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Business Data Analyst

Jose Merciline
New York, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position Description

This position is within the Analytics Intelligence and Data Technology (AIDT) group of our company. ADT provides critical enterprise information to the firm for reporting and other application processing use. The business data analysis group works with diverse functional groups within the Global Wealth Management business of MSWM to determine how they can utilize the enterprise data.

The business data analysis leads the effort to drive the business sponsors in the specification of a systems data requirements, understanding whether the underlying data of the firm can support the request and working with ADT and other development teams to deliver the required data.

Other job functions include:

Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirement workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis.

Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.

Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artifacts as needed: (Functional requirements (Business Requirements Document), iii. Use Cases, GUI, Screen and Interface designs)

Utilize your experience in using enterprise-wide requirements definition and management systems and methodologies required.

Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously

Skills/Experience Requirements

A minimum of 5 years experience in IT, 5 years in Retail Brokerage IT. Demonstrated expertise with the some of the following tools/languages/disciplines: data modeling, data profiling, data quality analysis, relational database SQL (e.g. Sybase, Oracle). Knowledge of and experience with data warehousing/data marts concepts and practices. Knowledge of retail broker dealer business; back-office operations and trade processing; familiarity with a wide range of financial instruments; such as stocks, options, mutual funds, fixed income. Prior experience in data quality and data stewardship functions is a plus.

This individual requires proven analytical skills, demonstrated capability of distilling details from complex business requirements into accurate and precisely specified functional, technical specifications and use cases capable of interpretation by both technical and non-technical readers. Must have the ability to maintain deliverables to schedule, ability to adapt to changes in requirements and priorities, be a self starter, show initiative, ability to work on multiple projects at the same time prioritizing as appropriate. Act in a coordination role with business users, internal and external application development teams, DBA, data warehouse and Q/A groups. They will interact with technical and support teams to assist in prototyping, design and planning of test cases. Be able to apply business judgment to create solid business practices, methodologies as well as recommendations and procedures.

Jose Merciline


New York, NY
10004 USA



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