New Penn Financial

  • Business Analyst II

    Job ID
    Project Management
  • Overview




    Founded in 2008, New Penn Financial has become a leading nationwide lender by bringing together expertise, exceptional customer service, and extremely competitive rates on a broad offering of mortgage products (including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae, HUD, FHA, VA, USDA, and our portfolio products).  New Penn is licensed in 48 states plus the District of Columbia.   


    Mission Statement:

    New Penn Financial has become a leading nationwide mortgage lender because we have the expertise, the product solutions and competitive pricing talented individuals expect. We maintain a favorable reputation because we deliver exceptional customer service to our borrowers and clients. Founded in just 2008 as a start-up, we have grown to over 1,800 employees nationwide with over 140 branches, licensed in 48 states. We have earned the recognition of Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 Lists of Fastest Growing Private Companies, hold a position on Mortgage Executive Magazine’s list of 50 Best Companies to Work For, and regularly appear on the Scotsman Guide list of top lenders, to name a few.


    Primary Function:

    The Business Analyst works with the business and IT to deliver the best solutions using the latest Agile methodologies. These solutions will take the form of technology products and process improvements. The Business Analyst will analyze the business need, define the best solution and facilitate the successful implementation of complex solutions through hands-on work, interfacing with development resources and creating other materials to support the process.


    Principal Duties

    • Lead the business and IT to rapidly deliver the best designed solutions as prioritized by the company’s strategic and productivity goals using the latest Agile processes per the defined timeline
    • Organizes and plans the best approach to the business need and guides others in achieving the best solution
    • Engage in conceptualizing solutions in a variety of systems, platforms and tools – choosing the right option for the problem by balancing complexities, risks, speed-to-market and other factors
    • Active participant in Project review and prioritization process – adding insight to possible solutions, downstream impacts, possible risks, and level-of-effort / cost
    • Analyze and document how the business need impacts other systems and processes
    • Perform data collection and analysis needed to compile cost-benefit analysis as part of the project rationalization
    • Write use cases, specifications, business requirements and test conditions along with needed process flows and works the stakeholders to reach approval
    • Perform hands-on development efforts using rapid application development (citizen developer) frameworks for prototype, testing or production use
    • Performs others duties as assigned
    • Ability to travel ~20%


    Education and Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
    • 2+ years of combined experience in mortgage or IT supporting mortgage originations

    Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements

    • Implements a thorough understanding of mortgage origination and systems involved in all assignments
    • Able to quickly learn, access complex problems and conceptualize solutions to be deployed through technology or process improvements
    • Creative problem-solver who combines analytical skills with technical proficiencies to deliver quality results
    • Works well in a fast paced team environment and manage/drive multiple requests to successful completion in a prompt and professional manner while communicating issue/status to appropriate stakeholders
    • Skilled in using Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), utilizing portions from both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
    • Proven track record of delivering documents/requests/changes combined with the ability to be proactive in identifying opportunities for the process and systems changes along with requirements traceability
    • Ability to effectively lead/manage/drive requirement/request meetings, across various business units, with minimal management oversight
    • Ability to clearly articulate, effectively author and present complex requirement documents, including the benefit analysis, both verbally and written
    • Ability to act as effective leader between/among business departments and IT/consultants/technology
    • Ability to participate/lead user acceptance testing and provide training on the new feature/process
    • Ability to multi-task and adapt to shifting priorities, demands and tight timelines using analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Proven ability in authoring and analyzing ‘Process Flow’ diagrams – knowledge and experience working in Blue Works is a plus
    • Enjoy learning and working in a challenging/changing environment

    New Penn Financial, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Equal Opportunity Lender.

    No Visa sponsorhip will be available for this position. 


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