Business Analyst - Financial Services
Aegistech - New York, NY

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Our client is a leading global investment bank. They are looking for full-time Business Analysts for their Global Corporate Technology Reference Data team in New York City with experience in an investment banking environment. The Global Corporate Technology Reference Data team is responsible for developing and supporting systems used for data management and provision across all business lines. Core areas of reference data coverage include client and counterparty, product (instrument), corporate action related data, internal access controls, and pricing.
The team interacts with a wide range of internal clients across the organisation, including Operations, Equity and Fixed Income markets, Legal, Compliance, Finance, Risk, and all other areas requiring reference data, providing pragmatic and strategic solutions. The current team is split across mulitple global locations providing subject matter expertise, functional and development capacity.

Interact with key stakeholders from various areas of the business (e.g. Front Office, Legal, Compliance, Operations) to analyse, define, document and agree future state requirements.
Interact closely with development teams to ensure that requirements are accurately translated into system solutions and ensure that testing approach and methods successfully verify that changes meet functional requirements
Identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiency and data management
Detailed Data analysis including SQL skills
Project planning, resourcing, tracking and reporting

Rapid assimilation and understanding of existing processes and applications and inter-relationships with the business and operational environment
Ability to build and independently manage relationships with key client stakeholders and rapidly understand their requirements
Ability to translate user needs into accurate and structured business requirement and functional specifications

Experience in IT in an investment banking environment, ideally within projects related to reference data
Ideally the candidate should have some project management experience working on technology "change the bank" projects.
Ability to create structured documentation of user requirements and translate into detailed functional specifications using industry standard methodologies
Entity relationship modelling and SQL querying ability
Ability to work with and manipulate large data files (e.g using Excel, Access)
Experience working in a rapidly changing and fast paced business environment
Experience working with off shore clients and delivery teams

Ability to read, understand & extract business logic from structured code (eg XML, PERL, Java, etc)
Project management skills
Experience of working in an "in-house" reference data team, or on the implementation of a reference data application
Understanding of Reference Data solutions and global challenges
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