Business Analyst in New York, NY, United States


Business Analyst

Morgan Stanley

  • Full_time
  • Industry : Financial Services
  • image New York, NY, United States
  • Zip Code : N/A
  • image September 13th 2017


Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.
As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.
Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Morgan Stanley's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modelling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses—and to our own.
MS Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology is the global technology department responsible for the design, development, delivery and support of the technical solutions behind the products and services used by the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (MSWM) business. The department is comprised of 10 organizations: Sales, Banking & Corporate-Client Technology, Investment Products & Markets Technology, Client Reporting, Core Processing, Private and International Wealth Management Technology, Technology Integration Office, Enterprise Infrastructure & Production Management, Capital Markets Application & Data Services, Deployment Planning & Release Management, and the Chief Operating Office. Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (MSWM) Technology works with large scale databases such as DB2 and SQL Server, proprietary and non-proprietary messaging software, a broad variety of vendor products, numerous financial exchanges and regulatory entities, and programming languages ranging from .Net and Java to Cobol and VB.Net.
Position Description

  • Lead Business Analyst responsible for one or more projects within Advisory, driving analysis, documentation and design efforts during project's delivery phase.
  • Analyze the business requirements and articulate open questions with clarity and raise issues & risks as they come up during the life cycle of the project.
  • Establish and lead key forums, discussion and working group forums to drive the analysis, walkthru sessions, escalate and resolve issues/risks to meet expected timelines.
  • Develop strong relationships with IT colleagues to design, develop and implement technology platforms to deliver solutions to these business requirements.
  • Participate and review end to end functional testing to ensure that the application has been delivered as per the business requirements
  • Partner with IT, QA and UAT to ensure successful delivery of technology platforms.
  • Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate leadership and accountability with a commitment to excellence.
Skills Desired
  • Strong understanding of SDLC Project Lifecycle
  • Strong understanding of data and requirements analysis
  • Ability to document in-depth and comprehensive functional requirements inclusive of High Level Designs to enable for robust testing and successful implementations
  • Good analytical skills and willingness to learn
  • Strong familiarity of MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Good communication skills. Willing to ask questions
  • Team player
  • Experience in front, middle and back office (preferred)
  • Familiar with Morgan Stanley Organization, Applications and Operating Model (preferred)


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