Senior Lead Application Analyst in Iselin, New Jersey at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/18/2019

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:

  • Iselin, NJ

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • 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 require
  • 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:

  • Strong academic credentials.
  • An undergraduate degree is required.
  • A post-graduate degree or relevant professional qualification (e.g. CFA), or progress towards one, would be viewed favorably 
  • A minimum of total 12+ years of experience in application development in a full SDLC environment for a financial services firm, with a minimum of 8+ years of relevant experience in designing and implementing solutions
  • A thorough familiarity with various fixed income analytics, their calculations and data requirements 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks 
  • 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
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) with senior leaders and peers, facilitation, interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Responsive and proactive in answering questions
  • Broad knowledge of Investment Management industry operations, and market data providers