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Business Data Analyst

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

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific 6+ month contract opportunity in Jersey City, NJ for a Financial Data Analyst with Capital Markets experience.
  • Work with external data vendors (i.e., Bloomberg, Reuters, IDC, Markit, etc) and standards organizations.
  • Will use SQL to query and pull data from millions of records for Data Analysis.
  • Reverse engineer functional specifications from data.
  • Work closely with End Users/Clients to understand Business Process/Industry Standards/Regulatory Mandate requirements.
  • Work closely with IT and Operations partners.
  • Conduct Systems Integrated Testing (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
  • Create Function Specification Documents (FSD), System Requirement Specification (SRS), and test plans.
  • Mentor and coaching lower-level analysts.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 8+ years of experience as a Technical Business / Data Analyst.  Looking for a senior-level resource!
  • Strong background in financial reference data and capital markets.
  • Experience working with major vendor data providers (i.e., Bloomberg, Reuters, IDC, Markit).
  • Must have strong hands-on SQL knowledge: able to query data, analyze and troubleshoot.
  • Strong Data analysis and Mapping skills as well as Financial Data Modeling capabilities.
  • Data Oriented with an excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience/understanding of business process reengineering and business modeling concepts, systems development lifecycle.
  • Strong analytical skills and writing skills, to include solid experience in writing functional and technical specifications.
  • Must possess good communication skills with the ability to be assertive.
  • Experience utilizing various SDLC methodologies like Waterfall, Agile (JIRA etc.).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Testing Lifecycle with SIT, UAT, and Production.
  • Prefer Project lead experience.
  • Prefer experience working closely with IT Project managers and development teams.
  • Strong MS Excel and Visio skills.
  • Experience with vendor product implementation.
If this is a perfect fit, Apply now!