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BMO Financial Group Business Technology Associate in Chicago, Illinois


The Technology Associate is responsible for assisting the Business Technology Leads in organizing, delivering & executing on strategic initiatives, preparing test cases and conducting ad-hoc activities related to the bank's commercial loan systems including but not limited to RRT (Risk rating software), and LTS (adjudication software) and Livelink (workflow tool) as well as any other commercial loan systems implemented over time.

The Technology associate is also responsible for working with the Communications Analyst to update the user manuals for RRT, MRA, Livelink, LTS and LTSL systems, as well as all other training and guidance materials for credit analysts and other users and to ensure that all content on the P & C US Portal and/or SharePoint site is updated as needed and remains relevant.

Additionally, the Technology Associate will co-own the Help Desk function for the commercial lending systems and act as a contact for the Line of Business for all questions regarding the commercial loan systems, risk rating models or business processes. The role involves responding to questions emailed into the Help Desk and providing prompt and accurate responses. Additionally, the associate will escalate systemic issues to the appropriate manager for resolution

Key Accountabilities

•Assists Training Manager in preparing and conducting training sessions related to commercial lending systems to optimize the knowledge and skill of system users

•Assists Business Tech Lead in planning, test case preparations, helps with UAT calls for both LTS and LTSL users, testing and Implementation of all technology enhancements on behalf of the line of business. In addition, to tracking and reporting any defects to Business Tech Lead and Delivery Test Manager.

•Assists Business Tech Lead on, Works with the Communications Analyst to ensure that all job aids and user guides are up to date and accurate and that they support the requirements of system users.

•Identifies areas of data quality that need supplemental training an executes training

•Provides help desk support to all business purpose lending personnel, identifying what areas to enlist to resolve issues and answer questions as needed.

•Works with the learning managers to develop and update an employee On-Boarding Program and to create, update and maintain e-learning related to commercial loan systems.

Knowledge & Skills

•Solid presentation skills

•Strong communication skills

•2 or more years of experience in commercial credit underwriting or commercial banking operations

•B.A. in Business or Finance.

•Knowledge of Bank systems including RRT, APMS, LTS, and Livelink a plus

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