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Randstad US business / data analyst (it) in boston, Massachusetts

business / data analyst (it).

  • boston , massachusetts (remote)

  • posted january 5, 2022

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randstad indeed

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  • $52 - $62 per hour

  • contract

  • bachelor degree

  • category computer and mathematical occupations

  • reference893884

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job summary:

Description:

The Client is looking for qualified individuals with strong experience in business analysis, workflow design, data analysis, system flows and test case writing in order to create client solutions and execute implementation of the industry's first ever front-to-back client servicing platform. The successful candidate must be skilled in analyzing complex business models and flows across front, middle, and back office operating models in both an insourced and outsourced model; requirements gathering; have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; understand global portfolio management, trading and compliance across asset classes along with the associated analytics.

Through information and insights investment analytics, data solutions, and front office tools our goal is to help our clients zero in on the opportunities and actions that will generate the most value for the front-to-back solution. We offer client solutions and implementation professional services that give our clients new functional capabilities that help drive efficiencies and new technical capabilities. We offer information, data management, and front-to-back office tools, plus analytics, to help clients achieve results and manage risk.

The Client Professional Services team in Boston, MA is looking for qualified individuals to fill key roles in implementing and testing the industry's first ever front-to-back client servicing platform.

Qualifications:

Client considers all disciplines when hiring for a job and seeks out candidates who demonstrate the following:

  • Bachelor's degree or above. 6+ years of financial industry experience , strong/thorough understanding of Jira/Confluence software

  • An understanding of reporting capabilities, either natively within Jira, or using BI tools

  • Experience in process engineering practices and methods to drive and optimize effective design across a complex organizational and operating model

  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies like Waterfall, Scrum-Waterfall Hybrid, Agile (Scrum, Test Driven Development, Kanban) in domains of Finance, Banking and IT

  • strong interest in global capital markets and quantitative investments. Exposure to any IBOR systems is preferred.

  • strong analytical, reconcilement and organizational skills

  • Expert in MS Office including MS Visio, MS Project and PowerPoint

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, globally structured and team-based environment, as well as independently

  • Experience in Agile Methodology and tools (i.e. JIRA, Rally, RTC) preferred

  • Experience in writing manual testing cases, planning and execution of the test cases.

3-5 "nice to have":

  • strong analytical, reconcilement and organizational skills, Expert in MS Office including MS Visio, MS Project and PowerPoint, Ability to work in a fast-paced, globally structured and team-based environment, as well as independently

Top three must-haves:

  • strong/thorough understanding of Jira/Confluence software, Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies like Waterfall, Scrum-Waterfall Hybrid, Agile (Scrum, Test Driven Development, Kanban) in domains of Finance, Banking and IT, Experience in process engineering practices

Software skills is an absolute must have:

  • Jira, SQL, BI Tools

location: Boston, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $52 - 62 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

  • Drive a global rollout of JIRA and Confluence including creation and management of custom, complex projects, workflows, custom fields, dashboards and reports configurations.

  • Meet with stakeholders to identify JIRA Project and Confluence needs and implement them as appropriate.

  • Perform requirements gathering, business process workflows, and process improvement for Clarity/JIRA/Confluence workflows and processes in place, identifying where functionality can/cannot meet user requests.

  • Conduct training for employees and new hires on the tool set regarding how to use the tools, new functionality, etc.

  • Produce regular progress/status reports on the global rollout of the toolset

  • Serve as the first point of contact for our Client team for issues, questions, clarifications about Clarity/Jira/Confluence

  • Navigate complex client relationships, build strong business relationships and manage expectations with client stakeholders

  • Configure platform UX for client-specific workflows

  • Contribute to the definition of a standard implementation framework and continuous improvement of the model to drive efficiencies as adoption increases

  • Become a product and platform SME on Client's front-to-back platform

qualifications:

  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Education: Bachelors

skills:

  • Data Analysis

For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

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