Business Analyst

New York, NY 10286

Posted: 08/26/2019 Employment Type: contract Industry: BA Job Number: 19178

Opening with our financial services client for a Business Analyst / Technical Lead.

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuing the development of a resilient platform used to source and distribute Market and reference data for the Global Markets business. The individual will also work closely with Risk Managers to build processes to collect data used for historical time series


Essential Functions

  • Provide direction in the build, design and implementation of the platform
  • Manage projects (including headcount and financial management) associated with the platform within a given budget and provide governance for the end-to-end delivery, including communication with senior business and technology stakeholders
  • Maintain and develop relationships with data and software vendors
  • Understand and take on business requirements and translate these into technical requirements for the platform and team


Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Math emetics or similar field
  • 5+ years business or technical analyst experience within financial markets
  • Good understanding of financial products (i.e. Fixed Income, Equities, FX or Credit products) and market data 
  • Experience using Bloomberg and comfortable querying database using SQL
  • Strong understanding of instrument reference data, in particular fixed income instruments
  • People management and development skills in a global organization
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to apply technology solutions to business needs
  • Team-minded and collaborative with strong organizational and communication skills

Business Analyst / Technical Lead - 19178 

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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