Technical Analyst (Custody/Tax)
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Technical Analyst (Custody/Tax)
Ref No.: 18-09559
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Global Financial Firm located in Jersey City, NJ has an immediate contract for an experienced Tech Support/Developer 

Responsibilities:
The person in this role will be responsible for implementing innovative solutions to enhance operations and IT support experience, Analysis of defects/enhancements for the Global/Local Custody platform, designated by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
 
Primary responsibilities will include:
 
Projects
 
  • Elicit new requirements for system enhancements
  • Manage the change request process for any system updates.
  • Develop functional specifications for system evolutions
  • Participate in development efforts as per project demands.
  • Participate in the testing effort and ensure a smooth delivery in production
  • Participate in launching and following up on initiatives as assigned
  • Assist in the respect of project deadlines and schedules
  • Identify product gaps or weaknesses and suggest areas of improvement, as needed
  • Communicate and apply project standards
  • Prioritize from assigned projects and independently accept ownership of tasks
  • Co-ordinate with various project stakeholders and provide timely updates on the status
 
Application Support
  • Perform level 3 support and analysis of reported issues, and evaluate alternative business solutions and workarounds to minimize the impacts
  • Ensure a smooth follow up of all technical processes (Online, STP and batches…)
 
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree considered a plus.
  • Minimum 3 years financial industry experience with an emphasis on Custody or US Tax activity
  • Ability to understand business requirements in Custody area and translate them to technical solutions
  • Prior technical analysis experience in an application development environment
  • Prior experience creating functional specifications, process flow diagrams and procedures
  • Good written and spoken English is a must.
  • Very well versed with SDLC processes and project management practices
  • SQL/Oracle knowledge is a must
  • Prior experience with job schedulers e.g. Autosys 11.3.6
  • Programming knowledge with languages like VB, Java or .NET is a must
  • UNIX shell scripting experience is a plus
  • Experience with different file transfer protocols e.g. FTP/SFTP, MQ
  • Understanding of reporting tools like Business Objects, Jasper Reporting