Agile Business Analyst | 100% Remote | $70/hr - $80/hr on W2 in 100% Remote | Preferred in NY/NJ/CT at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/13/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

***Agile Business Analyst***

***100% Remote | Preferred in NY/NJ/CT***

***$70/hr - $80/hr on W2 (D.O.E.)***

About Client:

Our client founded in 1935 is a global leader in financial services and has consistently delivered first-class business in a first-class way. From their origins as a small Wall Street partnership to becoming a global firm of more than 60,000 employees today, our client has been committed to clients and communities for 85 years. As a global financial services firm, they are committed to technological innovation and rely on their technologists around the world to create leading-edge, secure platforms for all their businesses.


The Agile Business Analyst would be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks:

  • Support the Finance Fleet Lead in the decision-making process to prioritize deliverables
  • Assist in defining the Fleet's purpose, scope and means of operating
  • Help to establish core business KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and metrics to track the progress of the Fleet
  • Ensure alignment between squad's backlog and delivery, against the Fleet's roadmap
  • Partner with Product Owners to define and build out the strategic roadmap
  • Facilitation of resolution of cross squad dependencies and issues
  • Assists the Fleet Lead to communicate Fleet progress to key stakeholders (including accomplishments, risks, issues, dependencies, etc.)
  • Preparation of materials across Fleet level ceremonies (Incremental Business Reviews (IBR), Scrum of Scrums, Fleet Sync, etc.)

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of relevant experiences working on projects at an investment bank / financial services company
  • Experience working on an Agile team as a Scrum Master, Delivery Lead or equivalent (i.e., Project Manager, PMO)
  • Experience using JIRA (or similar agile delivery tools) and configuring boards
  • A pro-active thinker with problem solving skills who can mitigate cross squad dependencies and issues
  • Strong organization skills, with the ability to create detailed trackers and provide status updates
  • Ability to manage multiple cross-functional squads, within a Fleet
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent soft skills with experience working across groups
  • Strong desire to further your understanding of Agile practices and help to enforce them across the Fleet
  • MS Office skills

Nice to Have:

  • Experience building Fleet level strategic roadmaps
  • Experience preparing for Incremental Business Reviews (IBR) and Fleet Ceremonies
  • Experience across a range of financial products (Fixed Income, Equity, Derivatives, Loans)
  • An understanding of the finance function and processes of a financial service organization (i.e., Accounting/Finance Processes)

Job Requirements

Agile, Scrum, Jira, Financial Services