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Sr Business Analyst
Ref No.: 17-04864
Location: Washington DC, District of Columbia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 07/17/2017 to 02/21/2018
 Client- Client
Location-DC
Interview- Phone and in person
 GC or Citizen Only
Business Analyst III is responsible for leading the functional requirements gathering team. The candidate works directly with internal customers to understand the business environment and needs. Identifies relevant design, process and specification issue. 

Description of the position: 
Business Analyst III is responsible for leading the functional requirements gathering team. The candidate works directly with internal customers to understand the business environment and needs. Identifies relevant design, process and specification issue. Candidate needs to participate in system test and UAT with hands-on experience of test automation tool. 

Day to day activities: 
Perform business analysis in Asset, Debts and Derivative valuation; write business and functional requirements; 
Work with other work streams to develop business requirements as regards to securitization and other Capital Markets initiatives; 
Coordinate UAT testing efforts across technology, quality assurance and business teams; participate in test planning and execution; update automated test scripts 
and validate result; 
Use SQL and/or other database tools and Excel to analyze data and provide reports; 
Coordinate and lead end-to-end integration testing with other work streams; 
Assist the project manager to provide status reports, and work with other team members on other ad-hoc requests and/or assets pricing. 

Applications/Systems: 
Asset Mark To Market (Internal Application for Capital Markets Pricing) 
Quality Center/Client ALM 
Rational RequisitePro/DOORS 
Oracle SQL Tool 
QTP or UFT 

Must Have Skills: 
Good understanding of fixed-income pricing concepts (Securities, Loans, Debt and Derivatives), securitization, financial modeling, and also possess experience with 
documenting business requirements and testing results; 
Take a proactive approach to understanding the functionality of debt and derivative pricing systems with minimal guidance from business users and technology leads; 
Strong SQL and analytical and problem solving skills; 
Strong Excel and data analysis skills; 
Ensure that the user acceptance testing of the pricing systems complies with the Company's software development life cycle (SDLC) and SOX guidelines. 

Preferred skills, but not required: 
VBA, XML, UNIX and scripting experience is a plus 
QTP or UFT is a plus 
Have experience with high volume of data manipulation; comparing and analyzing of these data 
Years of relevant experience: 
3+ Years of experience 


Ideal background or company: 
Prefer someone who has worked in FNM or FRE or other major banks 
Prefer to have security and loan valuation knowledge 

DESIRED NON-TECH SKILLS: 
Excellent written and oral communication skills; be able to convert the business requirements into clear and detailed functional requirements for the development team to code; be able to coordinate meetings with other teams effectively

 
FNMACompany Default Category
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field * Yes
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) *
         
 
Excellent knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) *
         
 
FNM and Financial Industry experience desired * Yes
Knowledge of requirement tools, such as Rational Requisite Pro *
         
 
Master degree preferred. * Yes
Prior supervisory experience * Yes
Strong analytical skills *
         
 
Work Experience: Miscellaneous
8 years of related work experience *  
 


Focus on SQL, Oracle queries data creation. Business knowledge as well.