Bank of the West Equipment Finance, Business Systems Administrator in Tempe, Arizona

Equipment Finance, Business Systems Administrator


What sets Bank of the West apart from other banks is our team members–they embody the optimistic spirit of the West. There is a spirit here that drives us to do more. Our team of more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. They reflect our modern western values—straightforward, entrepreneurial and optimistic. We seek to create a corporate culture that fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity – an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and enthusiastic about serving our customers. Bank of the West offers the stability of a company that has a 135 year history and is part of BNP Paribas, a European leader in global banking and financial services and one of the 6 strongest banks in the world. We offer opportunities across our diverse business lines – Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, National Finance, and Wealth Management.

Job Description Summary

Through minimal supervision and working independently, is responsible for system administration and data maintenance of moderate to complex business systems. Capable of troubleshooting, tracking and providing first and second level support to multiple business groups, coordinating resolution of supported applications with business users, IT and vendors.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintains and administers systems (distributed and mainframe) including but not limited to data table, download and interface maintenance; and may lead development of system components using product specific tools to create reports and other objects.

  • Performs complex system administration. Monitors and validates tasks are executed based on business requirements and are in compliance with bank policy.

  • Receives business requests and performs preliminary analysis to determine if desktop, application or network connection issues need escalation of the Bank of the West Service Desk.

  • Partners with IT, vendors and business system analysts in performing root cause analysis and recommendation of viable solutions. Serves as escalation point for department employees.

  • Reviews and analyzes trends, proposes and implements changes to reduce problem incidents. Ensures accuracy of all incidents reported for management reporting.

  • Notifies and keeps Business Units and Department management abreast of system issues affecting the business.

  • Proactively looks to review, evaluated, and automate existing processes.

  • Ensures system administration documentation is up to date for all systems.

Other Job Duties

  • Proactively provides recommendations and implements solutions to improve business system health.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience in leasing platform and systems deployment to meet business requirements

  • Experience in Infolease and Equp preferred

  • Manages usage of Infolease (lease accounting and servicing platform) and Equp (front end originations platform) as well as a host of portals and service connections

  • Responsible for monthly service and reporting calendar

  • Ability to lead projects in support of servicing and product deployment to meet business needs

  • Ability to coordinates closely with Banks IT Solutions delivery and systems teams for platform deployment


  • Strong knowledge of business systems software, PC’s, LAN’s, WAN’s.

  • Strong knowledge of Financial Banking systems.

  • Strong knowledge of Systems Administration.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Experience in Process Improvement.

  • Advanced experience in Visual Basic macro’s.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Technology

Location: United States-Arizona-Tempe

Requisition ID: 038548