Nuveen Investments Lead Application Analyst in New York, New York
Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.Nuveen.com
The role of the lead application analyst will require the successful candidate to take on numerous diverse responsibilities and will necessitate close partnership with senior business, technology managers, and support partners. Ideally, the candidate will have worked very closely with development teams and business users.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Work with business users and technology groups to ensure comprehensive requirements are provided
Determine functional specifications and work with technology teams to get the functionality implemented ensuring it meets user requirements
Work with QA teams to ensure that comprehensive test cases are executed and coordinate testing cycles and runs
Provide detailed analysis for problems and issues identified as part of either daily BAU processes or during testing of new functionality
Manage the project plan, drive project completion, facilitating issues, maintaining control over scope and ensuring that project artifacts are maintained
Prepare materials to present to stakeholders or technology, both visually and in textual form
Design and develop workflow automation processes using Nintex / K2 tools.
Provide world class production support services which include research, documentation and timely resolution of reported system issues.
Author detailed User Stories in accordance with the Agile lifecycle.
Coordinate, lead and document the outcome of cross organizational work sessions designed to document current and future state process flows and procedures.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year university
Strong fundamental understanding of SharePoint's capabilities
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and conceptual skills
Ability to evaluate, distill and document new business requirements in the context of SharePoint-based solutions
Ability to quickly understand what a business unit does, and assimilate its existing business processes
The ability to effectively communicate with both the business and technology.
The ability to communicate within a multi-disciplined team, across multiple locations and time zones, and to interact with demanding business users.
A flexible, hardworking and "can do" attitude; comfortable working in a fast paced environment with frequent release cycles and rapidly changing priorities.
Self-directed, self-starter, and motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are required.
Knowledge of software development life cycle
Experience with Agile methodologies.
Asset management knowledge
Experience using Nintex / K2 tools.
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Job: Information Technology
Primary Location: IL-Chicago
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Req ID: 1712490