Senior Business Systems Analyst

Senior Business Systems Analyst

Location: Swarthmore, PA

Business Strategic Summary:

We are an innovation-driven lending integration platform that has built a rapidly growing ecosystem among Lending Systems, Financial Institutions, and Merchants. Our goal is to sustain 300% revenue growth every year for the next three years. We will continue to invest in APIs to connect LOS platforms and data analytics into a long-term differentiation in the market.

Job Description:

The Senior Business Systems Analyst will assist the Product Management Executive with matters related to product development and support. Responsibilities include understanding both client and market-driven business drivers, requirements gathering, analysis, and functional design related to product enhancements and fixes, and assisting implementation and support teams with product-related questions and tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Elicit, analyze, specify, and validate the business needs of stakeholders, be they lenders, merchants, vendor partners, or internal LoanStar staff.
  • Collaborate with project sponsors and product management to determine project scope and vision. Have a clear understanding of scope inclusions and exclusions.
  • Perform product development analysis and design tasks to meet defined business drivers and solve business problems.
  • Work closely with the product manager, system architecture, and development personnel to consider existing product workflow and structure to maintain a seamless and consistent product offering.
  • Create process models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to clients (when applicable) developers, QA personnel, and/or the project team.
  • Maintain LoanStar APIs so they are up to date and thoroughly documented
  • Collaborate with QA personnel to ensure that the testing scope provides sufficient coverage to validate release content.
  • Provide support to implementation and product support teams, as needed.

Skills and competencies:

  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of consumer lending
  • Understanding of software system interfaces
  • Understanding of software lifecycles and methodologies
  • Able to exercise independent judgment
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with internal team members, vendor partners and client personnel of all levels
  • Logical and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure
  • Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis
  • Project management skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong team-oriented attitude
  • Familiarity with lending regulatory compliance is a plus

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Financial services – experience with a financial institution or a FinTech provider, ideally with consumer lending experience.

About LoanStar Technologies:

Based in the greater Philadelphia area, LoanStar works with lenders of all sizes to design, deploy and power instant indirect consumer lending at the point-of-sale. LoanStar works with lenders to diversify their consumer loan origination strategies. Providing program consulting, market-leading software, and merchant aggregation, LoanStar helps lenders of every size leverage the power of their local brand. LoanStar has developed the MerchantLinQ platform that enables lenders of all sizes to deploy instant point-of-sale finance through their local merchants.

Job Type: Full-time

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