Senior Business Systems Analyst

San Mateo, CA
The Senior Business Systems Analyst on Sequoia’s technology team collects, documents, and maintains the authoritative list of requirements for mobile application development. Additionally, the business analyst is accountable for the functional design and adherence to corporate software development methodologies, as well as coordination across all technical resources throughout the life-cycle of an application development project. Responsibilities include creation and maintenance of various types of documents, testing support, and assistance in delivery activities.

What You Get To Do

    • Identify the user and business needs from key stakeholders
    • Work closely with product owner, technology team, customers, and management team to explore, analyze, and recommend changes in business, processes, and core mobile technology
    • Facilitate problem solving, brainstorming sessions, and workshops with business and technology team members
    • Engage in working on mobile road map items and in sprint planning to prioritize the implementation of road map items
    • Create business requirements documents, design documents, and technical requirements documents (functional & non-functional) for upcoming road map items
    • Translate business and design requirements into technical requirements for multiple development teams – back-end mobile developers, framework developers, and UI developers
    • Conduct requirements walk through sessions with various teams to get requirements approval
    • Write user stories for mobile application development
    • Participate in and lead the evaluation of new and current business initiatives
    • Document business process workflows and technical process workflows
    • Create data mapping documents for front-end screen to back-end database data flows
    • Create mobile screen wire-frames in accordance with the business & technical requirements which will be used by the UI/UX developer
    • Create metrics and compile dashboards and reports; develop variance explanations and recommend remedial actions
    • Provide training on new functionality/features deployed
    • Create test scenarios, test scripts, and sets up test data to help resolve incidents or for enhancement requests
    • Assist in UAT for incidents & enhancements and work with the QA team to deliver a quality mobile feature/product 


    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical field required
    • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience as a Business Systems Analyst, System Analyst, or Technical Analyst, with heavy emphasis on technology and implementation understanding
    • Ability to create systematic and manual operations procedures in both technical and user friendly language
    • Working knowledge of Agile and User Stories
    • Advanced skills in MS Visio and MS PPT
    • Advanced analytical skills, business analysis research skills, and problem-solving abilities
    • Advanced knowledge of architecture, design, and business processes
    • Advanced organizational, multitasking, and prioritization skills
    • Must be able to develop strategies and have solid decision-making skills
    • Demonstrated ability to document business requirements and functional requirements
    • Able to independently leverage broader business understanding to perform critical work and be responsible for complex projects performed within a broader technical and business context
    • Able to aid in developing detailed requirements with business partners and system definition
    • Demonstrated ability to review, draft, and outline systems specifications, screen designs, and reports from which programs will be written and can be molded to fit with Sequoia’s system architecture standards
    • Experience with Salesforce, JIRA, and SQL Server is a plus 
Sequoia’s Culture – Our most important asset:

Passion for service
Growth oriented
Caring for others
Focused on relationship building

Compensation & Benefits

Sequoia provides competitive compensation including base salary, performance based bonus programs, and comprehensive benefits package including 401(k) matching.