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State Street Global Advisors, ESG Business Data Analyst, Assistant Vice President

State Street

State Street

IT, Data Science
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2023

The Business & Data Analyst will support ESG reporting services and business analysis. The role will execute data operations and business analysis functions supporting ESG Client, Product, and Regulatory Reporting. This includes daily operations responsibilities, data monitoring and issue resolution while supporting new projects by defining scope, business and data requirements, and success criteria. This role will contribute to project execution, implementation, and testing activities. The Candidate must be proficient in analysis, definition, communication, assessment, and validation of data and business requirements used for software development. Previous experience working with mutual funds, ETFs, and Institutional funds across a range of data domains such as performance, holdings, accounting, pricing, and analytics is required.


  • Support operational procedures and daily tasks while also delivering on new project initiatives.
  • Produce ESG client, product, and regulatory reports according to defined requirements and schedules.
  • Receive and respond to client and consultant ESG data inquires promptly, completely, and accurately.
  • Manage the operational aspects of reporting and data provisioning while providing operational support to stakeholders.
  • Support RFP and due diligence questionnaire ESG data requests as required.
  • Gather business data requirements by effectively coordinating activities between business users, developers, and managers.
  • Develop use cases, functional specifications, and test cases. Ensure test coverage and complete documentation is provided.
  • Provide input into potential areas of improvement to drive continuous enhancement to data and reporting processes.
  • Analyze, assess, and solicit data and business requirements.
  • Explore external and internal data sources covering all domains of investment product periodic and reference data.
  • Document data sourcing, delivery, and extraction solutions.
  • Develop, communicate, and explain epics & stories for agile sprints.
  • Liaise between the business, technical areas, and vendors throughout project cycle.
  • Lead requirements and technical design discussions as subject matter expert, producing business requirements and other key artifacts.
  • Develop and maintain detailed requirements with considerations for scope, success factors/measures, assumptions, constraints, and dependencies.
  • Partner with 3rd Party Software Vendors and Data Vendors as needed.
  • Collaborate with functional areas of project teams including Project Management, Product Management, Development, Data Integration, Business Systems Analysis, Quality Assurance, and User Experience.
  • Participate in test-plan preparation, reviews & end user acceptance testing execution.
  • Document supporting project deliverables including process and training guides.
  • Develop and maintain detailed requirements with considerations for scope, success factors/measures, assumptions, constraints, and dependencies.
  • Communicate status with stakeholders, business partners and team.
  • Develop, implement, and enforce best practices and operating standards.


  • 5+ years working experience in the Investment Industry with 3+ years hands on data operations experience.
  • BS/BA or equivalent required.
  • Able to balance business-as-usual work and project work.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills and working proficiency of Visio, Powerpoint, and Word.
  • Familiarity with ESG metrics such as ESG ratings, climate metrics, and asset stewardship and engagement data.
  • Knowledge of Data development/Operations in Finance, Factset, a plus.
  • Understanding of Mutual Funds, ETFs, and Institutional funds across a range of data domains including performance, holdings, accounting, pricing, and analytics.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage time and balance priorities across multiple assignments.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Experience working with globally distributed project teams required.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering and executing on data driven projects through all aspects of data operations, business requirements analysis, solicitation, definition, communication, assessment, and validation.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street Global Advisors

What We Do. As the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, State Street Global Advisors has served the world’s governments, institutions and financial advisors for over four decades. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become one of the world’s largest asset managers with trillions of dollars under our care.

Our Mission. At State Street Global Advisors our mission is to invest responsibly to enable economic prosperity and social progress. We are driven by a desire to help our clients, and those who rely on them, achieve a better future. We have a long history of developing innovative investment strategies to provide our clients with reliable and transparent returns, cost-effectively, and without excessive risk.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to Flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Company: State Street Global Advisors

Salary Range:

$80,000 - $132,500 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.