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Job ID:4090
Job Title:4090 - Business Analyst (SC P)
Job Location:Hoboken, NJ
Position type:Permanent
No. of Pos.:1
Cand. Rate:$90-110k
Description:

IT Business Analyst
Individual strives to create high-quality business applications through the development of inter-dependent business and automation specifications.  Able to work through complex workflow, calculations and/or transactional details to document the “as is” operations.  Work collaboratively with other BAs, Developers (onshore and offshore), Subject Matter experts, and executive leadership. BA candidate has working knowledge of documentation tools for business process analysis and business rules management. Demonstrated strong analytical skills.
An IT Business Analyst (BA) is an organizer, listener, investigator, facilitator, communicator, collaborator, innovator, strategist and more.  The preferred candidate will have excellent writing and documentation skills, 5+ years of work experience as a Business Analyst and have worked in financial services.  Bachelor's Degree preferred with documented training credentials. May have had the role of: IT Business Process Analyst or IT Business Process Designer

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong knowledge in the area of requirements definition and software development lifecycle methodology
  • Significant experience with Word, Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Knowledge of financial instruments (equities, fixed income, FX, etc.), and trading processes (front/middle/back office, order entry, clearing & settlement, etc.)
  • Basic project management experience
  • Strong writing, problem solving, communication and client-facing skills
  • Able to utilize a business analysis strategic roadmap and project archetypes for guiding the organization towards increased business agility and reduced IT rework.
  • Able to use know-how to incrementally adapt current state BA work products for better requirements and business level specifications
  • proven techniques for defining and/or improving requirements
  • with proven techniques for collaborating to define requirements and specifications with Business Architects and IT professionals

Keywords:
SDLC, IT systems development life cycle, business process, IT and Business re-engineering, process flows, flow chart, gap analysis, data analysis, data mapping, and systems documentation
May have in their background / certification:
Member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (theIIBA.org) 
IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)

BA Position Requirements
The primary responsibility of the Business Analyst is to help develop solutions for business problems, capturing and documenting functional requirements around which a solution can be developed.  The Business Analyst also helps develop and maintain client relationships by providing status updates, leading meetings, creating and maintaining plans, etc. must have financial experience; in particular, looking for someone who has worked with corporate actions (securities, stocks, bonds). 

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Identifying business/functional requirements by working with key client personnel or end-users
  • Evaluating software applications/IT environments, analyzing gaps between current/desired states
  • Designing and executing use & test cases for custom application development projects
  • Discovering and documenting business and IT processes, workflows and requirements
  • Assisting the sales/ client-facing teams with activities for onboarding clients
  • Interfacing with other functional and technical groups within the organization

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of work experience as a Business Analyst
  • Bachelor's Degree
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