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Senior business analyst

Factset Philippines Inc. - Expires on Aug 18, 2013
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Philippines
  • Not specified
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 5+ years
  • Expat and local
Sales / Business Development
Job Category
Business Services / Consulting
Not specified

Job Description

As an “Senior Business Analsyt”, you will work closely with Associate Directors of Content Development in the definition, refinement, development and release of new and revised content collection technologies and workflows. This role requires previous experience in collecting and consolidating requirements, defining workflows, writing and contributing to the creation of functional specifications and maintenance thereof, and providing project management as required. You will report on progress and status of development in project areas under your control as well as documenting and creating actionable requirements from internal stakeholders and end-users (Internal clients) feedback for both in-development and in-production collection processes, via both structured (pre-release testing) and unstructured (“on the floor” feedback) channels. This position will involve close contact with various functional teams across different locations and time-zones, and interaction with contributing groups on an as-needed basis. Therefore it’s essential that you possess a good grasp of the English language as well as the ability to break down complex jargon and convert this into meaningful and simple wording.


  •  Creates detailed specs, product requirements, and testing procedures for his/her projects

  •  Successfully interfaces with internal clients to refine requirements and gather feedback.

  •  Demonstrates strong communication skills with the database supplier (as needed) and engineering counterparts and other internal or (when applicable) external contacts

  •  Provides support, maintenance, and guidance of existing content/product

  •  Proactive in assessing efficiency of workflows, deployments and measuring thus metric extraction

  •  Is proactive about answering and prioritizing bugs/questions/enhancements

  •  Brings the product/project to market in an efficient time frame; fully identifies known bottlenecks; and keeps all parties informed of progress using internal and off the shelf tools provided

  • Provide “on the ground” expertise and support to end-user teams and managers through the development, ramp up and post-handover phase of new processes

  •  Conduct and oversee “walk through” of new functionality and new processes, soliciting questions and ensuring that applications and workflows are well-understood upon and after release

Job Requirements


  •     Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree , Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent. MBA Finance is an advantage

  •     4 - 6 years hands-on experience developing in-house applications and/or databases, writing specifications, requirements, test plans

  •     Ability to quickly understand our current workflows and processes, policies and incorporate the same application development as per each requirement

  •     Enthusiasm, a strong sense of initiative, attention to detail, and commitment to accuracy

  •     Strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills

  •     Commitment to the timely completion of task

  •     A proactive approach and strong sense of initiative

  •     Project Management experience or understanding of basic project management principles

  •     Proficient knowledge of database schemas / languages

  •     Ability and proven skills to work independently and take initiative

  •     Excellent collaborator with a variety of experts in both face-to-face and virtual environments

  •     Excellent writing skills

  •     Excellent analytical skills

  •     Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills

  •     Ability to work under pressure and multi-task

  •     Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project) tools

  •     Full-Time position(s) available.

About the recruiter

Factset Philippines Inc.

FactSet is a leading provider of integrated online financial and economic information to the global financial community. FactSet offers mission critical investment research and work flow solutions ...

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