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The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. provides information services for the financial, education, commercial, and commodities markets worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Standard & Poor's (S&P) Ratings, S&P Capital IQ/S&P Indices, Commodities & Commercial (C&C), and McGraw-Hill Education (MHE). The S&P Ratings segment offers credit rating services; and information and independent benchmarks to investors for their investment and financial decisions, and acce... Read More

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Business Systems Analyst

Standard & Poor's is the world's premier provider of investment research, market indices, credit ratings, financial data, and fixed income research and analysis. With more than 10,000 employees and offices in nearly two-dozen countries, S&P is valued by investors and financial decision-makers everywhere for its analytical independence, market expertise and thought leadership. For 150 years Standard & Poor's has been an integral part of the global economic infrastructure. Its operations provide essential information to nearly every segment of the global financial community, creating the tools, analysis and research needed to make informed investment decisions.

The Business Systems Analyst role will manage and gather requirements with medium to high complexity/develop code for the application and  support the business through the planning, analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of business requirements. The position will leverage existing technology to fully meet or exceed business goals and objectives as defined by the key business users. It will work extensively with internal and external development resources in knowledge transfer of requirements, review and documentation of system design specifications as well as system implementation activities. This position will interact and support both technology and business users at all levels. This is considered a key position within the technology group and is expected to work on complex and challenging projects.

 

Responsibilities:

 

    * Analyzes business technology projects through engaging with the team: assists in research, analysis, design, development, testing, implementing, and documenting
    * Develops technical requirements
    * Develop Applications in Java and Flex
    * Takes on coordination responsibilities to gather business requirements
    * Identifies risks and proactively develops solutions
    * Participates in the creation of the business requirements gathering plan
    * Interviews domain experts
    * Develops requirements documentation
    * Maintains team communications
    * Managing product backlog
    * Continuing increase in organizational and analytical/critical thinking skills
    * Demonstrates effective operational knowledge of an S&P/McGraw-Hill Financial business/practice
    * Demonstrates an understanding of the application systems supporting in scope business practices
    * Effective communication skills
    * Volunteers for more responsibility
    * Adapts to change and demonstrates flexibility
    * Input into the project budget
    * Demonstrates ability to work with virtual teams with members in differing geographic locations and time zones

 
 
Qualifications
 

    * Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience or certification
    * 5+ years of Java, Flex application development
    * 2+ years of related experience primarily in a business analyst role
    * 2+ years of demonstrated , hands-on business operations/practice experience in Financial Services
    * Full understanding of business drivers, processes/workflows, and information needs
    * Understanding of usability tests
    * Consistently identifies, escalates, and resolves issues
    * Consistent in relaying information

 

 

The McGraw-Hill Companies is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at- mcgraw-hill.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.

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Full Time

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+1-212-5123840

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Phone:

+1-212-5122000

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