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Business Data Analyst

  • Location: Irving, 75039
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 months ago

Grow your career as a Business Data Analyst with an innovative global bank in Irving, TX. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will start working remotely until offices reopen, then will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week. Will gather and interpret business requirements, create functional specifications and designs and perform validation and document results as needed for economic forecasting and other models.
  • Gather business requirements and translate into functional specs for programmers.
  • Might require deep dive and analysis into current applications to propose designs for the project.
  • Work with technical teams to come up with estimates for the effort to complete.
  • Research appropriate data fields in banking/credit systems, learn about various business processes, document business and regulatory rules.
  • Develop test scenarios and perform internal validation prior to turning over to separate QC team.
  • Document model approach, assumptions, results and automating/validation report creation.
  • Document sourcing information.
  • Master’s degree specific to quantitative fields –Econometrics/Economics/other quantitative fields.
  • Knowledge of banking systems is very important and work experience with banking industry a plus.
  • Act as a liaison between Business and Technical groups.
  • Extensive experience in data mapping exercise which could be straight through or derived and to perform validation of what was mapped is accurate to source.
  • Experience in developing Time Series Models/Value at Risk Models/other econometric models and defending analysis results with business and regulatory stakeholders and has worked as a programmer in the past.
  • Technical background and working knowledge of UNIX, Java, SQL/SAS, SVN, Python, R, MATLAB, Autosys is a plus but is not required.
  • Prior experience working with Model Risk Management SR -11 requirements or ability to quickly ramp up is a plus.
  • Experience with Hadoop and Big Data Analytics tools (such as Hue, Hive, Anaconda Enterprise Notebook, Jupyter Notebook) is a plus.
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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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

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