Excellent academic background (strong mathematical, analytical and quantitative skills are advantageous)
Proven BA experience
Sound understanding of Market and Counterparty Risk disciplines.
Keen interest in and understanding of software project delivery
Understanding and experience of working with IT systems, coupled with an ability and curiosity to understand key aspects of risk methodologies.
SQL knowledge is necessary and Software development experience is a plus.
Proficient written & oral communication with the ability to tailor presentation of complex information to a range of different audiences
Excellent organisational and time management skills
Excellent spoken and written English (French would be a plus)
The position sought is for a Business Analyst (BA) within Risk. This team is responsible for the full range of business analysis tasks across both user-driven and regulatory projects addressing both methodological and systems aspects. The BA role is pivotal to the successful delivery of change projects providing a common dialogue and understanding between the various delivery teams involved. Furthermore, the role provides risk domain expertise to assist the project managers in their planning and tracking of projects in line with the project governance of the department.
In terms of the day-to-day aspects of the role, these encompass:
Requirements gathering and functional architecture design:
Work with wide range of stakeholders (Quant teams, Risk Managers, Front Office) to understand and document business requirements, document changes to technology systems and contribute to functional architecture of software systems
Use desktop tools to extract and analyse data to understand current state and specify changes
Use diagrams to communicate different aspects of functional architecture to stakeholders
Technical solution facilitation:
Work closely with development teams within Risk to ensure requirements are understood and technology solutions are designed and built to a high quality standard
Testing Strategy and Orchestration:
Design and execute testing plans for solutions to validate that business requirements have been met and system performance meets expectations
Work with the business to manage the deployment of new solutions to production environments, including user on-boarding and training as well as supporting the development of operating models
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