Systems Analyst - Senior

ID: 650061
Type: Contract
Location: Toronto, ON
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Salary: Open
Our client is currently seeking a Systems Analyst - Senior 
The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:
Liaises with business stakeholders to understand industry trends and business objectives to help design the solution that will meet their decision support and management reporting needs 
Defines and communicates systems requirements at the appropriate level of detail to ensure applications are flexible, open, scalable, available, testable and maintainable within a high-volume production environment 
Analyzes and conceptualizes the solution components, working with the Systems Architect, Vendors and Software Developer to achieve the client stakeholder objectives through effective deployment of technology. 
Applies both in-depth business and technical knowledge, to successfully represent the business and technology community in arriving at technical solutions

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following core competencies and experience:
Post-secondary education in a related discipline
At least 5 years’ experience working with technology and business stakeholders to implement application solutions for businesses in a large, complex systems environment
Demonstrated ability to provide technology recommendations to the business 
Experience working with developers to analyze and support the design of alternative technical solutions; test completed code and complete a smooth implementation with business partners 
Proficient analytical, troubleshooting, and debugging skills 
Advanced knowledge, experience, and understanding of requirements elicitation, architecture, application development, application systems design, and integration
Knowledge of, experience and skills performing data analysis (e.g. SQL data queries)
Knowledge and understanding of the investment processes / functions and capital markets
Knowledge of/ experience with investment management systems / applications – e.g. Bloomberg, FactSet, etc. and data associated with these systems
Knowledge of / experience with quant environments – e.g. use of Python, non-SQL DB (MongoDB), time series data, visualization tools (e.g. Tableau), cloud-based services/ tools
Knowledge of/ experience with systems integration patterns (use of APIs, file transfers, data exchange, etc.)
Experience using tools such as Confluence & JIRA for documentation and work tracking
Demonstrated proficiency in a team environment with projects involving the integration of disparate types of technologies/platforms and agile development
Capability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and relationships 
Strong communication skills (oral, written, facilitation, presentation) 
Demonstrated initiative and leadership abilities - comfortable managing issues in cross functional teams 
Positive attitude, keeping a constant watch on how to do things better 
Adaptability and a willingness to take on new challenges 
Conflict and issue resolution and escalation 
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