• The Ceres Group
  • $97,690.00 -156,260.00/year*
  • Waltham , MA
  • Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
  • Full-Time
  • 330 Winter St

The PMO is made up of business analysts, QA engineers, project managers, and more all working together to help design, develop, and deliver the best technology tools and business solutions available in our industry. Together along with our colleagues all across Technology we are developing solutions designed to help our clients run their own advisory businesses. Our development approach has always been Agile, and we recently revamped our team structure based on Scrum.
Do you love finding creative solutions to business problems using technology? Are you adaptable, flexible, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment? If so, you may be the right fit to join our group of a dozen-plus business analysts.
As a business analyst, your responsibilities would include:
Working on our Generalist Scrum team, which is responsible for designing and implementing our firm's applications and solutions

  • Providing creative technology solutions to our company s business problems
  • Gathering and documenting business requirements; going above and beyond to understand the client s complete business need and putting a plan into action
  • Meeting with subject matter experts to identify and document all system requirements
  • Taking the information from your client meetings and putting it into system requirement documents/user stories that our Development team will use to build the application
  • Collaborating with the other members of the Technology department to develop project documentation, UI design, and so on
  • Conducting walk-throughs of all completed specifications with the team to ensure that the documentation is complete and development estimates are accurate
  • Serving as the main liaison between business users and development staff to ensure that all requirements are met on schedule; communicating business requirement changes to the business users
  • Completing and distributing documentation in a timely manner so that everyone is kept up to date on status and any issues that need to be resolved
  • Working with vendors to implement new systems or modify tools we currently use
The ideal candidate for this position would also meet the following requirements:
Experience in Agile development process and Scrum
  • Adaptable, flexible personality; comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with constant changes
  • Financial services background a plus
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills, with the ability to facilitate meetings
  • 5 years of experience in business analysis and requirements definition for IT systems
  • Detail oriented; ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • A solid understanding of technology
  • Ability to think out a problem creatively and not just look at by-the-book solutions
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Comfortable working independently but also a team player
  • Experience with all stages of a project life cycle, including planning, analysis, design, construction, and testing
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and Visio; ability to learn new applications
  • Some project management experience a plus
  • Previous experience with TFS

Associated topics: bi, business analytic, business finance, business intelligence, business systems analyst, financial analyst, financial reporting analyst, refinement, regulation, valuation analyst

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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