Junior Business Analyst in Boston, MA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2019
  • Job ID:
    296165

Job Description

Junior Business Analyst Overview:

Signature Consultants is looking for a Junior Business Analyst to work with a client in Boston, MA. The IT Junior Business Analyst - Global Support Systems - will be a member of a team focused on data and application support. The Junior Business Analyst will primarily be responsible with client end users on Application related data issues. This individual is expected to facilitate project meetings to discuss end user requirements, project status, project issues, testing planning, testing issues, training, and/or deployment needs. This individual will write functional specification documents, test plans, reports, training plans and deployment plans in support of development projects. Also, is a liaison between non-technical end users and developers.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and document current state and future state workflows for Investment teams.
  • Define business requirements and specifications, and recommend best business practices
  • Production support for trading systems and data feeds
  • Perform detailed data analysis and validation
  • Work closely with Internal developers on production issues and enhancement requests
  • Assist with preparation, coordination, and execution of User Acceptance Testing
  • Design workflows for new data feeds
  • Manage and work on multiple projects
  • Act as relationship manager for investment teams on both internal and external investment applications
  • Manage the prioritization, logging and tracking of user related issues, defects, enhancements and work requests

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, technology discipline or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience implementing or supporting a large OMS (Aladdin, CRD, AIM, etc)
  • Prior experience with Analytics and Attribution systems (POINT, ALADDIN ) would be a nice to have
  • 1-3 years business analysis and/or system development experience
  • 1-3 years experience in the financial services industry, preferably buy-side
  • Experience supporting fixed income investment systems
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
  • A demonstrated track record handling demanding user groups
  • Tools used: Microsoft Office, Visio, ESP Enterprise Scheduler, SQL Server Management Studio , Leankit , JIRA, Eagle Pace

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 www.sigconsult.com.