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Raymond James Financial, Inc. Sr Business Analyst, Technology in St. Petersburg, Florida


Job Summary:

This Senior Business Analyst, Technology will act as a partner with the Raymond James Bank business unit to facilitate and implement technology solutions (RJ Bank Reporting and Data Governance). Responsible for writing system requirements that will ensure the technology solution will meet the needs of the business. Is the primary on the most complex or escalated issues and may provide direction and guidance team members. Requires a high level understanding of systems, industry and end-user requirements. Is able to make judgements and recommendations based on the analysis and interpretation of data. This position will be based out of our corporate headquarters in Saint Petersburg, FL (Hybrid).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will be the primary point of contact for business stakeholders for any requirements gathering and analysis.

  • Creates detailed business requirements for functional (e.g., business processes, rules) and non-functional (e.g., data, security) capabilities.

  • Validates test cases to ensure that scripts will evaluate the business function being performed.

  • Gathers and interprets information from multiple sources (including databases, interviews, etc.) and makes recommendations.

  • Provides support for application development teams including documenting business processes.

  • Translates technical concepts to business audience and business information to a technical audience.

  • Participates in developing estimates and implementation plans for technical solutions.

  • Partners with team members to develop project schedules, reports and documentation. May be required to act as project lead on small to medium projects and/or provide direction to others on the team.

  • Works with User Experience / Design resources to help visualize requirements into prototype.

  • Understands and applies principles in risk management, issue tracking and change management.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • General knowledge of SDLC, IT methodologies, and IT Procedures.

  • Issue tracking, change management, requirements gathering.

  • Data Governance practices / principles.

  • Agile processes.

Skill in:

  • Gathering and interpreting information from multiple sources (including databases, interviews, etc.).

  • Writing business requirement document (BRD) and functional requirement document (FRD).

  • Writing intermediate to advanced SQL queries is a plus.

  • Reporting tools such as Tableau or Qlik is a plus.

  • MS Office products.

Ability to:

  • Ability to run SQL queries in SQL Server / Oracle databases when needed to research / troubleshoot issue.

  • Ability to translate technical concepts to business audience and business information to a technical audience.

  • Identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions.

  • Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

  • Use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; recommend or take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences.

  • Demonstrate a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; remains current with developments and trends in areas of expertise.

  • Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

  • Make internal and external clients and their needs a primary focus of actions; develop and sustain productive client relationships.

  • Occasionally work a non-standard shift including nights and/or weekends and/or have on-call responsibilities.

  • Work in a team environment or project room to facilitate collaboration.

Education/Previous Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business or related degree and three (3) to five (5) years of relevant experience or a combination of education, training and experience.

  • Financial Services experience is a plus.


  • None required.

Job: Technology

Primary Location: US-FL-St. Petersburg-Saint Petersburg

Other Locations: US-FL-St. Petersburg-Saint Petersburg

Organization Technology

Schedule Full-time

Job Shift Day Job

Travel No

Req ID: 2300288

Raymond James Bank is an EOE/AA and VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Priority will be given to protected veterans

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability