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Data Platforms Senior Systems Business Analyst

Brown Brothers Harriman Jersey City, NJ
  • Posted: July 20, 2019
  • Full-Time

At Brown Brothers Harriman, we believe no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find new solutions to complex business challenges. We are looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can. Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our client's financial well-being.

If you are looking for an entrepreneurial environment where you can learn and thrive, Brown Brothers Harriman is the right place for you

Join us as a Data Platforms Senior Systems Business Analyst

We are seeking a Senior Systems Business Analyst to join its Data Platforms Systems group. S/he will work as part of a dynamic and growing team responsible for delivering all IT project services for a major new technical product initiative. The individual will take part in the identification and definition of the change, design, development, testing and deployment of solutions as well as runs communication to both business and technical audiences. The Systems Analyst participates in all phases of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) from project scoping, planning and requirements definition to issues resolution, testing, training and implementation.

The BBH Data Platforms Systems team is responsible for creating a next generation platform providing our clients with commercial data services. The platform will consist of both a traditional Data Warehouse and new HDFS oriented data storage. It will incorporate new technologies and techniques in the areas of data ingestion, data transformation, data aggregation, and data access.

Some of your key responsibilities include:

Facilitating communication between business users and technical teams

Gathering requirements of proposed changes or issues to be fixed and helping set scope definition

Conducting analysis of applications and systems

Writing and/or reviewing technical specification documentation which may include data modelling, dataflow diagramming, screen design, workflow analysis etc.

Involvement in design and development process as well as in system and UAT testing

Release communication (providing demonstrations to the users, writing release documentation, taking part in release meetings)

Involvement in deployments and checkout of the solution

Working with project managers, developers, testers and other specialists across multiple teams and locations to make sure that projects meet business needs

Mentoring/guiding more junior team members


Undergraduate Degree (Accounting, Banking, Economics, Finance, Computer Science or Management Information Systems preferred).

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

5+ years of analysis experience in software development projects

Positive, can do attitude, open to change.

Previous experience of working in an international corporate environment.

Experience in one or more software methodologies such as Waterfall or Agile

Demonstrates ability to take ownership and initiative

Ability to work in and lead teams across multiple geographical locations

Basic technical knowledge (e.g. programming skills, database design / SQL, application architecture)

Highly organized and able to manage priorities and multiple work streams

What We Offer:

A collaborative environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can

Direct access to clients, information and experts across all business areas around the world

Opportunities to grow your expertise, take on new challenges, and reinvent yourself-without leaving the firm

A culture of inclusion that values each employee's unique perspective

High-quality benefits program emphasizing good health, financial security, and peace of mind

Rewarding work with the flexibility to enjoy personal and family experiences at every career stage

Volunteer opportunities to give back to your community and help transform the lives of others


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law.


Full time

Jersey City

Brown Brothers Harriman


Jersey City, NJ

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