SR Business Analyst (contract to hire--6 months)

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Location
Jersey City, NJ
Hourly
$50.00 - $67.00
Job Type
Contract
Date
Apr 25, 2017
Job ID
2476078
Max W2 pay rate is $67/HR

CTH - NO SPONSORSHIP WILL BE PROVIDED

Job Description, Required Skills, Education, Experience:

Works as a liaison among stakeholders to elicit, analyze, communicate, validate and document requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. Business Analysts must be inquisitive and able to efficiently reach an understanding of complex tasks while using this understanding to produce project artifacts that satisfy project objectives.

NOTE: This person will be bringing Agile experience to this team as a value-add.

Responsibilities:

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional active listening skills
Experience with analyzing and solving problems of a complex nature
Ability to effectively work with others in a team environment
Experience with Business Analysis Methodologies
Proven ability to meet deadlines while simultaneously working multiple projects
Estimates time required to deliver project artifacts and reports progress toward delivery goals throughout the project
Leads key stakeholder analysis process
Interacts with project stakeholders to elicit and document project requirements by translating business needs into testable, developer-ready requirements
Produces professional quality project artifacts including but not limited to business requirement documents, requirement plans, models (e.g. data, event, context and process), traceability matrices, use cases, issue logs and other documents as needed.
Ensures that system requirements meet business needs and that the business is able to fully integrate and implement new systems or system features
Partners with project stakeholders to manage requirement change requests throughout the project
Respectfully challenges requirement additions that lead to scope creep
Identifies and communicates risks as well as possible solutions
Assists the business in determining if and how new systems or system enhancements may improve process flow and business function
Serves as a critical resource and liaison between subject matter experts and technologists throughout the project lifecycle
Works with the business to recommend appropriate training, communication and scheduling as systems are deployed
Works with the project team to determine appropriate test plans, deployment plans and supports the product launch
Participates in the Quality Inspection process for all requirements
Secures Business Requirement Document approvals from project stakeholders
Other tasks to be determined by management and project needs

Required Skills:

****Must have at least 1 consecutive year of Agile experience, preferably more*****
****Minimum of 3 year Financial Services industry experience. REQUIRED This should be in support of financial trading or account management applications***
Minimum of 4 to 5 years as a Business Analyst. Required
Wealth Management Highly Preferred.
Financial trading experience is also preferred.
Must must must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
Some experience in Project Management would be highly beneficial.