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Company: Stifel
Location: St. Louis, MO
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Banking, Insurance, Financial Services

Description

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Direct and manage development for small to large scale projects and ongoing enhancement requests.
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools by identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path.
  • Present reports defining project progress, risks, problems and solutions.
  • Work directly with technical analysts, IT and application vendors to transform and develop design requirements throughout all phases of the project from system design to implementation.
  • Analyze business processes and data to help determine how new technology can satisfy business needs.
  • Under limited direction of management, project managers and/or senior team members work closely with technical analyst, IT and application vendor to transform and develop design requirements throughout all phases of the project from design to implementation.
  • Organize and participate in design review sessions to gather business requirements for new projects, enhancements/improvements to existing functionality, and issue resolution.
  • Elicit requirements through interviews, business analysis, workflow analysis and data analysis.
  • Collaborate with business area and technical experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs.
  • Drive and challenge business units on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute their plans.
  • Analyze and verify requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility and conformity to standards. 
  • Develop and manage deployment plans and assist in development and execution of test plan.
  • Facilitate user integration and acceptance testing of supported applications.
  • Assist web server administrator with application installation and validation.
  • Some travel by car and/or air in conjunction with local, regional and/or national travel, up to 20%. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Self-directed requiring minimal oversight and the ability to mentor less experienced staff.
  • Prior experience with large-scale organizational process improvement efforts desired.
  • Understand the components involved in running a successful project.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Knowledge of all phases of software development including requirements analysis, design, testing (integration, user, and performance), implementation and support.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to relay information well in both written and verbal form.
  • Able to recognize potential assignments outside own areas of specialization and apply appropriate business technology related expertise as necessary.
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field preferred
  • 2-4 years' of industry experience related experience required
  • Basic SQL database knowledge and query language preferred


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