IT Business Analyst V Specialist (Capital Markets)
at SkillStorm

Date Posted: 3/11/2017

Job Description

Business Analyst 
Description: 
• Business analyst dedicated to Capital Markets Technology initiatives and deal support. Extensive interaction with front office business partners of varying levels in capital markets, origination, sales, as well as business management, operations and compliance. 10+ years related experience required. 

Responsibilities: 
• Gaining an in-depth understanding of Capital Markets applications, how they are used by the business and how applications fit into the overall deal workflow; 
• Providing application expertise and support to the business during deal execution; 
• Identifying process redundancies and/or inefficiencies that can create pain points for the business and how CM technology solutions can provide increased business efficiency; 
• Coordinating with other technology teams and software vendor(s) to troubleshoot and resolve open issues and request enhancements; assist with tracking work in progress, including status and target dates; 
• Assisting with gathering metrics on team / vendor productivity; 
• Collaborating with technical leads and software vendors to design technology solutions that meet business needs; producing mock-ups / specifications for business approval; 
• Developing use cases, test strategies / plans, reviewing test scripts by offshore QA team, performing expert user testing; 
• Creating and executing plans for training and user acceptance testing; o Creating quick reference guides for business users and documenting processes / guidelines for technology team; 
• Providing application training and demonstrations. 
• Checking out applications post-production release to ensure that they are functioning correctly and sending notifications / release notes to business users. Specifically supports the ABS business in AMRS in Origination and Syndicate for all projects in Capital Markets Technology. Needed for BAU as well as new releases of existing products, and future initiatives 

Requirements: 
• BA or BS degree in information technology or computer science from an accredited 4 year university 
• Requires approximately 8-10 years BA experience, including requirements definition and functional design for software development projects as well as application support 
• Familiarity with fundamentals of development process, web development and database design and system integration concepts 
• Basic SQL query writing skills is preferred 
• Excellent analytical, problem solving and strategic thinking ability 
• Ability to troubleshoot production issues and get them resolved quickly by the appropriate support team 
• Experience working directly with the front office, ideally in a trading floor environment, is strongly preferred 
• A solid understanding of equity, bond and/or syndicated loan fundamentals is strongly preferred 
• Experience with capital markets and the syndication process is a plus 
• Highly organized, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize effectively and handle responsibilities for multiple projects / support issues concurrently 
• Superior verbal and written communication skills 
• Ability to get a point across quickly and concisely is important 
• Experience working as part of a global team is a plus 
• BI Tools experience is helpful (Tableau) 
• MS Office, Visio, MS Project, Share Point 
• Client Quality Center and / or TFS a plus

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SkillStorm is one of the nation’s fastest-growing I.T. Services Company. We have been providing technology consulting, outsourcing and staffing solutions since 2002. SkillStorm can provide you with the right tools to ensure you have the best technology team in place to fuel your organization’s continued success. SkillStorm works with scores of fine companies, including many that rank among the elite Fortune 500 and has been setting the standard for customer service in the industry since inception.

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