Business Analyst Senior (MISMO) 

Location: McLean, VA

Client: Fortune 50 Financials Org.


Position Overview: The Business Analysis Senior will work on the technical projects of diverse scope where analysis of technical capabilities is translated into MISMO compliant specifications supporting business intent. Requires an understanding of mortgage lending, system specifications, MISMO model, both from a technical and business perspective. The position will primarily support one or more projects with the goal of providing a complete and thorough impact assessment of proposed changes to specification update needs and then producing customer facing technical specifications to end users.

Responsibilities Include:
• Developing MISMO compliant and business driven technical specifications for end users
• Interfacing with business partners, customers, and technical partners
• Ensuring alignment of business/customer understanding of technical solution
• Participating in user requirements elicitation to support specification development and/or updates
• Providing status updates to projects leads and managers
• Ensuring information is easy to understand and complete
• Identify, track and resolve issues

Basic Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree
• 4-6 years of related experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience with developing MISMO compliant specifications for external audiences
• Ability to multitask and support multiple assignments
• Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills
• Attention to detail is a MUST
• Ability to effectively communicate XML/Json specification requirements in both business and technical terms
• Ability to listen to business users, convey complex ideas effectively, and prepare written business documentation
• Ability to work across teams and departments to resolve issues

Preferred Skills:
• Graduate degree or advanced studies
• Knowledge of mortgage industry terminology
• Expertise in MISMO standards, XML, and JSON