Technical Business Analyst
First Derivatives is looking for Technical Business Analysts to join the Capital Markets Business in London on a perm basis. We look for individuals who are strategic, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and possess a strong analytical aptitude to help solve complex business challenges. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the trade lifecycle across the capital markets domain and will also have experience with Excel, SQL, Python, Java, C#, or other data analytics tools.
Collecting, understanding and transmitting the business requirements for the project, and translating these into functional specifications and detailed test plans.
Provide technical knowledge with respect to the application of complex regulatory requirements.
Document workflows and results of business analysis and obtain sign off from client on the specifications.
Provide the link between the customer, development team and any third party regarding software functionality, throughout the development lifecycle.
Design and execute the test scenarios and test scripts.
Interface with various stakeholders across multiple business units understanding their requirements, and developing and/or enhancing existing solutions to meet their needs.
4+ years of experience working in a financial institute as a Business Analyst or Business Systems Analyst.
Strong experience with Python, Java, C#, SQL, VBA, or R.
Experience of working in medium to large teams in complex project environments.
Knowledge within Capital Markets (fixed income, equities, FX, derivatives, commodities, etc).
Advantageous to have experience within regulatory space (Dodd-Frank, CCAR, MiFID, FATCA, Basel)
Demonstrable evidence of analyzing and documenting complex business processes
Demonstrable experience writing requirements specifications for Information Systems
Previous experience performing gap analysis and working in non operations roles
Results orientated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Why FD? At First Derivatives, we know that our people are vital to our success and we are proud of the diverse and vibrant team we have built across the globe. We are committed to hiring top talent, creating an environment where they can thrive, and recognizing and rewarding their dedication as they progress within the company. Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including:
Extensive Health Care Package
Employee Assistance Programme
Annual leave increasing with service
Group Life Protection Benefit
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