Job #: 847

Title: Business Analyst – Jersey City


  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Function:

  • Business Analyst
  • Degree:

  • Bachelors
  • Salary Range:
  • $100,000 to $125,000

  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 years ago

    Senior Business Analyst


    The individual in this position works as a liaison among stakeholders to elicit, analyze, communicate, prioritize, clarify, validate, and document requirements / user stories for enterprise-wide, cross-functional strategic Middle Office Order Management initiatives.

    The Senior Business Analyst works collaboratively in team setting and is naturally inquisitive and adept in communication, elicitation, facilitation, modeling and Agile techniques.

    Individuals demonstrate leadership in the business analysis discipline, mentor other business analysts, and apply their working knowledge of the company, industry, and/or business domain.


    Defines, prioritizes, communicates, and secures agreement on project objectives and scope
    Performs and communicates results of stakeholder analysis
    Defines, estimates effort, communicates, and secures agreement on plan of business analysis activities and artifacts
    Collaborates with stakeholders to elicit, prioritize, validate, and document testable, developer-ready business requirements or user stories
    Creates professional quality project artifacts such as charters, requirement plans, business requirement documents, models, traceability matrices, and others as appropriate
    Ensures that the solution design satisfies project objectives and business requirements
    Liaises between business subject matter experts and technologists throughout the project lifecycle
    Identifies and communicates risks and issues as well as possible solutions
    Lead, coordinate, and support business analysis activities across a program or multiple business analysts on a project
    Shares observations and feedback on internal business analysis practices, processes, templates, tools, and training materials as well as any information gleaned from external resources
    Mentors business analysts, providing them and their managers with meaningful feedback on performance and development

    4 year college degree
    Business or Information Technology degree preferred
    4 years minimum of business analysis or equivalent
    5 years of financial services industry preferred
    Military education or experience may be considered in lieu of civilian requirements listed
    Advanced written and verbal communication skills
    Advanced active listening skills
    Able to analyze and solve problems of a complex nature with little guidance and is often sought out to guide others
    Adept in a large variety of elicitation, facilitation, and modeling techniques
    Able to work effectively in a team environment, building rapport and relationships to develop an advanced level of organizational savvy
    Advanced organization and time management skills
    Advanced in conflict resolution strategies
    Familiarity and experience with multiple business analysis methodologies
    Advanced working knowledge of the industry, andequity, options, mutual funds, futures and forex trade processing
    Familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and experience in more than one approach such as waterfall, iterative, or agile
    Proficient in the use of web-based document repository applications (e.g., Microsoft SharePoint)
    Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBATM), Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAPTM), or equivalent a plus

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