Alpha Data Services, Business Analyst - AVP

State Street.
Boston, Massachusetts
Not disclosed
18 Sep 2020
09 Oct 2020
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
  • Actively participate and moderate (as needed) business requirements elaboration, functional design and platform growth strategy sessions
  • Drive collaboration for creative solutions and challenge assumptions around current state operational processes to identify new, less obvious solutions
  • Build effective working relationships with operational teams, IT product development teams and business partners across the organization
  • Conduct interviews, generate user stories, develop scenarios and workflow analyses
  • Document functional requirements using both Waterfall and Agile approach; providing context for how immediate deliverables will evolve to address long term business goals
  • Participate in Agile development team ceremonies as a team member and/or product owner
  • Identify opportunities in which the platform will not only support but swtrengthen operational flow
  • Provide transparency on platform strategy and project dependencies through roadmaps and regular communication
  • Conduct regular demos of new features for the stakeholder community
  • Perform some business user acceptance testing


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business, Accounting, Finance, MIS, Information Technology or related field of study
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience contributing to development of business requirements on application development projects
  • Track record of implementing effective business solutions either through AGILE or other SDLC approach
  • Familiarity with financial services, business intelligence and data warehousing principles
  • Understanding of BI/reporting tool architecture, functions, and features
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills; capable of influencing courageously at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated excellence in business writing and business process analysis
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills, attention to detail and organization – able to independently troubleshoot and gather supporting evidence
  • Self-motivated, self-assured, and self-managed
  • Able to multi-task to meet time-driven goals

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