• Senior Technical Analysts

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newark
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/28/2018 8:52 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-30191
    Category
    Business Analyst
    Position Type
    Contract to Perm (Full-Time)
    # of Openings
    2
  • Overview

    Investments Technology organization is actively pursuing a Senior Technical Analyst resource to assist in the execution of a technology modernization effort including moving from a legacy mainframe environment and leveraging newer technologies and infrastructure capabilities.  The Senior Technical Analyst will be responsible for both low-level decomposition, reverse engineering and documentation of current state Mainframe and .NET applications. Deconstruction artifacts will be used to drive the development of re-platformed applications.

    Responsibilities

    • Work with application owners, developers, business analysts and subject matter experts to understand and document the business logic and process flows of mainframe and .NET applications.
    • Create detailed data flows including embedded business rules and transformations for complex, legacy mainframe and .NET applications. 
    • Determines, defines, and documents/maps system specifications as well as process improvements that may include User Stories, Use Cases, Logical Models, Activity, Sequence, State Transition & Process Flow Diagrams, Report Specifications and Data Mapping & Flow Diagrams.
    • Prepares business requirements, functional and non-functional specifications including key requirements aspects like traceability, reusability.
    • Uses business modeling such as UML (Unified Modeling Language) or Business Process Modeling and Notation (BPMN) to convert requirements into different types of 'models' or 'diagrams', each of which describes a particular aspect of the requirements.
    • Prepares and presents deconstruction artifacts to developers and stakeholders.

    Qualifications

    The right candidate will be a knowledgeable, hands-on technologist with a strong background in both low-level decomposition, reverse engineering and documentation of current state data flows and transformations.   

    • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
    • Financial Services experience (Mutual Fund background preferred) with a proven track record of delivering multiple projects on-time, on budget and within scope
    • 5+ years of experience with Information Services data solutions implementation
    • 5+ years of experience as an IT Analyst, IT Consultant or similar role
    • 5+ years of experience in project management
    • Must be familiar with mainframe COBOL, DB2, SQL and .NET technologies.
    • Must be able to work independently and can have exceptional solving problem skills.
    • Mainframe background a plus
    • Understanding of business practices
    • Familiarity with Agile project methodology
    • Excellent communication skills

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