The Computer Merchant, Ltd. Business / Data Analyst (IT) - Expert in Boston, Massachusetts

Reference # : 17-01617 Title : Business / Data Analyst (IT) - Expert Category: Information Technology

Location :

Boston, MA

Position Type : Contract Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 07/03/2017 / 12/31/2017

Description Job Title: Business / Data Analyst (IT) - Expert

Location: Boston, MA

Duration: 6+ month contract with possible extensions

Job Description:

  • Defines business/system requirements by facilitating user meetings and interviewing users, developing use cases, and researching and resolving issues

  • Participates in business analysis project planning and management by documenting and maintaining plans, managing issue logs and preparing project documentation

  • Analyzes current processes and recommends solutions and improved processes

  • May also oversee the acquisition, analysis and dissemination of subject matter knowledg.

  • Provides technical and business knowledge to clients

  • Keeps abreast of technological and competitive developments

  • Conducts research on industry practices and standards and other benchmarking data

  • Codes and maintains business application programs from user instructions or formal functional specifications

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with risk analytics team to implement quantitative risk models

  • Experience working with simulation models with in depth understanding of market risk and credit risk measures (VaR, PFE, CVA, expected shortfall, etc.)

  • Familiarity with fixed income pricing models for various instrument types

  • Strong data analysis skills to create SQL queries for data analysis

  • Experience working with market data vendors and integrating market data to pricing models and risk analytics models

  • Responsible to analyze model input data and create model input automation specifications

  • Strong communication skills with an ability to facilitate communication between internal and external resources both locally and off-shore

  • Simultaneously contribute to multiple projects and liaise with project managers, application managers, business managers & the engineering team members

  • Work on virtual project teams that frequently include team resources from two or more global locations – Boston, India and China

  • Create and maintain business and technical solution documentation


  • Experience in the analysis and testing phases in the development cycle.

  • Having experience of 6+ years.

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