Business Analyst, Digital Assets

  • WisdomTree
  • Remote (New York, NY, USA)
  • Jan 11, 2022
Full time Data General Business Product Project Management

Job Description

WisdomTree, a global ETF and Digital Assets leader and innovator for over 20 years, is on a mission to usher in the next chapter of financial services with our new Digital Assets business unit. Functioning as an internal startup focused on accelerating growth, this business unit expands well beyond the firm’s existing ETF business by leveraging blockchain, crypto, DeFi, and tokenization technology to deliver transparency, choice, value, and accountability to users around the world.

We’re looking for a Business Analyst to be our analytical lead and help various teams throughout WisdomTree grow and scale. You’ll be at the center of our most important conversations, capturing requirements, distilling complex ideas, and tracking decisions paramount to our success. You’ll have ownership of key data and metrics, providing the necessary insights to regularly inform and influence business decisions. This role will be an integral part of our team, so we’re looking for someone who can roll up their sleeves and hit the ground running.



About the role:

  • Obtain a deep understanding of relevant business area(s) to be able to recommend solutions and build high-quality requirements.
  • Document current processes and models to understand inefficiencies or gaps.
  • Determine the right balance between agile processes and formal documentation
  • Translate conceptual user requirements into clear, detailed functional requirements.
  • Take notes during important meetings and socialize key takeaways and next steps
  • Analyze engagement and usage data of our products and services, sharing insights with broader organization
  • Participate in daily stand-up meetings, planning meetings, reviews, and retrospectives
  • Monitor key performance metrics and provide helpful insights to improve and grow the business
  • Understand technical options, limitations, costs, and risks. Communicate trade-offs to business partners and work with them to shape requirements accordingly.
  • Review delivery team output to ensure requirements are correctly interpreted; define and execute test cases.

Your background:

  • Able to work EST hours
  • 3+ years in a business, systems or product analyst role
  • Impeccable attention to detail and organization skills
  • A desire to become a subject matter expert in all things Defi, Crypto and Blockchain
  • Capable of understanding complex financial concepts
  • Experience creating artifacts such as business case documentation or business requirements
  • Adept at managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Adaptable to meeting the evolving needs of a high-growth and fast paced organization
  • Strong understanding of common software development practices
  • Experience creating documentation such as business case documentation or business requirements summaries.
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity at the beginning of projects, with ability to provide clarity of direction despite this

 

Nice to Have:

  • Fintech or Financial Services experience
  • Prior experience taking a product from ideation to launch
  • Familiarity with the cryptocurrency, Defi and the blockchain space
  • Familiarity with financial regulations and considerations

 

About Us

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. launched its first exchange traded funds (ETFs) in June 2006 and, through its subsidiaries in the U.S. and Europe, is a global exchange traded product (ETP) sponsor and asset manager. WisdomTree offers products covering equity, commodity, fixed income, leveraged and inverse, currency, cryptocurrency and alternative strategies. WisdomTree pioneered the concept of fundamentally weighted ETFs and active ETFs and is currently an industry leader in both categories (as measured by assets under management). WisdomTree is the only publicly traded asset manager exclusively focused on the ETP industry. WisdomTree’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker WETF.

 

Remote First

WisdomTree is a Remote-First organization headquartered in New York City. Fully vaccinated employees will have the flexibility, and, subject to their position, may be required to report into the office on occasion.

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

WisdomTree is requiring all new employees to be fully vaccinated prior to their start date. In accordance with CDC guidelines, fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after an individual’s second dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines or a single dose of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine.

 

Mission, Vision & Values

WisdomTree is committed to delivering a better investment and financial experience through the quality of our products and solutions, and finding alignment within our community on our core values: WisdomTree employees strive for Excellence & Innovation, work with Transparency & Accountability, and show each other Fairness & Respect. We welcome the applications of qualified individuals who will support this mission and thrive in our collaborative and empowering work environment.