Business Analyst

New York, NY

Posted: 01/22/2019 Industry: FIN Consulting Job Number: 11786876
Lead Business Analyst / Technical Analyst
Candidate will be responsible for owning the overall analysis, design, delivery of assigned business and technical projects as well as recommending best practices for solutions based on business needs. This role as a Lead Business Analyst (Technical) will report directly to the CTO, and will require strategic design and mapping of business requirements and solutions to system/technical requirements. Candidate will have proven experience and knowledge of the securities brokerage business including processes, solutions, and technical design/development. This individual will also have a proven record of reliability and solid maintenance procedures. In this role the ideal candidate will be touching many different facets of the business, and will be best fit for someone who can adapt quickly to a variety of situations with extremely robust problem-solving skills.
Responsibilities
Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
Ensure that all developments/projects are delivered on-time, are well documented within scope
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and other variable using appropriate techniques
Potentially own products, or processes post development and become the subject matter expert
Work effectively and individually with both technical and non--technical team members
Help foster teamwork within the firm to efficiently achieve goals and success
Oversees, and has accountability for the successful completion of all aspects of assigned project work
Able to exercise independent judgment, and take the lead role on enterprise level initiatives with minimal direction from a director or engagement manager
Able to effectively facilitate meetings, demonstrate brainstorming / consensus building skills, and interact productively with staff
Requirements
Bachelor's Degree and minimum 5+ years related experience
A can-do, positive and forward-thinking attitude is a must
Prior experience working within a Broker Dealer and or similar enterprise
Keen understanding of technology and solutions as it relates to Broker Dealers or related financial services companies
Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience with financial system development and integrations
Broad understanding of a Broker Dealer's general operations including such areas as technology, operations, finance, trading & accounting
Proven ability to operate in a highly regulated environment and demonstrate the ability to understand and interpret regulatory guidelines as it pertains to analysis and developments
Proven working experience or strong understanding of project management in the Financial Services sector, information technology sector
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

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