Senior Vice President System/Business Analyst

Job ID 17-00283

Industry Careers at RHO

Job Type Permanent

Location Los Angeles, CA


company is seeking a Senior Vice President System/Business Analyst with a Finance background, outstanding communication skills, strong Project Management skills and significant experience in working in a fast-paced environment. The System/Business Analyst will be an individual contributor to the Investment Banking, Regulatory Reporting, Change Management team, providing L1/L2/L3 support on a range of systems including, documenting requirements for a variety of small to large projects. This position reports into the Investment Banking & Markets (IB&M) Technology Director responsible for Investment Banking/Regulatory Reporting/Change Management/QA/Disaster Recovery, working closely with the Bank Architecture, Security, Engineering teams and the various vendors.
The position involves multiple aspects:
Leading the Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BCP) agenda on behalf of IB&M Technology both East and West.
Participate in resolution of Audit issues associated to any IB&M Technology teams
Participate in IB&M Technology budget exercise.
Learning the Technology stack for Investment Banking & Regulatory Reporting and understanding the overall data flow between the various systems involved in processing the Bank's IB and Regulatory Reporting business on the West Coast
Act as co-lead on Change Management for IB&M Technology
Partnering with the Bank's Global Technology Teams (Security, Infrastructure, DBAs, Architecture, etc.) to bring the latest Technologies into the IB&M team and leveraging other team's successful tools, processes and ideas.
Liaising with the various vendors to learn their systems, and look for improvements.
Interacting closely with project managers, internal constituents, and external vendors to deliver the work assigned to the team
Partnering with subject matter experts (SME) to translate project objectives and requirements into a detail technical requirement document with timelines, task lists and next steps.
Working under the supervision of the Director on any IB&M initiative requiring the assistance
Provides L1, L2, L3 support for all IB & Regulatory Reporting systems and Business users (Front Office, Operations, Middle Office, Regulatory Reporting, etc.
Troubleshoots issues and problems, comes up with clear action plan(s) to resolve such issues, develops, tests and implements the agreed solution into production, following the Bank's Policies and Procedures
Acts as IT lead for large projects requiring coordination with other teams, business analysis and testing.
Mentors junior developers, and assists other team members as needed
Works closely with Business users and the Planning team to document, define and track project technical requirements, milestones and deliverables for one or many projects.
Organizes the work assignments of key technical projects, and communicates to all project participants in a clear and concise way, leveraging JIRA.
Always looks for Improvements and ways to better run the business and the platforms.


Qualifications Minimal Requirements:
5+ years of progressive experience working as a developer in the Finance Industry (C#, .NET, Java, Python, VBA).
Strong databases / SQL skills.
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Information Systems or Computer Science or equivalent work experience required.
Experience with IT disciplines and understanding of general IT infrastructure technology and systems  (i.e. WAN, Data Centers, Client Services, Storage, Process Management, Security, Disaster Recovery, Firewall, Messaging & Operating Systems)
Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; quickly learn from existing partial documentation and with minimal guidance; execute with limited information and ambiguity.
Ability to lead teams and influence a large group of people without directly managing them
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word
Excellent organizational skills
Highly motivated individuals
Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Experience working in an Agile environment
Optional Requirements
Exposure to DTCC Reporting, Investment Banking, Commercial Paper, Supply Chain Finance.
Exposure to Capital Markets Systems, technologies and Vendors: Opics, Calypso, Sophis, etc.
Business Analyst (required)
Software Engineer (required)
7+ to 10 years' experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel – Never