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Business Analyst - Boston

KLM Careers
Boston, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Business Analyst - Boston

Jersey City, NJ 07304/ Washington DC 20002/ Boston, MA 02110/ Tampa, FL 33603/ Dallas, TX 75203

  • The main purpose of this role is to collaborate with other functional representatives on an Agile delivery team to build products that end-users highly value, are consistent with the architecture design, and satisfy strategic and business objectives.
  • The Business Analyst will lead product design discovery on projects, engage with the Product Owner and user/user proxies to slice and translate requirements into valuable offerings and drive the delivery of high-quality solutions.


  • Actively participates with other members of the delivery team (Product Manager, Product Owners, Information Architects, UX Designers, Mid-Tier Dev, UI Dev, QA Analysts, and other BAs) to create solutions that meet business needs in an Agile setting (i.e., scrum ceremonies, collocated team, etc.)
  • Works with the team to decompose requirements into stories, uncover associated workflows, data and business rules as well as define acceptance criteria based on real world scenarios
  • Analyzes improvement requests and bugs to determine solutions that do not negatively impact other product features
  • Applies detailed knowledge of design principles and user needs to ensure that user interfaces are of high quality, extremely usable, perform well and are consistent across product lines
  • Conducts design walkthroughs, demos, and functionality feedback sessions with internal and external customers
  • Resolves and produces just-enough documentation for the functionality being delivered in iterations, but also compiles a running specification that serves as a functional specification for the final deliverable
  • Feeds a culture of dedication, teamwork, problem solving, and continuous improvement
  • Moves project forward by stepping into other functional roles (testing, iteration management, etc.), when applicable
  • Partners with internal stakeholders such as Integration, the Client-Facing Documentation Team and the Client Support Team on operational readiness activities by sharing domain expertise on features and functions and uncovering operational requirements
  • Mentors/trains other new functional and delivery team members on Agile Methodology
  • Helps build BA standards and best practices
  • Aligns risk and control processes into day-to-day responsibilities to monitor and mitigate risk; escalates appropriately


1. Bachelor's degree preferred with Masters or equivalent experience

2. 5 years Business Analysis/Solution Design/Software Development experience

3. Hands on experience with software applications, running tests, checking logs, etc.,

4. Knowledge of institutional trade processing (including Electronic Trade Confirmation, Matching, Straight Through Processing (STP), and current industry initiatives)

5. Experience with FIX, XML, JSON and SWIFT, other formats a plus

6. Experience with Sell Side (Broker), Buy Side (IM), and Custodian middle-office post-trade processing

7. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.

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