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100% remote (Contract) - Senior Business Data Analyst (Market Risk)

Company: Iris Software Inc.
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Iris's client, one of the world's Largest Financial Firm is looking to hire for a long term contract opportunity.

Work location: Whippany, NJ (remote)

Notes from Hiring Manager -
Hands on data analysisMarket riskFront Office - Risk and end of day evaluationsData onboarding for market riskInteracting with Front office, trade capture, market risk, devops, trade techData importing - spend a lot of time querying the data - up stream ( Hadoop, big data, HIVE, SQL ) present results and go over finding with risk managers - advanced SQLGrab end of day of risk, business hierarchy to VARWhat is evaluation, key measures, end of DVT's, what is the risk on a swapMore on Agile side than waterfall - living specs on shared locations, user stories ( not in the form of single docs )Product knowledge such as Bonds, Options, Swaps got replace market risk knowledge

What We're Looking For
Business Analyst - Data and Greeks Focused
Graduate or Master's degree - preferably in Maths, Computer Science, Engineering3+ years of experience in financial services firms.5+ years of experience with Data-centric systems (Data Warehouses, Data Migrations, Reporting)Knowledge of;SQLMS Excel (advanced level)Financial Products (e.g. Bonds, CDS, Equity Options)Sensitivities like Delta, Gamma & VegaTrading & Trade Life cycle - desirable, not essential
Hands-on data analysis skills, extracting knowledge from data to drive requirements and facilitate data testingExperience in:Preparing and issuing a range of key business analysis deliverablesParticipating in the Design process, from Design approval to functional design completionParticipating in the testing cycle and own the resolution of defects pertaining to requirement and design working with test teams and SMEs.Communicating with a wide array of people and some experience of stakeholder managementExposure to the software development lifecycle, the roles and responsibilities on large projects and the motivations of the actors involvedCertifications in Finance or Risk e.g. FRM, CQF - desirable, not essentialBusiness Analysis Accreditation(s) - desirable, not essential
Skills That Will Help You In The Role
Strong reasoningExcellent data analysis skillsExcellent communication skills - including the ability to convey information to non-technical colleagues in a concise and clear wayStrong stakeholder management, able to communicate at all levels and build sustainable relationshipsStrong organisational skills and ability to multi-task in a highly pressurised support environmentAble to lead/work within a high performing team and contribute to overall objectives/best practice

Iris has been growing at over 100% annually. In a program sponsored by Price Waterhouse, PNC Bank and Marsh, Iris has been honored for being- One of New Jersey's Finest 25 companies for the year 2001 and 2002.- Iris is also ranked 75th among Inc 500 s list of privately held companies for year 2001.- NJ Technology FAST 50 Company for year 2002.

  • In a competitive industry, we distinguish ourselves by reliability, technical expertise and a history of successfully completed projects for clients ranging from mid-sized to Fortune

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