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Business Analyst/Tech BA (London)

By 26 Jun, 2019 Jobs, London

GreySpark’s Business Consulting Practice is focused on assisting our capital markets clients address key business challenges by delivering tactical or strategic change projects, conducting targeted business reviews and defining target operating models. GreySpark promotes industry best practices and adds value by working collaboratively with our clients to provide deliverables bespoke to their needs.

As a Business Analyst/ Consultant you will have the opportunity to collaborate with clients across a range of engagements. You will be expected to understand the key industry drivers including regulatory change and the evolving market structure and be able to articulate how these changes are impacting market participants.

What we offer

At GreySpark Partners, you are empowered to take ownership of your work, intellectual development and building a network that will further your career ambitions. We offer a clearly defined career path and apply a meritocratic process in promoting the next tranche of leaders in our growing firm. You will have the opportunity to work in a team-focused, dynamic business that recognises success.

Responsibilities

  • Involvement in all phases of the project lifecycle, from initiation to closure
  • Leading business transformation projects or IT change projects
  • Building and developing business cases
  • Gathering and analysing requirements
  • Owning and delivering business and functional requirements
  • Documenting Business Requirements Specifications/Document (BRD)
  • Presenting/Communicating BRD findings to client stakeholders
  • Managing stakeholders on different levels and in various business areas

Skills & Experience

  • Capital Markets industry
  • Proven experience in business and functional requirements gathering
  • Excellent data-handling skills
  • Knowledge of the full software development lifecycle, with experience in testing
  • Familiarity with the front-to-back processing required in Capital Markets businesses
  • Practical, technical experience in helping developers to produce a quality product

Industry knowledge

  • Experience in at least one of the following areas:
  • Primary and Secondary Markets
  • Asset Classes (Cash Equities, Equity Derivatives, Futures & Options,
  • Fixed Income, Bonds, Swaps)
  • Front Office, Middle Office
  • Pre-Trade Management, Pre-Trade Analytics, Pre-Trade Risk Controls
  • Post-Trade Management
  • Operational Risk, Credit/Counterparty Risk, Market Risk
  • Client Connectivity, Venue/Exchange Connectivity
  • High Frequency Trading
  • Order Management Systems (OMS), Execution Management Systems (EMS), Risk Management Systems, Back Office Systems, Settlement Systems
  • Fidessa, ION, ULLink, Calypso, Murex, FIX, Itivity

Qualifications

  • Minimum bachelor degree or equivalent
  • BCS Business Analysis or comparable (nice-to-have)
  • Prince2 or comparable project management methodology experience (nice-to-have)

To find out more about the role please contact our Talent Acquisition Team
Email: careers-uk@greyspark.com

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