Job: Business Analyst

Title Business Analyst
Start Date 2015-02-05
Location US-DC-Washington
Job Information

Position Description/Responsibilities:

We are looking for a strong   Business Analyst with experience in the Fixed Income Trading and Treasury   Operations domains who can thrive in a fast paced environment. We are seeking   candidates who are proactive, self-starters, and have a proven track record   to work independently with minimal supervision.


Extensive experience as a   Business Analyst for a large asset manager, Wall Street bank or major   financial institution.  In-depth   knowledge of fixed income trading, banking, and treasury business processes,   workflows and industry practices.


At least 5 years’ experience with analyzing, deploying and   supporting solutions for Fixed Income lines of business (i.e. Repos,   Treasuries money market instruments, etc.).

Conversant   at a functional level with any of the following is a plus: Investment   Accounting systems Cash Management systems, and/or General Ledger systems.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science/Information   Systems, or Finance, with a minimum of 8+ years’ relevant technical and   business work experience.

Extensive experience in   gathering business requirements, developing functional specifications, and   defining use cases and test cases.    Experience with the system development lifecycle methodology and   different models including Waterfall and Agile.
Strong process analysis skills and ability to suggest improvements for   efficiency and effectiveness of solutions.    Ability to recommend and implement industry best practices.

Experience developing business,   systems and technical requirements documents.    Skilled at composing use case diagrams, data flow diagrams, system   documentation, and end-user manuals.

Proven ability to design, develop, write test plans, test cases, test scripts,   and define business scenarios for application and user acceptance testing.
Experience leading functional testing and product acceptance activities as   well as user acceptance testing.

Demonstrable knowledge of Bloomberg trading platform a strong plus.
Conversant at a functional level with SunGard AG Quantum, Summit FT, and SAP.


Professional Business Analyst Certification a strong plus.


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