Business Analyst - Payments

 Chennai, India       Permanent contract        Information Technology


  • Plays a key role in facilitating a shared understanding of the business need for the project with all stakeholders. It is the role of the business analyst to facilitate a shared, agreed upon vision for the product across the entire delivery team.
  • Refines the product's requirements to ensure they maintain cohesion with the business needs for the product, identify and mitigate risk early in the project
  • Identifies and mitigate risk early in the project.
  • Provides just-in‐time requirements to avoid waste or rework of requirements.
  • Ensures that the right solution is delivered.
  • Be a facilitator in complex environments, bringing divergent business stakeholders together and helping them speak with a single voice so the project team is not confused by contradictory and conflicting perspectives.
  • Might act as the product owner/customer representative where they are empowered by the business to make decisions on product features and priority.
  • Can play a central role in defining and communicating the acceptance criteria prior to development work commencing.
  • Can be involved in creating and executing acceptance tests.
  • Can ensure that the team remains focus on the business value of the project.
  • Can play a role in identifying important requirements that might not have been actively represented by stakeholders.
  • Is required to work with the business sponsor on a strategic level and define how the proposed product or feature aligns with the organization's portfolio and strategy.
  • They must then work with the business and project team to break this vision down into requirements that support effective and accurate estimation.
  • In an agile project this is done for each iterative release, as opposed to the single requirements phase that exists in plan‐driven approaches.
  • It is incumbent on the analyst to constantly review requirements with the business stakeholders and ensure that any shifts in business needs are accurately reflected in future releases of the product.
  • Active participant of planning, analyzing, testing, and demonstrating activities.

Profile Required

6+ Yrs. of experience in Business Analyst.

Should have functional analysis experience in Liquidity Management, Payments and Cash management.

Should have Strong analytical skills in:

●Plan Business Analysis Approach (Backlog Management, Planning Workshop, Real Options, Retrospectives).

●Conduct Stakeholder Analysis (Collaborative games, personas, Value Stream Mapping).

●Think as a Customer (User Story, Story Mapping, Story Decomposition, Story Elaboration, Storyboarding, Acceptance Criteria).

●Analyze to Determine What is Valuable (Backlog Management, Business Value Definition, Kano Analysis, MoSCoW Prioritization, Purpose Alignment Model).

●Get Real Using Examples (BDD).

●Understand what is Doable (Relative Estimation, Usage Consideration, Planning Workshop, Real Options).

●Stimulate Collaboration and Continuous Improvement (Collaborative games, Retrospectives).

●Avoid Waste (Lightweight Documentation, Automated Testing) . 

Why Join Us

“We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”.

Business Insight

A 100% owned subsidiary of European banking and financial services major Societe Generale (SG), Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC) came into existence in 2000. Established as an offshore development centre in Bangalore, also having a presence in Chennai, SG GSC has 15 years of sustainable delivery expertise to its credit, and develops global best practices to promote the strategic objectives of the Societe Generale Group.

SG GSC possesses in-depth understanding of the business processes and cutting-edge technologies across domains of Societe Generale’s diverse portfolio. We deliver best-in-class solutions to the Group’s entities in the realm of corporate and investment banking, retail banking, specialized financing and insurance, private banking, and global investment management and services.

We place the highest importance on our employees and provide extensive opportunities for career progression and development. SG GSC conforms to the group diversity principles, and has a multi-cultural staff representing seven nationalities, and speaking 20 languages. Women comprise 25% of our workforce.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 20000428
Business unit: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 10/08/2020
Date of publication: 22/06/2020
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Business Analyst - Payments

Permanent contract   |   Chennai   |   Information Technology