Business Analyst

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Product | Full-time

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Odessa is a U.S. company with offices in Philadelphia, USA and Bangalore, India. Our leasing solutions power a client base comprised of leading global financial institutions that operate across market segments. We transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients that drive the economy through equipment and fleet leasing: IT, healthcare, transportation and more. We believe that great outcomes and customer satisfaction are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into transformational solutions for lease and loan management. By combining digital technologies with what works across a diverse customer base, we use an agile approach to co-innovate with clients to help them solve their toughest problems.

As the largest technology provider in the leasing industry, Odessa provides a feature-rich ERP solution with broad integrations across top CRM, G/L, tax, credit, and leading enablement applications. As a complete Platform, Odessa delivers a total solution for commercial lending companies, driving the future of asset finance. With best-in-class functionality, extensible architecture and a suite of value-added features and services, Odessa helps companies transform their business operations.

Primary role:

Odessa’s Product Team is looking for a Business Analyst to become an integral part of our experienced project teams with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on! As the Business Analyst, you will drive business and functional requirements for large-scale projects.

 

What you'll do:

  • Participate in the analysis, design, and implementation of Odessa's leasing product, LeaseWave
  • Apply specific functional knowledge of LeaseWave to help guide the design and implementation of the solution
  • Conduct requirements gathering, stakeholder interviews and initial client discover work both onsite and offshore
  • Prepare detailed requirement specifications, functional specifications, use stories and manage the requirements throughout the project lifecycle
  • Participate in testing efforts in conjunction with QA teams, including the design and execution of an overall test strategy
  • Prepare training materials appropriate for target audiences and developed solutions and conduct training sessions
  • Assist with gap analysis, business process redesign, roadmap planning and developing proof-of-concepts
  • Support the development of strong client relationships by building trust, rapport and strong working relationships with key sponsors, stakeholders, and team members
  • Provide functional support to clients during the user acceptance testing process, both onsite and offshore

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in business administration, accounting, economics, computer science, engineering, MIS or related field
  • 3 to 6 years of experience with lending or core banking platforms with focus on the asset-side of the balance sheet (including the loan or lease lifecycle)
  • Experience working with customers to gather requirements or as a product owner / proxy product owner to drive the application backlog
  • Technical acumen and intellectual curiosity
  • Strong communication Skills
  • Proven ability to manage client and internal stakeholder expectations

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with multiple implementation standards and methodologies, including Agile
  • Experience working with SQL, relational databases
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence
  • Familiarity with leading banking or lending applications 
  • Ability to clearly articulate the solution being developed with all the stakeholders 
  • Strong interpersonal, team building, organizational and motivational skills

Our commitment to you:

  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will fuel opportunities for career advancement
  • You'll make a difference for some pretty impressive brands; Odessa serves many of the world's leading financial institutions and manufacturers
  • Opportunities for regular learning through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company
  • We're a Microsoft.NET shop, and our solution is built atop a world class technical framework - we'll always keep you on the most current .NET tech
  • Exposure to a leading FinTech solution and the latest applications of technology in the world of financial services
  • You'll gain access to a dynamic industry, worth more than $1.2 Trillion in the United States alone; check out resources on the North American and global markets

Keywords that sound familiar to you:

Loans, Commercial and Retail Lending & leasing, Agile, Accounting, SCRUM, Sprint, FinTech, BFSI, Confluence / Jira, Flexcube, Finacle