Technical Data Analyst

Back to job search
  • Location:

    Boston, Massachusetts

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    338188

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiration date:

    07/28/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Technical Data Analyst for an opportunity with a client located in Boston, MA. The IT Senior Technical Business Analyst or Developer will be a member of a GRA implementation team focused on data and application integration. The candidate will primarily be responsible for working on Risk, analytics and attribution integration. This individual will write functional specification documents, test plans, reports, training plans and deployment plans in support of development projects. This candidate will also assist with the active ETL and data development to support the firm's applications and data warehouses.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years tech BA/junior dev experience
  • Investment management experience - must have experience working with investment data
  • Strong SQL and at least light coding experience
  • Undergraduate degree in finance, technology discipline or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience implementing or supporting applications and data warehouses
  • 5+ years business analysis and/or system development experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of database, system design, and technical architecture concepts
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and different development models
  • Ability to code software according to published standards and design guidelines
  • Flexible attitude and ability to perform under pressure and meet strict deadlines

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and document current state and future state workflows for Investment teams
  • Define business requirements and specifications, and recommend best business practices
  • Production support for trading systems and data feeds
  • Perform detailed data analysis and validation
  • Work closely with Internal developers on production issues and enhancement requests
  • Assist with preparation, coordination, and execution of User Acceptance
  • Testing Design workflows for new data feeds
  • Create technical specification documents based on functional specifications
  • To build Oracle and SQL Server database tables based on existing PACE data model
  • To develop loaders to populate those tables according to functional specifications
  • To extract data from that database for downstream reports/processes according to functional specifications
  • Manage the prioritization, logging and tracking of user related issues, defects, enhancements and work requests

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.