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Business Analyst with Wealth Management / Trading Experience

Company: Perficient
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

At Perficient you'll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you'll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world's biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

We're proud to be publicly recognized as a "Top Workplace" year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Business Consultant - REMOTE

Job Overview

Our client is undergoing a multi-year trading platform modernization effort. We are actively seeking experienced resources with end-to-end trading platform subject matter expertise to support our teams currently working on the build out of our client's future state trading platform.

The ideal candidates are expert, cross-functional collaborators responsible for understanding the competitive landscape and customer needs, defining the business product requirements, prioritizing initiatives, managing the product life cycle, and working closely with many teams across the organization within our client's organization (both client and vendors).

The role of the Business Consultant is for individuals passionate about identifying and delivering the right Business solution for each client. Our Business Consultants have a keen Business orientation with an understanding of how technology can be effectively applied to meet a variety of Business needs.

Our Business Consultants fill a number of different roles on our project teams working with a variety of technologies for a wide range of clients. The specific responsibilities vary for each client and each project. Key to the success of our Business Consultants is the willingness and desire to quickly learn the client's industry and the unique requirements of each engagement and to fill whatever role may be required to best support our client's needs.

A Business Consultant thrives in challenging environments and accomplishes difficult assignments without significant supervision and instruction. Our Consultants can handle the stress of being accountable for delivery and: complete goals on time, practice strong attention to detail, persevere through tough obstacles, and do not get easily discouraged.

The Business Consultant may be involved in the strategic planning of an engagement or helping the client make decisions about their future IT direction. Once a project has begun, the Business Consultant may assist in facilitating key requirements with stakeholders and customers using standard and User Experience techniques. The Business Consultant may be responsible for functional designs, detailed designs and system mapping, wireframes, requirement specifications, and prototypes.

The Business Consultant works with the Lead Business Consultant and Senior Project Managers to assist with daily operations exercising time management, communication and collaboration in a fast-paced environment to ensure the successful delivery of projects. The Business Consultant will interface with Perficient technical and business delivery personnel, as well as vendors and customers on a regular basis.

Responsibilities
Detailed experienced in the trading SDLC, ability to hone desires to core requirements / needs and to impart knowledge to internal Perficient and client teams
Understanding of where markets are going to provide a strategic perspective to meet current and future client needs
Provide guidance to projects on trading platform best practices and standards
Research business requirements, document user stories, test cases and collaborate with Core team of developers to estimate level of effort
Lead design discussions with users, technical and functional stakeholders to analyze business functionality, technical evaluation, integration, and data needs to clarify, refine and document requirements
Create detailed business / functional requirements documents and work closely with the development teams to ensure products meet the business needs
Differentiate user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements
Work with business owners to convert high-level business and user requirements into prioritized business and functional requirements
Strong analytical and product management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to translate requirements into product features, user stories and tasks in JIRA/Aha!

Qualifications
Knowledge of Trading regulations and reporting (FINRA, SEC, CATS, OAT)
Working understanding of order execution systems, and buying power rules
Strong analytical, technical, verbal, and written communication skills
Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and track multiple tasks to successful completion
Experience working with a globally distributed team
Create detailed business requirements documents and work closely with the development teams to ensure products meet the business needs
Use analytical and interpersonal skills, to reconcile conflicts, cope with rapidly changing information, convert high-level information into detailed requirements
Differentiate user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements
Work with business owners to convert high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements and prioritize requirements
Identify ways to assist business in product planning through requirements development / analysis
Research business requirements, document user stories, test cases and collaborate with Core team of developers to estimate level of effort
Lead design discussions with users, technical and functional stakeholders to analyze business functionality, technical evaluation, integration, and data needs to clarify, refine and document requirements
Thorough understanding of how to translate requirements into product features, user stories and tasks in JIRA/Aha!

Preferred Skills And Education
Experience working in the consulting industry
Understanding of complex Internet based enterprise level applications
Experience working in an Agile environment
Track record of delivering on time, on budget, and meeting client commitments

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.

More About Perficient

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.

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Keywords: Perficient, Ann Arbor , Business Analyst with Wealth Management / Trading Experience, Executive , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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