Business Systems Analyst, Hybrid - Irvine, CA

State Street Corporation
California City, USA
Nov 15, 2022
Nov 28, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
The post-trade Straight-Through Processing (STP) team is seeking an experienced Business Systems Analyst with financial services background to architect, design, and manage software projects critical to our client's real-time transaction processing needs. The right individual will leverage their analytical and technical skills to quickly familiarize themselves with our environment and deliver on-time sensitive projects for a leading investment manager. This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

What you will be responsible for
As a Senior Business Systems Analyst you will
  • Manage projects on a monthly software release cycle with minimal supervision.
  • Gather business 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 for each software release.
  • Meet with client senior managers, present business solutions, set up/optimize business processes.
  • Handle release weekend support and production support.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong understanding of SDLC process and project methodologies (Waterfall/Agile).
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to independently perform data analysis, derive field mappings and transformations, and design business solutions in software.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously across different teams.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to coordinate with team members and stakeholders in multiple locations.
  • Aptitude for learning new things and flexibility to adapt and follow guidelines.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • 7+ years of experience in the Capital Markets domain, with an Asset Management or Investment Banking organization, is strongly preferred.
  • Hands-on knowledge of relational databases/SQL (Sybase preferred).
  • Understanding of post-trade processing and the trade life cycle for various financial instruments, including: fixed income, equity, foreign exchange, derivatives, and financing trades (repurchase agreements).
  • Experience testing software designed for elaborate business scenarios.
  • Experience with production support / issue triage
  • Experience with Jira, Agile boards is a plus.
  • Understanding of XML, including creating XSD, is a plus.

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.
Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
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.
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