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IT Business Analyst (2018-6144)

San Mateo, CA, United States
Information Technology


Job Description


Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to put your Business Analytics experience to good use in a challenging and rewarding environment?


Fisher Investments searching for a highly talented IT Business Analyst to join our team in San Mateo, CA (SF Bay Area) or Camas, WA (Portland Metro Area). We believe in providing our employees with the tools, support, and training they need to thrive within our company and in their professional career. We have invested a lot of resources and time into our IT department, and we are dedicated to securing the most advanced technologies available.



•Responsible for managing technical development of software from inception through user acceptance, including projects which affect multiple departments and/or pose high risk situations.  Designs steps and modules, defines timelines, identifies and resolves issues 
•Presents options and manages client expectations
•Utilizes design skills to define functional specifications for complex and high impact projects
•Develops and documents business/functional requirements through requirement gathering sessions, business process mapping, process analysis, etc
•Creates logic flow charts and process diagrams
•Troubleshoots and resolves issues.  May be responsible for support to an entire business unit
•Develop test cases and plans for system, unit, integration testing internally and externally
•Researches external software solutions
•Make business recommendations based on critical analysis
•Gain and maintain knowledge of Fisher Investments’ systems architecture
•Maintain a high-level of accuracy and timeliness while managing multiple requests with varying complexities and due dates
•Identify ways to streamline processes by recommending items for automation, re-structuring, or elimination



•Bachelor’s degree in MIS, computer science, finance, math, or other science field required
•5-7 yrs. experience in supporting software programs; or equivalent combination of education/experience
•Previous experience serving as a technical business analyst or systems analyst in software applications development organization preferred
•Previous Financial and/or Accounting experience preferred
•Solid understanding of Enterprise applications development
•Demonstrated SQL skills to organize and analyze data quickly, efficiently, and accurately
•Above average analytical capabilities
•Excellent communication and partnering skills
•Strong ability to prioritize across various tasks, manage changes in daily workload, and operate under several simultaneous deadlines
•Comfortable in a dynamic and collaborative environment



•Extensive learning opportunities
•Competitive salary
•Open and supportive team-based environment
•Opportunity to learn about wealth management and other areas of the company



•Competitive compensation package
•100% premium paid medical/dental benefits
•50% Match of your 401k contributions up to the IRS maximum
•Generous paid-time-off








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