Job Description

Job Title: Systems Business Analyst
Location: Remote – (preference is for candidates located in NY, NJ, or MA)
Duration:  Six Months with extensions
Number of Openings: (1) – one
Interview: Zoom
Start Date: ASAP
 
 
The Systems Business Analyst functions as liaison between technical and business user groups.  The individual interprets what the users need and translates those requirements into detailed specifications supported by development methodology.  The individual identifies design and development options and communicates the pros and cons of these to both business and technical audiences.  The Systems Business Analyst participates in all phases of the systems development life cycle - from project scoping, planning and requirements definition to issues resolution, testing, training and implementation. This role requires knowledge of Fund Accounting, ETF and Capital Markets.
 
1.            Provide an example of how this role applies independent discretion, makes decisions and applies judgment in matters of significance.
The Systems Business Analyst role is a key role within application development area as it requires translation of business requirements into functional requirements and design that is implemented afterwards by Programmer Analysts. It ensures the application or product we deliver to our Business counterparts meets their requirements and expectations.
 
2.            Provide an example to illustrate how this role fits within and impacts the overall department.
The Systems Business Analyst plays a central role in application development area:
-              Working with Business and Change Management teams to get, clarify and understand business requirements
-              Translating and communicating these requirements as functional requirements to Programmer Analysts for further implementation
-              Systems validation and testing of application built and delivered by Programmer Analysts
-              Providing support to Business and Change Management when they validate and test the application delivered by the Systems Team
 
The quality of the Systems Business Analysts deliverable (design and system testing) has strong impact on the quality of the product we deliver to our Business counterparts; and strong impact on their ability to process their business activities and meet their Client's expectations
 
3.            Provide an example to illustrate the purpose of and scope interactions this position has with others (internally or externally).
As mentioned above:
The Systems Business Analyst plays a central role in application development area; which covers the following interaction with other teams (mainly internal interactions):
-              Working with Business and Change Management teams to get, clarify and understand business requirements
-              Translating and communicating these requirements as functional requirements to Programmer Analysts for further implementation
-              Systems validation and testing of application built and delivered by Programmer Analysts
-              Providing support to Business and Change Management when they validate and test the application delivered by the Systems Team
 
4.            Provide an example of the type of oversight this position is accountable for in matters related to supervision of other employees.
The Systems Business Analyst oversees the work that is done and delivered by Programmer Analysts; ensuring it meets Business requirements and expectations before we deliver the product to our Business counterparts for validation and acceptance purpose
 
5+ Yrs
 
- Exposure to project work and project planning
- Knowledge of full life-cycle methodology of systems development
- Ability to analyze current workflows and identify opportunities for improvement
- Ability to create presentations using software such as Microsoft PowerPoint
- Ability to use standard desktop tools effectively (Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office)
- Superior written and oral communications skills
- Strong Knowledge of Jira Required
- Strong Knowledge of Agile Methodology Required
- Knowledge of Fund Accounting, ETF and Capital Markets Required

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