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Manager Level , Business Analyst (RPG/Cobol) in Singapore at UOB Group

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

Functional area: Business Technology Services
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

Job Objective:
The Business Analyst (BA) works with stakeholders from all business units and related third parties to define and document business processes and software requirements for technology initiatives.
The Application Delivery Manager (ADM) is responsible for all aspects of software development for multiple applications from functional specifications to production implementation and post implementation support; using established methods and technologies with off-the- shelf or custom solutions delivered using a combination of internal staff (application teams, IT partners, business partners) contractors and vendors.

Job Responsibilities:

Requirements Management [BA]
  • Solicit requirement, prioritize and analyze requests, design business processes, workflows and user interfaces, produce/write/review of functional specifications and data mapping templates
  • Work effectively with the business users and with the internal IT partners to ensure all aspects of the business requirement and defined and analyzed
  • Perform cost estimations for enhancements and projects, based on the information gathered/analysed
  • Define and track detailed functional and technical requirements involving demand & time deposits applications
  • Lead and collaborate with cross-functional and technical teams including technical analysts, solution architect and technical teams, testing teams and other Host technical teams to define requirements
  • Identify opportunities for improving business processes, user interface, functionality through information systems and/or non-system driver changes; assist in the preparation of proposals to develop new systems and/or operational changes.
  • Work with multi-vendor teams to define and analyze requirements; perform impact analysis
  • Assist the project team in issue resolution to meet the requirements and timelines
Design Management [BA, ADM]
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Application Delivery Managers  & Subject-Matter-Experts from different functional areas, to collate, understand and finalize functional and technical requirements
  • Collaborate with Architects and Development Managers to ensure solution design complies with enterprise design principles, security and control standards
Project Delivery Management [ADM]
  • Plan technical deliverables (including any system enhancements and upgrades) to meet Project’s requirements within allocated budget and schedule
  • Plan & collaborate across different application teams to manage technical dependencies of the solution
  • Monitor and manage risks /issues related to technical delivery
  • Provide status update related to technical delivery to project management office and senior leadership
  • Plan resource allocation and utilisation across the various project and quarterly releases
  • Manage the resource Supply vs demand
  • Manage vendor relationship and statement of works
  • Partner with Test Manager to ensure completion of SIT, UAT testing, performance / load testing and application security testing with quality results
  • Prepare technical implementation plan across application teams
  • Coordinate technical implementation activities across application teams to ensure non-event production cutover and adequate post implementation support
  • Attend to issues unravelled during project duration (requirements confirmation, development, SIT/UAT and implementation stages) and work with teams to determine/agree resolution
  • Escalate project issues on timely basis to project managers and determine workarounds or resolution with stakeholders

Key Requirements - Technical
  • Knowledge in demand and time deposits domain in wholesale or retail banking industry
  • Knowledge in Silverlake’s banking software suite will be a bonus
  • Advantageous to have knowledge in RPG, CL programming, C, Cobol on AS400 platform

Key Requirements in General
  • Bachelor’s degree in related disciplines
  • Relevant Experience in Banking / Finance / IT
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills to manage technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills.
  • Proven results-oriented person with a focus on delivery
  • Good understanding and experience in of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Knowledge in Agile development methodology is a plus