Apex Systems is looking for a 100% remote Senior Business Analyst with experience in the Financial Advice/Wealth Management space. There are multiple contract/contract-to-hire openings. The job description is listed below. If you're interested in learning more, please apply online or email your resume to . Thanks! Description: What you will do:? - Working with business and/or product owner, you will formulate and help define system scope matrix, objectives, and requirements through best practice disciplines, research, and requirements gathering.? - You will lead and/or assist business and technical teams to develop and/or modify processes to resolve moderate to complex business issues.? - You will support design, build, and test phases for assigned projects including defect triage and resolution.? - Provide the team an analysis of business and user needs, elicitation, organization and documentation of user stories, business requirements, process flows, and translation of business requirements into functional requirements and acceptance criteria to capture what the team discussed and agreed upon.? - Support solution and functional specification definition.? - When available, you will review impacted systems' technical and logical design for the ability to lead through creating or updating system/process/data flow diagrams with minimal support.? - Utilize basic SQL skills to perform data queries that are simple to medium in complexity to support analysis as needed throughout all phases of the project.? - Collaborate with project managers to develop detailed project information for their task assignments.? Qualifications: What you need to have:? - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a directly related field or industry required? - 10+ years' experience as a senior level analyst in business analysis, business systems, or both? - 3+ years' experience using Microsoft Office application Word, Excel, Visio, SharePoint, Outlook, PowerPoint, online meeting collaboration tools, IM, etc.? - 3+ years' experience with excellent meeting facilitation and communication skills? - Astute Knowledge of financial services industry in one or more of the following: Brokerage Services, Wealth Management, Advisory, trading platforms/systems, finance, online account services, cash management? - Knowledge of BA Professional best practices of Business Analysis/Business Systems Analysis - Comprehensive understanding of best practices related to release and change management, software development life?cycle, workflow and process modeling and diagrams? - Proven proficiency in leading through completion of high quality business, functional and non-functional requirement documentation - solid understanding of business requirements vs solution oriented functional requirements. - Proven talent in developing a business analysis plan in support of providing meaningful project phase estimates for all business analyst activities - especially takes ownership and accountability for the requirements phase and is highly capable to plan the tasks, effort and duration of all the tasks necessary to complete the BRD, FRD and supplementary documentation? - Must have strong and creative problem solving skills? Really catch our eye with: - Proven talent in strategic thinking and thought leadership necessary for understanding goals and objectives as well as the detailed activities within a project? - Highly experienced in eliciting and being able to pick out requirements in a conversation, not necessarily being literally told what the requirement is? - Proven talent in ability to work within virtual teams, including utilizing available tools for efficient meeting facilitation and communications? - Proven talent to drive towards effective and timely results of all tasks and assignments Our top performers share the following traits:? - Strong ability to lead meetings and conversations - asking questions, managing the dialogue to achieve the objectives and agenda of the discussion? - Self-starter; initiates action and doesn't wait to be guided - Inquisitive; naturally asks lots of questions? - Able to work with minimal guidance by applying knowledge and previous experience at work? - Ability to learn quickly and operate effectively in a fast-paced environment? - Superior decision-making and creative problem-solving skills? - Team player with a high degree of professional ethics and integrity? - Results-oriented? - Strong analytical and organizational skills? - Top notch oral and written communication skills EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or . - provided by Dice
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