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Full-time Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Business Analyst for a contract

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Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Business Analyst for a contract assignment with one of our premier financial clients in New York, NY.

  • As part of Enterprise Data team, a role exists for a Business Analyst from an investment banking/financial services background.
  • The main responsibility of the candidate is to work closely with IT system owners and subject matter experts across all functions and regions to identify, and facilitate the documentation of, Enterprise Data and its related data flows. Accuracy and consistency of the documentation is key to its subsequent usability.
  • Additional responsibilities will include working with subject matter experts and members of the Enterprise Data Analyst Team to maintain the Enterprise Data Dictionary (the taxonomy used to describe Enterprise Data) to keep it relevant for business needs; involvement in requirements analysis and testing; identifying and documenting Authoritative Sources of Enterprise Data; and analysis in relation to the Data Quality program.

Required Skills:

  • Extensive experience in Business Analysis across a wide range of Investment Banking/Financial Services functions.
  • Good understanding of the front-, middle-, and back-office structures of a trading business.
  • Data Analysis skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good negotiation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work pro-actively and independently within a project framework.
  • Ability to capture and document business requirements from Stakeholders.
  • Ability to apply standards and guidelines to conduct high-quality reviews of requests submitted to the Enterprise Data Dictionary team.
  • The successful candidate must have a proven track record in Business Analysis and experience in large-scale implementations across front-, middle- and back-office functions.
  • The candidate must have demonstrated an aptitude for overcoming steep learning curves quickly.

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to understand Data Models.
  • Experience in Metadata gathering projects.
  • Experience in using project management tools such as Microsoft Project.
  • MS Office skill set.
  • SQL (Structured Query Language)

SGA is a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit in addition to transferring H1B Visa sponsorship. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at
Software Guidance & Assistance

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