IT Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking an IT Business Analyst with Previous Risk experience for an opportunity with a client located in Jersey City, NJ.

Desired Skills:

  • Business Analyst for risk-based cross-margin analytics for cleared SNCDS - CDX to support sovereign CDS
  • Engage Quantitative Analysts and Business Quants to ensure data quality of inputs and results
  • Structure Agile delivery of milestones aligned with overall project sprints
  • -Strong skills in documentation, user interaction
  • Ability for requirements gathering, understanding of Capital market products from practitioner's perspective
  • Hands BA with skills in Excel/VBA experience
  • Partner with 2-3 quant developers, risk managers and model validation teams
  • CFA , FRM, PRMIA or other related risk management specific certification
  • Experience of front and middle office analytical applications is desired
  • Knowledge of Prime Brokerage, financing business, margin process and risk management methodology is a plus
  • Exposure to real time systems, high-volume mission critical straight-through processing systems and pricing and risk engines is desired
  • Experience in object oriented systems; distributed computing and service oriented system design; understanding of the concepts of system technologies and topology is desired
  • Strong analytical ability, independent problem solving, and good communication skill
  • Knowledge of capital markets (10+ years), familiarity with risk and/or margin processes
  • Knowledge of SQL ( 5+ years ; SQLServer preferred)

Financial Products Skills:

  • High level knowledge about structure, sensitivities and usage in market about basic financial products
  • Interest rate : Treasury futures, Interest rate futures/options, Interest rate swaps, swaptions
  • Credit : Credit default swap/index
  • Equity : Equity /index/future options, swaps, ETF products
  • Fx : Fx options, futures
  • knowledge about market data for the above eg
  • Credit spread curve
  • Yield curve
  • CDS Index information etc.
  • PH D Math, or Pure Quant not necessary . We need who understands the financial products from practitioner's perspective, and describe how this products are used in the financial market
  • 7+ years of relevant experience

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.