Business Analyst - Fixed Income

STS Consulting
18 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time


Title: Business Analyst – Fixed Income

Location: Newark, NJ – 07102

Years of Experience: Mid to Senior Level

Duration: 6 months+

Right to hire: Yes

Scope of Work:

The Business Analyst will work with systems and business personnel to develop business specifications based off of business needs. The business analyst may also develop test plans and test decks.

  • Experience with Blackrock Aladdin is highly desirable.

  • Previous experience with Bloomberg data is a big plus.

  • Previous working experience with fixing income quant team is desirable.

  • In–depth understanding of various Fixed Income instruments and their analytics, characteristics and benchmarks with proven knowledge of Derivatives and its processes is required.

  • Candidate must have highly developed analytical, conceptual and problem–solving skill sets. Position requires the ability to quickly trouble shoot issues and think outside the box.

  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and connect the dots, as well as demonstrate drive, resourcefulness, and personal ownership of assignments.

  • Ability to work independently is critical, as is the ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment and actively participate in assessing impact of requested changes on existing processes.

  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and comfortable working with all levels of an organization's technology and business groups.

  • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word, MS Visio and PowerPoint. Prior experience with JIRA and Confluence is a plus.

  • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience is preferred.

  • Must be highly proficient in data manipulation and writing SQL queries.

  • Hands–on experience with any investment / trading system, or performance attribution system is a plus.

  • Ability to manage small team or projects is highly desirable.


  • Undergraduate (B.S.) degree in Finance, Economics, Business, or Information System is preferred.

  • Minimum of 8+ years' experience in the Financial Industry, specifically Fixed Income.

– provided by Dice

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