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Bank of the West Sr Business Analyst in San Ramon, California

Sr Business Analyst


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Under general direction, responsible for evaluating and analyzing

complex information to support projects and/or in overall management of a

business unit/department. Develops and documents business requirements and/or

solutions and leads efforts to solve problems and issues related to business


Essential Job Functions

  • Advises business team members to define business needs through utilization to effective data gathering techniques.

  • Responsible for effective communication to all business partners and users to ensure that critical strategic decisions are vetted and well thought out prior to implementation.

  • Work independently with users to define business needs under direction of project managers.

  • Advises and leads the planning and implementation of projects and strategic initiatives for the business unit/department.

  • Drives business team members to define business needs through utilization of effective data gathering techniques.

  • Evaluates data gathered from multiple sources, reconciles differences, and ensures consistent data interpretation are met and result measurements are implemented.

Other Job Duties

  • Capable of managing multiple complex projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to write user stories, manage scrum calls, and prioritize backlog.

  • Collaborate with Product Owner and Developers to compose requirements.

  • Primary liaison with business partners, development team, andtechnology. Acts as the "Subject Matter Expert" (SME) and providesbusiness knowledge as needed.

  • Conduct gap analysis of to compare as-is with the to-be businessprocesses, perform analysis and offer solution recommendations.

  • Develop wireframes, mock-ups, process flows, and etc. to display thevisualization of front-end user designs and business processes.

  • Create different artifacts such as business requirements, functionalrequirement specifications, technical design specifications, traceabilitymatrix to the defined requirements

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Experience

  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through higher level education combined with work experience.

  • Typically viewed as the Subject Matter Expert (SME).

  • May have broad knowledge of project management.

  • Requires 7 years minimum prior relevant experience.

  • Requires 3 to 5 years of Agile experience .


  • Bachelor's Degree required


  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills for documenting necessary processes, business requirement proposals, client interaction, and project documentation as required.

  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills

  • High attention to detail and experience in representing complex issues based on comprehensive analysis in an understandable manner.

  • Must have strong organizational skills, with the ability to handle complex projects in a multi-tasking environment.

  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.

  • Project management tools such as MS Project, Microsoft Visio,Sharepoint, Microsoft Office Suite Products, Snag It

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Business Analysis

Location: United States-California-San Ramon

Requisition ID: 050867