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MAM Business Analyst
Ref No.: 16-02013
Location: Philadelphia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 11/01/2016
The Technology Division has an opportunity for a Senior Business Analystwith strong grasp of technology and deep understanding of the Financial Industry to join the growing team in center-city Philadelphia. The successful candidate will collaborate effectively with business leaders to focus on where forward thinking technology solutions can be utilized to transform the current platforms.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Knowledgeable of new trends in technology and the application to business
  • Leading and participating in collaboration sessions
  • Bring forward thinking technology solutions to the table
  • Perform duties of Business Analyst for highly visible projects
  • Identifying and documenting technical, business, testing and training requirements to insure quality and on time solution delivery
  • For Agile / Scrum projects - Write Epics, Features and user stories with detailed acceptance criteria
  • Work closely with the assigned project managers / scrum masters and business to define the scope of a project
  • Ensure that the backlog items are appropriately groomed, prioritized and estimated and that the team fully understand what needs to be delivered
  • Help to define mitigations, resolutions, implementation, and other actions to remove obstacles to quality and supportable solution delivery
  • Perform testing and validation for the projects. Ultimately own accepting the work from technology side
  • Facilitating business acceptance of completed transition solution
Required Skills
  • highly motivated driving individual, self-starter – always striving to improve their skill set (with minimal supervision)
  • Financial Industry experience focusing on all aspects of Asset Management
  • Familiar with Data Analytics, Quantitative Methods
  • Creative ability to solve problems or suggest new solutions in unique and Client ways
  • Ability to write SQL to Query and Extract data
  • Capability to do detailed technical analysis
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Excellent time management skills – Ability to work under pressure while providing timely and accurate analysis of systems
  • Proven ability to influence and direct people and projects as necessary
  • Experience in SDLC using both agile/scrum and traditional/waterfall methodologies
  • Highly motivated and self-directed – always striving to improve skill set
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field