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Business Analyst - AVP at State Street

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: North Quincy, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Global Exchange provides front to back office data and analytics solutions to asset owners and asset managers, as well as banks, investment managers and insurance companies. Global Exchange helps our clients make more informed investment decisions. Our broad product line supports client needs across all major asset classes and provides a consistent way of looking at risk and performance from front to back office. Our three main product areas are Data Solutions, Investment Analytics, and Innovation and Advisory (IAS). 

This role is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join the Data Solutions team and partner with stakeholders across Global Ops, Global Services and IT to evaluate complex business requirements and respond with strategic and timely solutions.

Job Description

1. Client support of information services and data management
2. Managing and troubleshooting complex data issues
3. Solving business issues and creating features/solutions in collaboration with IT and GX related to data models or data products
4. Business AnalysisSupport overall project management and business strategy related to information delivery, business intelligence and data governance


  • Participate in information delivery and business intelligence strategy sessions as well as data governance exercises

  • Develop data and functional requirements and assist in the creation of related estimates

  • Assist in the development and documentation of conceptual/logical data models,  data flow diagrams, and data dictionaries with appropriate business context

  • Participate in Agile development teams and ceremonies as Product Owner

  • Elicit requirements using an AGILE approach; conducting interviews, generating user stories, developing scenarios and workflow analyses

  • Partner with colleagues and Information Technology to promote proper documentation as well as understanding of business problems and corresponding solutions

  • Employ analytical, conceptual, and creative thinking skills to improve performance

  • Persuade and influence courageously at all levels of the organization

  • Display transparency and communicate effectively to management through written and verbal communication

  • Maintain effective working relationships with other IT product development teams and business partners across the organization

  • Other qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business, Accounting, Finance, MIS, Information Technology or related field of study

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience with data analysis and business process analysis

  • Familiarity with financial reporting, business intelligence and data warehousing principles

  • Understanding of BI/reporting tool architecture, functions, and features

  • Hands-on knowledge of relational databases

  • Demonstrated excellence in business writing and business process analysis

  • Must display thought leadership, exceptional problem solving and analytical skills

  • Proven track record of business solution implementations using AGILE or other SDLC approach

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills; capable of influencing both peers and managers

  • Exceptional attention to detail and organization

  • Self-motivated, self-assured, and self-managed

  • Ability to multi-task to meet time-driven goals

  • CFA is a plus