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IT Business Analyst in Chicago, IL at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Elicit and document business requirements, risks and priorities
  • Provide accurate translation of business requirements into functional requirements
  • Analyze business requirements and perform current/target/gap/impact analyses 
  • Participate in consensus building across stakeholders
  • Define, validate and deliver solutions that meet business needs
  • Prepare documents such as gap analysis, use cases, current and proposed process workflows, data flows, implementation plans, and end user guides as needed
  • Interpret written business requirements, functional requirements and technical specs and develop technical solutions that meet business needs
  • Collaborate with IT and Business partners to design, develop, and troubleshoot end to end technical solutions          
  • Code/Develop solutions that are efficient, clear, and testable
  • Identify and communicate technical risks, issues, and changes

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Strong fixed income investment domain knowledge; experience supporting mutual fund complexes and fund management is a strong plus
  • Experience supporting the Investortools Perform FPC / CreditScope products
  • Experience supporting the Charles River IMS
  • Strong SQL skills - both adhoc queries and stored procedures
  • Strong understanding of batch execution (windows batch files, PowerShell, constructing command lines, logging)
  • Familiarity with job scheduling tools (Autosys a strong plus)
  • Experience working within an Agile environment and web services
  • Excellent team player with good communication and analytical skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, Finance or related field of study
  • 5+ years of IT work experience as a technical BA or client facing developer
  • Financial Services industry experience required