Business Analyst Fixed Income Derivatives

at Robert Walters
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted Jun 13, 2020
Category Logistics & Transportation Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

  • Fixed Income Derivatives Business Analyst A wonderful opportunity is available with a leading global consulting, solutions, and managed services provider. This role will offer a rare opportunity to be part of a big digital transformation project and great exposure to some of SA’s leading financial services organisations.

    Fixed Income Derivatives Business Analyst

    A wonderful opportunity is available with a leading global consulting, solutions, and managed services provider. This role will offer a rare opportunity to be part of a big digital transformation project and great exposure to some of SA’s leading financial services organisations.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Working within the Transformation Delivery team to deliver new digitisation initiatives
    • Working with sales and trading users to capture and define requirements through user stories, running product design work shops and facilitating project delivery
    • Partnering with IT and other logistics functions to successfully deliver initiatives
    • Producing test driven user stories based on Product Owner prioritisation and engaging in the full project delivery lifecycle including functional testing
    • Working with their various trade capturing channels including single dealer platform, client API, multi dealer platforms, internal sales, pricing, liquidity & risk management, credit and post trade services across FX, Rates, Credit and Fixed Income products
    • Translate business needs into detailed business information and data, requirements, functional, integration and process specifications
    • Clarify the business requirements, technical solutions, and functional/process specifications for relevant stakeholders
    • Coordinate test effort to ensure that the delivered solution meets agreed business requirements and functional/process specifications
    • Participate in post project implementation review
    • Provide input into compiling system manuals

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Minimum 4 years relevant experience in a Business Analyst role
    • Minimum relevant degree e.g. Bcom Finance or Accounting, BSc Information Systems or Engineering is advantageous
    • Experience in a banking environment is advantageous

     About the candidate:

    • Strong IT background
    • Experience gained as a Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager
    • Knowledge of Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, and Interest Rate and Derivatives
    • Experience working with Trading, Sales, and end users to deliver low latency trading solutions
    • Strong communication (oral and written), excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Previous experience driving and delivering initiatives unsupervised involving multiple stakeholders
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