Role: Prime Brokerage Technical Business Analyst / Program Manager
Position and Team Overview:
? The position is for a technical Business Analyst / Program Manager in the Equity Services technology Feature Management team. The candidate needs relevant specialized product knowledge, to perform business analysis and project/program management against a varied book of Strategic and BAU work.
? The Equity Services technology Feature Management team’s core responsibility is to provide business analysis and project management for multiple development teams. The Equity Services technology group provides internal and client facing applications for multiple global business lines, primarily Prime Brokerage, across multiple asset classes, primarily equities, listed options, and SWAPS.
? The role will be primarily located in Lower Manhattan, NY
? Equity Services PM / BA’s are expected to develop SME status within their respective area including deep knowledge on relevant application’s functionality, data flows, release management, development queue, and stakeholder base
? The role will require program and project management of an existing book of work supporting the current production product set, as well as driving new strategic system and process designs. Once the target design is identified, this role will drive implementation of that design across the application set
? Business Analysis responsibilities require development of strong relationships with the core stakeholders including product management, operations and numerous technology teams, as well as documentation of functional requirements and translation to technical design and impact specifications
? Additional responsibilities will include coordination of large cross functional deliveries, management of an ongoing application backlog, an SDLC process and initiative and project governance reporting
Skill Set / Experience:
? A highly self-motivated individual possessing a detail oriented focus on full scope delivery is required.
? Clear, concise, and effective communication is a must with strong written and presentation skills, including an ability to communicate effectively at all levels of detail using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
? Tolerance for a fast paced environment, involving some support of production applications, is required.
? Good product / business knowledge in Equities / Equity Derivatives, along with securities / back-office processing, and especially Prime Brokerage, Margin, Collateral and Financing
? Top class business analysis skills; an ability to understand complex processes, and decompose them; work with all levels of technology, business and operations and communicate in detail with developers
? Management of the full project life cycle and across a program of multiple projects
? Technical background including experience in application development, distributed or mainframe, desired.
? The ability to parse through application log files and/or query databases for data analysis is a big plus
? Management of software testing process including user coordination, defining high-level test plans and detailed scripts and test execution