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Business Analyst – Futures and Equities

  • Location: Jersey City, 07310
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

Grow your career as a Business Analyst – Futures and Equities with an innovative global bank in. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will be required to work onsite 2-3 days per week. Will involve everything from incorporating a new functionality within the existing ecosystem, to analyzing new requirements, documenting solutions, managing implementation and testing systems, ensuring that they are fit for purpose. Will regularly work with a range of high-profile stakeholders.
  • Conduct the design of Futures execution buildout that combines vendor and in house technology and solution.
  • The role is multifaceted – ranging from framing the scope definition with existing platforms, various vendor solutions, design the framework and hybrid solution.
  • Design and architect the integration of Futures DMA execution component and framework/skeleton.
  • Execute on agreed timelines and scope to meet business requirements taking into account with selected technologies and procedures.
  • Provide expertise in area and advanced knowledge of applications programming and ensure application design adheres to the overall architecture blueprint.
  • Utilize advanced knowledge of system flow and develop standards for coding, testing, debugging, and implementation.
  • Provide in-depth analysis with interpretive thinking to define issues and develop innovative solutions.
  • Owning business/functional requirements and change requests, documenting solution and managing end to end project delivery.
  • Understanding business priorities and working as a liaison between Business and Development teams.
  • Maintain Book of Work and facilitate prioritization discussions with key business stakeholders.
  • Manage relationship with business and take ownership for providing regular project updates to key business and technology stakeholders.
  • Communicate key project risks, defining mitigation strategies and managing resolution.
  • Develop test strategies, documenting test scenarios and coordinating User Acceptance Testing across front to back tech stack.
  • Develop project plans and UAT Run-books.
  • Work with development and support teams to resolve production issues and identify root cause.
  • 15+ years of front office technology experiences, familiar with Futures.
  • Strong knowledge and functional understanding of the Futures/Equities business.
  • Strong understanding of the technology landscape and requirements for an enterprise scale solution.
  • Extensive experience in Microservices, Kubernetes, Docker, and AWS ECS Cloud Platforms.
  • Extensive experiences in system analysis and in programming of software applications using Core Java, Spring framework.
  • Extensive experience with FIX protocol, REST API and message queues (Kafka or Solace).
  • Strong knowledge in traditional databases (SQL) and knowledge on NoSQL databases (Mongo) will be a plus.
  • High development standards, especially for code quality, code reviews, unit testing, continuous integration and deployment.
About our client
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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