Raymond James Financial, Inc. Analyst, Technology - RJ Bank (SSRS/Cognos) in St. Petersburg, Florida

Job Summary:

Acts as a partner with the business to facilitate and implement technology solutions. Responsible for writing system requirements that will ensure the technology solution will meet the needs of the business. Leverages appropriate technical resources. Requires a high level understanding of systems, industry and end-user requirements. Applies specialized domain knowledge in monitoring, assessing, analyzing and/or evaluating processes and data. Makes judgements and recommendations based on analysis and knowledge.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creates detailed business requirements for functional (e.g., business processes, rules) and non-functional (e.g., data, security) capabilities.

  • Validates test cases to ensure that scripts will evaluate the business function being performed.

  • Gathers and interprets information from multiple sources (including databases, interviews, etc.) and makes recommendations.

  • Provides support for application development teams including documenting business processes.

  • Translates technical concepts to business audience and business information to a technical audience.

  • Participates in developing estimates and implementation plans for technical solutions.

  • Partners with team members to develop project schedules, reports and documentation. May be required to act as project lead on small to medium projects and/or provide direction to others on the team.

  • Works with User Experience / Design resources to help visualize requirements into prototype.

  • Understands and applies principles in risk management, issue tracking and change management.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business or related degree and three (3) years of relevant experience or a combination of education, training and experience.

  • Financial Services experience, knowledge of mortgage banking and/or familiarity with Bank products and systems highly preferred.

  • Working knowledge of SSRS and/or Cognos reporting platform required.

  • Hands on experience with gathering and writing requirements and creating test scripts/cases is required.

  • Being able to translate requirements between business and technical specifications is required.

  • Experience working with end users, ability to engage users and strong desire to drive business solutions.

  • Understanding of software development lifecycle for agile & waterfall methodologies.

  • Adept at queries, report writing, presenting findings and collaborating.

  • Knowledgeable in writing SQL queries in SQL server and/or Oracle Database.

  • Working Knowledge on Data models, database design development, data mining, ETL Frameworks and/or segmentation techniques preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Tools (including TFS, Excel, Microsoft Project, PowerPoint and Visio).

  • Knowledge of issue tracking, and change management.


  • None required.

Competencies and Behaviors:

  • Analysis: Identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions.

  • Communication: Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

  • Exercising Judgment and Decision Making: Use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; recommend or take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences.

  • Technical and Professional Knowledge: Demonstrate a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; remains current with developments and trends in areas of expertise.

  • Building Effective Relationships: Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

  • Client Focus: Make internal and external clients and their needs a primary focus of actions; develop and sustain productive client relationships.

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology

Title: Analyst, Technology - RJ Bank (SSRS/Cognos)

Location: FL-St. Petersburg-Saint Petersburg

Requisition ID: 1900574

Raymond James Bank is an EOE/AA and VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Priority will be given to protected veterans

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability