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Company: ACRO STAFF
Contact Name: DAVE
Website: http://www.acrostaff.com

Job Details: System Analyst Date: Jan 21 2020

Job Reference: 5085
Job Category: IT Jobs [ View All IT Jobs Jobs ]
Company Type Recruiter
Employment type: Full Time
Degree: Associate
Experience: 4 years
Location: San Ramon, California, 94582
Job Skills: System Analyst
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Job Description

Define system requirements. Analyze, design, and implement solutions including business data, processes, application enhancements, interfaces, and reports. Coordinate the design activities with the development team to finalize the design and develop high and low-level application design artifacts including process flows, data validation and UI design. Ensure all technical deliverables are consistent with product and architectural standards & guidelines. Create automated test scripts and conducts unit and integration testing.

• Provides production support. Troubleshoots, resolves and identifies root cause for unique production issues. Coordinates release activities, ensuring that audit requirements are met. Plans and coordinates implementation activities, general system maintenance, and vendor upgrades. Monitors and assesses overall system health, capacity, and provides recommendations to management. Negotiates with vendors to resolve issues. Coordinates Disaster Recovery activities.

• Triage and prioritize business opportunities. Research and facilitate the resolution of business users’ functional gaps. Identify, recommend and implement system enhancements that result in increased quality, efficiencies, maintainability and scalability to system. May gather or create application related reports or metrics such as performance, availability and incident resolution.

• Distill and document business functional and technical requirements, including detailed process documentation. Interpret end-user business requirements to develop and/or modify technical design specifications for product, and downstream applications. Ensure documentation is kept up-to-date as changes are introduced into the environment.

• Maintain business relationships and act as IT liaison during implementation; may continue as primary vendor contact for application(s) after implementation. Work with business and technical service owners to identify and put projects on roadmap.


Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience

• A minimum of 8 years of System Analysis experienced in an Investment Management Systems and Technology IT environment

• A minimum of 3 to 5 years relevant industry experience (active or passive investment management, especially with Investment Performance and Risk domain)

• In-depth knowledge of the data used in the investment security and performance & risk metrics

• Demonstrated ability to create functional & system requirements by directly interfacing with business users

• Ability to understand complex interrelated systems and processing

• Exposure to market data providers and analytical solutions like Bloomberg, Factset, MSCI etc.


Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with Business Intelligence Reporting, MATLAB, Python, C# is a plus

• SQL skills are a must

• A good understanding of Agile (Scrum, DAD, and the like) and CMM Waterfall methodologies

• Ability to adapt quickly and easily to changes within the business

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Ability to work independently or in a team environment on larger projects

• Excellent organization, planning and time management skills

Additional Desired Certifications (any one or multiple): CFA / MBA Finance / Series 6/7/63 exams / FRM (GARP)

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