Technical Business Analyst, New York

New York
Lab49 – Product and Delivery /
Full-time /
Lab49 was founded to bring cutting-edge solutions from Silicon Valley to Wall Street. Clients from various sectors within the financial industry rely on us to provide top-tier solutions to their most intricate challenges. When you join us, we'll encourage you to redefine industry standards with every project and support you in achieving excellence.

About the Position
Lab49 is currently offering an opportunity for a Technical Business Analyst to contribute to complex and transformative projects for our esteemed financial services clients. Working within an Agile environment, the Technical Business Analyst will play a key role in the successful execution of engagements with our top-tier clients.
The ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate a solid understanding of the financial services industry, with a focus on fixed income, FX, and repo execution. By joining Lab49, you will be part of expert teams that push the boundaries of innovation in the financial sector, aiming to achieve extraordinary results.

What You'll Be Doing
- Investigating and comprehending the current state data environment and data sources.
- Developing mappings from legacy to new data models.
- Contributing to the design of APIs.
- Writing user stories and assisting in backlog grooming related to API development.
- Collaborating with business and technical stakeholders including engineers, product owners, scrum masters, architects, and program management.

What You'll Need
Industry Expertise:
- Previous exposure to financial markets, including US Treasuries, MBS, Repo, FX, and securities lending.
- Preferably, prior consulting experience, especially with customized technology solutions.

Business Analyst Skills:
- Proficiency in API design and integration patterns.
- Experience in developing data models and data mapping.
- Familiarity with Agile methodologies, including writing user stories and defining acceptance criteria.

Consulting Skills:
- Ability to manage stakeholders and facilitate requirements elaboration meetings.
- Strong problem-solving abilities.
- Competence in developing presentations and proposals.
- Skill in navigating organizational constraints and resolving blockers for the team.

Professional Traits:
- Ownership mentality with meticulous attention to detail.
- A data-centric approach with the ability to set, monitor, and analyze key metrics.
- Rapid learning and adaptability in grasping new concepts and domains.
- Exceptional problem-solving skills, particularly in addressing abstract or complex challenges.
- Excellent time management capabilities and the ability to work independently.

Educational Background:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Computer Science, or equivalent professional experience.
- Recognized certifications in Product Management and Agile Methodologies.

Technical and Communication Skills:
- Direct collaboration experience with engineers, designers, and cross-functional teams.
- Extensive experience in intricate technical projects with strong problem-solving skills.
- Exceptional communication skills, including crafting and presenting material to high-level audiences.
- Experience in software development, data analytics, and a solid understanding of common technical architectures.

- Agility in navigating change and readiness to address emerging challenges and opportunities.
- We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to contribute to their fullest potential.
Our Hybrid Work Model  
At Lab49, we embrace a hybrid work model, offering you the flexibility to work from the office or remotely. We expect our Lab49ers to average 2-3 days per week in person and this could be at our midtown office in NYC or at a client site. We believe that both the flexibility and in person connection to each other and our clients build a collaborative culture and the opportunity to accelerate growth and innovation.  

Lab49/ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.
Lab49/ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.