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Market Risk Business Analyst in New York, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Market Risk Business Analyst with our industry-leading client in New York.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Market Risk Business Analyst:

  • Be a part of the risk technology team to develop and deliver a regulatory IM solution for the Markets business
  • Responsible for obtaining and documenting requirements from risk management, and help design the solution
  • Write the functional specifications that the developers will use to build the solution; as well as provide the necessary support for the global technology team during development
  • Support the user acceptance testing as well as the regulatory testing required for putting the solution into production
  • Be an integral part of delivering a critical regulatory solution for our global Markets business

Requirements of the Market Risk Business Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of experience in a business analyst role
  • Experience in working within a Financial Services based Technology organization. Specifically working in a Markets risk role having a deep understanding of risk calculations as well as financial products
  • Knowledge of FX and Rates products and their associated market and credit risk factors, including VaR, HVaR, and backtesting methods
  • Must be skilled in working with data and creating basic financial reports within Excel
  • Understands and has experience across a project’s lifecycle including waterfall and agile methods

Keywords: Market Risk, Market Risk Analyst, Market Risk Business Analyst, FX, global technology

Job ID: 318761

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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