Business Analyst

New York, NY

Posted: 11/06/2017 Industry: IT Temp Sales Job Number: 10240943
Business Analyst / Project Manager Banking Services Technology



Company Profile
Brokerage is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1, 200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Brokerage can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Technology
Technology works as a strategic partner with Brokerage business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Brokerage's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modelling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses and to our own.

MS Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology
Brokerage Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology is the global technology department responsible for the design, development, delivery and support of the technical solutions behind the products and services used by the Brokerage Wealth Management (MSWM) business. Brokerage Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology works with large scale databases such as DB2 and SQL Server, proprietary and non-proprietary messaging software, a broad variety of vendor products, numerous financial exchanges and regulatory entities, and programming languages ranging from .Net and Java to Cobol and VB.Net.

Position Description
The Banking Services team within Banking and Payment Services partners with the Private Banking Group (Client) business and Banking Operations teams to develop and support the following products: Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Check Writing, Check Deposits, Automated Clearing House (ACH), Premier Cash Management and Premier Protection through Experian. This role will require interfacing between the internal Application Development (AppDev) teams within Global Banking Technology, as well as other AppDev teams in Technology that support our products, such as: Brokerage Online & Mobile, 3D/PTI, Statements, Core Margins, Real-Time Accounts (RTA), Connect for the Call Center and Fraud Monitoring. In addition, the Cash Management products interface with many external vendors, so this role will require vendor management and oversight.

The candidate should be flexible, highly adaptable and excellent team player. The candidate should expect to work in a global virtual team, sometimes across multiple time zones. The candidate may be assigned to more than one role or project at a time.

The candidate must have at least 5+ years in business analysis and application development experience in Financial Services or Wealth Management. Candidate must have experience with Agile and Waterfall. Working experience with JIRA would be preferred but not required.


The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated team player committed to delivering on time and should be able to work under minimum supervision.

Specific responsibilities include:

Business Analysis
  • Document business and functional requirements, including workflow, business rules, and use cases
  • Define/document application infrastructure and architecture
  • Assist with QA/Testing to convert use cases to test cases
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project

Project Management
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Deliver progress reports and coordinate the day to day activities of the development and QA/UAT teams

Business Analyst / Project Manager Banking Services Technology



Company Profile
Brokerage is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1, 200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Brokerage can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Technology
Technology works as a strategic partner with Brokerage business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Brokerage's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modelling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses and to our own.

MS Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology
Brokerage Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology is the global technology department responsible for the design, development, delivery and support of the technical solutions behind the products and services used by the Brokerage Wealth Management (MSWM) business. Brokerage Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology works with large scale databases such as DB2 and SQL Server, proprietary and non-proprietary messaging software, a broad variety of vendor products, numerous financial exchanges and regulatory entities, and programming languages ranging from .Net and Java to Cobol and VB.Net.

Position Description
The Banking Services team within Banking and Payment Services partners with the Private Banking Group (Client) business and Banking Operations teams to develop and support the following products: Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Check Writing, Check Deposits, Automated Clearing House (ACH), Premier Cash Management and Premier Protection through Experian. This role will require interfacing between the internal Application Development (AppDev) teams within Global Banking Technology, as well as other AppDev teams in Technology that support our products, such as: Brokerage Online & Mobile, 3D/PTI, Statements, Core Margins, Real-Time Accounts (RTA), Connect for the Call Center and Fraud Monitoring. In addition, the Cash Management products interface with many external vendors, so this role will require vendor management and oversight.

The candidate should be flexible, highly adaptable and excellent team player. The candidate should expect to work in a global virtual team, sometimes across multiple time zones. The candidate may be assigned to more than one role or project at a time.

The candidate must have at least 5+ years in business analysis and application development experience in Financial Services or Wealth Management. Candidate must have experience with Agile and Waterfall. Working experience with JIRA would be preferred but not required.


The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated team player committed to delivering on time and should be able to work under minimum supervision.

Specific responsibilities include:

Business Analysis
- Document business and functional requirements, including workflow, business rules, and use cases
- Define/document application infrastructure and architecture
- Assist with QA/Testing to convert use cases to test cases
- Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
- Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
- Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project

Project Management
- Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
- Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
- Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
- Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
- Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
- Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
- Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
- Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
- Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
- Deliver progress reports and coordinate the day to day activities of the development and QA/UAT teams



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