EY Government and Public Sector - Technology Transformation - Pension Business Analyst in Albany, New York
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Government and Public Sector - Technology Transformation – Pension Transformation Analyst
From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides a full range of consulting and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. We enable our government clients to achieve their mission of protecting the nation and serving the people; increasing public safety; improving healthcare for our military, veterans and citizens; delivering essential public services; and helping those in need. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world.
Join our growing team to assist the public pension market develop efficient and scalable operations. Assist our clients better define their strategic goals, improve operational efficiency, integrate business idea with technology solutions; identify solutions and drive transformational change. You'll help our clients enhance the operating model to drive efficiency and scale to prepare for members for retirement.
Our pension team at Ernst & Young LLP, builds a better working world by supporting public sector and higher education pensions and retirement plans as they address key challenges — from formulating policy and strategy, designing and evolving governance and risk management to growing and transforming pension and retirement systems, IT solutions, investment outcomes, member outreach and overall pension and retirement business and processes. With significant local and global experience with top pension firms, we can assist with "what's next" and bring deep insights, knowledge and pension project experience to clients. Our services are supported by a wealth of knowledge from our professionals across the globe that allows us to build industry-specific and outcome-focused teams.
We have a broad range of capabilities to assist clients with operational improvement, technology implementation and business integration. As part of our GPS team, you will join a talented group of professionals to help governments and public sector organizations improve planning, operational, and financial performance in order to realize strategic outcomes of quality, efficiency, and member satisfaction. In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You'll be given all the skills, knowledge, and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients, and the communities that support us.
Your key responsibilities
Manage projects through various initiatives with our clients. Lend specific subject matter knowledge to the design and integration phase of each project, helping to give specificity to the planning, execution and client management. Advise clients on a variety of business process issues that help identify, assess, manage and measure the organization's capabilities. Use business process, organizational and technology capabilities and knowledge across several of the following focus areas including:
Public pension administration
Public pension investment operations
State and local government agencies
Skills and attributes for success
Deep knowledge of pension investment operations and / or pension administration
Ability to integrate the business vision with technological implementation
Research and review up-to-date business processes and new IT advancements
Experience with the Software Development Lifecyle (waterfall, agile, etc.) and project delivery phases (requirements, design, testing, implementation etc.)
Experience with technology transformation areas including system implementation and technology business analysis and management
Ability to support technology solutions based on client requirements
Entrepreneurial mindset with excellent communication skills
Stay abreast of current public pension industry trends
Foster, maintain, and strengthen internal and external relationships at appropriate levels
Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget
Constantly developing your understanding of current strategy trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues
Forming, collaborating and leading diverse EY teams
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor's degree and approximately 2+ years of related work experience
A degree in computer science, engineering, accounting, finance or a related field; MBA or MS degree preferred
Experience working at a public pension, financial services company or advisory firm focused on relevant area
Experience with public and/or pension business and administration
Strong knowledge of and experience in supervising and executing all phases of the engagement life cycle, based on proven project management and testing methodologies
Experience with software development life cycle methodologies (waterfall, agile, etc.)
Experience and knowledge of project delivery phases (requirements, design, testing, implementation, and training); Experience with system implementation and technology business analysis
Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating operations with technology skills
Ability and comfort level researching client inquiries and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices, and new technologies
Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance or higher, which will be driven by the engagement requirements
Previous Project experiences in:
Operating model development
Business process re-design
Large scale operational business, technology or digital transformation
Technology solution selection and implementation
The EY Government and Public Sector Practice's staffing model is to assign resources to projects aligned to the office within the metropolitan area you have been hired; however, in certain circumstances, travel may be required within and/or beyond your geographic region based on client and project needs. For roles within the federal practice, the flexibility to travel up to approximately 30% is preferred. Within the state, local and education practice, the flexibility to travel up to approximately 80% is preferred.
What we look for
We're interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you'll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you're serious about advising the public pensions in the market and ready to take on some of our clients' most complex issues, this role is for you.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line
A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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