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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-04855
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Start Date / End Date: 09/24/2018 to 03/22/2019
Can you picture yourself working for one of America's Ideal Employers? Our client is at the center of the world's financial markets and is well known for innovation and openness. They encourage diverse opinions and have a focus on teamwork and providing top value to their clients. They foster a culture of collaboration, creativity, and achievement.

Position Summary:
We are looking for a Business Analyst to support cllent's Security Master Model Redesign initiative. Candidate will play a vital role in ensuring business objectives are satisfied by supporting the discovery, analysis, clean up and coordination efforts associated with this vital initiative.

Principal Responsibilities:
• Analyze, evaluate, define, document, maintain and track business requirements
• Analyze, evaluate, define and document business and system processes and identify and document underlying business requirements and rules
• Perform data discovery, analysis and modeling - analyze, evaluate and define data requirements, usage and structure
• Own and develop relationship with partners, working with them to optimize and enhance integration
• Report on common sources of technical issues or questions and make recommendations to product team
• Constantly be on a lookout for ways to improve monitoring, issue discovery and the delivery of better value to the customer
• Define and perform user acceptance testing
• Able to convey and employ Master Data Management concepts and best practices

Experience:
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in business data analysis
• Emphasis on data profiling and dimensions of data quality
• Thorough understanding of Master Data Management, Data Analysis and Data Modeling
• Experience in running meetings with business and technology stakeholders
• Familiarity with security instruments & financial industry

Knowledge & Skills:
• Self-motivated; works well both independently and collaboratively
• Detail oriented
• Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills
• Excellent documentation and communication skills
• Own results to completion and anticipates needs, sets realistic expectations
• Familiar with different software development methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum)
• Competency in in MS Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, MSProject and Jira.
• Ability to understand conceptual, logical and physical data models. Erwin Data Modeling is a plus.
• Familiarity with Master Data Management concepts (e.g.: Suspect Duplicate Processing, Rules of Visibility, "Who Wins” rules, etc.)
• Knowledge of Client Master Data and Reference Data a plus
• Familiarity with Data Quality Dimensions (valid, accurate, complete, consistent, conformity, coverage and timeliness) a plus

Education, Training &/or Certification:
Degree in a business or related field.