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Business Analysis, VP

State Street

State Street

Burlington, MA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Senior Business Analyst – Fixed Income and OTC Analytics

The Senior Business Analyst (Sr. B.A.) will be responsible for synthesizing market requirements and working with the development team to deliver industry leading solutions. The Sr. B.A. will also work closely with the operations team who run the service – making sure their needs are part of the resulting solution. Finally, the Sr. B.A. will interact with clients – gathering requirements, providing documentation to detail these including workflows etc. assisting pre-sales team and providing implementation team with guidance on new features to ensure projects are on a successful path.

The Sr. B.A. is a pivotal role at Charles River helping drive product strategy, design, and development to meet market demand. The Sr. B.A. will develop client relationships that will help drive the detailed requirements for this new offering. Working with the product development team, the Sr. B.A. will define and prioritize the requirements and validate the resulting work.


  • Working in a dynamic, fast-paced (agile) environment, apply expertise in specific product areas to deliver a high quality product
  • Streamline data quality management across asset classes within front office and middle office workflows
  • Act as a trusted expert who understands how data integrates across applications
  • Gather requirements for the products –Research, document and prioritize product requirements
  • Interact with clients: presenting new features, gathering feedback.
  • Partner with development to implement and refine features
  • Assist QA with feature validation
  • Partner with the documentation team to ensure accurate and complete product documentation
  • Provide client beta testing support
  • Assist implementation and support to resolve escalated client issues
  • Work with the product manager in understanding the market needs
  • Prioritize and maintain the product backlog and items committed to forward roadmap by PM

Skills, Experience & Qualifications Required:

  • Familiarity with financial data vendors (e.g. Bloomberg, Refinitiv and ICE)
  • Experience working with large data sets and ETL processes
  • Advanced degree in mathematical finance or business
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role within Investment Management
  • Good understanding of financial investment products across asset classes including derivatives
  • Understanding of investment management workflows highly desirable
  • Prior industry experience with portfolio risk and analytics, either with risk vendor or an asset management firm
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), good interpersonal skills, ability to gather and understand requirements in the financial sector
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility with schedule and ability to work beyond regular business hours
  • Demonstrated planning and scheduling skills
  • Ability to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously and deal with the inevitable surprises that are part of a dynamic environment

Salary Range:

$110,000 - $185,000 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.