Job Description

Reference # : 18-06230Title : Lead Functional Analyst
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 07/30/2018 / 01/29/2019
Assignment Detail
Industry:Financial ServicesJob Category:Business Analysis

Lead Functional Analyst

Help drive change! Eclaro is looking for a Lead Functional Analyst for our client in New York, NY

Eclaro’s client is a leading global bank stimulating change and innovation in the industry by offering top-notch financial products and services for a wide-range of clients worldwide. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!

Position Overview:
The Senior Business Functional Analyst is responsible for capturing and documenting the full range of requirements, translating these requirements into system specific functional specifications to enable solution development, analyzing the impact of changes and supporting the business throughout the implementation process. They are also responsible for the production of business-facing documentation such as user manuals and solution briefs

• Involved in requirements, usability & business process analysis and formulating functional / non-functional specification documentations in close working with users and engineering teams
• Incorporates understanding of the business architecture into own work
• Supports UAT (user acceptance testing), defining testing requirements including test plans, test cases, test-data and review of interface testing between different applications. Works with engineers to resolve functional issues arising from UAT
• Creates and modifies business facing documentation (e.g. user manuals, solution briefs, functional summaries)
• Works with engineers, trouble shooting and resolving reported bugs / issues on applications
• Works on data discovery, sourcing, modelling and analytics to support creation of data flows and models
• Creates models and reports providing interpretation and insight into business data and processes
• Develops hypotheses to explain why process, functional and data issues have occurred or are likely to occur
• Communicates business process improvement through application of detailed analytics, pattern and root cause analysis. Leverages visualisation techniques
• Weekend release validation where applicable
• Produces Data Specifications in partnership with Corporate Technology, Chief Data Office, AFC Business and Master Data source providers
• Act as product owners for the design and implementation of data feeds, tools and user access into a secure data lake in collaboration with clients, architecture, development, test and release management teams
• Interact with the corporate technology governance teams for maintaining and improving processes for a secure data lake using Big Data Technologies
• Participates in Process Improvement initiatives and Community of practice initiatives e.g. Agile Transformation
• Performs at a workstream lead level
• Weekly status updates to Programme Manager e.g. Kanban Status board
• Creation and amendments to business requirements documents
• Conversion and translation of business requirements into functional requirements documents
• Issue & Risk tracking and collation to central RAID log working with central PMO
• Bug tracking, creation, reporting through standard client tool set (i.e.Ja,a. Jira and Client ALM) in conjunction with project managers, development and test staff
• Establishing and hosting workshops with key stakeholders through the evolution of the implementation
• Creation and maintenance of the requirements traceability matrix from an end-to-end perspective
• Creation and maintenance of the requirements management repository for the project (i.e. Jama)
• Community of Practice Initiative deliverables e.g. articles of interest, best practive guidelines, contributions to community forums

• Fluent in English (written/verbal)
• Experience in IT change projects and a project/programme environment
• Experience working with business requirements through to system level Functional Specifications
• Experience in business analysis, data analytics or UX (user experience)
• Experience in a financial domain (capital markets, transaction banking, wealth management) and/or related support functions
• Experience creating product backlogs and supporting sprint planning
• Good analytical and problem solving experience and ability to provide insights and solutions
• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
• Organised and ability to commit and prioritise work duties and tasks
• Excellent communication and documentation/presentation skills
• Self-motivated with ability to work in virtual teams and matrix/global organisations demonstrating collaboration and sharing capabilities
• Knowledge of methods and tooling for the Business Functional Analysis Profession
• Knowledge of MS Office products
• Extensive experience in delivering technical and/or operational solutions in Anti Financial Crime in the Financial Services Industry
• Ability to work with virtual teams and matrix organisations
• Ability to work in a rapidly developing and changing environment
• Preferable: Knowledge of Oracle, SQL, Hadoop, Tableau
• Preferable: Knowledge of compliance processes and application for Anti Money Laundering, in special applications for Analytics and Case Management (e.g. SAS, Actimize)
• Degree from an accredited college or university with a preference for Computer Science (or IT related)
• Business Analysis certification e.g. ISEB/BCS or IIBA (and/or relevant work experience)

If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
Interested in applying?
Contact Bridgette Mark at (646) 695-2915 or send your resume to now.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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