Phone :212-293-6970

Junior Developer


The Job


Lead analysis and undertake detailed documentation of any number of current processes oriented around the collection, evaluation and/or derivation of financial data. The resulting documentation will codify and unify existing procedures and standards. Primary objective will be to re-design operational flows and systems processes for maximum automation, streamlined workflow and transformation from end-of-day processing to a dynamic, continuous model


Where You'll Work


Job Location: NYC


What You'll Do


This position will lead, or solely be responsible, for the specifications of those changed systems and procedures. Measure of success will be a product that demonstrates the absolute minimum number of steps required for manual and systematic processing while preserving or improving level of quality/consistency in output.
Key Responsibilities:
 Lead business through decomposition of current workflow and tasks to understand purpose and function of current processes.
 Identify opportunities to streamline and automate.  Document findings and improvements on a project by project basis reflecting revised or new operational and systematic processes.  Assess, demonstrate and document that revised/new processes do not degrade or, in fact, improve upon current quality controls.  Ensure all requirements are complete, unambiguous and testable.  Maintain detailed project plan to measure progress. Work closely with the various teams including business, development, and project management teams to:
 Maintain an up-to-date action item list by project that captures dependant activities of all groups affected by targeted systems.  Escalate all knowledge of risk/issues related to actions required by other groups.  Continuously identify areas of functional or data overlaps across systems areas to eliminate or reduce redundancies where possible.  Provide timely, effective communication on status of activities
 Elicit, analyze and document business requirements and rules, including financial calculations/methodologies, compliance and corporate actions rules, use cases, and/or functional specifications, on a timely basis, with excellent quality.  Maintain requirements/specification documents as needed through development life cycle, ensuring requirements are complete, unambiguous, and testable.  Work within IT to ensure requirements delivered successfully within project constraints.


Must Have Skills


Required Basic Qualifications:
 5+ years experience working as part of project team within financial services technology. Strong knowledge of financial industry and market data is a must along with a solid foundation of Fixed Income markets. Index or ETF experience is a plus.  Excellent communication skills – both written and oral. The ability to extract logical processes from an audience not versed in this procedure is a key skill.  Demonstrated ability to document workflows and requirements effectively.  Expertise and demonstrated leadership in workflow development and analysis, requirements elicitation, complex business issue analysis and/or system migration analysis.  Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Quickly understands business or technical issues along with the ability to frame effectively for management, and identify possible remediation.

 Experienced with flow modeling visualization tools (ie: Visio)

 Experienced with MS Office Suite

 Ability to multi-task and juggle priorities among different efforts/projects.

 Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

 BS/BA Degree


How to Apply


To Apply for this position with a leader in the industry, you may visit our application page located at:
Excelsior Fintech Contact Page