Job #: 886

Title: Cash Equities Business Analyst – Jersey City


  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Function:

  • Business Analyst
  • Salary Range:
  • $125,000 to $150,000

  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $0-25
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 2 years ago

    Main Function

    The Business Analyst role will involve working with stakeholders to document requirements, conduct gap analysis and needs assessment, provide project governance and coordination, and define the future-state. The candidate will be responsible for front office order management processes and will be required to bridge communication between the business, operations, and technology.

    Main Duties

    The candidate will be facing off to key stakeholders in trading, sales, and operations. Within IT, he/she will be working with the development teams to ensure scope is achievable, requirements are clearly defined and communicated to the development and QA/UAT teams, dependencies up and downstream are known and tracked, use cases and test plans are comprehensive, issues are tracked and resolved, functional checkouts are performed, the book of work is properly tracked and prioritized, and estimates and dates given to stakeholders are realistic and on-schedule.

    Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    – All aspects of business analysis, including gap analysis, end-state design, requirements gathering, scope management, testing and deployment support

    – Ensuring solutions that are designed align with the strategic direction of the group

    – Creation of quality functional specifications and working with the developers in the creation of technical specs

    – Develop requirements and use cases to support quality assurance and user acceptance testing

    – Acquire and provide subject matter expertise

    Person Requirements/Basic Qualifications

    – Bachelors Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Engineering or Finance

    – 3+ yrs experience working with traders, sales and operations functions

    – 3+ yrs experience supporting trading floor initiatives as a BA/PM

    – Strong Equities knowledge- Knowledge of Order/Execution Management Systems working at a consulting firm, vendor application manager, or investment bank

    – Knowledge of North American and international equities trading and settlement processes

    – Full Business Analysis development lifecycle experience, working within IT, with proven delivery record and an ability to work in a demanding environment. Experience of global project deliveries

    – Capable of producing functional specifications that drive change, cross functional project plans

    – Strong written, verbal, reasoning analytical and inter-personal skills

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