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Senior Systems Analyst in Durham, NC at Veritude

Date Posted: 3/23/2018

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Job Description

Veritude is hiring for a Senior Systems Analyst on behalf of Fidelity Investments.  This position will be based in Durham, NC.

Fidelity Institutional Technology group at Fidelity Investments is looking for a Senior Systems Analyst to join our Web Technology team. The role involves facilitating requirement sessions with business partners, articulating business requirements and working within the technology organization to deliver new features/functionality.

The Expertise We’re Looking For

• Bachelor's degree (or above) in either Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Information Systems, Mathematics or Finance related field

• 5+ years of experience as systems analyst, delivering software using agile development practices

• Strong analysis skills, with a proven track record of delivery of complex technology projects

• Strong interpersonal, relationship management and facilitation skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with business and technical team members across the organization

• Experience in defining clear and concise requirements for and providing support for financial services applications

• Experience with Oracle/SQL and other languages desirable

• Willingness to read/analyze code for analysis purposes

• Able to understand the technology and software architecture of an application  

• 5 years of experience in financial services industry necessary

• Ability to quickly learn, adapt and strive to meet the needs of a fast paced, changing environment

• Ability to multi-task effectively.

The Purpose of Your Role

As a member of the Web Technology development team you will contribute to the delivery of new features/functionality that supports Registered Investment Advisors and Correspondents. You will work closely with other analysts, product managers, engineers, and architects to define the right solution. This position is intended for an individual contributor that supports the full project life cycle on assigned systems development projects. Under general direction, the individual determines and specifies complex business requirements and processes for medium to large projects and analyzes and revises existing system logic.

The Skills You Bring

• You have expert knowledge and experience of taking complex features and breaking them into stories with well-defined business value and acceptance criteria

• You have experience with minimum viable product definition and product backlog management

• You are a strong contributor with a collaborative work style

• Ability to establish and maintain trusted relationships with business partners and technology

• Comfortable with having trade off conversations with business partners

• Experience with working with closely with QA and the business on test scenarios  

• Experience with detecting scope changes and escalation of issues

• Ability to influence team and external groups

• Effectively manage project related tasks and issues.

• Passion for technology The Value You Deliver

• Lead the requirements gathering of new features and/or enhancements for our financial services platforms

• Collaborate with the technology and business teams to deliver high quality solutions for business problems

• Bring curiosity and a questioning mind-set to work, asking always about the “why” and the “value” of new features/enhancements to the platform

• Contribute to enhancing systems analysis practices across a global team

• Mentoring junior systems analysts when opportunities arise

• Working on multiple projects concurrently.

• Monitoring documentation standards and best practices.

• Collaborating and actively engaging with all team members