RR0110: SVP, Data Warehousing (Hadoop, NoSQL, Architecture)

This top-tier global financial firm is looking for a data warehousing junkie to join its team as an SVP. The role will involve predictive analytics building client-facing portals. This person must be a visionary with the ability to develop and execute a project of the highest quality.


Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Hadoop
  • NoSQL
  • Architecture
  • Project Management Experience

JA0110: Business Analyst (Top Financial Firm)

Top NYC financial firm seeks a best-in-class Business Analyst. This person will be tasked with coordinating and prioritizing the development of high-fidelity, quality applications, and sophisticated client interaction solutions for corporate and investment banking clients, ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery. The technologist will ideally have experience in a financial services setting and have worked on applications targeting the ever-more-demanding needs of the sophisticated financial user.

Organizational skills

  • Work with team members to gather their project objectives and priorities and track those targets and follow-up to ensure progress

Project Management

  • The business analyst will be able to map out a roadmap which projects when specific functionality can be delivered based on the knowledge acquired

Project Leadership

  • Ability to lead cross-functional development/integration projects requiring interaction with end-users and external technology clients.

Stakeholder Management

  • Proactively interact with Operations and Business teams for requirements clarifications, extensions, and planning. Communicate with stakeholder regularly and on an escalation basis.

Position Summary:

  • Elicit business and user requirements via interviews, workshops, questionnaires, surveys, site visits, workflow storyboards, use cases, scenarios, user stories, process modeling, analysis of existing systems and documentation, and other methods; Lead key workshops to review the backlog
  • Detail requirements of the user experience and user-system/system-system interactions through discussion as well as narrative and pictorial artifacts, driving speculation about the stability and accuracy of requirements out of the development process.
  • Propose, facilitate and drive the development of solutions to the problems posed by requirements.
  • Perform analysis for complex, high stakes, and enterprise-wide projects.


Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Familiarity with analysis within one or more software development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Lean, Rational Unified Process, CMMi, Six Sigma)
  • Experience in guiding the work of peer team members
  • Ability to negotiate and build alignment amongst competing parties, ultimately driving teams to decision
  • Capable of addressing both technical and non-technical audiences at a variety of organizational levels
  • Superb attention to detail and a rigorous focus on delivering quality output
  • Experience in analysis for web applications in an n-tier architecture
  • Experience with data mark-up syntax (e.g. XML, HTML) and/or relational data modeling

Additional skills:

  • Experience with XML/XSD schema development preferred
  • Experience with usability/HCI assessment methodology for web-based applications preferred
  • Understanding of principles of usability for the web (e.g. W3Cs Content Accessibility Guidelines, Neilsen/Norman Group guidelines) preferred
  • Understanding of object-oriented, test-driven development preferred
  • Understanding of graphic design or web development in CSS/XHTML/JavaScript preferred
  • Experience with requirements management tools (e.g. JIRA/Greenhopper, Rally, VersionOne) preferred

RR1106: Rapid Application Developer

One of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions is looking for a RAD developer to join its team. You will work closely with business users to gather requirements, create technical designs, and to develop the technical solutions that suit the business needs. You will also perform maintenance and enhancements to existing RAD tools and global applications, document new and existing processes and solutions, adhere to coding standards, procedures, techniques, and contribute to technical code documentation.


Desired Skills & Experience:

  • VBA, Excel, and Access
  • One object-oriented language (C#, Java, or similar)
  • SQL (Sybase, Oracle, SQL Server) and data modeling
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Analytical skills and ability to perform data analysis
  • Good understanding of full software life cycle development process
  • Knowledge of financial products such as Interest Rates, Credit, Equities, FX
  • Prioritize and manage users’ expectations
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