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Randstad US business / data analyst in boston, Massachusetts

business / data analyst.

  • boston , massachusetts

  • posted 7 days ago


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  • $52.81 - $62.80 per hour

  • contract

  • bachelor degree

  • category computer and mathematical occupations

  • reference896451

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job summary:


The Client team is looking for qualified individuals with strong experience in business analysis, workflow design, data analysis, system flows and test case writing in order to create client solutions and execute implementation of the industry's first ever front-to-back client servicing platform. The successful candidate must be skilled in analyzing complex business models and flows across front, middle, and back office operating models in both an insourced and outsourced model; requirements gathering; have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; understand global portfolio management, trading and compliance across asset classes along with the associated analytics.

Through information and insights investment analytics, data solutions, and front office tools our goal is to help our clients zero in on the opportunities and actions that will generate the most value for the front-to-back solution. We offer client solutions and implementation professional services that give our clients new functional capabilities that help drive efficiencies and new technical capabilities. We offer information, data management, and front-to-back office tools, plus analytics, to help clients achieve results and manage risk.


Client considers all disciplines when hiring for a job and seeks out candidates who demonstrate the following:

-Bachelor's degree or above. 6+ years of financial industry experience with Fixed Income products.

  • strong understanding of Front Office and middle/back office systems, services and data domains.

  • Experience integrating with other industry software providers to promote platform interoperability (i.e. Bloomberg PORT, CRD, BRS Aladdin, SimCorp Dimension, Factset, Fidessa Minerva, Eze Software, etc.).

  • Experience using SQL. Exposure to RDBMS and enterprise data marts is preferred.

  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies like Waterfall, Scrum-Waterfall Hybrid, Agile (Scrum, Test Driven Development, Kanban) in domains of Finance, Banking and IT

-strong interest in global capital markets and quantitative investments. Exposure to any IBOR systems is preferred.

-strong analytical, reconcilement and organizational skills

-Expert in MS Office including MS Visio, MS Project and PowerPoint

-Ability to work in a fast-paced, globally structured and team-based environment, as well as independently

-Experience in Agile Methodology and tools (i.e. JIRA, Rally, RTC) preferred

-Experience in writing manual testing cases, planning and execution of the test cases.

3-5 "nice to have" attributes

  • Experience on buy-side asset management in supporting front or middle office

  • Working knowledge of SQL for querying (no development)

  • Experience with CRD CRIMS

  • Experience with JIRA

Top three must-haves

  • Business analysis experience

  • Proven history of completing a project

  • Working with project managers or as a project manager

Years experience

  • It will be a mix of 5+ and 10+ years

location: Boston, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $52.81 - 62.80 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


-This client facing role will be responsible for designing solutions and onboarding new clients onto Client's front-to-back platform

-Lead workflow analysis, data analysis, requirements analysis for current and future state models and architecture

-Drive ad-hoc project tasks and initiatives that will require business analysis, documentation, client management, and project management skills to effectively meet client needs

-Manage various stages of the transformation lifecycle (solution design, integration and testing, implementation and operational readiness).

-Provide regular status updates and supporting project management reports as directed


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 5 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Business Analysis

  • JIRA

  • SQL Server

For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.

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