Sr. Business Analyst

Backstop Solutions Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 weeks ago

The Product Team is seeking a Senior Business Analyst to lead local and remote development delivery initiatives. The ideal candidate has experience in the financial services sector or product management exposure with an equivalent balance of motivation to quickly learn the needs of our users.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Prepare key work stream to support multi-asset class coverage within the portfolio suite

  • Translate market requirements for multi asset class initiatives into detailed functional specs

  • Propose and perform market and usage analysis for portfolio Product initiatives

  • Act as the primary Product liaison between Chicago and remote offices

  • Help Prioritize and own bugs and enhancement requests in the Capital Lifecycle queues

  • Actively communicate with Product Managers and remote teams regarding current and future development projects

  • Work directly with Software Engineering teams for Product-related issues

  • Serve as primary Product participant in Agile/Scrum sprint ceremonies

  • Identify cross-functional dependencies and work with other teams to sequence development work

  • Verify that developed software matches the specifications

  • Update product documentation to reflect developed software

  • Coordinate launch steps with Product Marketing

Experience and Skills

  • 2-4 years experience at administrator, investment management firm, investment allocator or FinTech company

  • Proficient in product management concepts

  • Limited travel to customers, vendors and partners

  • Ability to work independently

  • Willingness to lead weekly time shift calls to overlap with remote engineers

Bonus

  • Fluent in Mandarin

  • Proficiency with statistics in finance

  • Knowledge of various financial instruments

  • Understanding of portfolio management concepts

Job Benefits

  • Comprehensive pay and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability

  • Unlimited vacation time

  • 401(k) company match

  • Professional organization memberships

  • Gourmet coffee, espresso and tea

  • Game room, team events and quarterly company parties

  • Weekly games, beer and snacks

  • Casual work environment, jeans encouraged (when not visiting clients)

  • The chance to work for a growing service provider in the alternative financial industry

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