IT Risk Business Analyst IT Risk Business Analyst …

Jefferies
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Jefferies
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Work as a technical BA/PM in Risk Technology

DEPARTMENT                   - Risk Information Technology

FUNCTIONAL TITLE       - IT Risk BA

CORP TITLE                       - Assistant Vice President

 

Company

Jefferies, a global investment bank and securities firm, has served companies and their investors for nearly 50 years.  Headquartered in New York City, with offices in more than 25 cities around the world, Jefferies provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage, securities research and asset management.  The firm is a leading provider of trade execution in equity, high yield, convertible and international securities for institutional investors and high net worth individuals.  

 

Qualifications

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work as a technical BA/PM in Risk Technology.
  • Interact with business(Risk managers/Risk operations) to define business requirements.
  • Create project scope, business requirement, project plan and test plan.
  • Work closely with developers to make them understand requirements and convert business requirements to technical tasks.
  • Work closely with developers to implement requirements and deliver the system/module in production.
  • Perform initial tests to cover functional requirement before users do their UAT.
  • Expected to develop good understanding of current system over a period of time to work closely with developers and provide accurate estimates.
  • Interact with business users on a daily basis and provide support as needed

 

 

Essential Experience/ Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of market risk domain like VaR, PnL vectors, various methods to calculate portfolio VaR, sensitivities etc.
  • Good understanding of various historic and ad-hoc stress testing scenarios.
  • Have similar experience in BA/PM role in financial services industry covering both market and credit risk covering products in all or major asset classes like Equity, Fx, Interest rates and credit.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics
  • Working knowledge of general technology platforms such as Unix, SQL, Perl, etc., and ability to read and understand shell scripts.
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to take a project from start to finish and follow through with post production support if necessary.
  • Ability to escalate / follow-up proactively.

 

Desired:

  • Any programming language like  VBA, Python, C#, Java would be a nice plus

 

Personal Attributes

  • Good communication skills, including the ability to write clearly without any ambiguity.
  • Able to function effectively as a member of a team.
  • Self-starter with sense of ownership.  
  • Proactive attitude towards self-development  to continuously improve domain knowledge.
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