BNY Mellon Careers

Business Analyst

Jersey City, New Jersey
Information Technology


Job Description

Formulates and defines system's scope and objectives based on both user needs and a good understanding of the application, business, operational and/or industry requirements. Develops business requirements and functional specifications for medium to large sized projects. Formulates and defines project scope, objectives, constraints and assumptions using existing documented processes based upon user needs as well as a thorough knowledge of the application, business, operations and industry. Collects and defines requirements, translates into functional design, test planning, and user documentation processes. Provides advice to internal business groups on process improvement projects by analyzing business process flows and identifying changes. May also provide guidance in this area to less experienced business analysts. Gathers and analyzes information and provides recommendations to address and resolve business issues for a specific business group. Applies experiences with existing software and/or systems development processes to develop better processes to be used in the future. Actively influences software development process improvement initiatives. Provides technical consultation concerning business implications of application development projects. Participates in software and/or systems design/ prototyping, construction and testing of new or enhanced applications and/or systems. Contributes to the achievement of related teams' objectives. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business management or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred,
  • 4-6+ years of experience in a business analyst environment required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
  • Excellent Communication Skills – excellent technical writing, presentation and requirement elicitation skills


For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

Pershing provides critical business process, financial and technology solutions for financial organizations around the globe. We operate behind the scenes to power transformational change for broker-dealers, registered investment advisors, independent financial advisers, hedge fund and '40 Act fund managers and individual investors. We strive to be innovators, developing open architecture technology and financial solutions to support our customers' growth. We advocate on behalf of our customers and help them respond to regulatory reform and drive positive outcomes for our industry and investors. From our core business as an industry-leading trade execution, clearing and custody provider, we have evolved into a global multifaceted firm that provides investment solutions, forward-thinking technology-driven efficiencies, practice management and service excellence.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.


Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Jersey City
Internal Jobcode: 45112
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Pershing-HR06431
Requisition Number: 1714980