IT Senior Business Analyst
About Us Are you someone who seeks opportunity and has a true desire to grow your career with an organization that has enriched the lives of clients and communities in the Washington, DC region for 150 years? If so, Sandy Spring Bank may be the perfect fit for you! Sandy Spring Bank is a growing financial services company focused on creating remarkable experiences for our employees, clients, shareholders and communities. We are proud to be recognized for the12th consecutive year by Forbes magazine as one of the top 50 "Most Trustworthy" corporations in America. Our values run deep in integrity, relationship building and community outreach. To help us attract the highest quality individuals, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to those who qualify. We offer competitive market salaries, paid time off, multiple retirement savings options, full health care options, life insurance, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, career development opportunities, tuition assistance and volunteer opportunities. We are proud to offer those, and so much more, making Sandy Spring Bank a desirable place to work and build a career. About The Job Sandy Spring Bank is currently recruiting a Business Analyst in the Strategic Initiatives Department. If you are the chosen candidate, you will be responsible for providing strategic business analysis to various business units throughout the bank; gain in-depth understanding of business unit strategy, processes, services, roadmap and context in which the business operates; gain understanding of how technology impacts and enables the processes throughout the business units; review business process from end-to-end to identify and address operational, financial and technological areas for improvement in efficiency. You will provide consulting to IT and business management on applying technology to business opportunities, planning and implementation of cross-functional applications; act as a steward of business interest on projects to deliver the right solution with a focus of product features, controls and cost; create an environment where performers are motivated to do the right thing and excel as well as provide input to senior management on department/area-level challenges and opportunities. Areas of Focus: Business Analysis/Internal Consulting Application Implementation Project Methodology Vendor Liaison Required Skills: 3-5 years' experience as a business analyst with a Bachelor's degree in business/technology or related field. Must have experience in business analysis, process reengineering, develop and implement training, designing and writing procedures and application configuration and analysis. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Visio and Microsoft Project. Advanced problem solving skills and operational knowledge of all banking units and understanding of complex financial and programming analysis. Strong analytical and product management skills and ability to interpret customer business needs. Development of procedures and presentation of formal training internally. Ability to work with independent judgement in the interpretation of existing procedures and recommendations of alternative procedures and work routines. High level of mental effort involving complex applications and ability to work under tight time constraints. Ability to develop and execute detailed testing scripts, plans and project documentation that minimizes bank risk. Writing skills to document system problems and recommended solutions in a clear and concise manner. Sandy Spring Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace. If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please call our job line at 1-800-399-5919 and select option 5. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.