Business and Quality Analyst - 2019 Masters Rotation Associate

The SEI Wealth Platform has a career opportunity for a Business and Quality Analyst. This position requires a foundation of business knowledge preferably in the financial services industry, and the ability to work in an Agile team environment. The candidate should be adaptable and demonstrate the ability to understand financial services business requirements. This position is rotational and will enable candidates to work on up to four different SEI Wealth Platform teams during their first two years.
This position is part of the Associates Program which is an intensive 12-month curriculum designed for high-achieving students. The program includes pre-orientation events, a week-long orientation program, coaching and mentorship, support and exposure to senior management, and an opportunity to participate in the Innovation Pitch competition. Placement for Associate Program positions is determined through thoughtful conversations throughout the interview process.
What you'll do:
Perform quality analyst and business analyst tasks that coordinate involvement of SMEs, users, internal and external stakeholders in order to gather information and requirements
Translate business requirements, define user stories and deliver testing criteria for sprint and release planning
Review, analyze, evaluate and recommend business systems, component applications and user needs
Document/communicate key decisions, open issues, case studies, workflow and functional requirements
Establish relationships within the internal and external business community
Proactively recommend innovations and modifications that are in compliance with industry requirements and are consistent with corporate objectives and goals to improve operational processes, systems, policies and procedures
Actively participate on a Scrum Team following all facets of the Agile Delivery Process
Support scrum masters, product owners and senior level analysts on various projects
Drive quality assurance with creation and execution of acceptance tests as needed
Prepare and execute test plans
Execute component or integration testing in alignment with sprint delivery cycles
Position Requirements
What you bring to the table:
Currently pursuing a Master's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics or applicable area of study
Graduate between December 2018 ? June 2019
A minimum of a 3.0 GPA preferred
Prior work experience or internship is a plus, preferably within the financial services industry
Eligibility to work in the United States
We reserve the right to exercise discretion with respect to the candidates who we will sponsor for work visas. For this position SEI is not hiring individuals who require sponsorship for work visas for employment or continued employment now or anytime in the future.
Attributes we value:
Experience interfacing with management and external clients
Desire to work collaboratively with all Agile teams and their stakeholders
Understand overall vision and how Product fits with that vision
Proven decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including understanding of technical writing requirements
Location and Travel:
This position will be based in Malvern, PA and at our corporate headquarters in Oaks, PA. Some travel may be required.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the work environment may require an individual to move around the office and from building to building which may expose the individual to weather conditions outside. The individual has to be able to sit or be stationary at a computer and use computers for extended periods of time and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The noise level in the environment is moderate and the individual must be able to communicate and exchange information with people in person and over the telephone and email.
SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more?
Now in its 50th year, SEI is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our Oaks, PA office encompasses an open floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. At SEI, we're (literally) invested in your success. We offer our employees paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, education assistance and access to thriving employee networks.
SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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