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Elite Financial Firm - Agile Scrum Master/ Business Analyst

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Category: PM/BA
Company Description: Leading investor in major financial markets
Job Number: 8799

Job Description:

Our client is a worldwide leader in finance that uses next-generation technology and alpha-driven strategies to transform the global economy. We tackle some of the toughest problems in the industry by pushing ourselves to be the best again and again. It's demanding work for the brightest minds, but we wouldn't have it any other way. Here, great ideas can come from anyone. Everyone. You.

The Global Middle Back Office (GMBO) and Technology departments develop applications supporting the full trading lifecycle across all asset classes along with reference, pricing and market data, fund & investor accounting, broker connectivity, risk, compliance and portfolio management business functions. The team spans Chicago, Dallas, New York and London offices with offshore support in Bangalore and Gurgaon.

Duties and responsibilities include:

* Plan sprints, prioritize development, and manage JIRA boards and backlogs.
* Define and document system requirements with business and technology stakeholders.
* Partner with internal development teams throughout the product lifecycle including requirements definition, design, story slicing, testing and deployment.
* Own project deliverables such as functional designs / prototypes, test plans; creating / enhancing deliverable templates as required.
* Define and maintain project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risk and issue lists.
* Prepare project communication for weekly status reports and monthly steering committee meetings (for larger programs).
* Work with PMO to align consistent reporting processes; assist with developing enhanced program management capabilities.
* Develop expert-level functional and technical knowledge in GMBO / CTECH applications.
* Build relationships with development teams, leads, clients and users.


* Undergraduate degree from a top university required, ideally in engineering, finance, mathematics, and / or computer science. MBA, MIS and / or professional certification such as CFA, CAIA or FRM is a plus.
* 5+ years experience in the financial services, fintech or consulting firms servicing the investment industry.
* 2+ years experience as a practicing Scrum Master.
* Proven success coaching teams at adopting Agile methodologies.
* Experience guiding a technology organization towards Scrum adoption.
* Experience with approaches for scaling Agile.
* Working knowledge of Agile tools ( JIRA, Confluence, Atlassian).
* 5+ years of business analysis / project management experience.
* Fundamental understanding of and deep experience in trading lifecycle and complex asset classes including fixed income and derivatives.
* 3+ years working with custom software development (versus system integration) projects; experience with Python / SQL programming languages a plus.


The successful candidate will be a mature self-starter and quick learner who has demonstrated the ability to function independently in a fast- paced, dynamic and demanding environment. This person needs to be able to resolve conflict within a short period of time. This person will be intellectually curious, intuitive, and trustworthy and be able to add efficiency and value to the process and analysis through the use of analytical skills and innovative thinking. In addition, he/she will be effective addressing a number of internal and external audiences in a professional manner. This person will add value by working on a number of simultaneous tasks with minimal supervision and exemplary follow-through.



All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.

Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.

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Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004

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