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Business Analyst (367715BR)

Business Development




Texas, United States

IntroductionAre you looking for a career that will allow you to use your unique blend of business acumen and tech savvy? Business Analysts at IBM are subject matter experts that build the bridge between our business and our clients, immersing themselves into the market to understand problems and find innovative solutions. Be ready to navigate the complex relationships that make the business world run and find the actionable insights that result in great business decisions.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesAs a Business Analyst for the IBM Cloud for Financial Services, you will support the team's program strategies that drive risk and control efficiencies, customer satisfaction and growth acceleration of the public cloud. You will partner with the best professionals and apply your strategic and analytical skills to enable new business transformation, security and compliance outcomes in hybrid and public cloud for mission-critical banking workloads. And you will do it all in a collaborative environment that values your insight, encourages you to take on new responsibilities, promotes continuous learning, and rewards innovative thinking.This role will support the Financial Services Cloud leadership team and our key programs driving the evolution of cloud solutions and services to specifically support regulated and critical workloads for the financial services industry.Key Responsibilities....+ Support the Financial Services Cloud vertical in driving the IBM offerings that will enable our customer's transformation journey - delivering secure and controlled public cloud solutions for financial institutions.+ Partner closely with colleagues across various IBM cloud teams. Understand the importance of and build relationships and alignment across internal teams and key stakeholders within the organization to help drive objectives.+ Support the business functions of the team; e.g. planning, performance reporting, resource management.+ Drive improvements in operational effectiveness of our program managers, architects and offering managers, eliminating any friction program delivery - measuring, analyzing and communicating key metrics and trends.+ Identify, document, and analyze requirements specifications. Aid the team in creating user stories and short-term plans that they can confidently and consistently deliver to.+ Operate in a highly organized manner with strong attention to detail, applying analytical and project management skills, and working both independently and collaboratively across the team.+ Maintain a track record of strategic decision making and problem solving based on analytics with strong business judgment, leadership and integrity. Bring a healthy, ambitious and responsible approach to drive the strategic intent of our programs.+ Demonstrate communication skills with clear, concise written and oral communication, coupled with strategic influencing skills and the ability to drive agreement through intellect, interpersonal and negotiation skills+ Develop and prepare reports for leadership team that capture key metrics, monitor performance progress and effectively communicate trends and patterns using relevant data.+ Create high-quality presentations that communicate strategy, objectives and performance in a clear and concise manner.+ Deliver results with focus on achieving both short- and long-term goals. Be able to drive and execute an agenda in an uncertain and fluid environment.Today's operating environment demands a stack that's responsive to the innovative enterprise - one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. Be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers - people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world's top business and technology professionals. We're hiring ...JOIN US.Keywords...#architecture #qlik @IBMCloud #infra #SCRUM #jira #publiccloud @caffeinate_adam #finserv #agile @LifeAtIBM #fintech #analytics #cloudnativeRequired Technical and Professional Expertise+ 7+ years of experience as a Business Analyst+ Highly proficient with MS PowerPoint and Excel with experience creating high quality, professional content for senior management+ Excellent time management and organizational skills and experience influencing and coordinating activities across diverse teams+ Experience working in a highly collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality+ Foundational knowledge of public cloud services and technologiesPreferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ Experience in the financial services industry; i.e. banking, capital markets, insurance+ Working knowledge of IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure or GCP public cloud offerings and technologies+ Experience with analytical tools and building dashboard reports; e.g. Tableau or Qlik+ Experience with Scrum, Kanban and modern project/task management tools; e.g. Trello, Jira, Aha!+ Experience building business cases and developing strategic plansAbout Business UnitDigitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client's data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.