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Senior IT Business Analyst

KLM Careers
New York, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Contractor
Job Description

Senior IT Business Analyst

Anywhere in U.S

This is a 6 Month Contract - NO C2C.

You must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.

  • To fulfil this role for a variety of Investment applications and initiatives, the Business Analyst will:
  • Partner with business teams as technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) to identify and accurately document solutions via business and systems requirements and processes; utilizing combined experience in both IT and the Investments domain.
  • Facilitate and/or participate in and contribute to internal workshops and meetings to gather, understand and document business project goals, workflows, complex business needs, gaps, and opportunities. Determine how changing business needs will affect the system, product, and process.
  • Be innovative and drive outside the box thinking. Solve difficult problems as needed through proposing insightful, knowledgeable, effective solutions. Build and use knowledge of what is happening in the industry, and in technology, to drive implementation of critical functionalities into our applications.
  • Work closely with external software vendors and/or internal Systems Development teams to ensure the business requirements are met and align with the system design.
  • Understand product architecture and functionality which will allow you to assess the feasibility of buisness requests. Gain an understanding of product design and solutions to take wider ownership / responsibility for the defined product functionalities.
  • Estimate value, develop use cases and prioritize stories and epics to ensure work is aligned with product strategy. Coordinate with project managers on scope, time & sizing estimates.
  • Assist with testing of applications and enhancements, including writing test plans and acting as a business proxy for various application and environmental confirmations. Document exceptions, configurations and work-arounds as necessary.
  • Assist with technical documents and user guides, and any needed modifications to existing documentation, training materials or user demonstrations.
  • Participate in the deployment and implementation of new and existing products/applications.
  • Investigate, triage, diagnose and resolve complex application issues, working with business partners, other IT departments (MGTI, O&S, etc.) and suppliers as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The Business Analyst will meet the following criteria:
  • Relevant bachelors degree with degrees in mathematics, finance or computer science preferred.
  • 5+ years of technology experience in similar IT Business Analyst role working with Investment systems.
  • Experience in Investment Operations, Investments trading, Private Wealth Management, and/or Middle Office Services is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the business concepts applicable to a multi-faceted financial services organization is preferred. Related business experience is beneficial.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.
  • Strong communication skills in English, both oral and written. Communicates professionally with internal and external contacts.
  • Experience with business analysis, application development and project management principles, practices, techniques and tools. Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services would also be helpful.
  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team. Create effective business solutions with minimal direction and ability to learn new skills quickly. Strive to share knowledge and achieve common goals within a team.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Basic understanding of programming (Excel VBA, SQL scripts) and QA techniques.


Requirements

1. Relevant bachelors degree with degrees in mathematics, finance or computer science preferred.

2. 5+ years of technology experience in similar IT Business Analyst role working with Investment systems.

3. Experience in Investment Operations, Investments trading, Private Wealth Management, and/or Middle Office Services is preferred.

4. Experience with processing transactions


5. Strong IT Skills/Technical Skills

6. Knowledge of Advent Portfolio Exchange (APX)

7. Experience with SQL Server Reporting tool or any other data reporting tool


8. Account Reconciliation tools experience

9. Wealth Management experience


10. Trade processing experience

11. Basic understanding of programming (Excel VBA, SQL scripts) and QA techniques.

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

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New York, NY
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