Simmons Bank

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Simmons Bank 601 East 3rd Street, Little Rock, AR, United States
11/07/2017
Full time
Position Summary The Business Analyst provides technical expertise necessary in the implementation and use of software technologies deployed throughout the bank. This position will be responsible for analyzing new software and releases to determine their feasibility in integrating with current products and infrastructure.  The Business Analyst works directly, with software vendors and internal staff members, to prepare specifications and interface requirements of software applications.  The Business Analyst would play an integral role in software and core platform conversion activities such as mapping, data validation, UAT and live support. Also, solves complex problems and prepares periodic reports related to mainframe hardware utilization, end-user activities, projects, and vendor interaction.      Essential Duties and Responsibilities Maximizes operational efficiencies and leverages operating systems to their fullest extent. Provides continual system operational support in the implementation of new releases and technologies. Assists with and develops security as well as operational procedures for various areas of the business applications department. Participates in a leading role on IT related projects as assigned by Senior and Executive Management.  Maintains bank software control files and parameters. Performs complex updates to software applications. Maintains and develops complex reporting standards necessary for management to properly evaluate system performance and integration objectives. Provides end-user support, researches issues, and participates on special projects. Ensures that all departmental documents and activities are performed in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures as applicable to this position, including completion of required compliance training. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Skills Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, general business correspondence and/or journals or government regulations. Ability to write routine reports, simple-to-business correspondence, and procedures. Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial report and/or legal documents. Ability to effectively speak, respond to questions, and present information to the following: one-on-one /small groups, customers, employees, clients, managers, top management, board of directors, and the general public. Education and/or Experience  BS/BA Degree (four year) from an accredited university/college OR Four to six years of experience as a Business Analyst Previous banking experience a plus.                      Computer Skills  o MS Office programs o Application support for service delivery channels o Core Banking Platforms- Jack Henry, Fiserv, FIS, etc. o Financial and accounting software experience o Digital Banking and Marketing platforms o Risk based analytics Other Qualifications (including physical requirements) Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational, problem solving, and planning skills with the ability to set priorities. Must possess excellent telephone and customer service skills. Must have working knowledge of mid-range or mainframe computer operating systems (preferably AS400); software and workflow design preferred. Must have microcomputer knowledge (use of database and Microsoft networking operating systems, documents, and spreadsheets.) General banking knowledge preferred.
Simmons Bank 601 East 3rd Street, Little Rock, AR, United States
11/07/2017
Full time
Position Summary Project Specialist is responsible for assisting leaders on project development, implementation, design, and closure. Typical duties would include planning, developing, coordinating project activities, collaborating with project team members, and developing measurable project goals and objectives.                               Essential Duties and Responsibilities •Assists in defining project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals as outlined by project justification case. •Communicates project expectations to team members in a timely and clear manner. •Plans and schedules project timelines and milestones. •Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirements, and requirements documentation for assigned projects. •Actively manages changes in project scope, identifies potential issues, and contingency plans. •Defines project success criteria and disseminates the criteria to involved parties throughout project life cycle. •Develops relationships with department managers and project stakeholders to ensure that the direction and focus of project teams is in line with the business plan. •Reviews processes to measure effectiveness and continuity that’s based on benchmarked or by benchmarking standards. •Prepares and presents metric reports to management as required. •Ensures that all departmental documents and activities are performed in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures as applicable to this position, including completion of required compliance training. •Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.     Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.   Skills •Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. •Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, general business correspondence and/or journals or government regulations. •Ability to write routine reports, simple-to-business correspondence, and procedures. •Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial report and/or legal documents. •Ability to effectively speak, respond to questions, and present information to the following: one-on-one /small groups, customers, employees, clients, managers, top management, board of directors, and the general public.   Education and/or Experience ◦BS/BA degree (four year) from an accredited university/college OR ◦Two to four years of experience as a Project Specialist.                                                          Computer Skills ◦MS Office programs. ◦MS Project or similar software. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations •Project Management certification credits or similar licenses preferred.   Other Qualifications (including physical requirements) •Strong oral and written communication skills. •Must possess excellent telephone and customer service skills. •Strong organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills with an ability to set priorities. •General banking knowledge preferred. •Intermediate knowledge of Information Technology concepts. •Ability to communicate with all levels of management.   Other Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Activities, duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.     Skills Training: •Communication, Time Management, Customer Service, Project Management
