Headquartered in downtown Los Angeles, Wedbush Securities is one of the largest full-service securities firms in the nation. Our IT department is seeking a Business Analyst which is a highly technical and hands-on role responsible for development of new products and resolving issues with existing products. The position is responsible for creating BRDs, user stories and other supporting requirements documentation such as high-level wire-frames and process-flow diagrams. The position works with project managers, QA staff, and software engineers to build high quality technical solutions and also function as a subject matter expert or product owner of core IT systems.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Functions as a business analyst and product owner within the Agile SCRUM development cycle * Creates business and technical specifications such as user stories, process-flow diagrams, wire-frames * Develops business requirement documents (BRDs) including functional and non-functional requirements * Translates business requirements and operational workflows into technical solutions * Analyzes and gain expertise around existing software solutions and processes * Conducts User Acceptance Testing and ensuring solutions meet business requirements * Performs basic data analysis using T-SQL * Conducts user training and product demos * Works directly with business users to analyze existing operational procedures * Assists in developing ROI and feasibility of proposed technical solutions * Performs other duties as required and assigned
Experience and Skills
* BA/BS in business/econ, computer science or other related area of study * 3+ years' experience working as a Business Analyst * 2+ years related experience in financial services, broker/dealer environment * Working knowledge of relational databases and SQL queries * Experience in requirements gathering and documentation, such as BRDs and User Stories * Experience in Agile software development methodologies such as SRUM, Kanban * Knowledge of the software development cycle (SDLC) * Experience with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence * Understanding of various software architectures (web applications, client-server and mainframe systems) * Experience documenting workflow processes using process-flow or activity diagrams * Ability to translate business requirements into a technical solution * Excellent communication and presentation skills, including user presentations and training material, with the ability to communicate effectively across various departments and levels of the organization * Knowledge and experience around Financial Services business operations
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