Business Analyst

  • Sector: LMA Asia Technology
  • Contact: Sabyasachi Konar
  • Contact Email: shazelina.shafei@lmarecruitment.asia
  • Client: LMA
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: S$160000 - S$216000 per annum
  • Expiry Date: 06 October 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH403560_1662456684

Business Analyst

Role Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and understand user's needs. Challenge status quo and the reflex of solutioning rather than focusing on the core requirement or perpetuating old processes and bad habits.
  • Design and propose optimal and future proof solutions to meet these requirements.
  • Define and articulate unambiguous implementation instructions for the development teams, success criteria for the test team and operational changes (when applicable) for end users.
  • Be an active member of the scrum team, contributing to the solution build and delivery, reviewing test cases, closing out open issues / questions, assisting with sprint planning and retrospective.
  • Assist the business with user acceptance tests, including communication, planning, preparation, and test case preparation.
  • Pro-actively engage, manage, and build strong relationships with both business and technology stakeholders.
  • Identify risks and impediments early, plan mitigating steps and communicate these to workstream lead and business stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Be delivery focused, committed to specific tasks and ensure these and the deadlines are met.

Key Relationships

  • Heads of trading desks, flow traders, structured traders, quantitative analysts, middle office, market risk, Product Control/Valuation Control, development leads, developers, testers, project managers, program manager, support groups.

Key Measurement

  • Stakeholder feedback (Business and Technology).
  • Delivery of individual tasks within the projected timelines.
  • Quality of solutions design (future proof, generic, scalable, supportable, high degree of CI / CD).
  • Quality of documentation, high degree of test coverage of the solutions being delivered.
  • Compliance with corporate governance, ensuring projects pass internal audits and reviews.

Our Ideal Candidate.

  • 8+ years of experience with business analysis and solution design in the Financial Markets industry.
  • Strong knowledge of derivatives across asset classes encompassing product knowledge, pricing, risk analytics and trade life cycle.
  • Extensive knowledge in the reference and market data (rate /fx / cds / commodities curves, vol surfaces, FM instruments, bonds / ABS, futures, ect).
  • Background in engineering is a big plus.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Quantitative finance understanding, ability to liaise with quants on pricing and risk topics.
  • Proven ability to work across business streams and have exposure to front to back system implementation.
  • Good understanding of key technology concepts, basics in SQL, functional programming, and architecture.
  • Strong technical acumen is a big plus.
  • Knowledge and experience of Agile development practices.
  • Ability to work proactively, independently and displays strong initiative.
  • Pragmatic team player with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to drive multiple agenda and effectively manage priorities.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with an excellent standard of English are a must.
  • Multicultural awareness.
  • Displays personal authority, integrity, and ethics.

Role Specific Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of FM products and market data
  • Pricing and risk of derivative products
  • Trading systems
  • Agile delivery
  • SQL

Company Reg No.: 201131609D, License No.: 11C4684