• Senior Business Analyst- Mortgage (contract)

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Req #
    Information Technology
    Location Name
    (Mortgage) Dallas, TX - Preston
  • Job Summary

    • This is a 6-18 month contract role
    • If you are looking to work in an Agile work environment that offers Service Beyond Expectations, this role could be for you! Here at PrimeLending, our culture is built around one simple belief – investing in our talented, dedicated employees
    • We are seeking an experienced (5 years minimum) Senior Business Analyst to function as a liaison for business departments as they interact with various groups to determine appropriate solutions to business problems
    • Provide requisite analysis, definition and control for planned solutions
    • Ensure correct business functionality, requirements, and industry standards are addressed to provide the most efficient solutions
    • Experience with mortgage originations processes and life cycle is REQUIRED

    Essential Functions

    • Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business, financial, and operations requirements and systems goals; identifies and resolves systems issues; leads design sessions to enhance business processes, operations, and information process flow
    • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems; develop strategies for improving or further leveraging systems, identify requirements for new system capabilities
    • Prepare and deliver reports, recommendations, or alternatives that address existing and potential problem areas; communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language; prioritizes and executes tasks
    • Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems, and other post-implementation support; ensures compatibility and interoperability of in-house computing systems
    • Collaborate in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new applications and enhancements to existing applications; creates system design proposals; performs cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions
    • Provide orientation and training to end users for all modified and new systems
    • Create systems models, specifications, diagrams and charts to provide direction to system programmers; identify and establish scope and parameters of systems analysis to define outcome criteria and next steps
    • Build effective relationships with business units to develop a "joint" vision; act as a liaison with department(s) as well as external sources as appropriate in support of systems
    • Partner with other colleagues internal/external to the department to ensure the client’s business needs have been met
    • Participate in industry and other professional networks to ensure awareness of industry standards, trends and best practices in order

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Minimum 5 years experience in business operations, systems development or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Experience in support of any combination of loan processing, underwriting, finance
    • Experience with loan origination system processes and procedures is highly preferred
    • Experience with Business Process Re-engineering concepts/methods
    • Ability to understand concepts governing relational database structures, use reporting/query tools, and construct SQL statements
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with various levels within the organization
    • Ability to demonstrate excellent detail orientation, critical thinking and analytical skills
    • Demonstrated judgment and decision making ability
    • Displays excellent time management, organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Excellent PC skills, including all applications within Microsoft Office suite

    About the Company

    • Since 1986, we’ve helped over 500,000 homeowners buy a new home, fix up a current home or refinance. If you are in the market for a home loan, we can help you make the right decisions and have a rewarding experience along the way. For us, it really is Home Loans Made Simple. ®
    • We started with a simple idea at PrimeLending – buying or refinancing a home should be an exciting beginning. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a veteran of the process, getting a home loan opens the door to positive change, like a new living space and financial flexibility. So we’ve built a company focused on making the experience rewarding. We’ve made every step as simple and transparent as possible, and taken out the headaches and complexity along the way.
    • At the heart of your PrimeLending experience is a personal relationship with a home loan expert to guide you through the mortgage process at every turn. In fact, our entire team of nearly 1,500 loan officers located throughout the United States is focused on delivering service beyond your expectations. From application through closing, you can count on us to provide clear communication, timely responses, valuable insight and quick results.
    • 8th in the Best Workplaces in Finance and Insurance
    • 9th among the 50 Best Workplaces in Texas
    • 9th in the Best workplaces for Generation X
    • Top 20 Best Workplaces for Women
    • 11th among the 50 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie
    • Recognized as Top Workplace for Diversity and Parents by Fortune
    • Great place to Work Top 10 for six straight years on The Dallas Morning News
    • Top 100 Places to work in the large company category
    • Top 10 Best Mortgage Companies To Work For by Mortgage Executive Magazine
    • BBB Accredited Business Dallas/Northeast Texas
    • Leading Mortgage Lender Top 10 Purchase Lender in the nation by Marketrac® 2012-2016
    • Ranked 12th on the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine
    • 6th in top retail volume by Scotsman Guide
    • 11th in top overall volume by Scotsman Guide
    • Inducted into the Mortgage Banker Association's Hall of Honor program
    • Recognized Leaders: Karen Blakeslee, 2017 HousingWire Woman of Influence, Gene Lugats and Cindy Buhr, Mortgage Bankers Association Mortgage Action Alliance 2017 Co-Chairs, Mark Raskin, 2017 President, the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association, Kristi Harris, 2016 HousingWire Vanguard Award Winner
    • Outstanding Loan Officers: 4 PrimeLending loan officers are honored as 2017 Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, including number 1 originator, Alex Varelas (NMLS:184823), Production Manager in Bedford, Texas
    • 8 PrimeLending loan officers are ranked in Mortgage Executive Magazine’s list of Top 200 Mortgage Originators in America for 2016
    • 90+ PrimeLending loan officers are ranked in Mortgage Executive Magazine’s list of Top 1% Mortgage Originators in America for 2016
    • 18 PrimeLending loan officers are named to Scotsman Guide’s Top Loan Originators in America 2016


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