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IT Business Analyst
Ref No.: 20-00050
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 03/01/2020 to 03/01/2021
Genesis10 is currently seeking an IT Business Analyst with our client in the financial industry in their New York, NY location. This is a 12 month + contract position.


Responsibilities:
  • Global Custody and Agency Services Technology is seeking a Technology Delivery Lead to coordinate technology projects delivering operational, regulatory, business, and risk management priorities for the Global Custody and Agency Services (GCAS) business
  • The applicant's responsibilities will include project management, business analysis and application management 
  • Project Management
  • Creates a clear, coherent approach to guide effective project setup, execution, and control
  • Actively manages the work efforts of multiple functional resources through the project plan; monitor project performance to maintain the quality of services, deliverables, and content
  • Effectively manages project risk through comprehensive risk assessment and mitigation techniques
  • Structure & manage effective meetings with stakeholders at all levels
  • Manage expectations of stakeholders as per the capabilities, capacities and constraints faced by the development team & other dependencies (infrastructure, vendors, cross-project)
  • Maintain a clear, concise view of issues, risks, dependencies & milestones
  • Prepare status documentation for stakeholders and senior management
  • Business Analysis
  • Work with a great degree of independence, partnering with business, risk and operations stakeholders to acquire a deep understanding of the issue and the processes that surround it.
  • Lead discussions that distill what is needed from preconceptions on how it could be done
  • Concisely document requirements as is appropriate to the scope of the effort / development methodology (BRDs, JIRAs, stories)
  • Leverage business and functional knowledge of the financial services to solve problems through proposals developed in close partnership with internal development teams and vendors
  • Once business requirements have been defined and technical design finalized, the candidate will build a QA test plan including testing strategy and approach
  • Analyze test output and secure sign-offs for final software application implementation
  • Application Management
  • Manage all required application governance routines for one or more applications within the supported technology platform
  • Responsibilities include: Application Inventory record maintenance and certification, Technical Recovery Plans, Disaster Recovery Tests, Application security assessments and remediation, Entitlement definition reviews, Application level access reviews, Hardware replacements and Application upgrades
Requirements:
  • Refined presentation skills, the ability to synthesize information, and communicate clearly with stakeholders
  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Business Administration, Management Information Science, Finance, or related
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in financial services with specific exposure to custody and agency services
  • Demonstrated track record in successfully managing stakeholder expectations
  • Fluent in working with end to end systems flows and business processes
  • Excellent communication, problem solving skills & ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to understand and absorb business and technology concepts quickly
  • Experience working with waterfall and agile methodologies for application development
  • Understanding of a variety of financial products: Equities, Fixed Income, Corporate Actions, FX, Payments
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with defect reporting and tracking tools such as JIRA and Quality Center
  • Experience with relational databases, SQL and MS Office Suite
  • Experience with Client Enterprise Change Standards, Policy and Tools (ECG, Materiality, RAFT, PPRT, and PCM)
  • Experience with FIS Global Plus or similar books and records applications
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com.  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”