and ongoing squad calls

When applicable, creates documentation for stakeholders and/or provide information for others to create documentation (e.g. training materials, message specs, technical/functional design, etc.)

Act as proxy product owner when delegated

Work with engineers & peers to communicate status, escalate roadblocks and work with support teams to perform as needed troubleshooting

* Note: Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above*

Talents Needed for Success

5+ years of IT experience

Familiarity with diverse technologies and platforms

Familiarity with Agile techniques and tools - Scrum, Kanban, Jira, etc.

Experience navigating ServiceNow, Power BI & JIRA

Keen (internal) customer focus

Clear communicator, with good verbal and written communication skills

Detail oriented; Ability to work independently, is proactive and follows hrough

Effective use of Excel statistical functions (pivot tables, etc.)

Solid knowledge of industry trends and user demands and pain points to be able to design a robust user-centric solution

Knowledge of system functionality to be able to engage in discussion with the squad

Comfortable working closely with team management to review approaches and requirements that solve the business problem


Bachelor's degree preferred with Masters, or equivalent experience
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  • Job Reference: 386582011-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: DTCC
  • Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent