Business Analyst II--Process Automation
Location:
Herndon , Virginia
Posted:
December 17, 2017
Reference:
51748
THE COMPANY

Are you interested in helping solve today's most critical housing challenges? In simplest terms, Fannie Mae serves the people who house America. We work at the heart of housing by providing reliable, affordable mortgage financing in all markets at all times, buying loans that banks and other lenders originate, so they can fund new loans. This gives more people the opportunity to buy, refinance, or rent homes and apartments. Creating these opportunities is what drives the people who work at Fannie Mae.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress

JOB INFORMATION

Examine, assess, and document business operations and procedures of a financial management, product, or trading unit. Relate these procedures to IT/IS systems and applications that are designed to enable the operating unit to accomplish its objectives. Assist operating unit staff by developing reports, downloads, and analyses from discipline-specific systems and applications. Provide input to IT/IS specialists in development projects to assist in developing specifications and functionalities in financial IT systems.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Assess procedures and business processes in a financial management, accounting, transactional, or business operations unit for methods of automating them or improving existing applications supporting them.
  • Participate in meetings with financial management, Accounting, or product management staff and application developers and project managers to plan development or upgrades of applications used by their offices or business units.
  • Participate in planning testing and acceptance of newly developed financial management software by client group who will be using it.
  • May provide support to applications in production by tracking and troubleshooting problems and ensuring continued and efficient operation of application in production, and full access by its users.
  • Develop queries, analyses, or reports from financial management applications for operations or management staff of assigned business unit.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 2 years of related experience

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills required, including root cause analysis
  • Proficiency in authoring project documentation including and requirements, user stories and test cases
  • Demonstrated experience leading business analysis efforts on technology projects
  • Substantial experience with Microsoft Office including Excel, Visio and Access
  • Ability to analyze current state processes and identify opportunities for improvement and automation
  • Ability to work effectively with internal customers to build strong business relationships
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under tight deadlines with competing priorities
  • Exposure to JIRA and/or HP ALM
  • Prior experience working in an Agile environment is a plus


EMPLOYMENT

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A little about us:
We’re leading the way to provide safe, affordable, and reliable credit, so people across the U.S. have opportunities to buy, refinance, or rent homes.

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