Business Analyst Data Analyst

Ceres Group Boston , MA 02298

Posted 3 weeks ago

Great environment to work in with one of the fastest growing AUM firms in Boston.

Position Overview:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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

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