Systems Analyst with Corporate Actions and SQL

  • location: Boston, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $55 per hour
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Systems Analyst with Corporate Actions and SQL

job summary:
You will interact daily with a technology organization of architects, business analysts and developers along with business team members responsible for data delivery and support of corporate actions data and software as a service platform.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Gather and document systems requirements and functional specifications.
  • Work closely with clients, business analysts and software engineers to translate business requirements into technical specifications
  • Prepare detailed requirements documentation and specifications including use cases, context diagrams, business process flows, etc.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration across our distinct development tracks
  • Adhere to a project lifecycle methodology (Scaled Agile) for delivering a solution
  • Develop new workflows or modify existing workflows to meet business requirements
  • Work with cross-functional teams developing business and systems requirements, user interface design, data modeling, systems designs and systems interface specifications.
  • Support business and technology team partners as a project subject matter expert.
  • Acquire and constantly increase industry knowledge and subject matter expertise; understand competitive positioning in the marketplace as well as industry initiatives and vendor solutions.
  • Provide analysis and troubleshooting for production issues as needed
  • Play a role of a Scrum Master to help the team in sprint planning, execution and review, run daily scrums and manage JIRA
  • Maintain and analyze product backlog, change controls and removes any impediments that obstruct a team's pursuit of its sprint goals
Qualifications

  • Technology oriented BS/BA Degree or equivalent advanced degree
  • 5+ years of strong systems analysis experience in financial services/corporate actions
  • A proven track record of success in working with dynamic technology focused project teams
  • Ability to data-mine and troubleshoot issues
  • Familiarity with SWIFT messaging structure a plus
Skills and Knowledge

  • Ability to understand technical concept/problems and clearly translate in laymen's terms when communicating with customers
  • Ability to independently problem solve and diagnose system issues and propose/document solutions
  • Exceptional organizational skills. Must have the ability to multi-task and to handle assignment to multiple medium to large projects with shifting priorities and firm deadlines.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced and dynamic working environment.
  • Strong documentation skills - ability to capture/articulate and accurately document key points, process flows and identify work issues, etc.
  • Ability to facilitate scope definition and develop project plans.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong desire to partner with different technology teams within to deliver best in class solutions
  • Capable of acting in the capacity of a mentor for junior talent
 
location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Gather and document systems requirements and functional specifications.
  • Work closely with clients, business analysts and software engineers to translate business requirements into technical specifications
  • Prepare detailed requirements documentation and specifications including use cases, context diagrams, business process flows, etc.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration across our distinct development tracks
  • Adhere to a project lifecycle methodology (Scaled Agile) for delivering a solution
  • Develop new workflows or modify existing workflows to meet business requirements
  • Work with cross-functional teams developing business and systems requirements, user interface design, data modeling, systems designs and systems interface specifications.
  • Support business and technology team partners as a project subject matter expert.
  • Acquire and constantly increase industry knowledge and subject matter expertise; understand competitive positioning in the marketplace as well as industry initiatives and vendor solutions.
  • Provide analysis and troubleshooting for production issues as needed
  • Play a role of a Scrum Master to help the team in sprint planning, execution and review, run daily scrums and manage JIRA
  • Maintain and analyze product backlog, change controls and removes any impediments that obstruct a team's pursuit of its sprint goals
 
qualifications:
  • Technology oriented BS/BA Degree or equivalent advanced degree
  • 5+ years of strong systems analysis experience in financial services/corporate actions
  • A proven track record of success in working with dynamic technology focused project teams
  • Ability to data-mine and troubleshoot issues
  • Familiarity with SWIFT messaging structure a plus
 
skills:
  • Ability to understand technical concept/problems and clearly translate in laymen's terms when communicating with customers
  • Ability to independently problem solve and diagnose system issues and propose/document solutions
  • Exceptional organizational skills. Must have the ability to multi-task and to handle assignment to multiple medium to large projects with shifting priorities and firm deadlines.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced and dynamic working environment.
  • Strong documentation skills - ability to capture/articulate and accurately document key points, process flows and identify work issues, etc.
  • Ability to facilitate scope definition and develop project plans.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong desire to partner with different technology teams within to deliver best in class solutions
  • Capable of acting in the capacity of a mentor for junior talent

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