Senior Technical Business Analyst - Capital Markets

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank of America Corporation
  • 17 Oct 18

Senior Technical Business Analyst - Capital Markets

Job Description:

Business analyst dedicated to Capital Markets Technology initiatives and deal support.

• Extensive interaction with front office business partners of varying levels in capital markets, origination, sales, as well as business management, operations and compliance.
• Responsibilities include:
o Gaining an in-depth understanding of Capital Markets applications, how they are used by the business and how applications fit into the overall deal workflow;
o Providing application expertise and support to the business during deal execution;
o Identifying process redundancies and/or inefficiencies that can create pain points for the business and how CM technology solutions can provide increased business efficiency;
o Coordinating with other technology teams and software vendor(s) to troubleshoot and resolve open issues and request enhancements; assist with tracking work in progress, including status and target dates;
o Assisting with gathering metrics on team / vendor productivity;
o Collaborating with technical leads and software vendors to design technology solutions that meet business needs; producing mock-ups / specifications for business approval;
o Developing use cases, test strategies / plans, reviewing test scripts by offshore QA team, performing expert user testing;
o Creating and executing plans for training and user acceptance testing;
o Creating quick reference guides for business users and documenting processes / guidelines for technology team;
o Providing application training and demonstrations.
o Checking out applications post-production release to ensure that they are functioning correctly and sending notifications / release notes to business users.

Qualifications
• BA or BS degree in information technology or computer science from an accredited 4 year university
• Requires approximately 8-10 years BA experience, including requirements definition and functional design for software development projects as well as application support;
• Familiarity with fundamentals of development process, web development and database design and system integration concepts; basic SQL query writing skills is preferred
• Excellent analytical, problem solving and strategic thinking ability; ability to troubleshoot production issues and get them resolved quickly by the appropriate support team;
• Experience working directly with the front office, ideally in a trading floor environment, is strongly preferred • A solid understanding of equity, bond and/or syndicated loan fundamentals is strongly preferred
o Experience with capital markets and the syndication process is a plus.
• Highly organized, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize effectively and handle responsibilities for multiple projects / support issues concurrently
• Superior verbal and written communication skills; ability to get a point across quickly and concisely is important
• Experience working as part of a global team is a plus
• BI Tools experience is helpful; MS Office, Visio, MS Project, Sharepoint, HP Quality Center and / or TFS a plus

Shift:
1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:
40