23 Dec
Business Systems Analyst
Massachusetts, Boston , 02117 Boston USA

Business Systems AnalystWe are looking for a Technical Business Analyst with investment and trading industry experience to support the development ofs proprietary applications. The successful candidate will assist engineering teams by defining the business problem/opportunity and communicating goals and evaluating results as requested. You will facilitate projects by serving as the liaison between developers and business partners including portfolio management, operations & technology operations teams. You must have exceptional people skills as well as creative solutions.

  • Work as a liaison between development teams and business partners in order to elicit, analyze, document, communicate and validate requirements
  • Abstract, synthesize and communicate complex requirements and adapt communication approach/style depending on the audience
  • Ensure application designs align with organizational and technical goals
  • Transform user requirements into epics, themes and user stories with upfront detailed technical analysis and direction for development team
  • Create mock-ups and/or conduct demos for business partners
  • Ensure solution delivered by development team meets user's acceptance criteria
  • Assist quality assurance with the development of detailed test plans and test cases
  • Acquire/build and maintain knowledge base for trading and investment applications
  • Ensure production support teams are fully trained on new features, workflows, and processes

Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • 5+ years of Business Analyst of relevant investment industry experience including requirements gathering, analyzing and communicating business requirements to achieve strategic goals
  • 5+ years of authoring epics, themes and user stories, or equivalent requirements from other methodologies, while adhering to best practices
  • Experience in facilitating requirements sessions and implementing mediation/conflict resolution techniques to drive stakeholders to common understanding/agreement
  • Experience identifying and escalating potential requirement gaps to senior project and business partners
  • Working knowledge of several Agile methodologies such as SCRUM, Kanban, and SAFe
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a technical major
  • Understanding of programming languages and object-oriented concepts
  • Understanding of relational databases, with emphasis on SQL server, data loading mechanisms and reporting
  • Understanding of financial market data
  • Detail oriented with exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to take initiative, seeing problems through to final completion
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, set goals and meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment
THIRD PARTY AGENCIES, SUBCONTRACTORS, AND RECRUITERS NEED NOT APPLY. Applicants received from firms will not be considered. Subcontracting is not available for this position.

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