Meta Horizon NYC, NY, USA
Feb 16, 2018Corp to Corp
The Business Analyst will be responsible for assisting in business requirements gathering, database design and implementation of a data management solution. This role will develop cross-business relationships and seek various perspectives and consider long-term outcomes and the needs of end business users when collecting business requirements. The position works with SME's, the project team and vendors to develop the optimal data and process designs and that necessary efforts are taken to ensure the implementation of the investment data management solution is completed timely and effectively. He/she will display technical and functional competence in data management standards an uphold Guardian's commitment to ethical business practices. Responsibilities: Collaborate with subject matter experts, database administrators, data stewards and others to understand requirements and to ensure the accurate collection, analysis and distribution of data Collaborate with team members, IT and software consultants to ensure functional and business specifications are converted into flexible, scalable and maintainable solution designs Develop and implement data warehouse strategies and utilize data marts and/or data warehouse systems to enhance business processes and manage business intelligence Design and manage data models for applications, metadata tables and views, ensuring system, data and reporting stability, security, performance and reliability Establish analytic environments required for structured, semi-structured and unstructured data Develop data quality metrics that identify gaps and ensures compliance with Investment and Enterprise wide standards Active role in quality assurance (QA) and user acceptance testing (UAT) for data and solution initiatives by providing testing support, attending team meetings and documentation Functional Skills: 5+ years of overall experience in Investments and Insurance data and systems management, data science, programming and information systems Experience with any enterprise data management tools for Investments (Markit, EDM, GoldenSOurce EDM, etc), including IBOR and ABOR Understand and support business data needs; understand data layout and resulting business impact; collaborative with database teams to design schema and integrate new data Maintain high-level view of reporting structures, data interdependencies, and data strategy Experience with Data Warehouse and BI systems Working knowledge of financial investments Works effectively with associates across business and management teams and with Corporate Adapts to changing business priorities and environments Strong Agile and Waterfall experience; ability to break down complex business requirements into small user stories Position Qualifications: Bachelor degree in management information systems, computer science or a related field Data identification and manipulation using programming, database and spreadsheet skills in SQL, VBA, R, Python or similar programming languages Strong knowledge of Excel Strong mathematical, analytical and communication skills This position will be primarily located in our New York CIty, NY (Headquarters) office.