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Business Systems Analyst

Company: JSR Tech Consulting
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

The Business Systems Analyst will work with business & systems personnel to create business requirement documents, requirement traceability matrix, and the review of project artifacts.

Responsible for the creation of the Business Requirement Document (BRD), the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) and the review of project artifacts developed by the BSA role. Engages business customers and technical systems analysts in the Requirements Phase of initiatives. Develop expertise to navigate and implement the SDLC methodology within a Plan/Deliver/Quality Assurance/Operate model. Responsible for consistent on-time delivery of quality deliverables in accordance with agreed upon plans.

Role Requirements:

  • Build new and existing applications in preparation for a launch of new business.
  • Align with the business teams and rest of the AMFMCT teams in assessing business needs and transforming them into scalable applications.
  • Work closely with quantitate modeling team and portfolio managers.
  • Collaborate with business groups to define solutions to business needs. This includes eliciting, analyzing and documenting business requirements, identifying multiple approaches, making recommendations, and facilitating brainstorming and requirement walk-through sessions.
  • Partner with the Technology team. Analyzing and documenting systems / report design requirements which can include technical specifications, pseudo code, database table design, diagramming business process flows; to validate that the system solution meets the business need.
  • Conducting project related tests which include developing detailed test plans, test cases and expected results; conducting tests; evaluating and documenting results.
  • Develop subject matter expertise on the trading, performance/attribution and risk analytics platforms.
  • Provide on-going support and troubleshooting production and test issues to perform root cause analysis, reconciliations, recommending corrective action and leading the resolution efforts.
  • Taking deep analytical dives on data while being able to conceptualize, synthesize and critically evaluate gathered information, and communicate findings and recommendations.
    Your Required Skills:

    • Undergraduate (B.S.) degree in Finance, Economics, Business, or Information System is preferred.
    • Minimum of 8+ years' experience in the Financial Industry.
    • Experience with Blackrock Aladdin is required.
    • Previous experience with Bloomberg data is a big plus.
    • At least 5 years of ALM (Asset and Liability Management) experience with deep knowledge of performance and attribution.
    • Previous experience with reinsurance industry is a huge plus.
    • In-depth understanding of various Fixed Income instruments and their analytics, characteristics, and benchmarks with proven knowledge of Derivatives and its processes is required.
    • Candidate must have highly developed analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skill sets. Position requires the ability to quickly trouble shoot issues and think outside the box.
    • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and connect the dots, as well as demonstrate drive, resourcefulness, and personal ownership of assignments.
    • Ability to work independently is critical, as is the ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment and actively participate in assessing impact of requested changes on existing processes.
    • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and comfortable working with all levels of an organization's technology and business groups.
    • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word, MS Visio and PowerPoint. Prior experience with JIRA and Confluence is a plus.
    • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience is preferred.
    • Must be highly proficient in data manipulation and writing SQL queries.
    • Hands-on experience with any investment / trading system, or performance attribution system is a plus.

      Ability to manage small team or projects is highly desirable.

Keywords: JSR Tech Consulting, Newark , Business Systems Analyst, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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