Software Guidance Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Business Analyst for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Insurance clients in Whippany, NJ . Responsibilities Interface with the Finance, Risk Management, middle- and back-office in support of Projections and Scenario Management systems Conduct requirements elicitation sessions and develop high-quality requirements-related deliverables such as use cases, functional requirements documents, and various requirements- analysis models, along with user acceptance test plans. Project planning and management in Agile development, running Agile Scrum ceremonies Adheringe to Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) processes and Change Management standards Partner coordination among distributed work teams Anticipate and manage issues and risks Coordinate with internal IT areas, Operations, Product and Finance Groups, and document technical and business solutions Required Skills 4-year college degree in CS, MIS, Finance or related field. Advanced degree preferred. At least 7 years of experience in Business Systems Analysis At least 5 years of experience working as Business Analyst in an InvestmentsAsset ManagementRisk Management environment, with extensive expertise in the following areas Gather and analyze requirements and write business and functional specification documents Document use cases and develop test plans and test cases Work closely with developers for technical design and development Conductcoordinate integration testing and UAT Very strong knowledge of Investments data (i.e. fixed income securities, derivatives, investments accounting etc.) is a MUST Prior experience with Finance andor Market Risk projects and use of tools such as FactSet, andor modeling and projection tools such as QRM, is highly desired Project Management skills and hands on experience required Must have followed a formal software development lifecycle process. Prior experience with Agile Scrum Methodology is highly preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio) and must be well versed with Microsoft Project Strong client facing, relationship building, team player, verbal and written communication skills mandatory Experience with writing SQL queries required SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. To view all of our available job postings andor to learn more about SGA please visit us online at www.sgainc.com httpwww.sgainc.com . Associated topics: analysis, analyst, analyze, business analytic, financial analyst, government, investment analytics, law, legal, valuation analyst
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