Great environment to work in with one of the fastest growing AUM firms in Boston.
As a member of the IT group, the contract Business Systems Analyst will assume responsibility for support of ongoing projects within firm's various Marketing and Client Services groups. This is a highly visible position that will have direct exposure to many business groups. S/he will provide daily data analysis, application support, as well as, project support for existing and new projects.
Conduct analysis, data validation and mapping; gather requirements and documentation
Understand business workflows, identify problems and opportunities in the context of reporting requirements
Document incident findings to help build our data quality knowledgebase
Conduct business and systems requirements; analysis at code and data level such as data mapping and data conversion analysis; adhere to internal software development life cycle methods
Research, test and track business issues and software defects
Participate in the weekly managed release cycle
Manage project tasks and communicate updates/status to stakeholders
Conduct effective meetings and foster technology dialog with business users
5-8 years of experience working as an IT business systems analyst in the financial services industry; 3+ years of data analysis and mapping
Experience with SQL (Microsoft SQL Server and Sybase)
Prior knowledge of financial vendor data such as; Bloomberg, Reuters, WorldScope, MSCI, and S&P desired
Workflow analysis and Data Mart/Data Warehouse experience a plus
Solid Visio and MS Office application skills
Solid understanding of system development methodologies and techniques, and an excellent grasp of database concepts and principles.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a history of taking initiative and customer service
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to multi-task and exhibit extensive problem-solving skills