When joining Elevations, you can expect to work for a company that:
Provides amazing experiences and creates raving fans.
Strives to provide solutions for a better life and promises employees it will be the best place they have ever worked.
Wins awards such as “Best Bank”, “Best Companies to Work for in Colorado” and even the “Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award”, the only Presidential award for quality.
Has a highly-engaged workforce and emphasizes career growth, empowerment and servant leadership.
What’s in it for you:
Competitive pay, organization-wide incentive program, 401k matching, mortgage and auto discounts
4 weeks min. paid time off, work anniversary paid time off, 11 paid holidays, and 16hrs paid volunteer time off
Medical, dental, and vision health plans with FSA or HSA options
Onsite fitness center, Zumba and yoga classes, health fairs with biometrics screening and flu shots
Employee Assistance Program with a variety of services
Career development, trainings, career coaching, job shadowing, mentoring program, tuition reimbursement up to $5,000/year, and a recognition system
Culture of excellence and continuous improvement
We strive to be the best place you’ve ever worked!
We are hiring a Senior Business Analyst to join our project team. This individual will lead and manage efforts with internal stakeholders, project managers, analysts, architects, and developers to assess, scope, price, and design the delivery of interdependent enterprise-wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives of moderate to high complexity. This individual acts as business analyst and business / IT liaison on following project types: launching new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, business process optimization projects, operational efficiency improvements, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.
Essential Functions include:
-Serves as a subject matter expert for business applications and the discipline of business analysis.
-Coaches and mentors others in best practices, techniques and processes to facilitate effective systems analysis.
-Partners with internal business teams to identify and document business requirements in the form of user stories or requirements specifications.
-Evaluates business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions.
-Elicits, analyzes and documents business requirements through informal and formal facilitation of cross-functional teams ranging from front-line subject matter experts to senior leaders and vendor partners
-Facilitates project stakeholders and/or business unit leaders in capturing and validating business requirements that meet organizational business needs goals
-Leads ongoing reviews of project ideas, business processes, and developing optimization strategies.
-Stays up-to-date on the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernize systems.
-Conducts meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings.
-Provides use case diagrams, flowcharts and other visuals to facilitate understanding of system processing and changes required.
-Completes financial and cost benefit analysis to evaluate ROI
-Serves as a change agent for the enterprise and leverages best practices for organization change management and communication in support of assigned projects.
-Effectively communicates our insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.
-Gathers critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports.
-Works closely with internal business teams, stakeholders, developers, and architects to design and roadmap projects and project plans
-Completes benefits realization (lookback analysis) of project outcomes against business case and forecasted returns
-Provides leadership, training, coaching, and guidance to junior staff.
-Allocates resources and maintaining cost efficiency.
-Ensures solutions meet business needs and requirements.
-Supports the prioritization of initiatives based on business needs and requirements.
-Serves as a liaison between stakeholders and users.
-Manages competing resources and priorities.
-Engages in testing, validation and other QA related activities.
Required Education and Experience:
-A bachelor’s degree in business or related field or an MBA.
-4-6 years’ experience in business analysis or a related field.
-Certified Competency in Business Analysis (CBAP), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) or similar
-Proven experience in developing technical expertise and understanding business processes.
-Experience with technical writing skills, developing use case diagrams, process flows, systems technical design, architecture diagrams, system development or equivalent processes.
-Experience delivering strategic software solutions within an agile environment.
-Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
-The ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions.
-Advanced technical skills.
-Excellent documentation skills.
-Fundamental analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
-Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations.
-Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
-A track record of following through on commitments.
-Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
-Experience leading and developing top performing teams.
-A history of leading and supporting successful projects.
Preferred Education and Experience:
-Preference for experience in building processes, procedures and/or project work
-Experience with Financial Institution technologies
-Off the shelf application configuration and administration experience
-Technical solution testing and validation experience
-Prosci OCM Certification
Work Environment: This job operates in an office setting and routinely uses standard office equipment
Physical Requirements: Sitting frequently, walking occasionally, use of hands frequently, hearing constantly, talking frequently, exerting up to 10 lbs of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: Full time / 40 hours per week
Location: Elevations Support Center
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
About Us: Elevations Credit Union is a member-owned not-for-profit financial institution serving Colorado’s Front Range. Founded in 1953, we’ve grown from 12 members and less than $100 in assets to an institution with 13 branches and more than 120,000 members that manages over $2 billion in assets and is the No. 1 credit union mortgage lender in Colorado. At Elevations, we’ve made a commitment to move away from a product-centered business model and focus instead on creating consumer solutions. Our objective is to provide our members, as well as the entire community, with unbiased consumer information.
EEO Statement: Elevations Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.
Candidates for certain positions may be required to submit to a credit history report in determining qualification for employment with Elevations Credit Union. If the position you are applying for requires a credit history report, any information received in such a report will not be the sole factor in making an employment decision. A history of personal financial irresponsibility may be reason for disqualification insofar as it relates to your potential job duties. Elevations Credit Union is aware that occasionally there are extenuating circumstances that may affect an individual's credit history. We comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Colorado Employment Opportunity Act.