Title: Business Data Analyst Location: Boston, MA
Length: 2 Years *Must have good knowledge of Fixed Income domain* *Should have knowledge of cash flows* *Must have strong data analysis skills to identify exceptions, patterns, and mapping rules* *Should have experience in Agile Scrum writing user stories and acceptance criteria * *PM and QA experience a bonus * Defines business/system requirements by facilitating user meetings and interviewing users, developing use cases, and researching and resolving issues. Participates in business analysis project planning and management by documenting and maintaining plans, managing issue logs and preparing project documentation. Analyzes current processes and recommends solutions and improved processes. May also oversee the acquisition, analysis and dissemination of subject matter knowledge. Provides technical and business knowledge to clients. Keeps abreast of technological and competitive developments. Conducts research on industry practices and standards and other benchmarking data. Codes and maintains business application programs from user instructions or formal functional specifications. Experience in the analysis and testing phases in the development cycle. Job Description Fixed Income & Cash Development team requires Business Systems Analyst, sometimes acting as proxy to Product Owner, for Agile development team developing Fixed Income Portfolio Management benchmark rebalancing application. Responsibilities • Interface with Portfolio Managers, support teams, and other scrum teams • Gather requirements via interviews, observation, analysis and brainstorming • Assist product owner managing product backlog and story prioritization • Draft user stories and acceptance criteria; groom stories to ready; represent stories through development; confirm stories done during sprint review • Review completed stories with business and support; manage stories through UAT to Production • Participate in QA testing during sprints with emphasis on acceptance testing • Analyze data for discrepancies and outliers and research root cause of data issues • Coordinate with various internal and external teams for sourcing cash flow data, analytics, benchmark and other data Qualifications • Must have good knowledge of Fixed Income domain; should have knowledge of cash flows • Must have strong data analysis skills to identify exceptions, patterns, and mapping rules • Should have strong systems analysis skills, with ability to traverse batch jobs, object oriented code, and stored procedures to identify business logic • Should have experience in Agile Scrum writing user stories and acceptance criteria • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills • Should be adept at managing demanding clients with competing priorities • Must have strong attention to details and should grasp the big picture • Should have strong prioritization and organizational skills • PM and QA experience a bonus • Minimum 7 years of Fixed Income or IT experience with degree from top tier school Successful candidate likely would have one of the following profiles: • Business or operations personnel with aptitude for developing or maintaining Access databases and Excel macros wanting to transition to IT • Developer with strong data and systems analysis skills that has good understanding of business domain and business workflows Thanks & Regards, Ramesh Kumar *Global **Associates Inc/ **VCarve Inc* *||* 7106 Corporate Way* ||* Dayton, OH 45459 *||* *||*Phone: 937-877-5870 * ||* Fax: 937-312-1205 *||* ram...@gassociates.com* or* ram...@vcarve.com *||* www.gassociates.com*||* <http://www.gassociates.com||/> <http://www.linkedin.com/in/rameshkumarpc> *Note: Under Bill s.1618 Title III passed by the 105th U.S. Congress this mail cannot be considered Spam as long as we include contact information and a remove link for removal from our mailing list. To be removed from our mailing list reply with "remove" and include your "original email address / addresses" in the subject heading. Include complete address/addresses and/or domain to be removed. We will immediately update it accordingly. We apologize for the inconvenience if any caused.* -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "REQSRESUMES" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to reqsresumes+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/reqsresumes. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.