Nordstrom Sr. Business Analyst in Centennial, Colorado

Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion specialty retailer offering compelling clothing, shoes and accessories for men, women and children. Since 1901, we've been committed to providing our customers with the best possible service—and to improving it every day.

This commitment has taken us from a small Seattle shoe shop to the leading fashion specialty retailer we are today. We're proud to serve customers at 329 stores in 39 states and Canada. We also serve customers online in 96 countries through And our site, which operates in partnership with our private sale site HauteLook, gives customers in the U.S., Canada and Australia access to off-price fashion at considerable savings.

At Nordstrom, we like to keep things simple. We have one goal: Make customers feel good. Our Credit Division helps support that mission by developing long-lasting relationships with customers that have our Nordstrom Visa, Nordstrom Retail and Nordstrom Debit cards. Collectively, those credit products are held by over 5 million customers and represent over $10B in annual sales…and growing!

Nordstrom has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE Magazine for 10 years running. We hope you find that Nordstrom is a great place to build a career. You'll learn our business, earn a competitive salary and receive an awesome merchandise discount.

A day in the life…

The successful Business Analyst candidate is detail-oriented with a proven ability to drive business process definition in support of process led development efforts. This individual will work closely with business and technology team members, the Project/Program Managers, and vendors to drive forward progress towards the delivery objectives. The ideal candidate will combine knowledge of credit business with experience in process analysis and design.

  • Independently discover, analyze and document business and customer experience processes in order to clearly understand and translate needs into process designs and business requirements

  • Analyze conditions using critical thinking and problem solving to make timely, effective, holistic decisions regarding options, priorities and customer impact

  • Elicit and analyze product, service and project/program requirements from stakeholders and critically evaluate against business impacts and solutions relative to both long and short-term business objectives; reconcile conflicts and decompose high-level information into actionable details

  • Collaborate with others to formulate creative ideas or solutions to move project forward

  • Drive, organize and maintain project artifacts through documentation and versioning

  • Drive change management planning, communication, execution and service

  • Transition final project deliverables to internal partners and vendors ensuring full understanding of plan, design, and detailed business requirements

  • Participate during user acceptance testing for system enhancements including planning, preparation, execution and documentation of test case results to ensure original business requirements are met

  • Coordinate closely with business stakeholders, technology partners, and vendors to develop and document cross-functional processes and change management plans ensuring effective communication and stakeholder satisfaction

  • Partner with the Project/Program Manager to understand project scope, adhere to project deliverables and timelines, and identify, track, and resolve project issues and risks

  • Participate in planning, organizing and guiding tracks of work, including estimating work effort required to complete tasks and navigating unexpected changes and/or obstacles

  • Meet ongoing and overlapping deadlines in a fast-paced environment effectively multi-tasking workload and coordinating dependencies with other groups

  • Managing multiple projects and programs simultaneously

  • Continuously improve work methods to increase overall efficiency and quality

  • Tailors message to audience ensuring appropriate details (high or low level) are communicated appropriately

  • Guides/Mentors junior level analysts and new team members

  • If necessary, step into the role of Project Manager at times

You own this if you have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or technical related field,or equivalent combination ofeducation, training and/or experience

  • Minimum of ten years combined experience in process analysis, large scale implementations and requirements documentation

  • Experience in Financial Services industry preferred

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Visio; working knowledge of SharePoint preferred

  • Proven ability to manage time productively while rapidly adapting to changes in priority

  • Ability to drive work efforts with strong attention to detail and excellent follow-up skills

  • Ability to build strong relationships, gain confidence, and effectively communicate and work with teams, business partners, external vendors and leadership

  • Superb ability to translate business and customer needs into recommended solutions, process designs and technical requirements

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Able to establish and maintain cooperative and positive working relationships.

  • Organized, detail-oriented, diplomatic, proactive, self motivated, dependable, and driven by excellence

  • Even-tempered and able to balance multiple tasks in accordance with changing deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

We’ve got you covered…

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan and much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job.

Job: *Technology

Title: Sr. Business Analyst

Location: Colorado-Centennial

Requisition ID: 300871