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Product Analyst
Date Posted:  6/17/2021
Job ID:  Job #3576
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire
Location: RaleighNorth Carolina
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We are hiring for a Product Analyst for a cutting-edge financial platforms to provide growth and solutions for a top nationally known home mortgage lender. If you are ready to create an impact in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, this could be a great opportunity for you!
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.

OVERVIEW
Our esteemed Fintech client is expanding and leading the way through technology innovation and investments in unparalleled user experience designed to streamline the dream of owning a home. They are looking for diverse, highly-motivated team members who want to come grow and lead the lending experience change with us.
Works on Product Management team to deliver cutting edge technology solutions to improve the mortgage loan process for our customers.  Key contributor within Scrum team to deliver quality, on-time user stories that meet acceptance criteria.

EXPERIENCE 

  • Minimum of 5 years total combined architecture and development experience 
  • 3+ years of experience with full stack development that includes JavaScript and Node.js, and React.js or comparable stacks
  • 3 years of experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with AWS services and products (e.g. S3, Lambda, etc.)
  • Experience with modern CI/CD pipeline environments and code repositories
  • Experience with APIs and Microservices architecture 
  • Fluent with Agile collaborative environments
  • Good communications skills are a must
  • Experience with Python and Data Processing libraries (major plus)
  • Experience with financial applications (a plus)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participates in organizational analysis to identify current capabilities and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Interact and coordinate with system developers and business subject matter experts on application changes, development, and deployment
  • Gathers business requirements that effect technology systems, and engage with technology partners to develop solution through technology change process
  • Writes and communicates requirements and user stories following standardized Agile framework
  • Works effectively inside a Scrum or Kanban team
  • Comfortable documenting acceptance criteria
  • Conduct and participate in Scrum ceremonies and retrospectives
  • Create and maintain system and user documentation
  • Coordinate and conduct testing and user training
  • Provide regular verbal and written reports to management
  • Create workflow diagrams and technical documentation
  • Collaborates with Tech Leads and UAT to define when user stories are done
  • Manages stakeholders and teams of people across functional areas to implement a project
  • Coordinates risk assessment and uses risk assessment output to help mitigate risks to project
  • Participates in backlog grooming sessions for ongoing roadmap planning
  • Execute on test script developed in design and implementation phases
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned
  • Demonstrate behaviors which are aligned with the organization’s desired culture and values

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4 Year college degree (Bachelor) or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of Agile experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong teamwork mentality, including mentorship of junior analysts
  • Highly proficient in the G-Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.)
  • Data analysis experience a plus
  • Knowledge of BI Tools a plus
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence or similar tools required
  • Must be a team player with strong attention to detail, with the ability to work independently
  • Must be able to work across multiple projects at one time, and collaborate with other teams to ensure deliverables are done on time
  • Proven track record at delivering timely and accurate information in a fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving and mathematical skills, using sound judgment 
  • Financial Services and, if possible, mortgage industry experience preferred
  • Strong business acumen and ability to interface with executive management

DAILY TASKS

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the rest of the team
  • Build state-of-the-art financial systems
  • Learn new technologies and FOCUS on what you're passionate about!