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Senior Business/Data Analyst
Ref No.: 18-02635
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
My customer, an international financial institution located in Washington, DC has a 6+ month contract position available for a Business Analyst

Key Responsibilities:
  • Interface with the business client to understand business needs and requirements, and to help develop and maintain the client relationship
  • Build stakeholder consensus and ensure everyone is on the same page, in agreement, and can visualize the solution being proposed
  • Leverage data analysis skills to analyze business areas, understand source systems' data and map them to data model
  • Develop detailed data requirements and Report specifications per agreement with business users
  • Develop business cases, requirements, use cases, test plans, test strategies, test cases, and operational procedures and plans
  • Design and execute test cases for projects
  • Collaborate with technical teams to determine if solutions currently exist (internally or externally) or whether new solutions are feasible to meet business requirements
  • Maintain a comprehensive chronological trail of requirements and agreements and actively contribute to the project change control process.
  • Document and manage issues and actions
  • Provide overall support to ensure the successful design, testing, and implementation of applications that support the business unit, Also, provide support in developing training materials and conducting training
  • Document and manage issues and actions for IT applications and projects
  • Prepare and make presentations using MS PowerPoint and Visio to project stakeholders and management
  • Evaluate applications and IT environments, and analyze gaps between current and desired states

Required Experience:
  • 7+ years of relevant technical and business work experience specifically in finance/investment banking sector with strong exposure to Equity line of business
  • Experience in defining and implementing technology solutions for a major financial institution
  • Extensive experience as a Business /Intelligence Analyst for a large financial /Investment Banking institution
  • Extensive experience with implementing a Data / BI systems
  • Extensive experience in gathering business requirements and developing functional specifications with special emphasis on data analysis, documenting detailed requirements for data and reports, providing source to target mapping, defining test cases, and providing user training and support
  • Extensive experience with various system development lifecycle methodologies and tailoring the artifacts to those methodologies
  • Strong experience with PL/SQL
  • Experience with BI /ETL tools - Business Objects, Informatica
    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Finance with 12+ years' experience or Masters with 8+ years of experience
  • Strong data analysis skills and ability to quickly understand the data model
  • Knowledge of business analysis best practices (such as BABOK) and ability to effectively apply them
  • Advanced knowledge of specific business area, process, workflows, standards, and business practices
  • Proven conceptual, analytical, and judgmental skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate well with all levels, technical as well as non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to work directly with clients and management without supervision and to facilitate and navigate discussions with stakeholders to ensure clarity, prioritization, and consensu
  • Leadership skills and ability to work well with diverse team members, often in multiple locations
  • Ability to work with different points-of-view and lead the team to convergence, while always keeping the project objectives in sight
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Excellent personal organization skills and ability to take things to closure without follow-ups
  • Expert knowledge of database technology such as Oracle and reporting tools such as Business Objects and Tableau
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills to effectively communicate with wide array of project stakeholders
Contractor Benefits*

Medical
Dental
Vision
401(k)

*benefits are available only to W2 Contractors

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