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Senior Business Analyst - CONTRACT - 60621

Date:  Nov 10, 2021
City:  New York
Company:  GFT Technologies SE

Senior Business Analyst - CONTRACT

GFT Group  New York, New York, United States

Location: NYC 3 days a week onsite

The new GFT Senior Business Analyst is experienced in their field and has also project management and data analysis experience to join the Asset Management Technology team in New York. The team is responsible for technology-aligned analysis, program oversight, development delivery and support for technical changes for Americas Asset Management technology and market data requirements, including our Latin America and Bermuda offices. The successful candidate will undertake analysis and provide implementation support for technical requirements as well as conduct project management activities to support the regional interests of the Americas business. The candidate will ensure appropriate identification of business needs and deliver effective solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner. The candidate will work with all other groups, including the business, Group Change and Global Technology teams to mitigate risk and ensure the effective delivery of business initiatives.


Contribute to high-level technical and data analysis of proposed initiatives to identify requirements and propose solutions

Contribute to business case preparation with project sponsors and Group Change function

Work closely with sponsors and Group Change to understand and translate business expectations into actionable technical solutions

Work with Capability Owners and Leads to break programs of work down into features, and features into stories

Contribute to maintaining relationships with the business, Group Change, Global Technology, and peers across the globe

Contribute to defining and continuously improving best practice for Business Analysis and Project Management

Contribute to the testing process for developed solutions

Propose and obtain stakeholder buy-in for changes to improve efficiencies and reduce costs, drive profitability and decrease risk across the business

Provide timely, accurate and concise status reporting highlighting progress, issues, and risks

Help manage stakeholder expectations and communications

Liaise effectively with peer Business Analysts to design an optimal solution

Conduct complex data analyses and identify sources and relationships

Required Skills/Experience

Min 7 years’ experience in business analysis, consultancy role or similar problem solving/definition role, including business process re-engineering and technology change experience

Experience in project management in financial services

Excellent understanding of financial services, ideally with strong investment/asset management exposure

Excellent understanding of analysis and project management disciplines, processes, and tools

Experience in monitoring and managing issues, risks and dependencies

Strong reporting skills with a proven ability to manage multiple stakeholders

Knowledge and experience of delivering technology change using Agile methodologies, preferably SAFe

Experience of working on managing projects across both functional and geographic boundaries

Experience with the appropriate methods and tools (i.e., workshops, process flow, Visio, BPML) to document system designs, data flows and dependencies

Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken

Self-starter with the ability to prioritize and manage own activities in the best interests of the organization

Inspiring and collaborative team player

Comfortable with ambiguity, change and multitasking

Receptive to others’ ideas and responds constructively to challenge

Continuous improvement mindset challenges the status quo


It’s a Plus:

Analysis certification (e.g. CAP, CBAP, PMI-PBI)

Project Management certification (e.g. CAPM, PMI-PMP)

Agile Qualifications (e.g. Scrum Master, PMI, ACP)

What we can do for you:

  • Competitive Base Salary Based on Experience plus metric based performance bonus
  • Competitive Benefits
  • Excellent Company Culture with Individual Development Plans to map out your career growth
  • Professional Development Training
  • An opportunity to work in a global environment
  • Open door policy with management
  • Opportunity to work in a global environment with diverse teams built with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunity to work with technology industry leaders in the financial services environment
  • Opportunity to work for big name clients in capital markets and industry

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