Job Description :
Job Description:
The Consumer Lending practice at Tavant Technologies Inc. is looking for a hands-on Mortgage Business Analyst for doingbusiness analysis in a large product development initiative. The candidate will be reporting to Business Architect and will be working with the Product Owners to define the product requirements and performing functional validation.
The ideal candidate will be an expert in requirement analysis and requirements documentation with strong experience in US Residential Mortgage Origination process. S(he) will be a fast learner and ready to adapt as per the situation demands. Must possess very good communication and organization skills.

Key Responsibilities
* Understands business requirements, user expectations and develop functional requirements and raises clarifications with stakeholders
* Adheres to project timelines and delivers quality requirement specifications
* Work with Product Owners to obtain sign offs for requirements in time
* Act as a liaison between product management and development/testing team providing requirements walkthrough and clarifications
* Conducts functional testing thereby responsible for certification of product release before user acceptance
* Applies best practices, ensures functional product quality
* Prioritizes work product as per the agreed iteration goals

Basic Qualification
* Minimum 6-8 years financial services industry experience and 4+ years of business analysis experience
* Proven track record as an outstanding BA, Subject Matter Expertise in US Residential Mortgage, especially Loan Origination
* Expertise in diagramming workflow and processes; defining technical interfaces and internal transformational processes
* Expertise in documenting functional requirements across all technical aspects of the solution (UI, business rules, task and activity coordination, technical integrations)
* Proven ability in creating use cases and/or user stories
* Skilled in translating and decomposing high-level requirements documentation into sufficiently detail functional requirements for software design
* Tolerant of ambiguity with an ability to work in a dynamic environment with changing priorities and requirements
* Excellent communication skills to interact with team members, support personnel, and provide functional guidance and expertise to customers and management
* Strong analytical, communication, presentation and writing skills.
* Proficient with standard documentation tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio)
* Ability to lead requirement discussion, JAD sessions and release planning and prioritization
* Must have flexible work schedule to facilitate meetings across multiple time zones (US Pacific-Eastern and India time zones)

Preferred Qualification
* Experience with agile methodologies
* Experience with Agile tools like Rally, TFS etc.
* Basic Knowledge of any BPM tool would be a plus