Business Analyst

New York, NY | Contract

Post Date: 09/13/2017 Job ID: 9637 Industry: Technology

Title: Business Analyst

Type: Long-term contract

Rate: Open dependent upon experience 

Location: NYC


1.        Background in Fixed income derivatives pricing and Risk.

2.        Knowledge of SQL and excel

You will be responsible for:

·   Lead the business and IT to rapidly deliver the best designed solutions as prioritized by the company’ s strategic and productivity goals using the latest Agile processes per the defined timeline

·   Organizes and plans the best approach to the business need and guides others in achieving the best solution

·   Engage in conceptualizing solutions in a variety of systems, platforms and tools – choosing the right option for the problem by balancing complexities, risks, speed-to-market and other factors

·   Active participant in Project review and prioritization process – adding insight to possible solutions, downstream impacts, possible risks, and level-of-effort / cost

·   Analyze and document how the business need impacts other systems and processes

·   Perform data collection and analysis needed to compile cost-benefit analysis as part of the project rationalization

·   Write use cases, specifications, business requirements and test conditions along with needed process flows and works the stakeholders to reach approval

·   Perform hands-on development efforts using rapid application development (citizen developer) frameworks for prototype, testing or production use

·   Performs others duties as assigned

Required Skills:

·   Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent preferred

·   5+ years of combined experience in  risk, product knowledge, pricing methodologies

·   Able to quickly learn, access complex problems and conceptualize solutions to be deployed through technology or process improvements

·   Creative problem-solver who combines analytical skills with technical proficiencies to deliver quality results

·   Works well in a fast paced team environment and manage/drive multiple requests to successful completion in a prompt and professional manner while communicating issue/status to appropriate stakeholders

·   Skilled in using Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), utilizing portions from both Waterfall and Agile methodologies

·   Proven track record of delivering documents/requests/changes combined with the ability to be proactive in identifying opportunities for the process and systems changes along with requirements traceability

·   Ability to effectively lead/manage/drive requirement/request meetings, across various business units, with minimal management oversight

·   Ability to clearly articulate, effectively author and present complex requirement documents, including the benefit analysis,  both verbally and written

·   Ability to act as effective leader between/among business departments and IT/consultants/technology

·   Ability to participate/lead user acceptance testing and provide training on the new feature/process

·   Ability to multi-task and adapt to shifting priorities, demands and tight timelines using analytical and problem-solving skills

·   Proven ability in authoring and analyzing ‘ Process Flow’ diagrams – knowledge and experience working in Blue Works is a plus

·   Enjoy learning and working in a challenging/changing environment

Matthew Beers

Fun Facts: Previous Class A PGA Professional, poker fanatic, and fishing enthusiast.

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