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Business Analyst

Requisition ID:  45641
Business Unit:  Fitch Group
Category:  Information Technology

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  May 17, 2023

Business Analyst


Fitch Technology is currently seeking a Business Analyst based out of our NYC office.

Aligned to Fitch’s analytical business, this position will open the doors into the world of Ratings as well as the processes that surround the execution, strategy and operations in this area. Further, the future employee will be challenged with decomposition of complex problems in a highly demanding and high paced environment.


What We Offer:

  • Exceptional chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope.
  • High-achieving diversified team.
  • Opportunity to engage and participate in shaping the future of the related functional area.
  • Fun & welcoming working environment.


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Collaborates with business partners within one or more business organizations to align technology solutions with business strategies.
  • Supports one or more highly complex business processes, requiring design or integration of technical solutions that may cross multiple functions of the business.
  • Partners with technical teams on story creation, backlog grooming, and other Scrum ceremonies.
  • Leads and/or assists with the analysis and documentation of complex process workflows, future-state conceptual system designs, user interfaces, impact analysis, data and process flows, use-cases, and other types of functional and technical documentation.
  • Understands technical complexities, relate to the team, actively participate in the sprint planning & estimation process, identify risks and propose solutions, and otherwise provide business/technical insights for all members of the working team and stakeholders.
  • Bring your whole self to your team and your colleagues everyday.


What You Need to Have:

  • 3-5 years of direct experience in business analysis and requirements management
  • Strong attention to detail, as well as excellent communications and organizational skills
  • Superb follow-through; propensity to approach tasks and goals with an ownership mentality
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrating an ability to work well with teams & stakeholders
  • Proven ability to work in a high demand environment


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Exposure to Qlik and SQL
  • Experience working on projects involving Python
  • Experience with financial debt instruments and regulatory reporting
  • Agile frameworks knowledge and a working knowledge of Jira



Why Fitch?


At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.


Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.


We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.


Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.


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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.


Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


FOR NEW YORK AND CALIFORNIA ROLES ONLY: Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $100,000 and $120,000.   Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors.  Base pay is one part of Fitch’s total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch.


***This is a hybrid role, with 2 days onsite and 3 days remote.






Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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