Manager of the TCW, MetWest, and TCW Alternative Fund Families

Sr. Business Analyst

  • Commensurate with experience
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TCW
  • 18 Sep 17

The Sr. Business Analyst develops and maintains stakeholder relationships with various user groups to identify needs, analyze business processes, evaluate and recommend strategic alternatives, and deliver coded or platform enabled technical solutions. The incumbent will manage user expectations, engage in multiple initiatives, perform project, task, and issue tracking, and ensure that projects are delivered on time.

This role serves as a liaison between the user community and the software development team defining requirements, developing solutions, and testing deliverables to ensure quality.  This role requires proficiency with Salesforce.com platform tools and methods, as well as related development patterns, operating environments, and techniques.
 
Project Management responsibilities in more complex projects include identifying and assigning team members, establishing deliverables and timelines, facilitating project tasks, and supervising the overall success and quality of the project.  Stakeholder feedback is considered in both project and annual performance reviews.

Responsibilities:

Analyze business needs, participate in solution design, and develop functional specifications (may include stakeholder interviews, business process analysis, and review of existing documentation)
Manage development projects through all phases of the software development life cycle
Provide technical expertise and/or direct development activities towards accomplishment of personal or team tasks
Perform thorough quality assurance testing on new and enhanced features
Provide production support to the user community if necessary

Minimum Qualifications:

Excellent verbal and written communication as well as analytical skills
Basic Business Intelligence, Report Development, and / or Relational Database Experience (MSSQL)
5 – 10 years of successful project management and business analysis experience
Proven proficiency in Salesforce.Com system management or development
Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Computer Science, Business Administration, or related disciplines
2 years of experience in Financial Industry, preferably Investment Management

Desired Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Business Administration
Project Management certification
Comprehensive knowledge of the portfolio management, sales pipeline workflow, and/or marketing automation
Experience with Wave Analytics, JSON, SAQL, Pardot

About TCW

TCW was named Best Places to Work by Pension & Investments for the third year in a row.

TCW is a leading global asset management firm with more than four decades of investment experience and a broad range of products across fixed income, equities, emerging markets and alternative investments. Through the MetWest and TCW Fund Families, TCW manages one of the largest mutual fund complexes in the U.S. TCW’s clients include many of the world’s largest corporate and public pension plans, financial institutions, endowments and foundations, as well as financial advisors and high net worth individuals. As of June 30, 2017, TCW had total assets under management of $196.9 billion. TCW is headquartered in
Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.

TCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit www.tcw.com for more information.