Job Description :
Need Senior Business Analyst – Inv IT in Whippany, NJ /F2F interview is required

Location: Whippany, NJ
Interview: Need only Locals as F2F interview is absolutely required.
Rate: $45-60/hr on 1099 or C2C
Contract to Perm role

"U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time."

Senior Business Analyst – Inv IT – (Grade 10)

Clients IT Group is seeking a Senior Business Systems Analyst to play a major role in the delivery of various projects for the Securities Front and Middle Office The candidate will lead and coordinate various ongoing initiatives from the initial requirements gathering phases to production delivery while partnering with the development team and the business. The ideal candidate will be an eager problem solver with a strong work ethic, with a focus and willingness to go the extra mile in a dynamic fast paced environment. This is a great growth opportunity for a highly motivated individual with room to explore different areas of technologies which support the Clients organization.

Key Responsibilities:

Gather business requirements and provide functional specifications to the development teams
Act as the primary liaison between business partners and development teams and build a strong relationship with the business in support of the ongoing demand
Work with the Quality Assurance team and ensure proper capture of test cases, and respond to test team ambiguity review questions.
Analyze and understand the use case of various data elements and work with various Investments IT teams to deliver/enhance automated data feed solutions.
Participate in detailed design discussions with the development team, data architecture and technical architects.
Participate in producing project plans and work with various groups and teams to ensure project milestones and goals are met in timely manner.
Take part and contribute to producing presentations to management (status reports, budget forecasting, etc
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

They only want a junior person as they have senior folks to handle heavy lifting

Strong communication and presentation skills as well as team playing skills. Also, hunger to learn and strong motivation/drive

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Finance
3 – 5 years business systems analysis experience or comparable business experience.
Be able to demonstrate proficiency with business requirements, business process modeling, functional specifications, workflow and data flow diagraming, and scripting test plans/test cases
Knowledge of investments products is a must with a focus on fixed income securities
Hands on experience with Investments Front Office and Middle Office Platforms
Expertise and experience in financial data (Security Master, Positions and Holdings, Trade Transactions, Performance, , etc
They have to have investment banking experience within Fixed Income and Trading (Trade, Position, Security Master, etc…)
Market Data and Financial Data falls within Security Master.
Microsoft BI Suite would be strongly preferred.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency on in preparing presentations to Management
Highly organized in fast paced environment.
Strong analytical skills and detailed oriented.
High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products and Visio.

Preferred:
BlackRock Aladdin exposure is a plus
Experience and understanding of Agile/Scrum is a plus
Knowledge of Microsoft technologies is a plus: SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, TFS, Power BI
MBA or equivalent

E: srikanthm at vertigonconsulting dot com