job summary: The Reference Data team is currently seeking a Senior Systems Analyst to play a key role, deliver solutions to our business partners, solve complex problems, and strive to advance and sustain a world-class Reference Data platform. The Reference Data team is responsible for leveraging multiple data vendors to generate a best of breed data representation of thousands of attributes across millions of Organizations and Instruments. This position requires strong analytical skills, with a high attention to detail, and a desire to analyze and solve complex problems. This individual must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work on a variety of assignments with people across the organization. Excellent organization, communication, and delivery skills are required. This individual must be a team player with a desire and willingness to learn. location: Boston, Massachusetts job type: Contract salary: $45 - 50 per hour work hours: 8am to 4pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: RESPONSIBILITIES As a member of the Reference Data Technology team, this individual will have the following responsibilities: - Engage with business partners at different levels of the organization to gather and document requirements - Champion the needs of the business partners; act as their fiduciary - Conduct a thorough systems analysis for business requirements and provide functional specifications with detailed use cases - Work actively to ensure on time, scalable and high-quality business solutions - Create Data mapping and validation rules - Create prototypes; assist with systems and UX/UI design - nice to have but not required. - Develop a deep understanding of internal systems and related datasets to help with solution design as well as handling support issues - Help refine architecture and build out supporting infrastructure for rollout of new capabilities - Ensure quality of product by enforcing high standards in testing and building audit/validation controls - Provide hands-on analysis for support issues and assist with user training - Provide regular status reporting and issue tracking QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelor's degree. - Experience with gathering functional requirements, developing specifications, test plans and test executions. - Hands-on experience in SQL or other relational database technologies is desirable - Experience analyzing and designing data structures in relational or hierarchical format Non-Technical Requirements - Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills. - Excellent analytical and problem skills. - Demonstrate strong client focus and relationship management skills. - Willingness to work independently in an energetic, fast-paced, business-critical and team oriented-environment. - Committed to deliver project on time and overcome obstacles. - A strong team player, with ability to work in collaboration across teams. - Strategic mindset; strong work ethic - Intellectual curiosity and interest to learn independently and from peers qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 5 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: SQL Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.