Business/Systems Analyst Specialist

Location: McLean, VA

Responsibilities include:
•    As Business/Systems Analyst gather business and system requirements for data movement and controls, develop and document mappings and rules
•    Manage requirements document
•    Engaged with developing SIT/User Acceptance test cases and data sets
•    Logical thinker performing data analysis
•    Solid understanding of business & systems needs and detail requirements
•    Develop test cases, test scripts and perform sit/user acceptance testing for data application projects
•    Gather and document Business Operational Readiness Review document
•    Facilitate requirements meetings and influence decisions
•    Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current data management trends 
•    Have experience manipulating and analyzing large datasets including using statistical software
•    Solutions are innovative, thorough, and practicable
•    Works under limited direction
•    Independently determines and develops approach to solutions
•    Collaborate with team members and interact across organizational lines to meet business objectives
•    Review system requirements / spec to ensure business requirements are translated correctly
•    Interact, collaborate and support SIT/UAT testing
•    Must be able to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
•    Analyze large datasets (Structured and Unstructured data – XMLs, JSONs, PDFs) using big data platform.
•    Would be required to engage using Python, PySpark, PIG, HIVE scripts to filter/map/aggregate data. 
•    Capture requirements for R&D and exploratory analysis to understand requirements and data.

Basic Requirements
•    Degree in Information Management, Computer Science or related field with 8+ years related experience
•    Worked in the business area or closely/directly with business are to gather business requirements/rules logic and develop code.
•    Solid communications skills – verbal and written
•    Detail oriented and excellent organization skills
•    5+ years of data analysis experience, with a combination of business and technical skills
•    Experience working with Version One or JIRA or similar tool
•    Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills
•    5+ years of SQL programming experience
•    4+ years of SAS or similar programming experience 
•    4+ years of experience working with JSON, XML and CSV files 
•    4+ years of data mart/database/ETL/ Tableau experience
•    Excellent SAS, Unix and SQL programming skills
•    Experience with database, data model and data warehouse concepts
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Loan Prospector, Loan Quality, Loan Advisor suite application working knowledge or similar applications
•    Loan Manufacturing process knowledge

Preferred Skills
•    Mortgage industry experience or financial / credit analysis