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Principal Business Analyst - P119541_S1

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. \u003Cstrong\u003EWe\u0027re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. \u003C/strong\u003EBe the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThis Principal Business Analyst will be responsible for providing strategic and tactical support in exploring new or enhanced business opportunities. This position will serve a prominent thought leadership role by conducting deep level analysis around operational procedures activities, solutioning options, risks and implementation of business strategies/opportunities in order to develop new or refine business functionality and deliver to the marketplace. This position will partner closely with client-facing team including Business Development, Product Managers, Operations and various levels of management. \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EResponsible for formulating systems scope and objectives relative to the organization\u0027s business plan and industry requirements. Provides technical guidance concerning the business implications of the application of various systems. Provides technical consulting on complex projects.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EResponsible for analysis and design of business systems. Typical steps include diagnosis of need and the development of a related requirement specification, system development planning, creation and implementation of a test plan, ongoing project oversight during the development phase and comparison of the solution delivered with the original specifications.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EActs as an intermediary between IT and internal clients. Applies specialized professional knowledge and techniques gained through advanced study to develop solutions, as appropriate, to analytical, commercial, operational, process or technological problems.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEnhances, optimizes, and automates existing processes and ongoing business processes.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESupport the introduction of new or enhanced business ideas/concepts. Ensure scope, deliverables and objectives are clearly defined and that milestones and timelines are established and met in order to meet business objective.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide thought leadership on the development, integration and implementation approach for new business idea/concepts.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPrepare clear and concise communications to internal and external business partners.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Project Management, Business, Information Technology, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E4\u002B years of experience working with the business in software development\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIn lieu of a degree, 6\u002B years of experience in software development lifecycle\u00ADcollaborating with business and/or BT coding, designing, testing, project management\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for:\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProficient knowledge and understanding of Discover Payment Services applications and Products (example: Hydra, Xpress, DDX, Disputes, Acquirer / Retained Merchant Clearing Settlement systems, MFD, DCX)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong analytical, problem-solving, facilitation and process mapping skills\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to build strong business relationships with business partners and cross functional teams.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E



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Posted: 2019-10-23 Expires: 2019-12-12

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