Business Systems Analyst


Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a Business Systems Analyst! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Business Systems Analyst
Term: 6 months (with extension) – 37.5 hours/Week
Location: Toronto, Winnipeg – Hybrid (2 days on-site)
Job ID number: C1210


Brief Description of Duties:


  • Part of the Middle Office Transformation Program
  • Applies both in-depth business and technical knowledge to successfully represent the Business and Technology community in arriving at technical solutions that meet Business decision support and management reporting needs
  • Defines and communicates systems requirements at the appropriate level of detail to ensure solutions are flexible, open, scalable, available, testable and maintainable within a high-volume production environment
  • Works closely with the Program Director, Project Managers, and Delivery Lead to understand, sequence, assign and track Systems Analyst’s work packages and deliverables
  • Works closely with the Systems Architects and Vendors (Banks etc) to analyze and conceptualize the design of the solution
  • Works with Quality Management teams and supports user acceptance testing through definition and execution of test strategy and test cases


Must Haves: 


  • Business Systems analyst experience
  • Extensive Capital Markets or Wealth Management
  • Knowledge/experience with Investment management and Fund Services systems/application (e.g. Bloomberg FactSet, Eagle, W360, InvestOne etc. and data associated with these systems) (do not need all)
  • Experience in large scale, transformation initiatives – preferably related to Investment Management initiatives, and implementation of a third party solution
  • Oracle SQL experience (performing data analysis)
  • Knowledge of/ experience with systems integration patterns (use of APIs, file transfers, data exchange, etc.)
  • Excellent communication (will be talking to VPs and sponsor)
  • Leadership experience
  • Knowledge of / experience with quant environments (use of Python, non-SQL DB (MongoDB), time series data, visualization tools (e.g. Tableau), cloud-based services/ tools)
  • Systems integration patterns (use of APIs, file transfers, data exchange, etc.)


Nice to Haves: 


  • Knowledge of/ experience with market data vendors and sourcing – e.g. benchmarks, reference data, economic data, ESG, etc
  • Experience with using Jira Boards (Kanban)/Scrum
  • Knowledge, experience, and understanding of architecture, application development, application systems design, and integration
  • Middle Office experience
  • CFA, PMP, Change Management, or CSC
  • Project management experience is a plus
  • Technical background
  • Estimating

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness Analyst, Business Systems Analyst

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