IBM Royalty Management Systems Mid Level Business Analyst (Financial) in SOUTHBURY, Connecticut

Job Description

IBM is seeking an enthusiastic Business/ Systems Analyst to join a DevOps squad in the Finance Systems Organization which manages IBM's Royalty Management Applications. Top candidates should demonstrate the following key characteristics for success: creativity, intellectual curiosity, passion for helping others, problem solving, appreciation for professionalism and excellence in execution.

Responsibilities include analyzing business needs, working with IT professionals to translate business requirements into IT solutions, and testing to validate the quality of these solutions. In addition you will work with other analysts, and assist in other areas such as coordination of dependencies, management of test schedules, and ensuring quality standards and controls compliance.

The team is located in Southbury CT

No remote opportunities exist

Will consider relocation for candidates with the right skills/experience

Must have the ability to work in the US without current/future need for IBM sponsorship

Using Agile Practices and IBM Design Thinking to drive customer success is a key component of how we work. We strive to deliver holistic product experiences and tackle new and exciting challenges related to system development and integration.

What you’ll do:

Provide expertise in analysis, requirements gathering, design, coordination, testing and support technical solutions for the IBM Financial System organization

Collaborate with financial reporting and IT teams to develop initiatives and strategies that optimize costs and improve internal and external reporting

Develop methodology documents based on self initiated interviews, diagrams, surveys and workflow analysis

Develop and maintain a strong working relationships with business and technical members of the team

Actively participate in the Agile and Design Thinking processes

Create detailed plans for execution and implementation of new processes and be a visionary for the creation of new IT Systems to support the new business processes

Relentless focus on quality and continuous improvement

Perform root cause analysis of process issues

Collaborate with financial reporting and IT teams to develop initiatives and strategies that optimize costs and improve internal and external reporting.

Successful candidates will have the following work habits

Partner with the Technical Lead and the IT Architect to design a world class solution

Collaborate with multiple levels of IT and Business management and partner across multiple IT Teams and systems. Have a strong desire and ability to learn new skills and absorb professional knowledge quickly

Strong analytical, good problem solving skills

Requires demonstrated communication and customer interfacing skills

Work effectively in an open environment where creativity and collaboration are welcome and encouraged


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years Business/Systems Analyst Experience

  • Demonstrated aptitude for analytics

  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills

  • Data Modelling

  • Data Analytics including knowledge of SQL, Cognos , R or SPSS

  • Knowledge of Financial Systems

  • Business Process Modelling

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


EO Statement

IBM 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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.