Business Analyst

Business analyst, Agile, Financial data, sql, finance, trading
Contract W2
Depends on Experience


Role: Business Analyst
Location: New York, NY. (Remote)

  • Senior BA with Financial Data expertise specifically Positions and Activity (Knows how trading data looks like). Person should be able to map various fields between systems
  • Must have experience working on large scale projects
  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Information Systems
  • Stay current with customer needs and strategies; utilizing formal and informal written communication methods (for example, emails, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, executive updates, task lists, updates) to communicate updates and findings; and facilitating project meetings and presentations to all types of diverse audiences (for example, senior management, Customers, technical staff)
  • Identify, create and facilitate process design changes by conducting business and systems process analysis and design at a complex level; focusing on quality improvement and data management; ensuring data is reliable and valid; developing process improvements or re-engineering and recommending elimination; integrating new systems and processes with existing ones
  • Identify improvement opportunities (proactive and reactive)
  • Elicit and clearly document business and systems requirements
  • Assess business process and system inefficiencies
  • Demonstrate fluency in business processes and process differentiation
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize business requirements, including recognizing patterns and conceptualizing processes
  • Create and maintain issue logs, meeting minutes, meeting schedules, project summaries and updates.
  • Support system conversions, upgrades, enhancements
  • Identifies opportunities for improving business processes through information systems
  • Plans, organizes and conduct walkthrough with Business Units and Technical team for common understanding across teams of requirements and sign off
  • Liaison between Business Users and Technical team in analysis & design


  • Must have experience working on large scale projects
  • Exposure to Agile is a Must
  • Solid Financial Services background.
  • Must understand Financial Data (specifically, Position and Activity)
  • Solid Data analysis – Must have proficiency with SQL, Microsoft Excel
  • Well defined and structured individual who can document, track and work on Functional, Data requirements seamlessly with minimum supervision

Skills and Proficiency:

  • Communication
  • Technical Understanding
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Business Operations
  • Multitask
  • Data Analysis
  • Process Discovery and understanding
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written