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Business Analyst / Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-03720
Location: NY, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 - 140,000.00 /Year
Business Analyst / Project Manager

The surrounding trading systems group of a Leading broker-dealer is seeking a Business Analyst / Project Manager to be part of a front-office project initiative.
As a Business Analyst/Project manager you will engage with senior front, middle, and back office stakeholders, as well as with technology leads within markets technology and beyond.

As a Business Analyst / Project Manager responsibility will cover:
  • Take projects from inception to execution, defining initial plan and actively managing on-going delivery
  • Plan and execute changes across all involved functions – technology, business, operations
  • Break down barriers to success, escalate appropriately to senior technology and business leadership and work collaboratively with your peers
  • Ensure that business outcomes are achieved and that full stakeholder buy-in is ensured
  • Negotiate plan scope and effort to meet business outcomes in the most effective matter
  • Formal project reporting to ensure we are communicating to finance and central program management to the level expected
  • Work with the business to structure different business requirements into a prioritized set of requirements, with estimates
  • Create detailed FRD & BRD based upon business needs

Key projects include "surrounding trading systems” initiatives. These projects include compliance surveillance, Trade monitoring tools, market data feeds, post-trade settlement systems, trade billing systems, and electronic broking.

Skills and Qualifications of Business Analyst / Project Manager

  • Solid knowledge with Fixed Income products (Cash, Repo, Agency Bonds, MBS, interest rate swaps)
  • Experience in cross functional project delivery across technology, and front to back office lobs.
  • Technical acumen – ability to equally work with software engineers and risk managers

Bachelor's degree in business or technical-related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred 5-10 years of experience in providing consulting advice to senior IT and business management required. Experience is in financial industry a must.

Third Party Applications Not Accepted