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Sr Business Analyst Software Eng in Tampa, FL at Radian Group Inc

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

"The purpose of the position is to clear requirements that support the execution of the product roadmap keeping in the task on time and in budget.

The position of the business analyst is to work as a liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to information systems, business processes and policies. Documentation created will be used for system development, Quality Assurance Testing, reference to Training material, and Product material.

1.) Elicit requirements using interviews, observations, requirements workshops, document analysis, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, SIPOC diagrams, and task and workflow analysis

2.) Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs. 

3.) Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements.

4.) Drive and challenge business units on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute their plans. 

5.) Coordinates modifications, in case of functional specification changes and/or maintenance, with business leader.

6.) Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs

7.) Ensures that product complies with business functionality specifications, development timelines, and budget

8.) Works with Quality Assurance to ensure required specifications are available to assist with QA testing.


• 5 + years experience within the software development discipline, requirements gathering, analysis and design.
• Strong oral and written communication skills with technical and business ability to communicate to all levels of staff, client and management.
• Primary and secondary mortgage markets experience strongly preferred.
• Experience with Microsoft Project, Visio and Office applications.
• Strong Systems Requirements, Systems Design and UML documentation skills

Skills and Abilities:

• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects while meeting aggressive deadlines and achieving high levels of accuracy.
• Superior business analysis skills.
• Strong facilitation and negotiation skills.
• Excellent technical and customer (internal and external) service skills.
• Above average critical thinking and creative problem solving skills.
• Ability to prioritize issues and resolve in a timely and productive fashion.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, fast-growing and highly-entrepreneurial environment.
• Ability to quickly assimilate primary and secondary mortgage market industry knowledge.

EEO Statement

Radian complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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