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Associate, Business Engineering & Strategy

About Us

OCC, founded in 1973, is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and financial integrity in the marketplaces that it serves by focusing on sound risk management principles. We serve 16 options exchanges, 2 futures exchanges and 1 stock loan alternative trading system.  OCC has over 100 clearing members, including several of the largest U.S. broker-dealers.

What We Offer

A highly collaborative and supportive environment developed to encourage work-life balance and employee wellness. Some of these components include:

  • A hybrid work environment, up to 3 days per week of remote work
  • Tuition Reimbursement to support your continued education
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Technology Stipend allowing you to use the device of your choice to connect to our network while working remotely
  • Generous PTO and Parental leave
  • Competitive health benefits including medical, dental and vision

What We Need

The individual in this position is responsible for leveraging information gathering and analysis/modeling skills to help deliver effective automation solutions to process owners.  Working within an Agile method, the Associate Analyst will collaborate with users and developers to ensure that solutions are focused on root cause issues to deliver improved value. Analytical skills, interpersonal skills, communication skills, and knowledge of risk and controls are foundational to success in this role.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.

  • Help identify process pain points and opportunities to leverage automation to increase value and efficiency throughout the organization

  • Support the development of a holistic approach along with process owners to prescribe process solutions

  • Write agile user stories that will inform the development and testing teams as to required features

  • Provide assistance in UAT and test scenario/case development

  • Facilitate UAT of deployment ready projects

  • Analyze impact from process changes to risks and controls within processes

  • Manage expectations and report project progress to stakeholders and team members

  • Serve as a liaison between development partners and business SMEs

  • Help define and execute the roadmap for automation within OCC

  • Serve as Scrum Master on efforts

  • Work closely with OCC information technology teams to integrate the automation platforms with other existing platforms

  • Participate in all Agile ceremonies that support solution delivery

  • Work as a member of the Process Innovation team, and coordinate with all team members to address customer requests

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • n/a


The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

  • Understanding of BPM and automation general principles

  • Understanding of SDLC methodologies including Agile

  • Understanding of risk and controls within processes

  • Experience with Process Modeling and Continuous Improvement methods

  • Familiarity with delivering human-centric design solutions 

  • Experience in collecting and documenting business requirements to solve process inefficiencies

  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders, team, and leadership

  • Ability to think logically in a manner to learn script writing for automation tools

  • Ability to interact with various departments to successfully collect needed information to complete analysis efforts.

  • Ability to work proactively in identifying risks and proposing solutions

  • Ability to plan/manage/prioritize work to meet objectives of multiple or competing priorities/projects

Technical Skills:

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience with JIRA (preferred)

  • Understanding of functionality BPM Tools (preferred)

  • Understanding of RPA Tools (preferred)

Education and/or Experience:

  • Business or technology related bachelor’s degree

  • Exposure to business analysis 

  • Understanding of SDLC methodologies

Certificates or Licenses:

  • n/a

Step 1
When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.  

Step 2
You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3
If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location. 

For more information about OCC, please click here.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply About OCC
  • REQ-2116
  • Chicago - 125 S Franklin
  • Full Time Regular
  • Posted: Jul. 14, 2021

How to Apply

Step 1 - When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.

Step 2 - You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3 - If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Numerous studies have shown that people from groups that are traditionally under-represented in financial services apply to jobs only if they believe they meet 100% of the requirements. We want to break down this mindset to further diversify our workforce.

We encourage you to review our open positions and apply if you think your experience may be a match, even if you do not meet all of the qualifications. Your perspective may be an element we need to continue building innovative solutions to support the markets and market participants we serve.

OCC is a globally recognized entity that clears a multitude of diverse and sophisticated products. We want to reflect this in the diversity of our workforce.

This web site discusses exchange-traded options issued by The Options Clearing Corporation. No statement in this web site is to be construed as an endorsement, recommendation or solicitation to purchase or sell a security, or to provide investment advice. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of the disclosure document, Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Individuals should not enter into option transactions until they have read and understood this document. To obtain copies, contact your broker, any exchange on which options are traded, or The Options Clearing Corporation, 125 S. Franklin Street, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606 ([email protected]).