Simmons Bank 601 East 3rd Street, Little Rock, AR, United States
11/07/2017
Full time
Essential Duties and Responsibilities •Defines project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management, including planning and scheduling project timelines and milestones; manages proactively changes in project scope, identifies potential issues and contingency plans; defines project success criteria and disseminates to all parties involved throughout project life cycle. •Develops best practices and tools for project execution and management by ensuring policies/procedures are disseminated and understood through the organization. •Oversees work progress and execution of project; prepares and submits progress reports to management. •Establishes standards and sets expectations by closely communicating with end users. •Develops and maintains a relationship with department managers and senior management to ensure the direction and focus of project is in line with the business plan. •Attends and participates in progress meetings. •Ensures all departmental documents and activities are performed in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures as applicable to this position, including completion of required compliance training. •Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned •Reports to the Director of Enterprise Project Management Office     Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.   Skills ◦Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, general business correspondence and/or journals or government regulations ◦Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations and small group situations, to customers, clients, management, board of directors, other employees in the organization, and the general public. ◦Ability to manage processes and personnel even if those activities and individuals are not directly accountable to the individual from an organizational standpoint.   Education and/or Experience •BS/BA Degree in Business, Finance, or a related field, and •Eight years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training; •Strong knowledge of financial products and industry best practices and regulatory requirements for model risk management   Computer Skills ◦MS Office programs ◦Microsoft Project a plus   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations ◦Project Management Professional (PMP) ◦ ITIL Certification a plus   Other Qualifications (including physical requirements) ◦Strong time management, oral, written and presentation skills. ◦Must demonstrate strong strategic thinking, judgment, motivation, dependability, project management, and analytical skills and qualities. ◦Collaborative mind-set with strong interpersonal skills.
Simmons Bank 601 East 3rd Street, Little Rock, AR, United States
11/07/2017
Full time
The primary purpose of a Business Account Manager is to work with business units to understand their objectives and strategic initiatives to ensure that IT services are provided that are in alignment with their goals.  This position would help their assigned business areas understand how best leverage existing or new technology to accomplish short and long term initiatives. This person would be the primary liaison between the business unit and IT, helping them navigate the various technological areas to fully understand how they can use current and future product lines to achieve their strategic vision.      Essential Duties and Responsibilities Focus on understanding how services that are provided meet the requirements of the business unit. Assist the business units in developing stated business outcomes and work with IT & other appropriate departments to achieve the desired results. Identify how the business unit uses services and make recommendations on how to optimize its usage. Track technological trends and new technologies that become available and ensure that the business units understand how they might leverage this to accomplish their objectives. Liaison between the business unit and IT on SLA’s, relevant IT projects and initiatives, as well as track changes that affect the business unit from a technology perspective. Measure levels of customer satisfaction and respond to any drop in satisfaction with suitable action plans. Full engagement with the business unit so that they understand the way a service is presented and ensuring that commitments from all sides (business unit, vendor, and IT) have been fulfilled. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, general business correspondence and/or journals or government regulations. Ability to write routine reports, simple-to-business correspondence, and procedures. Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial report and/or legal documents. Ability to effectively speak, respond to questions, and present information to the following: one-on-one /small groups, customers, employees, clients, managers, top management, board of directors, and the general public. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational, problem solving, and planning skills with the ability to set priorities. Must possess excellent telephone and customer service skills. General banking knowledge preferred. Proven track record of designing scalable, distributed software applications. Required and Desired Education and Experience   BS/BA Degree (four year) from an accredited university/college OR Four to six years of experience in IT/Ops Department, preferably in the financial services industry   MS Office programs Core banking platforms General banking applications