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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-29192
Location: NY, New York
Start Date: 05/17/2018
JD

Job title: Business Analyst
Location NY
Duration: 12 month


General Job Description
Ideal candidate is a Reference Data SME responsible for conducting functional and data analysis for consumers of the Quorum platform. The resource is also be responsible for delivering Reference Data solutions supporting GME Trading, in both Change and Run capacity.

Desired Skills (include required soft skills)

• In-depth understanding of Client, Account and Instrument reference data and associated data models and its use within Equities Front and Middle Office trading applications
• Extensive experience as a Business Functional Analyst: gathering, eliciting and documenting business and functional requirements (BRD's, FRD's, SRS's etc.), Use Cases, Data Dictionaries and Models
• Understanding of Equity Front Office applications like Order Management Systems (OMS), Execution Management Systems (EMS), Algos, Regulatory Reporting, etc.
• Knowledge of Equities Order & Execution trade flows and trading platforms is a plus
• Broad knowledge of available market data solutions, both vendor (Reuters, Bloomberg etc.) and in-house alike
• Excellent communication, negotiation, networking and influencing skills
• Excellent consumer relationship management skills with service oriented mind-set
• Proven ability to work across multiple business groups and domains, and to work in virtual global team environments and matrix organizations; proven ability to work in fast paced demanding front-office environment
• Advanced analytical and problem solving skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of SQL and logical data modelling is required
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office suite of products: Excel, Project, Visio, etc.
• Experience with requirements management tools such as JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint etcEducation
• Bachelor's Degree in quantitative field: Business, Economics or Computer Science (or equivalent Business Analysis certification and/or relevant work experience)

Key Requirements along with experience (in Yrs)(ex: exposure to any specific tool/Software, Banking/Finance experience, any certifications
* 7+ years of professional experience as a BA
* Experience in Investment Banking / Finance domain and understanding of Equities Trading Front Office landscapate
* Tech-savvy with hands-on data and SQL skills

What will the resource deliver?
* Business and Functional requirements / specifications supporting Equities Reference Data platform (Quorum)
* Data analysis to support