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Business Analyst

We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Business Analyst to take on a role with a leading Hedgefund based in Chicago.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze business problems and come up with business requirements to build software systems used by Regulatory trading and technology teams
  • Research various forms of structured and unstructured data using various technical tools including shell scripting tools, SQL, Advanced Excel, Python ( desirable but not required ) to come up with requirements.
  • Work with developers and partner with them to implement the solutions.
  • Research and Troubleshoot production problems to identify root cause and assist developers to fix the issues strategically.
  • Conduct gap analysis to identify and address gaps resulting from various problems.
  • Assist developers in testing the various solutions being built.
  • Develop use cases to assist developers and other stake holders to ensure complete coverage of the functionality being developed and tested.
  • Interpret and understand the various regulatory rules associated with Broker dealer and Asset Manager business to determine the project requirements.


  • Degree (3.5 GPA and above)
  • Master's Degree (ideally)
  • 3-7 years of experience in the financial services sector.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Experience creating queries and utilizing reporting tools to retrieve data and prepare reports is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Linux Commands & any other development language, including Java, Python, or Perl and Shell scripts.
  • Desire to be in a seat that spans across the asset manager, and a willingness to engage and understand each business.
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment (can pivot between tasks with ease).
  • Enjoys team collaboration but is able to work autonomously and with direct limited oversight.
  • Basic understanding of financial products and the operations of financial institutions.
  • Brilliant problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills

If this opportunity interests you, please get in touch with an updated resume!