Senior Business Analyst - Will Relocate to Houston! - Houston, TX

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Job Order #:

MS040418

Title:

Senior Business Analyst - Will Relocate to Houston! - Houston, TX

Location:

Houston, TX 

Salary:

100000-250000

Salary Type:

per year

Occupations:

IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, IT Project Management, Systems Analysis - IT
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Job Description:

Senior Business Analyst - Will Relocate to Houston!
 
***Company has experienced consistent growth adding 20% to their headcount each year!***
 
Fantastic opportunity with a very successful, growing company with cutting-edge technology and a staff consisting of many of the brightest technical talent in the world.  Will relocate the right candidate.  Will sponsor Visas.  Candidates with experience at finance, trading, software and/or technology companies preferred.
 
We are seeking a talented Data Analyst Manager to join a highly motivated and innovative Data Engineering team.  You will manage the processes and people responsible for foundational data environment, including activities related to data ingestion, cleansing, transformation and quality.
 
Responsibilities:
 
-Develop and lead a team of analysts with the skills, capabilities, and passion necessary to successfully drive and sustain a data focused culture.
-Develop and implement quality controls and departmental standards to ensure uninterrupted day-to-day data operations.
-Define, develop and provide insights, metrics and analysis to drive the decision-making process that supports business operations.
-Partner with internal Business Partners to understand business needs and define future data requirements.
-Facility a data-driven, statistical approach to problem solving, including gathering, analyzing and reporting data.
-Lead and execute process and data improvement projects.
-Focus on automation and utilizing technology to provide repeatable solutions.
-Manage Data Analysts.  Passionate about managing.  Finance industry background highly preferred.  Managed at least 3 in the past.
 
Qualifications:
 
-Senior Business Analysts (or BA managers) who work for hedge funds or big banks.
-Professionals who work in the risk management organizations of financial firms.
-Professionals who work in the back office of large financial firms.
-A bachelor’s degree in an analytical or technical discipline with a strong academic record.
-5+ years of analyst experience obtained through progressive analytical and operational work experience.
-3+ years of direct leadership experience.
-Experience in both UNIX/Linux and Windows environments is a plus.
-Experience with SQL and working with a relational database system, such as Microsoft SQL Server.
-Proven problem-solving and analytical abilities including pattern detection, root cause analysis, and issue resolution.
-Strong communication skills.
-Able to work in an evolving and fast-paced environment and adjust to multiple priorities and timelines.
-Financial domain experience in a trading environment.
-Database/ETL experience is a plus.
-Experience with Python (and/or Java) is a plus.
-Experience documenting business processes and workflows.
-An understanding of how to design and develop effective data quality tests and measures.
 
*Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree from a top computer science program preferred.  Prefer degrees from Rice University, University of Texas-Austin, Texas A&M, University of Houston, Texas Tech University, University of Georgia, University of Virginia, Duke University.  Also, Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT, Stanford University, University of California-Berkeley, Cornell University, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, Princeton University, University of Washington, Georgia Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
 
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If you are an employer and recruiting for similar IT professionals / positions, please contact our Technical Recruiters at Next Step Systems http://www.nextstepsystems.com/employers_submit.htm.  We are a national IT Recruiting Firm / Agency specializing in full-time direct hire Information Technology employment opportunities.
 
Company Will Sponsor Visas!  Company Will Relocate Candidates!
 
"PLEASE DO NOT APPLY" If You Are A Consulting Firm, Third Party Recruiter Or Seeking Corp-To-Corp; W-2 Direct Hire Only.
 
To Apply Now, Send Your Resume To http://www.nextstepsystems.com/jobseekers_submit.htm.
 
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States

Website: www.nextstepsystems.com

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