Invesco US


Job description

Invesco is a leading global asset management firm with more than $937B* in assets under management. We provide our retail and institutional clients a diverse and comprehensive range of investment capabilities to help people get more out of life. Invesco is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (IVZ) and has about 7,000 employees in over 20 countries.(*As of December 31, 2017)Job Purpose (Job Summary)We’re seeking a Senior Business Analyst to join a fast-paced agile development team building tools for our clients in the Fixed Income Investment Team. In this position you’ll get to work in a small cross functional agile team developing innovative Financial Technologies that will ultimately yield significant benefits for Invesco. The candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills; being able to effectively communicate with our Fixed Income Portfolio Managers, Analysts and Traders on a variety of complex investment topics and then translate these accurately into user stories and specifications for development. The environment is demanding, and you will be challenged. We expect you to understand the nuances of financial services and our investment capabilities. You will have experience with agile methodologies and collaborating with software and infrastructure engineers. You will be expected to contribute immediately.Key Responsibilities / Duties

  • Make yourself the critical point person between the Fixed Income Investment Team and Fixed Income Technology Team in Atlanta; you will need to build key relationships at all levels and develop a deep understanding about the business;
  • working towards transforming our customer experience and creating customers who turn into ambassadors for technology.
  • Use your personal relationships and excellent business knowledge to elicit business requirements and translate these into clear and accurate User Stories and specifications.
  • Work in a distributed, cross functional agile team to deliver high quality capabilities to our clients. Get involved where needed.
  • Working with change management and project governance processes
  • Chairing meetings and workshops.

JobTechnologyPrimary LocationNorth America-United States-Georgia-Atlanta-1555 Peachtree St NEScheduleFull-timeWork Experience / Knowledge

  • Experience in software development lifecycle
  • A strong understanding of Equity, Fixed Income and basic Derivative instruments and a good understanding of the fund management industry.
  • Familiar with Agile software development (Scrum and Scrum master experience is a plus)
  • Experience in Business Analysis techniques – stakeholder analysis and management, modeling business processes, eliciting requirements, implementing change, testing, etc.
  • Working knowledge of SQL queries, MS Office and PowerBI desirable

Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required

  • You can bring clarity to chaos and you’re comfortable working with ambiguity (e.g. imperfect data, loosely defined concepts, ideas, or goals) and translating these into more tangible outputs
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoy challenging and thought provoking work and have a strong desire to learn and progress
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and requests
  • Must demonstrate a positive, team-focused attitude, doesn’t get frustrated by things outside their control
  • Ability to react positively under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • You listen to the input of your team members and take diverse perspectives into account to approach challenges from multiple angles
  • Structured, disciplined approach to work, with attention to detail
  • Flexible – able to meet changing requirements and priorities
  • Able to work in a global, multicultural environment

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment with little exposure to noise, dust, and temperatures
  • The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 10 pounds is also necessary
  • Normally works a regular schedule of hours, however hours may vary depending upon the project or assignment
  • Hours may include evenings and/or weekends and may include 24 hours a day on call support by pager and/or cell phone
  • Able and willing to travel both domestically and internationally. Frequency and duration to be determined by manager. Estimate: 0-5%

FLSA (US Only)ExemptThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.Invesco’s culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment.