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Business Analyst Trading Tech Required

My client’s technology Team is organized in small, focused, agile groups, that either work closely with business units to deliver value or develop core technologies that lever the product teams. Their environment fosters innovation and promotes entrepreneurial spirit, and we use top of the line tools. They recognize the paramount role of tech now and in the future and invests in technology accordingly.
POSITION DESCRIPTION

As a Business Analyst in their front office tech team, you will liaise with portfolio managers, traders and their support staff to evolve our trading practices, develop new tech platforms, and troubleshoot problems in real time.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with business users to develop plans for process automation, and transform those ideas into technical specs.Liaise with internal development team and vendors to address the enhancement requests approvedPerform testing including functional, regression, user acceptance, integration and performance to verify that the client’s needs are met.Perform post-production release validation testing on any new enhancements or bug fixes Resolve tactical emergencies employing your Excel and SQL skills, produce correct and meaningful data to traders and portfolio managers under time pressure, when needed.Create Training and Reference materials and Release Notes as needed

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Soft Skills

  • Excellent customer service and communication skillsWork independently and elicit requirementsMake well-informed, targeted and timely decisions while demonstrating sound and accurate judgmentThrive in a fast-paced, dynamic team environmentShould have strong desire to continuously learn and grow professionallyEducation and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Math or Business/Finance. 2-5 years proven experience in financial technology Project Management / Business Analysis leading technology related effortsUnderstanding of fixed income and equity trading processes and related financial products and concepts is essentialPrevious experience working in an agile environment

Technology Knowledge

Order Management systems (Bloomberg preferred) and Electronic Trading Platforms SQL and database (Oracle) Excellent Excel Scripting (Python)/VBA or programming experience as nice to have.

My client is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family. These benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage from your first day of employment. Work/Life Programs such as Flexible Work Arrangements, Parental Leave & Support, Employee Assistance Plan, and Educational/CFA Certification Reimbursement Programs Community involvement opportunities.

Interested Candidates, please send across your CV to komal@ksinternational.co

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