VP - Senior Specialist Technical Business Analyst (SSTBA)

Job Description

VP - Senior Specialist Technical Business Analyst (SSTBA)


As a global investments company, BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments, and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. Every day, our Technology employees make this happen while also seeking out new ways to do it more efficiently and effectively.


As part of BNY Mellon’s global Technology organization, you will have the opportunity to engage with some of the best and brightest, technology, business, and financial minds to find new and better ways to exceed our clients’ expectations and build the future of financial services. With more than 230 years of industry leading experience under our belts, you might even say that we are the original fintech.


POSITION SUMMARY
Key attributes for this role are strong problem solving, communication and skills coupled with team-oriented mindset and ability to work well with demanding business clients in a deadline-driven environment. The SSTBA is responsible for defining requirements and designing solutions using an agile delivery methodology for some of the Bank's most important investment manager clients in the Asset Servicing space.   The SSTBA consults with stakeholder to analyze, define, challenge and prioritizes the business requirement, functional specifications an operational architecture for a functional work stream within a highly complex strategic, global program.  Formulates and defines program scope and objectives for the work stream with thorough understanding of business processes in a specific business domain.  Tailors standard processes and templates for team to elicit, challenge and prioritize requirements, and translates into functional design and use case models.  Develops project scope, objectives, constraints and assumption for large-scale multi-year programs.  Prepares and manages the project plan, issues and risks, and is accountable for overall delivery of the assigned functions and work streams within the program.  Provides guidance in development of the technical design, test plans, and user documentation.  Leads implementation & conversion strategy planning and execution.  Manages scope and change throughout the initiative utilizing formal change control and requirements traceability.  Gathers, analyzes, and develops options to address strategic business objectives that span multiple, global business and technology areas.  Uses experience to inform various systems development processes to define success criteria and speed time to market. Owns the success of the overall program and client implementation.  Participates in solving time-sensitive issues in a complex business systems environment (supporting Front Office deliverables and SLAs)

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES.


  • Develops business analysis using JIRA to drive requirements and solutions

  • Analyzes complex client requirements and develop high level solutions in collaboration with engineering and product teams

  • Analyzes interfaces between systems, internal and external. Knowledge of system interface protocols is helpful.

  • Takes ownership of BDD scenarios for the product and support test driven development. This requires a good understanding of Test Driven Development and Behavior Driven Development including creation of test data – inputs for various scenarios along with expected outputs

  • Responsible for working with Scrum Masters and Service/Business Owners in feature prioritization

  • Defines requirements in the form of user stories with acceptance criteria

  • Participates in the end-to-end project delivery process, from requirements gathering, working closely with Engineering, through testing and post-implementation issue resolution

  • Determine and suggest features and enhancements to existing offerings

  • Provides guidance to other junior business analysts and product team members as needed

  • Knowledge of logical data models to be able to analyze and enhance existing canonical structures and schema

  • Understanding of various asset classes and associated attributes

  • Continuously improves processes and solutions to drive down maintenance cost and improve stability of service

  • Reviews requirements prior to release to ensure adherence to best practices.

  • Operating as a good citizen in a robust agile development delivery framework

  • Provide well thought-out and lasting solutions that are documented and supportable


Consults with stakeholders to analyze, define, challenge and prioritize the business requirements, functional specifications and operational architecture for a functional work stream within a highly complex strategic, global program. Formulates and defines program scope and objectives for the work stream with thorough understanding of business processes in a specific business domain. Tailors standard processes and templates for team to elicit, challenge, and prioritize requirements, and translates into functional design and use case models. Develops project scope, objectives, constraints and assumptions for a large, strategic, multi-year program. Prepares and manages the project plan, issues and risks, and is accountable for overall delivery of their assigned functional work stream on a large-scale program. Provides guidance in development of the technical design, test plans, and user documentation. Leads implementation/conversion strategy planning and implementation. Manages scope and change throughout the initiative utilizing formal change control and requirements traceability. Gathers and analyzes information and develops recommendations to address strategic business objectives that span multiple, global business and technology areas. Participates in industry forums and keeps current on domain knowledge for their specific business and application areas of expertise. Applies experiences across various software and/or systems development processes to define and collect metrics and identify and implement opportunities for improvement to increase quality of requirements and speed time-to-market.  Contributes to the achievement of related area objectives.


Qualifications

 

Bachelor's degree in business or technical-related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred, 8-10 years of experience in providing consulting advice to senior IT and business management required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a VERY STRONG plus.


• Preferred 7+ years in Middle Office with buy and sell side experience
• High Threshold level understanding of Back Office / Trade processing business
• Experience of working in a high-pressure environment alongside business users
• SQL and data analysis
• Strong agile project leadership using JIRA and other collaborative tools, with knowledge of design patterns and where and when to apply them.

  • Broad Understanding of post trade processing activities


ESSENTIAL SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

• Deeply skilled in middle office asset servicing processing across all asset classes and

• Comfort level writing and manipulating SQL across large, complex relational databases
• Experience writing JIRA business stories, test driven development methods & working knowledge of application frameworks as part of an agile development and delivery process.
• Data analysis using Excel, Excel macros and add-ins

• High level knowledge of programming is helpful, nice to have

 


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: 45169
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Asset Servicing & Eagle Tech-HR07302
Requisition Number: 1914181