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Systems Analyst in Boston, MA at Veritude

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Veritude is seeking  a Systems Analyst for Fidelity Investments.  This position is based in Boston, MA.

Need SWIFT Messaging experience

Description                                                                         

Since 1997, Fidelity Corporate Actions Solutions (FCAS), a Fidelity Investments company, has been a trusted source for comprehensive, accurate, and timely corporate action data. Firms today are seeking new ways to cut costs, increase productivity, and meet new levels of regulatory oversight. To accommodate those needs, we have adapted our model to deliver more intelligent corporate actions data and solutions to our clients.

We are looking for a disciplined, experienced Systems Analyst, ideally with prior Corporate Actions experience to join our technology team. As a member of our team, you will be directly supporting the corporate action system platforms used by FCAS and our commercial clients. This role will be based in Boston, Ma.

You will interact daily with a technology organization of architects, business analysts and developers along with business team members responsible for data delivery and support of corporate actions data and software as a service platform. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Gather and document systems requirements and functional specifications.
  • Work closely with clients, business analysts and software engineers to translate business requirements into technical specifications
  • Prepare detailed requirements documentation and specifications including use cases, context diagrams, business process flows, etc.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration across our distinct development tracks
  • Adhere to a project lifecycle methodology (Scaled Agile) for delivering a solution
  • Develop new workflows or modify existing workflows to meet business requirements
  • Work with cross-functional teams developing business and systems requirements, user interface design, data modeling, systems designs and systems interface specifications.
  • Support business and technology team partners as a project subject matter expert.
  • Acquire and constantly increase industry knowledge and subject matter expertise; understand competitive positioning in the marketplace as well as industry initiatives and vendor solutions.
  • Provide analysis and troubleshooting for production issues as needed
  • Play a role of a Scrum Master to help the team in sprint planning, execution and review, run daily scrums and manage JIRA
  • Maintain and analyze product backlog, change controls and removes any impediments that obstruct a team’s pursuit of its sprint goals

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Technology oriented BS/BA Degree or equivalent advanced degree
  • 5+ years of strong systems analysis experience in financial services/corporate actions
  • A proven track record of success in working with dynamic technology focused project teams
  • Ability to data-mine and troubleshoot issues
  • Familiarity with SWIFT messaging structure a plus

 Skills and Knowledge

  • Ability to understand technical concept/problems and clearly translate in laymen’s terms when communicating with customers
  • Ability to independently problem solve and diagnose system issues and propose/document solutions
  • Exceptional organizational skills. Must have the ability to multi-task and to handle assignment to multiple medium to large projects with shifting priorities and firm deadlines.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced and dynamic working environment.
  • Strong documentation skills - ability to capture/articulate and accurately document key points, process flows and identify work issues, etc.
  • Ability to facilitate scope definition and develop project plans.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong desire to partner with different technology teams within to deliver best in class solutions
  • Capable of acting in the capacity of a mentor for junior talent