IT Business Analyst (Front-Office Risk)

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • UBS UK
  • 20 Apr 19

Job Reference # 191064BR

Your role
Do you have the know-how to apply business analysis techniques to deliver successful IT projects? Are you passionate about bringing systems to life? Do you want to use your investment banking product expertise in creating a brand new cross-asset risk and PnL system?

We are looking for an IT business analyst to:

• conduct current state analysis, and to-be impact analysis
• develop system requirements, functional design and messaging interfaces
• translate business requirements into technical documentation
• collaborate with technologists and quants to drive delivery within an Agile framework

Your team
You'll be working in the IB Risk & PnL Technology team in London, Zürich or Pune. You will be working closely with the front-office quant teams across all the IB asset classes. As an IT business analyst, you'll play an important role in ensuring the development efforts are fully aligned with the business requirements.

Your expertise
• ideally 5+ years of experience as an IT business analyst in financial industry, with additional experience in technical roles as an advantage.
• understanding of investment banking products, related static and market data, and risk calculations
• thorough understanding of software development lifecycle, with experience in working in an agile project and using collaboration tools such as Jira and Confluence
• solid understanding of complex IT systems landscape; experience in defining interfaces and messaging protocols would be an advantage
• strong analytical, problem-solving and synthesizing skills
• experience of managing projects that span change across multiple systems and teams
• experience with Murex would be an advantage
• excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to collaborate with all levels within the organization

About us
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us
We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements
UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.