Morgan Stanley Is HIRING!

Position - Business Analyst - Associate


Req Title: Business Analyst – Data Lifecycle Management

Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.


Department Profile

Professionals within Legal and Compliance provide a wide range of services to our business units. They might help to structure a complex and sensitive cross-border transaction; advise on a new product introduction; develop a training program or defuse an investor dispute. They preserve the Firm’s invaluable reputation for integrity and protect the Firm from sanctions with policies and procedures that meet regulatory requirements around the world. They also strive to maintain cooperative relationships with governmental policy makers and the regulatory and self-regulatory agencies that govern the firm’s businesses.

The Information Management (Info Mgmt.) group focuses on the firm’s ability to effectively retain, retrieve and protect information to meet its obligations and generate value for its customers and shareholders.

The Information Management program operates in collaboration with Legal, Compliance, Risk, Information Technology, Corporate Services, Technology and Information Risk and reports to the Global Information Management Council (GIMC).

The GIMC oversees the Firm’s information management strategy and information governance initiatives.


Primary Responsibilities

The Data Lifecycle Management (DLM) team is part of the Info Mgmt group with responsibility for managing and supporting a variety of processes including the resolution and validation of systems and applications, records retention, disposition, and archiving. The DLM team has global coverage with team members currently based in Montreal, New York, and Manilla.


Key Responsibilities:

Assess data and records retention, archiving, and disposition requirements of IT systems across all divisions at the firm.

Execute daily review & analysis, conduct client meetings and manage inbound questions from various business teams.

Coordinate and collect information, compile analysis reports and track implementation of recommendations to completion.

Engage system owners in data management activities and aid in problem solving & decision making.

Represent DLM team and communicate Information Management policy requirements in cross functional meetings with partner teams.

Prepare team progress reports for manager by summarizing activities and trends.

Provide support to management in training and development of new team members.

Develop process improvements and foster business and technical solutions with relevant team members.



Job Requirements

  • 2-3 years’ industry experience related to information or data management, financial services, or other work-related field.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in developing business cases and modeling business techniques and methods.
  • Experience in developing functional and business requirements and applying them to IT system engineering concepts.
  • Strong ability to interact with clients and exercise client services skills.
  • Proficiency in Visio, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in working with high-volume data sets.
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information.

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