State Street is seeking a skilled and proven Operations Analyst at the Senior Associate level. The Operations Analyst will be responsible for the daily support of the Front to Back (F2B) model office environment assisting with POCs, requirements documentation and testing.
Specifically, the candidate will :
Have industry knowledge essential in understanding Front Office Operations, Transaction Management, Recording Keeping, Corporate Actions, OTC derivatives, Performance & analytics, Reconciliation, Reporting, Cash Management, etc
Maintain the model office client environment to reflect daily activity
Assist various internal teams with scenario testing against the model office client including adding static data necessary to facilitate the scenario
Participate in the development lifecycle and methodology. This includes requirements analysis, solution design, client acceptance, timeline creation, implementation, unit testing, deployment tools, and maintenance
Analyze and document the business specifications for technical and functional changes, defining the required design approach within the business specification documents
Understand the current processes and tools used by State Street, and map new requirements to this tool
Collaborate with business leads and IT leads to define architectural requirements in order to finalize client POC platform requirements
Define and document current and future state operating models as required
Manages the identification of issues and gaps in data provided or discrepancies in data between legacy presentation and the future state model, and recommend corrective actions Define and document features and functions, within the business specifications, in support of requested changes
Design & Architect conversion simulation, Test parallel & Production parallel tests
Must have strong SQL knowledge, hands-on experience with database / data warehouse skills
Review inputs and outputs from the testing process, and communicate issues internally and externally as required
End-to End Business Process validation& test Management for POC Clients - Leading test strategy, Client Test Planning, Interfacing with External Clients senior managers & executives.
Balance of Technical / Business & Quality Assurance, excellent presentation skills.
Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Strong relationship management skills
Provide periodic and ad hoc status reporting to senior management and relevant PMOs
The ideal candidate should have :
Experience in the financial services industry or global consulting firm : preferably Middle Office business processing
Domain knowledge and be able to understand the various listed instrument types like Equities, Bonds, ETD and OTC Derivatives, Bank Loans, TBAs, etc.
Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently and prioritize work accordingly
Knowledge / Experience of Middle Office Recordkeeping and Transaction processing is essential
Knowledge / Experience of Front Office modeling and compliance engine support
Strong user of the Microsoft Office Suite of products including Microsoft Visio
Effective organizational, decision making, and communication skills
Software development life cycle experience is desirable