Senior Business Analyst (2109) in Irving, TX at Mr. Cooper

Date Posted: 4/22/2018

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Senior Business Analyst sought by Nationstar Mortgage LLC, in Irving, TX, 40 hrs./wk. Duties: Position plays a key role in facilitating data requirement meetings with business and technical stakeholders and resolve conflicts to drive decisions. Position will be working closely with Data Services portfolio and delivery managers. Position will participate in all IT and Business related discussions in understanding the data generation (upstream) and data consumption (downstream).  Position is critical to driving the strategic value in laying strong foundational models, providing clear directional path to Data Integration (ETL) team to develop jobs; in helping Database Administrators (DBA) in ease of maintenance and in operations such as loading and extracting data into those; and in providing inputs to the Architecture team for designing the solution.  ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Establish and maintain comprehensive data model documentation including detailed descriptions of business entities, attributes, and data relationships.  Be able to analysis on data and access patterns to determine constraints. Provide data mappings requirements, user interface specifications, processing logic as per business requirements to the ETL team.  Understands the flow of data, business processes/technical interfaces that would be created or impacted. Document purpose and driver behind each of the models. Document logical, physical models complete with business definitions and glossaries into central metadata repository such as InfoSphere Metadata Management tool. Maintain the data dictionary, business data glossary, naming conventions, standards and abbreviations and their intended meanings in a central repository. Identifies and document sources of existing data as well as the new data. Understands use of master and reference data including sources and contributors. Consult, discussion with business partners, peer Data Architects, Engineers in understanding the requirements, setting and managing expectations in relation to deliverables. Have joint accountability with data stewards and data architects on the projects to ensure conformance to enterprise data governance policies around information risk and data protection guidelines. Data analysts should be familiar with common policies around data masking and protection schemes. Be able to provide best approaches to data storage in terms of achieving separable Business data vs non-business data (Natural keys vs Surrogate keys). Present the model, access path and lineage as needed (into such formats as excel, if required). Be able to participate in Business discussion and prepare initial source-to-target mappings. Other related duties as assigned (to data modeling, data access). Maintains data dictionary by revising and entering definitions.  Locate data sets and prepares data or defines the specifications to prepare data from multiple sources: scripting, database management and queries.

Requires:  Bachelor’s degree, in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Math, Statistics, Business Administration, or related field; and 5 years of experience as a data analyst or related position with modeling experience. 

Alternatively, will accept a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Math, Statistics, Business Administration, or related field; and 2 years of experience as a data analyst or related position with modeling experience. 

Requires any experience including combination of the following: Knowledge in Core Competencies: Hands-on experience in developing data models, and datawarehouses,  development knowledge. Knowledge and experience with industry leading Modeling tools such as ERWin or Infosphere DataArchitect. Hands-on experience in working with relational databases (in creating DDLs and Access paths – DCL).  Competence in soft skills associated with core competencies such as documentation, communication, leadership, facilitation, team management & customer relationships. Familiarity and knowledge of modeling multi-source (Systems of Record – SOR) integration (into single ‘source of truth’) type data architecture. Knowledge of and working experiencing in modeling “SCD – type 2” for tracking historical changes. Skilled in software development life cycle phases (SDLC). Track record of interviewing business partners, setting and managing expectations in relation to deliverables and requirements. Understanding of Agile development methodologies and software project life cycle and associated methodologies. Experience with standard systems analysis tools and procedures. Problem solving skills and analytical skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.   Ability to confirm testing objectives, verify requirements are testable and trace testability back to requirements. Have working knowledge in Agile environments and adopt to multiple itineraries running in concurrency.

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