Application Analyst in Iselin, New Jersey at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 100 Financial Services Company
  • 100-year history of dedication to customer satisfaction, success and growth
  • Tremendous growth and new business strategy leading to the need for new talent
  • Significant investments in cutting-edge technology

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Excellent work environment that fosters collaboration
  • Growth: Ability to make an impact on the direction of the organization
  • Opportunity: Gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Stability: Recent financial performance of the company has reported record profits

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Chicago, IL
  • Iselin, NJ

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • The Application Analyst will sit within the Data Strategy Technology team - a group of cross skilled technology professionals that partners with the Product Strategy and Execution Business Unit.  This individual will partner with business and technology teams to analyze, interpret, and document requirements for complex business problems and recommend comprehensive technology and high light any data gaps during initial phase of project.
  • Develop a deep understanding and analyze user workflows to arrive at clear vision of needs to optimize the user experience; define current state and develop future state system as well as business process flows
  • Document requirements, defines scope and objectives, and formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as required
  • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases on a periodic basis through Sprints
  • Serves as initial point of escalation for all processing and operational issues.
  • Research and introduce new emerging technologies.

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Undergraduate degree is required. A post-graduate degree or relevant professional qualification (e.g. CFA), or progress towards one is a plus
  • A minimum of total 10 years of experience in application development in a full SDLC environment for a financial services firm, with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in designing and implementing solutions
  • Thorough familiarity with various fixed income analytics, their calculations and data requirements
  • Experience working with large scale Data Warehousing/Data Lake
  • Solid technology background, including an understanding of applications used in financial services. Familiarity with Tableau, OBIEE or other reporting tools is a plus
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), comfortable communicating with senior leaders and peers, facilitation, interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Broad knowledge of Investment Management industry operations, and market data providers