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Sentenial is a financial services and technology company with its headquarters based in Maynooth, Ireland. Over the last 10+ years we have established ourselves as a leader in providing hosted payment applications to Top European Banks and their corporate customers, and also in running our own Payment Institution service “Nuapay”.

Sentenial delivers award-winning cloud payment solutions which help reduce the complexity of payment management and offers an array of value added services in an agile service delivery. Our products help organizations to lower costs and increase business agility by offering highly scalable and resilient payment systems for its customers. With clients ranging from small and medium-sized enterprises to large global banks using our payment facilities, we’ve built a reputation for best in class solutions, accurate and efficient delivery, and excellent customer service.

We are now seeking to recruit a Business Analyst who shares our passion for technology, innovation and excellence to help us enhance our cloud solutions and increase our market-leading position. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the Maynooth team responsible for requirements analysis for our finance solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the Product Owner to refine requirements and ensure that the software delivered meets customer expectations
  • Liaise with Engineers and QAs within Sprint teams to ensure their understanding of the deliverables is comprehensive
  • Ensure that documentation is comprehensive and maintained as functionality is updated
  • Timely delivery of solution design based on business requirements gathered from Stakeholders
  • Stakeholder management
  • Be part of Scrum software development process and follow Agile best practices
  • Perform User Acceptance testing when required of delivered functionalities
  • Provide post implementation support

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years industry practice as a Business Analyst, experience with business and requirements analysis, product backlogs, high quality documentation
  • Good project experience and understanding of at least one key Payments area:
    • Direct Debits and Credit Transfers (SEPA, Domestic Payments)
    • Payment Systems actors/participants
    • Alternative Payment Methods and Payments Innovation (Instant Payments, E-Payments, Open Banking API)
    • Core Banking/Payment systems implementation and related organizational impacts (functional, business requirements, processes, roles, etc.)
    • Clearing and Settlement Process
  • Good mix and exposure to Business and Technology (Payments Systems Integration Standards, Internet Banking, Back Office Operations)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time and multiple commitments/projects simultaneously
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Strong business analysis, data and process modelling experience
  • End to end project lifecycle understanding
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Excellent English – verbal communication, written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience in working with SCRUM software development process, Kanban or other Agile methodologies
  • Experience using JIRA or other issue tracking systems
  • User Guide and Technical writing experience
  • Understanding and interpretation of EU Regulation and legislative developments under PSD2, SEPA Schemes etc. with the ability to identify and implement solutions to meet emerging regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Experience and understanding across multiple technologies including RESTful web services and database applications

Why work for Sentenial?

  • Leading Technologies – Agile Methodologies
  • Work on new FinTech initiatives like Open Banking, Instant Payments
  • Great location just off the N4 (free parking)
  • Strong team culture – collaboration is key
  • Opportunity to influence decisions – have your voice heard and experience count
  • Excellent career building opportunities in all roles
  • Regular Sports and Social Events
  • 3 company sponsored family days per year
  • Annual Employee Events
  • Monthly group lunch for employees
  • Progressive Leave Allocation, Pension, Health Insurance

To apply please quote Business Analyst and send a CV / cover letter to careers@sentenial.com.