At the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, employees come first - that's why we offer a highly competitive compensation and bonus package, and access to a comprehensive benefits program designed to meet the needs of our employees.
* Medical, dental and vision insurance * Retirement program (401k and Pension) * Generous PTO plan * 11 paid holidays per year * Hybrid working model (effective February 22, 2022) * Casual dress code
The Mortgage Partnership Finance (MPF) Business System Analyst (BSA) will work closely with the Product Owners and business stakeholders in supporting the Mortgage Partnership Finance suite of applications. The MPF BSA will elicit, analyze, communicate and validate business/user requirements; then help translate these business needs and end-user requirements into user stories and other artifacts.
Essential duties and Responsibilities
Elicit, analyze, refine, validate, and write clear and concise requirements by working closely with the Product Owner, business stakeholders, and the Agile Scrum team; create supporting artifacts as needed to support the requirements
Write user guides, various tracking documents, data specifications, release notes, and other deliverables as needed
Create and Execute SQL queries for research, assist in decision making, and ad hoc reporting
Create and update templates, samples for input files, output files and reports
Create and update wireframes
Acquire industry, application, and data content knowledge in the functional areas served by the department
Learn about and incorporate data governance and stewardship concepts into projects
Experience working in an Agile SCRUM team supporting IT projects
Experience documenting detailed requirements, process flows, and wireframes
Knowledge of relational database structures and concepts
Able to write simple SQL queries (able to read SQL Stored Procedures preferred)
Knowledge of input and output file processing practices
Knowledge of software development processes using a formal software development life cycle (SDLC) methodology
Knowledge of AWS Cloud concepts and tools, APIs
Azure DevOps (Boards)
MSOffice including MS Access and MS Visio
SQL Management Studio
Tableau (preferred), Adobe XD (preferred)
Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodology (preferred)
Previous experience as a software engineer and/or QA engineer (preferred)
Mortgage Banking Industry experience (preferred)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Behaviors required
Curious, constant and quick learner, able to come up to speed quickly on department operations, systems, processes, and data
Enjoys writing and documenting; interested in and willing to create artifacts
Technical aptitude and interest in information technology
Given some guidance, is comfortable working independently to accomplish next steps
Team player who is willing to step out of typical business systems analyst role and work on any tasks needed
Adapts work to changes in direction with emotional intelligence
Holds self accountable for keeping track of their own workload and achieving results
Organized; keeps track of key project decisions, and changes in direction accurately and in a manner such that they can be recalled and/or found quickly
Able to work in details but also connect the dots to bring cohesion to product backlog items
Able to manage relationships and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels in the organization and level of technical ability
Formal Education and Certification
College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or related field, and 2-3 years work experience
ECBA, CCBA, or IIBA-AAC Certification (preferred)
FHLBank Chicago Maintains a Safe Work Environment With A Mandatory Vaccination Policy For All Employees.
We are committed to providing a safe work environment for all our employees. The FHLBank Chicago requires all employees, except those who may require accommodations under federal or state civil rights laws, to be fully vaccinated.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $100 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to support mortgage lending and community investment. Each FHLBank operates as an independent organization and is governed by a board of directors elected by its member institutions. As a cooperative, we provide reliable liquidity to our member banks, credit unions, insurance companies, and community development financial institutions located in Illinois and Wisconsin, focusing on the distinct needs of their individual businesses and communities.
We offer products and services to help our members fund loans and investments held in portfolio, manage liquidity, fund mortgages into the secondary market, secure third party agreements, and achieve asset liability management goals. Through our Community Investment and Affordable Housing programs, we also help our members to provide affordable housing and economic development in the communities they serve.
FHLBank Chicago is a place, where everyone can make a difference—both for our organization and for the communities we serve through our member financial institutions. We aim to create a diverse... and inclusive environment where employees are fully engaged and positioned to do their best work. Teamwork is valued, and even entry-level hires may find themselves working side-by-side with senior-level executives.