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Zions Bancorporation Technical Business Analyst - Banking Transformation in Salt Lake City, Utah

Technical Business Analyst - Banking Transformation ( Job Number:

047222 )


The future of banking is here! The Banking Transformation team is building the next generation of banking technology at Zions Bancorporation. We are responsible for a series of large projects to enhance business capabilities to deliver and sustain our growth. This exciting opportunity will set the stage for creative banking solutions for our customers.

Zions Bancorporation is seeking an experienced Technical Business Analyst with solid Agile experience to work as a member of the Future Core Program team, facilitating the flow of business and technical requirements to the development and test teams, whilst maintaining an end-to-end view of the solution architecture and driving the right architectural outcomes in a planned, incremental and iterative fashion.

Key Responsibilities

You will:

  • Serve as Technical Systems Analyst on agile software development projects, developing and maintaining the application integration architecture and leading proof of concept activities

  • Serve as a lead systems analyst in the development team to plan, coordinate, analyze, design, document and implement application integrations efforts to meet current and future needs

  • Facilitate conversations with the business and technical support teams to document capability needs and outcomes

  • Manage the flow of user requirements from the product backlog to the planning meetings, providing a joined-up overall view of the solution requirements at a detailed level.

  • Work with the Product Owner to maintain the product backlog, providing assistance in adding, removing, estimating and prioritizing work.

  • Help specify acceptance criteria and facilitate the translation of those criteria into test cases with the test team.

  • Prepare and co-ordinate the required materials to facilitate successful backlog prioritization and planning meetings.

  • Provide leadership to project teams in identifying root cause of issues and directing troubleshooting efforts

  • Develop solution architecture models and documentation (key project deliverables) and/or oversee and approve the creation of necessary documentation. Specifications to be testable, measurable and definitive.

  • Orchestrate overall technical activities including design reviews, defect resolution processes across project teams.

  • Collaborate with the broader architecture community to ensure alignment with IT strategies and standards.

  • Provide leadership in the development and adherence to all application standards, application portfolio strategy, service level agreements, and processes

  • Evaluate business unit and IT decisions to ensure they are in the best interest of customers and company goals and escalate as needed

  • Provide inputs to executive level presentations for project stakeholders.

  • Work with third party vendors as part of tendering processes and assist with specifying and managing deliverables.


    Required Knowledge and Experience

  • You will have a strong analysis background, with at least 3 years spent working with agile methodologies

  • Experience in both iterative and waterfall project delivery.

  • Demonstrable experience working in a highly collaborative environment, with focus towards delivering real business results.

  • Hands on experience with application development, architecture and software maintenance.

  • Experienced in enterprise application integration, middleware technologies, data migrations and conversions, database technologies and backend interfaces

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken evidenced by the ability to communicate across all levels of an organization

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills - lead, collaborate, facilitate, and negotiate as necessary

  • Demonstrated experience with problem solving outside-the-box to find solutions that mitigate risks/issues, rather than blindly following process

  • In-depth understanding of application development, technologies and software development lifecycles (both legacy and current)

  • Experience in a large-scale IT organization with complex systems environment & infrastructure

  • Strong organizational skills required, project or program management skills a plus

    Desirable Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience working within the financial services industry.

  • Working with 3rd party vendors and specification of deliverables.

  • Hands-on experience working with multi-component, high availability systems and enterprise applications


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT, etc. from an accredited university

  • Experience and/or training in computer programming languages such as: Java, C++, C#, SQL and web technologies

    Other requirements:

  • High level of written and oral communication in the English language

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint

  • Proficiency in Microsoft ADO, IBM Rational (or similar)

  • Experience in meeting deadlines in a high pressure environment

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm and innovation

  • Strong team working skills, with ability to draw the best out of technical and non-technical people to create a collaborative environment

  • Demonstrated poise, confidence and professional maturity to interface with senior-level executives

  • Highly organized, self-starter requiring minimal supervision

    Zions is full of people just like you who share the same values and work ethic. Our diverse workforce offers endless opportunities to expand your skills and gain valuable experience that will help you advance your career. Let’s talk about how we can help one another succeed.

    Zions is one of the nation's premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $65 billion. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The company is a national leader in Small Business Administration lending and public finance advisory services and is a consistent top recipient of Greenwich Excellence awards in banking. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices. To better familiarize yourself with our company visit us at: http://www.zionsbancorporation.com/

    It is the policy of Zions Bancorporation to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Zions Bancorporation will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

    Zions Bancorporation’s goal is to increase representation of women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Our programs are designed to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, directives and regulations and cover all human resource actions including employment, compensation, benefits, training, education, tuition aid, transfers, promotions and social/recreational programs.


    Work Locations

    Utah-Salt Lake City-UT - Stonewater - Int Ctr

    Business Operations

    Aug 20, 2019

Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of this corporation to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, gender, disability, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy is established and administered in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation, or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact us at (801) 844-7628, Mon.-Fri. between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. MST. Click here to view applicable Federal, State and/or local employment law posters.