Senior Agile Systems Analyst

Location: Westlake, TX
Date Posted: 07-10-2013

Senior Agile Systems Analyst
Westlake, TX
6 months
Need local or regional
Need GC or Citizen or EAD
Need only W2 Candidates
Education and Experience:
·         Bachelor’s degree preferred
·         5+ year’s business or systems analysis experience
·         Mutual fund tax experience a plus
·         Minimum 3 years experience with systems development methodologies
·         Minimum 2 years experience with agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, XP, and Kanban)
Skills and Knowledge:
·         Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
·         Understanding, articulating and championing the benefits of agile to team members
·         Mentoring other team members on Agile methods
·         Writing/eliciting Epics and decomposing them into User Stories sized appropriately for the iteration
·         Recognizing and using common repeatable patterns to estimate epics and/or stories
·         Creating acceptance test criteria and managing the end-to-end testing process
·         Experience writing automated test scripts a plus.
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills with business and technical team members across the organization
·         Working independently with limited supervision
·         Working in a distributed environment with colleagues located in different geographical regions
·         Use of collaboration tools to effectively work on project activities – e.g., instant messaging, screen sharing, knowledge sharing sites, etc.
·         Experience with Jira a plus
·         Experience with testing management tools
·         Knowledge of accounting principles, mutual fund industry and security types for institutional and retail funds
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