Legg Mason

Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

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Global Information Business Solutions
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Position Overview

Legg Mason is seeking an energetic and detail-oriented Senior Business Intelligence Analyst (BIA) to be part of the Digital Business Intelligence team.  The BIA will report to the Head of Digital Business Intelligence and work across the organization globally to turn data into critical information for actionable business insights through requirements to working prototype visualizations as part of the firm’s enterprise digital strategy. The role will be responsible for building a strong BIA competency and work with the other technology groups to build out data solutions. The BIA Lead will work out of our Baltimore, New York or Stamford office.

Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

  • Responsible for building and leading Legg Mason’s data visualization competency including:
  • Work with organizational leadership to determine business requirements, priorities, define key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Contribute as part of the BI Leadership team to the enterprise data strategy. This includes working with business and to design, build dashboards, analytics and reports.
  • Accountable for providing leadership and independent initiatives in facilitating data gathering and presentation of findings to all levels of management.
  • Conduct analyses of functional business processes and participate in the development of process changes and/or IT projects.
  • Hands-on BI development of dashboards
  • Establishing standards, policies and procedures for the BA team
  • Review and provide input into project schedules for the respective BIA, Functional Design and QA Testing activities
  • Review of Statements of Work to identify risk and activities for vendors on project deliverables

Core Competencies: Candidate will need to provide strong leadership and communication skills at a senior level.

  • Ability to build trusted relationships across the functional organization and direct and influence business partners that are critical to the success of the technology strategy
  • Strong sense of accountability for all business requirements and data analytics even where ownership resides with the respective functional areas
  • Experience in Business Intelligence and data solutions and programs
  • Deep understanding of data governance and quality control
  • Exemplary diplomatic skills and ability to help senior business leaders see value, opportunity and concerns beyond their own area of expertise
  • Solid business acumen, with demonstrated ability to understand the drivers of business performance and the interdependencies of business processes and data utilization
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis
  • Ability to manage, influence and develop a team of independent and self-motivated professionals
  • Ability to understand complex financial data and models
  • Thorough knowledge of data management policies, practices and technologies

Ideal Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Computer Science or Mathematics or related disciplines
  • Minimum of 15 years of job-related experience in Information Technology organizations
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience implementing and running an enterprise data management program at a large financial services company or other related data intensive companies
  • Experience and detailed understanding of interdependency of business functions within the Asset Management industry
  • Experience managing senior level professionals
  • Familiarity with best practices for developing business requirements and business cases for enterprise data management projects
  • Working knowledge of Tableau or other data visualization tools
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools, including Visio


Desired Background:


  • Strong preference for Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree
  • Background in statistics or mathematics
  • Experience leading an enterprise data management program
  • Experience building a business case for large data management programs
  • Familiarity with big data solutions (e.g. Hadoop and MapReduce)
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis packages (e.g. R and Python)
  • Demonstrated portfolio and project portfolio management skills, including project planning, budgeting, and valuing IT investments.
  • Experience creating multi-year roadmaps
  • Understanding of scorecards, dashboards, and performance management metrics.

Company Overview

As a leading global asset management firm, Legg Mason offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our passion for investing, and our commitment to putting clients first in everything we do. Whether you have industry experience and are seeking new challenges or are just beginning your career, we invite you to explore the many advantages of joining our global team.


With a presence in every major financial center across the globe, we are always looking for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership and collaboration. If you're looking to build your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the many opportunities at Legg Mason today.


Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, profit-sharing, extensive paid time off, employee stock purchase plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, and much more. Learn more about our amazing culture #LifeAtLeggMason and our benefits package here.




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