Business Systems Analyst
Fitch Ratings - Chicago, IL

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We are currently looking for a Business Systems Analyst to work with Fitch Solutions product development and IT to:

Develop a deep understanding of Fitch Solutions’ products and related Fitch Ratings processes
Review, analyze, and evaluate product development operations and needs
Develop requirements and supporting specifications that meet the product development needs, as well as those of the overall company
Provide business expertise for the interpretation, synthesis, and translation of business and systems requirements throughout the systems development lifecycle
Gather and synthesize business requirements and translate into functional and technical requirements to be used as input to the design
Support and contribute to unit, integration and functional testing
Consult with users to document current operating procedures, processes, and workflow
Apply business and IT knowledge as a basis to drive optimal technology and business solutions
Gather training and user documentation requirements
Facilitate communication among product management, project management and IT to ensure buy-in and an understanding of project objectives, scope changes, and requirements
Participate effectively in internal and/or external meetings and remain cognizant of serving both as IT’s representative to product development and vice versa

Job Description

Required Skills

  • 3 - 5 years related Business Systems Analyst experience, with demonstrated experience in business and technical requirement analysis.
  • 1 - 3 years of basic technologies such as oracle and java to support system and data analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering or Computer Sciences
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as a part of a distributed team
  • Ability to evaluate relevant technology-related problems in a timely, orderly and insightful manner
  • Ability to take responsibility for defining, communicating, and gathering requirements for IT-related projects
  • Full understanding of IT development and documentation processes, and the ability to apply and enforce them within assigned business group
  • Ability to prioritize competing needs and meet established deadlines
Beneficial Skills

  • Experience in the Financial Services industry
  • Experience with data feeds, web services or web-based applications is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with Agile and iterative development methodologies

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