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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-08271
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Global Financial Firm located in Boston, MA has an immediate contract role for an experienced BA 

Business Rationale: why the hire is necessary incl. specific estimates of the assumed business risk or financial exposure Client is eliminating our 3rd Party brokerage vendor and rebuilding the functionality in house. The UD platform is critical to this effort. Risk of not filling this role is high due to inability to complete the UD Brokerage Work within the given timeframe (between Q3 & Q4)

Candidate is responsible for delivering on requirements for the backend, middle and front end dev teams, verification and support of both the development and QA teams.
Staffing Alternatives: including restructure, consolidation elimination and why this is the most appropriate
Span of Control Impact: how the management of directs increases or decreases, name subordinates

The candidate currently interacts with multiple business partners and dev partners.
As an analyst the role will continue to require ongoing interactions inside and outside the organization. The person currently does not have direct reports and will not in the proposed role.

Job Description: Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Partnering with business and IT teams to develop detailed requirements for the entire program which include development groups external to our organization
• Create documentation in required tools
• Act as SME on requirements and ensure understanding and communication across interested parties and multiple work streams
• Communicate requirements and manage ongoing processes to maintain details and changes
• Verification of functionality
• Participation in weekend deployment efforts

Role Responsibilities:
Candidate will partner with business and IT teams to create detailed requirements, including use cases, details system reviews and data requirements, and end to end usability reviews as applicable.

Required Skills:
Ability to create and translate detailed business requirements and communicate to all interested parties (Product Owners, Key Stakeholders, UX, Development, and Testing). Will require knowledge of Client applications and data sources, and ability to effectively document and communicate detail across abroad audience. Ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
Microsite Office Suite, JIRA, SharePoint

Preferred Skills:
Independent team member who can coordinate multiple initiatives at the same time, and work with various business and IT partners to develop and communicate detailed requirements.