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AML Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-08281
Location: New York, New York
Business Justification and Position Description:
The Financial Crimes Technology (FCT) team is seeking a technical business analyst to join the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) transaction monitoring program.
The AML program covers multiple applications that monitor transactions, evaluate alerts, report suspicious behavior, and display statistics.
The successful candidate will be comfortable covering multiple technology platforms, is able to succinctly describe how and why the platforms function to less-technical people, and be driven to lead deliveries.

The business analyst will:
Work with senior stakeholders to understand their needs to enhance existing scenarios, create new scenarios, and define improvements in their case management and workflow to gain operational efficiencies
Analyze and understand business requirements; write and explain the functional requirements
Create process and data flow diagrams, use cases, and user guides for the program
Coordinate closely with data management team to define data requirements
Work closely with developers and quality assurance team to communicate functional requirements and collectively define appropriate solution to meet user requirements
Identify potential risks, assess impact, and define mitigation strategies

Required Skills:
Experience working with AML or transaction monitoring programs in a technology context
AML SME who understand the how and why of transaction monitoring
Experience with financial crimes tools such as Actimize, Mantas, Fortent, or BAE Systems
Experience with case management and workflow tools such as ERCM
Strong communicator with interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
7+ years of business analysis or product owner experience
Can distill complex concepts and document them clearly with use cases and process flows
Identifies solutions that not only meet the current need but have foresight into future situations with concern for reusability, risk mitigation, and alignment with firm strategy and regulatory climate.
Proficiency in data analysis including impact analysis for data issues and upstream data changes.
Strong SQL skills.
Knowledge of Relational DBMS design.
Comfortable designing user interface mockups
Experience working in Agile and Waterfall environments.
Self-starter who can multi-task while maintaining good organization and time management
Comfortable juggling multiple priorities and adopting to change
Excellent with MS Office and Jira
Bachelor's in computer science or a related field

Desired Skills:
Knowledge of test driven use case and development approach-Program owner certification
Knowledge of object-oriented design and development
Knowledge of Big Data and Hadoop environments
Financial services experience
ACAMS certified.
Master's in computer science or a related field