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Credit - Technical Business Analyst

New York

Credit Funds

Ref#: 2793

Date published: 13-Oct-2021

Technical Business Analyst - Operations
New York, NY

About Fortress
Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment manager with approximately $54.2 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2021. Founded in 1998, Fortress manages assets on behalf of approximately 1,800 institutional clients and private investors worldwide across a range of credit and real estate, private equity and permanent capital investment strategies. Investment performance is our cornerstone - we strive to generate strong risk adjusted returns for our investors over the long term. For additional information on Fortress, please visit www.fortress.com. 

About The Position

The role of technical business analyst is within our Operation team, responsible for maintaining deep knowledge of the business process of Operations and  Credit business more broadly. The candidate must have a good understanding of different asset classes like, equity, loans, Swaps, syndicated loans etc. and knows about calculations like Cost basis, Market Value, Unfunded Commitment etc. The role requires the ability to maintain close working relationships with the key leads in these areas, as well as the technology team supporting them.  


Day to Day

  • Manage a detailed list of software development and support tickets in JIRA 
  • Communicate software iteration timelines to business teams, in coordination with development teams 
  • Deep dive analysis of operations and accounting business processes when triaging application problems or investigating requirements on new projects 
  • Work with downstream applications for their data needs from Operations systems, using API based approach
  • Help in building data integration with external sources
  • Train and hand-hold business teams when new products or services are deployed 
  • Partner with the support team to train them on our evolving software products and ensure overnight support coverage of key processes 
  • Participate in quality assurance testing for releases, in coordination with our QA team 

Project Implementations 

  • Coordinate business analysis meetings  
  • Design screen mockups, user stories, and convey these requirements to the software development teams 
  • Coordinate multiple IT teams to provide required data as projects dictate 
  • Convey business processes and business requirements to senior IT management  
  • Run product demos and proof of concept walkthroughs during software implementation cycles 
  • Extract application storyboards and detailed use cases from requirements conversations with business teams 

Skills / Requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Finance5-7 years in the finance field, playing Business Analyst role
  • Good understanding of Portfolio Management tools and Operations/Accounting business processes
  • Good understanding of the private loans investment space including key concepts such as principal, interest, and the marking process  
  • Good experience of Excel functionality
  • Understanding of Microsoft SQL Server and SQL knowledge 
  • Familiarity with mockup tools such as Balsamiq 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Excellent project management skills  
  • Excellent time management skills; required when juggling multiple high priority projects 

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Fortress Investment Group LLC collectively with its subsidiaries and operating affiliates is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.