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Arpit Arora

Nov 6, 2017, 12:15:37 PM11/6/17

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Business Systems Analyst

Minneapolis, MN

9+ months

Local Only



The purpose of this role is to act as the liaison between the business and IT organizations to provide business critical or complex technical solutions that meet user needs and improve business performance by providing the technical analysis of business requirements (including translation into functional requirements), problem solving and troubleshooting as part of a larger project team. Accountable for ensuring that clear, concise requirements have been captured. Participate in testing, drive issue resolution, support the implementation check-out process and develop all procedural documentation and manuals. This role is responsible for: - Understanding the business processes and the interdependencies of various systems in use. - Facilitating interactive discussions with the business unit and technology teams in order to achieve alignment on defining requirements. - Gathering, analyzing, documenting and translating business requirements into functional specifications that can be used to design and implement solutions to meet the business objectives. - Managing the change control and traceability processes for requirements. - Collaborating with architects to ensure alignment of requirements with system capabilities - Analyzing complex system and system-related problems for the business unit and making recommendations for improvements or new designs - Identifying potential solutions for the business and providing input into any risks and issues - Creating and implementing test plans (schedule, approach, cases, scripts and conditions, etc.), including production check out and measuring testing performance results - Ensuring the testing environment has sufficient test data to carry out the full test plans - Ensuring all quality standards and techniques are followed, including compiling and publishing artifacts and deliverables of the Ameriprise Project Management Methodology using the Capability Maturity Model integrated (CMMi) methods as required - Updating/creating user and technical documentation procedures and manuals, operational support documentation, and archival of project documentation. - Identifying and communicating risks, issues and potential solution strategies along with providing status updates to the portfolio/project manager and/or senior leadership. The ideal candidate for this position must possess: - Solid understanding of the processes and systems in use (or the ability to quickly acquire the knowledge) - The ability to lead, influence, communicate and interact with people of all levels across the organization and external partners as required - Demonstrated proficiency in effectively influencing decision making at various levels of the organizations. - An attention for detail with the ability to translate for the business or technology in order to facilitate effective collaboration - Demonstrated proficiency with requirement and process tools (e.g. Visio, Provision, DOORS, Client Quality Center, etc.) - Ability to handle changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and work within tight timeframes and deadlines. - Solid analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills, with the ability to use statistical analysis and modeling. - BA and/or BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience.

Additional Job Details:


Utilizing your business systems analyst background and domain experience, you will deliver business solutions. You will get the opportunity work on technology implementation projects in the various functions of Asset Management including front, middle, and back offices.


Key responsibilities include:

• Work with the business and technology teams to understand business and technology strategy, objectives, and requirements and help prioritize them.

• Ability to manage work load and own creation of user, systems requirements, testing on multiple projects thru implementation On individual projects, o Document business needs, create use cases and functional, non-functional requirements o Work with project manager to deliver business solutions using best practices, including developing test plan / approach and managing test execution end to end, proactively identifying risks and mitigation plans, managing issues, and effectively communicating analysis and testing status to all levels of the organization o Ensure adherence to our software development methodology and standards to deliver technology solutions that balance business functionality and cost with technology requirements related to flexibility, maintainability, scalability, resiliency, performance, and security. o Provide communication to a team of technology employees and contractors, primarily located in the US, UK, & India As the business Systems Analyst, you will be responsible for working with global business and technology teams to complete mapping for ETL based on business/technology requirements. You will also assist with the development of test plans, approaches and test reports. Required skill set includes: Strong analytic skills, ETL mapping (Informatica preferred), report specifications, data analytics, development and execution of test scripts, test cases and resolving defects.


Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Finance or Asset Management equivalent work experience

• Expert skills in business systems analysis, processes and industry standard tools (agile and waterfall)

• Demonstrated track record of delivering technology solutions for the front office in capital markets or investment management and strong understanding of front office process, middle office, data warehouse, business intelligence, and terminology.

• Entrepreneurial, self-starter who can quickly get up to speed on business objectives and get the analysis and testing organized and headed in the right direction

• Ability to get into analysis details and provide recommendation

• 7-10+ years of experience in delivering technology and/or software development projects, progressing in complexity and responsibility

• 5-7+ years of leadership experience, including demonstrated success in working with technical teams and executing technical projects within a quality management framework and outsourced/vendor partner environment (both onshore and offshore)

• Proven success in the delivery of complex, best-in-class software applications




Arpit Arora

Pyramid Consulting, Inc.



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