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Junior Software Developer/Business Analyst - Finra
Create and maintain Information Operations applications and databases (and other FINRA applications), and related user documentation and ensure version control. Assist with calculating and monitoring monthly Information Operations utilization statistics. Assist with trend analysis on all processes and operational statistics and make recommendations for efficiencies. Assist with technical test plans, testing, cost/benefit analysis, and other related activities. Participate in projects that accommodate new operational requirements and controls. Contribute to the reparation and maintenance of project plans as needed and coordinate with Info Ops units regarding project implementation and tracking.Essential Job Functions:
- Create, test and maintain Information Operations applications and databases as well as support applications in other FINRA departments. Create user documentation for review and ensure version control of all software changes, including System Change Request (SCR) tracking. Train staff on how to use the various databases within the Unit. Provide recommendations on application/database performance improvements and implement end user requests for bug fixes and enhancements.
- Manage and manipulate data contained in the various EUCAs. This includes uploading staff work production data, performing data corrections for erroneous or corrupted data, and performing periodic diagnostic checks of the data to ensure its accuracy.
- Create statistical reports, charts, graphs, and presentations using Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and/or by developing web pages in accordance with prescribed standards, policies, and procedures. Perform trend analysis as needed.
- Assist with preparing test plans in preparation for software releases for Information Operations databases and applications. Open and track SCRs as needed; perform cost benefit analysis on each SCR and evaluate results after implementation.
- Assist in preparing presentations and other communications for Info Ops management team (e.g., "Talking Points," speaking engagements, etc.).
- Provide support in delivering Information Security training for Information Operations new hires. Other Responsibilities:
- Must keep up to date on changes in policies and procedures that impact the department.
- Provide project assistance for Information Operations or for other departments, including research and troubleshooting of data irregularities within enterprise systems.
- Perform any other duties required to maintain the effective operation of the department.
- Serve as a resource to the department to provide input and advice on individual areas of expertise. Education/Experience Requirements:
- Required Skills VB.NET, MS Access, XML, HTML
- Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Business, or Computer Science. Minimum of two years relevant work experience required, including at least one year developing and maintaining databases. Minimum of one year relevant work experience using VB.NET. Experience developing web sites using HTML, CSS, and XML preferred. Strong proficiency in Windows environment and Microsoft Access as well as proficiency with other Office applications (e.g., MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint). Strong interpersonal as well as verbal and written communication skills. Strong research and analytical skills, and attention to detail required. Organizational skills and the ability to multitask are also required. Work Conditions:
- Work in an open office environment, frequent use of the telephone, PC, and other systems/software applications. Evening and weekend work occasionally required. For work that is performed in CA, CO, HI, New York, NY and WA, the chart below outlines the proposed salary range for the corresponding location. In addition to location, actual compensation is based on various factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s skill set, level of experience, education, and internal peer compensation comparisons. California: Minimum Salary $63,600, Maximum Salary $122,300 Colorado/Hawaii: Minimum Salary $57,500, Maximum Salary $101,900 New York, NY: Minimum Salary $69,000, Maximum Salary $122,300 Washington: Minimum Salary $57,500, Maximum Salary $117,100 #LI-Hybrid To be considered for this position, please submit an application. The information provided above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position. 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