Sr. Business Applications Analyst

    • Job Tracking ID: 512165-842490
    • Job Location: Broomfield, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 01/12/2023
    • Years of Experience: 10 - 15 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Days of the Week: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thurs,Fri
    • Hours: 40 hours a week Monday – Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm, occasional weekend/after hours support
    • Salary: Starting Annual Salary $81,913 - $122,870 based on experience
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Job Description

$1000 HIRING BONUS FOR ALL NEW EMPLOYEES*

*$1000 to be paid out 90 days after start date.

As The Artisans of Banking, we strive to be B.R.A.V.E. (Build Relationships & Add Value Everyday). We recognize that in order to meet the needs of our communities, we must represent our communities. Our success relies on creating a culture where we have diverse perspectives and a true sense of belonging. This is a journey, and we pledge to do more than simply check the box.

When you join our Premier Members team, your benefits will include:

  • Comprehensive medical insurance plan that has HRA, HSA, and FSA options
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Generous paid-time-off
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Annual bonus
  • 401(k) plan with a 5% match
  • Wellness program
  • Tuition assistance
  • 1% employee loan discount
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life and disability coverage

What sets working for Premier Members apart?

  • Career development and pathing opportunities to move into leadership roles or other lines of business within PMCU such as Commercial Lending, Finance, Marketing, Underwriting, Member Solutions, Training, Human Resources, and more.
  • Supportive and engaging work environment.
  • A wellness and sustainable work culture that puts family, Mother Nature, our community, and your health first.
  • A work environment that encourages personal as much as professional growth, teamwork to make the dream work, and treating everyone equally.

Starting Annual Salary $81,913 - $122,870 based on experience

Experience and Skills

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Sr. Business Applications Analyst approaches business problems through a technology solutions lens. The person in this position challenges the original request and initial solution idea to reach a true plan for a complete, measured targeted delivery.  This position works closely with business partners and leaders, technology administrators and engineers, and vendors to architect a complete solution path for projects ranging from new system implementations to existing internal process improvements. The Sr. Business Applications Analyst will attend regular meetings with end-users from various operational departments within the credit union and conduct focused solutions review meetings with the technology team. The person in this position will bring a passion for communicating and reaching mutual goals. They may lean on previous system or application administration experience to offer creative solutions to consider.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Stay up-to-date with CU and business unit priorities while clarifying the requirements of requests; research, brainstorm, and design technology solutions in conjunction with SMEs, product owners, analysts, and technical administrators and engineers.Mature process and reference documentation for technical and functional specifications. For example, ensure regular processes such as User Access Reviews are completed within timely manner and that data mapping documents are kept up to date.
  • Document and obtain sign-off on final requirements within a complete project plan so that the Technology team can deliver on a mutually-agreed upon path for success in response to each business need.
  • Assess potential solutions and meet with vendors to support and clarify the Credit Union’s and Technology departments’ plan for upgrades; support evaluation, testing, procedure, and validation efforts
  • Maintain documentation and create or update technology operational procedures. Use System Integration and Data Mapping as a tool to understand how one change may need to be reviewed for potential impacts.
  • Monitor release enhancements and changes to the environment; attend code review or change control to keep abreast of custom configurations by partnering teams.
  • Occasionally respond to alerts or planned maintenance outside regularly scheduled hours. Perform other duties, such as internal Technology Safety and Soundness efforts, as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  Education/Certification:      

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or completed higher education courses in a relatable field
  • Ten-plus years of similar or related experience
  • Five-plus years working in the Financial Industry or Credit Union space

  Required Knowledge:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills to translate between business partners and technical team members, as well as stakeholders and project managers.
  • Experience working in an office environment and navigating collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams, and Outlook scheduling assistant and automatic replies to show consideration of others’ time
  • Ability to manage multiple work-streams, including emergency support tasks, and communicate roadblocks or concerns for maintaining progress on scheduled projects and tasks
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic and changing environment, and adapt quickly to new conditions and priorities
  • Ability to recognize and define problems, research and establish facts, and resolve issues and problems promptly.
  • Ability to adhere to the Financial Industry, Credit Union, and Cybersecurity/Data Privacy regulations to protect our members’ data and our organizational reputation

 Experience Required:              

  • Experience preparing Process and Business Documentation and creating repeatable procedures
  • Strong familiarity with administering core Financial platforms, ancillary credit union business applications, Online and Mobile Banking, or API integrations
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in object-oriented programming language(s) such as PowerOn, HTML, C#, Powershell, Javascript
  • Experience providing troubleshooting support, and translating findings from troubleshooting activities into clear descriptions for partnering teams and vendors
  • Demonstrated experience contributing to a project or release/upgrade plan, coordination, or execution
  • Preferred experience clarifying requirements from end users or project teams and crafting solutions that meet or exceed initial requirements
  • Utilizing programming and database concepts, and familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle

 Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to manage multiple work-streams and proactively communicate roadblocks or concerns for maintaining progress on scheduled projects and tasks
  • Focus on streamlined operational excellence using User Experience design and Business Process Re-engineering best practices
  • Ability to recognize and define problems, research and establish facts, communicate and resolve issues and problems promptly
  • Adherence to relevant Financial Industry, Credit Union, and Cybersecurity/Data Privacy regulations, policies, and procedures to protect our members’ data and our organizational reputation, such as the Bank Secrecy Act, the Patriot Act, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.
  • Preferred familiarity with technology topics such as virtual server architecture like Microsoft VMs, programming languages such as .NET or C#; Object-oriented architecture; web programming skills like HTML, XML, Javascript; web administration skills with IIS; database and scripting skills with SQL objects or job agent

 WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Standard office conditions
  • Low to moderate noise
  • Limited lifting up to 50 lbs.

 This description has been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included.  Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded.  Essential functions, requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions.  In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive.  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. 

  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.  However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.


The Credit Union believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success.  That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities.  Therefore, this job description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent.  It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.  Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

  This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities of this position and may change with or without notice.