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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-04643
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Position Type:Short Term Contract
Infinity Consulting Solutions (ICS) is seeking a senior level Business Analyst for a contract to hire role for a client of ours in Brooklyn, New York.


About the Position:

The position is for an experienced Technical Business Analyst within the financial industry. As a Technical Business Analyst, you serve as a liaison between the subject matter expert and application development. In this role you will be responsible for analyzing business requirements, functional requirements and working with application developers to deconstruct current-state system logic. Based on this analysis, you will be responsible for grooming technical stories/specifications to support our DWM Online Trading work-stream. As part of this work-stream, you may work on multiple projects at the same time that may be in different phases of the SDLC, and you will work with a cross-functional (Application Development, Quality Assurance, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Architecture/Design Authority, etc.) and cross-LOB team (Digital Technology, Wealth Management Technology, Operations, etc.).

Key Responsibilities
As a Technical Business Analyst for the DWM Online Trading team additional responsibilities will include:
  • Analyzes business requirements to understand the business needs and to determine how systems and applications can best functionally fulfill those needs
  • Combines knowledge of what the business wants with knowledge of how current-state system logic/design to groom technical stories/specifications for the target-state system
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the Business, Architecture, Development and Testing teams throughout the project life cycle
  • Strategizes with the business for the optimization of system processes; Identify efficiencies and ways to improve BAU design and system flow
  • Identifies, assesses, and documents business requirements and functional/technical specifications; recommending business priorities, and advising business on options, risks, and costs
  • Schedule and lead requirements & sessions with stakeholders; gather testable system requirements and translate them into use cases in user stories & gherkin
  • Analyzes impact of proposed solution across the business and develops use cases to demonstrate the business requirements to the technology teams



Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of experience in information technology with an emphasis on Technical Business Systems Analysis
  • Prior experience in financial / banking institutions (preferably in Wealth Management) with strong markets and trading system knowledge a must
  • Option and Margin trading knowledge a plus
  • Demonstrated ability with gathering and analyzing Business and Data Requirements across multiple applications and technologies throughout the full SDLC of projects
  • Self-starter who with a proven track record in analytical thinking, problem solving and communication and experience in dealing with both senior executives and their teams
  • Style that promotes a culture of collaboration and teamwork
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills combined with solid project management ability
  • Ability to manage to tight deadlines with a mind-set for flexibility
  • Advanced knowledge of collaboration tools like Confluence, JIRA, and Blueprint.
  • Experience in the Agile Scrum methodology
  • Experience/understanding of business process reengineering and business modeling concepts, business systems development and analysis