Alpha Business Analyst, AVP

State Street.
Boston, Massachusetts
Not disclosed
11 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Who we are looking for

The Alpha Model Office Team defines and delivers Front-to-Back product strategy & solutions by working with both our Business Stakeholders and IT Partners to maximize delivery capabilities to increase operational efficiencies. The team strives to deliver global, integrated product capabilities that increase the organization’s capabilities for our F2B clients.

This role provides an opportunity for an analyst with excellent communication skills to expand on his/her skill set for the Alpha program. The selected candidate will be expected to build relationships and collaborate with both business stakeholders and technology partnership as a business analyst in order to contribute to the timely execution of long term strategic plans for building out sophisticated intra company solutions.

This role is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join the Alpha Model Office team and partner with stakeholders across global Operations and IT to evaluate complex business requirements and respond with strategic and timely solutions.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining is a part of a global, cross-divisional group supporting State Street AlphaSM.

State Street AlphaSM redefines the common definition of ‘alpha’ to mean powering better performance and outcomes at every point on the investment lifecycle and is the first open platform from a single provider that connects the front, middle and back office. It harmonizes data, technology and services across trusted providers to help our clients better manage their businesses.

Join us if making your mark in an ever-changing, increasingly complex and competitive industry is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

  • As Alpha Business Analyst, AVP you will
  • Participate in Agile development teams and ceremonies as a team member and/or product owner
  • Elicit requirements using an AGILE approach; conducting interviews, generating user stories, developing scenarios and workflow analyses
  • Maintain effective working relationships with other IT product development teams and business partners across the organization
  • Support overall project management and business strategy related to information delivery, business intelligence and data governance
  • Participate in information delivery and business intelligence strategy sessions
  • Drive collaboration for creative solutions and challenge assumptions around current state processes
  • Partner with colleagues and Information Technology to promote proper documentation and understanding of business problems and corresponding solutions
  • Promote and drive continuous process improvement efforts
  • Persuade and influence courageously at all levels of the organization
  • Display transparency and communicate effectively to management through written and verbal communication.

What we value:

  • These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Data, Intra Company Communication, Dashboards, Business Control, Workflow experience desired
  • Understanding of BI/reporting tool architecture, functions, and features
  • Demonstrated excellence in business writing and business process analysis
  • Must display exceptional problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proven track record of business solution implementations using AGILE or other SDLC approach
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills; capable of influencing both peers and managers
  • Self-motivated, self-assured, and self-managed
  • Ability to multi-task to meet time-driven goals

Education & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business, Accounting, Finance, MIS, Information Technology or related field of study
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with business process and data analysis

About State Street:

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affi'rmative action employer.

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In compliance with the U.S. federal government Executive Order 14042, State Street requires vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment in the United States. If you accept this position, you will be required to substantiate that you are vaccinated, or that you are legally entitled to a religious or medical exemption.'

In compliance with the U.S. federal government Executive Order 14042, State Street requires vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment in the United States. If you accept this position, you will be required to substantiate that you are vaccinated, or that you are legally entitled to a religious or medical exemption.

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