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Federal Reserve System Business Systems Analyst in St. Louis, Missouri


Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis


This is an ideal position for a systems analyst professional who will achieve high-quality products. Serving as a Business Systems Analyst, you will support complex technical efforts with a product mindset for a web-based system for the United States Treasury. You will work with web developers, Product Owners, and business owners, and you will report to the Product Manager of a Treasury business-line in the Product Organization.

You will break down epics and features into user stories and test cases, test functionality, help manage the product backlog, maintain the product's knowledge base, mockup web-pages, develop process flows and activity diagrams, and elicit feedback from customers.

The Business Systems Analyst is experienced with user story mapping, elaboration, and directly participating in detailed analysis and data modeling discussions. Product functionality normally involves multiple epics and requires partner communications. You will work directly with users, the leadership team, and the sponsors of the product. The partners for this product are geographically dispersed.


  • Be a product expert and contribute to scrum team(s) by refining the product backlog, including creating user stories, clarifying defects, detailing acceptance criteria, data definitions, and validation rules.

  • Develop mockups of web pages, process flows and activity diagrams outlining the system impacts

  • Support data analysis activities, using SQL queries, to support feature/story development.

  • Participate and facilitate sessions for planning program increments, sprints and other Agile ceremonies.

  • Communicate business and technical goals, including their associated value to important partners (Fiscal, Agency, FRB)

  • Troubleshoot production issues, test defects and work with FRB and Fiscal Service partners or end-users towards resolution or workaround.

  • Maintain the system (business and technical) knowledge base including security matrices, interface specifications, state diagrams, process flows/activity diagrams, and other product documentation

  • Support scrum team(s) in defining test strategy/scenario discussions and testing activities


  • Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience

  • 5+ years' proven experience performing Business Systems Analyst activities

  • Experience with iterative development methodologies (e.g., RUP, Agile, or SAFe)

  • Experience working with a development team, Product Owners (or equivalent), and partners at all levels

  • Experience refining epics/features into supporting stories

  • Experience with process modeling, relational databases, and SQL

  • Experience testing applications including functional, security, system and integration, and accessibility

  • Experience with prototyping tools such as Axure, HTML Editor, or Adobe Dreamweaver

  • Experience with microservice-based architectures a plus

  • Candidates with less experience may be considered at a lower job grade and salary

  • Travel (5%)

  • US Citizen or lawful permanent resident with three or more years of US residency

  • All Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including receiving a COVID-19 booster when eligible, unless the Bank grants an accommodation based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.


Our organization offers benefits (https://www.stlouisfed.org/careers/yourcareer/benefits) that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Pension plan, 401K, Comprehensive Insurance Plans, Tuition Reimbursement Program, Onsite Wellness & Fitness Center, Backup Dependent Care (Child & Adult), and more (https://www.stlouisfed.org/careers/yourcareer/benefits)

Ranked as the #2 Top Workplace in the St. Louis Region in 2020, the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is committed to building an inclusive workplace, where employees' diversity—in age, gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, and cultural traditions, religion, life experiences, education and socioeconomic backgrounds—are recognized as a strength. Learn more about (https://www.stlouisfed.org/careers/ourculture/about-us) the Bank and its culture; check out our Careers Site (https://www.stlouisfed.org/careers/ourculture/about-us) .

The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Information Technology

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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OUR BANK has one of the most recognizable brands around the world. The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States—one of the world's most influential, trusted and prestigious financial organizations. The Federal Reserve is charged with the important mission of promoting a strong economy and a stable financial system and fulfills this responsibility by formulating national monetary policy, supervising and regulating banks and bank holding companies, and providing financial services for banks and the U.S. government.

OUR PEOPLE are diverse in background and ideas, which allows for ongoing creativity and innovation. Ultimately, they are the ones who push our high-performance, exchange-driven culture forward.

Why Our People Choose Us:

Our reputation precedes us

There will always be room for personal growth

Our people are first

You’ll find the right balance

Your responsibilities will be meaningful

We hope that you will be our future colleague.