Investment Business Analyst

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Post Date: 03/13/2018 Job ID: 34727 Industry: IT

Investment Business Analyst


Vision Technology Services, LLC (Vision) is a leading provider of IT talent and project management services to companies throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Western region including Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, Colorado, and Florida. 


Vision has been voted by The Baltimore Sun as a Top Workplace in 2014, 2012 and 2011.  For five consecutive years, Baltimore SmartCEO named Vision the top 50 of Greater Baltimore’ s fastest growing companies based on employee headcount and revenue.  Vision has also been ranked as one of the top private companies by the Baltimore Business Journal.  First-class clients, talented consultants, and dedicated employees have been instrumental in Vision’ s growth since its founding in 2001.   Today, Vision is a preferred provider of staff augmentation services to some of the most recognized and respected companies and non-profit enterprises in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. 


Our unique business model is something that continuously sets us apart from our competitors and allows us to provide one-on-one interaction and support to both our clients and consultants throughout the weeks, months, and years of projects and engagements.  The end result is something that our Vision Technology team is very proud of, extremely satisfied clients with a 95% return rate and a 90% candidate return rate.


Currently, Vision Technology is seeking a Investment Business Analyst to join our team. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Investments Solutions Analyst, will have a strong business acumen (process & data/information) and performance measurement experience coupled with strong system application knowledge. You will create and maintain large enterprise wide/global solutions of moderate to highly-complex. solutions (including data infrastructure, reporting, automation and applications) that address the informational and analytical needs of the business. These responsibilities stem from all phases of the project lifecycle and include research, requirements gathering, solution design, solution recommendation, application development, and system testing. Works closely with the Investment Operations team to expose informational, analytical, or workflow-optimizing needs. Regularly and independently interacts with business partners of varying associate/management levels to ensure clarity of the problem/opportunity and elicit business requirements. Estimates the size of the effort required to complete complex, moderate to large scale projects.
  • Analyzes, documents, designs, prototypes, implements, and maintains products that address business needs and achieve strategic goals. This may include analyzing, documenting, researching, processing and administering investment data; analyzing, documenting, developing and deploying reports; and/or analyzing, documenting, designing, creating, and testing software applications.
  • Executes and manages all aspects and phases of testing initiatives for moderate to large-sized system implementations and/or enhancement projects. Responsibility may include test data setup and coordination of effort and resources/testers throughout unit, system, and user acceptance testing. Participates in the development of user documentation and manuals, training material, and/or job aids. Supports initial implementation of significant system changes
  • Assists in the support of systems, including taking responsibility for the resolution of low to moderately complex on-call issues, monitoring the system, and communicating with the vendors regarding problems, to ensure the system is functioning. Investigates, diagnoses, isolates, and de-bugs issues and performs problem resolution. Documents resolution appropriately. Escalates issue to Solutions Consultants, Sr. Solutions Consultants, Project Leads, or Project Managers if a solution cannot be determined.


Education/Experience Requirements:
  • College degree and a minimum 3-5 years professional experience in an analytical position involving data management and collection, modeling and interpretation across complex data sets.
  • Ability to translate complex business requirements into detailed functional and/or technical specifications
  • Demonstrated ability to develop alternative solutions to complex problems and recommend the best solution to the business and project team Demonstrated experience in business visioning and planning skills for Investment Operations such as Performance Measurement Operations Ability to apply acquired knowledge from prior Performance Measurement Operations experience effectively in new situations (medium to high complexity)
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to meet with Investment Operations clients of varying levels to gather, document, and analyze system specifications and requirements, work closely with developers and testers in the fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others in team environment
  • Possesses ability to use effective facilitation skills and techniques to elicit requirements from a diverse range of stakeholders and group size
  • Demonstrated successful mastery of major components of the solutions lifecycle Systems Lifecycle Development methodology in the context of major system implementations and especially on projects and initiatives of moderate to high complexity
  • Possesses effective influencing and negotiating skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated successful mastery of major components of the Systems Lifecycle Development methodology in the context of major system implementations and especially on projects and initiatives of moderate to high complexity
  • Possesses effective influencing and negotiating skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of when and how to use business assessment tools (e.g., feasibility studies, business cases and/or cost/benefit, project sizing and costing, and current state analysis/needs assessments)
  • Understanding of how the people, processes and technology within an organization interact in relationships and patterns to create a feasible solution on projects of medium to high complexity
  • Demonstrated mastery of test strategies, test plans, and test execution
  • Process oriented, logical thinker
  • Skilled in the use of Visio or other process or flow chart tool
  • Strong knowledge of business processes related to business channel supported
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases and concepts
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to master complex tasks with minimal supervision
  • Experience with estimation
  • Adaptable and able to learn quickly
  • Experience with Investigating data issues
  • Establishing Test Data
  • Experience with System Integration


Vision Technology Services offers a competitive compensation plan and great employee benefits.  Vision’ s full-time, salaried employees receive world class style benefits from the nation’ s premier providers.  Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with company matching, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Educational Assistance, Long and Short Term Disability as well as Life Insurance Policies.


If interested in learning more about Vision Technology Services and the opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to


Job Order Number: 34727 (Please reference in call or email)


Vision Technology Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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