IT Business Analyst - Market Risk/Front Office Risk, Investment Banking, London
My client, a City based investment bank, is looking for a Technical Business Analyst to join their growing Risk IT team. The Business Analyst will be aligned to delivery of their Market Risk system which is a newly developed application to deliver both desk and group risk globally, including position keeping, Value at Risk, P&L and other relevant metrics. Whilst the role is initially supporting the Equities business, over time the application will become a cross asset platform as additional functionality, business entities and asset class coverage are added.
The successful candidate will help to shape new functionalities and will also have the opportunity to lead specific project streams moving forward. You will be gathering requirements for new functionality / enhancements, creating business requirement documentation and validating the solution with the business . Work will also include creation of screen mock ups, business logic and in the future calculations methods. Candidates will be required to work closely with the development and QA teams and take part in scrum and sprint meetings, drawing up testing plans and reviewing functionality in the QA environment.
- Proven track record as a Business Analyst in either a Front Office Risk or Market Risk IT function.
- Cross Asset product knowledge (Equities, FX, Fixed income, Fixed Income Derivatives) would be ideal or an Equity / Equity derivatives background.
- Strong knowledge of IT projects and technical awareness of server based architecture and databases.
- Knowledge of Risk Management / Market Risk systems and the common challenges including knowledge of common risk metrics, Risk and P&L calculations methods.