Legg Mason

  • IT Business Analyst

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Req. #
    QS Investors
    Position Type
  • Position Overview

    QS Investors, LLC is a NYC based investment firm providing asset management and advisory services to a diverse array of institutional and retail clients.  An independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, QS Investors manages over $20 billion in quantitative global equity and multi-asset strategies. 


    The Information Technology Business Analyst will report to the Chief Technology Officer and support him with a broad scope of responsibilities.  This is a highly visible and leadership role requiring extensive interaction with QS Investor’s Executive Committee, all functional areas within QS and the parent, Legg Mason.  We are looking for a professional with experience in both information technology and business administration.  The successful candidate will liaison between the IT team and other functional areas.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Review business processes to document those procedures and also identify areas for improvement.
    • Ensure control processes are in place to meet regulatory requirements and respond to Internal Audit and Compliance when necessary.
    • Work with business and technical teams to develop and document functional and financial requirements for projects.
    • Help to prioritize deliverables and provide project management to ensure that tasks are completed in a timely manner.
    • Assist CTO with oversight of IT consultants and infrastructure vendors.
    • Compile and distribute regular technical reporting requirements
    • Act as a liaison between the technology team and other functional areas.
    • Help to translate business needs to IT solutions and vice versa.
    • Assist CTO with resolving problems and other responsibilities.


    • Five plus years of relevant work experience as an IT Business Analyst
    • Undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science and business administration.
    • Candidate must be high motivated, a self–starter and team oriented.
    • Very strong analytical, communication and written skills 
    • Consulting experience not required but a plus.
    • Experience using project management tools such as JIRA and Confluence
    • Experience with Smartsheet not required but a plus
    • Solid knowledge of SQL
    • Basic knowledge of Python a plus

    Company Overview

    Driving certainty through a deeper understanding of investments and human dynamics.


    QS Investors is a quantitative asset management firm that was formed in 1999. We became an independent investment advisor in 2010 and became a wholly-owned, independently-managed affiliate of Legg Mason in 2014. We offer investment expertise supported by the resources of one of the world's leading asset managers. As multi-asset specialists, we leverage Legg Mason’s global platform by tapping the strengths of each Legg Mason affiliate. As of June 30, 2018 we manage $20 billion in assets for both institutional and individual investors.


    Our select team of mathematicians, engineers, scientists, finance and investment experts create multi-asset and multi-factor equity solutions that are designed to elevate the certainty of the outcomes we provide.


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