Business Analyst

Location: Stamford, CT

Salary: $95,000 to $115,000

The role is at a leading Commodities company in Stamford, CT that is in the process of moving to NYC.  They are one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and trader of over 100 commodities & clean energy products. The firm itself is a fantastic company to work for in terms of quality of life and compensation. The Technology team has been known to consistently invest in the latest and greatest technologies.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Gather detailed user requirements for requested enhancements
  • Work closely with the Apps Portfolio Manager and the development team to design solutions and produce functional specifications
  • When assigned to large projects, report to project manager and produce all agreed deliverables as per the Project Delivery Framework
  • When assigned to small projects without an assigned project manager, produce project plan and track project execution
  • Participate in and actively support functional testing activities
  • Support for preparation and execution of implementation/rollout activities
  • Be involved from the start of a new trading system for the metals departments (Core Trade)

Technical skills, competencies and experience:

  • Significant experience working within a commodities or financial trading environment
  • Good understanding of core IT disciplines and software development lifecycle
  • Experience with project management practices
  • Experience with the following a plus:
    • Trading and Risk Management systems
    • Business Object (BO XI R3)
    • Document Management systems
    • Workflow tools
    • Testing methodologies and tools
    • SQL (Oracle, Sybase) to assist in troubleshooting and data review
  • Business Analysis certification or formal Business Analysis training a plus
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience