Senior Technical Business Analyst

An opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst to join an innovative financial organisation and be a key enabler for the analysis, design and development of solutions across the Data and Integration team. 

The role is responsible for assessing new concepts against current systems and procedures, analysing stakeholder needs from and end-to-end perspective, engaging internal and external clients through various facilitation techniques and mediums, and providing high quality, fit for purpose business analysis artefacts – including, but not limited to, business requirements, user stories with clear acceptance criteria, functional specifications, business process models and interface and impact analysis documents.
What you’ll do:
  • Work with impacted stakeholders to perform deep dives, discovery, and gap analysis on the As-Is / To-Be state of data centric solutions, allowing for effective review by team members and impacted stakeholders
  • Liaise with assigned Project Managers, Product Owners and Subject Matter Experts for prioritisation, elicitation and analysis of new business requests within the data and integration portfolio of work
  • Analyse and map process flows and system data flows and associated life cycle events
  • Use formal modelling techniques to assist in the representation of business requirements
  • Present and clearly articulate user stories and other business requirements to a wide audience including architects, solution designers, engineers, testers, DevOps, vendors and key stakeholders
  • Review and contribute to specific test scenarios and the overall Test Strategy
  • Liaise with IT solution providers (internal & external) on progress and problem resolution
What you’ve done:
  • 5-7 years experience as a Technical / Business Analyst 
  • Experience working on Agile, Lean and Waterfall projects
  • Experience in financial services working on trade lifecycle systems (equities & derivatives)
  • Demonstrated track record working with traditional data warehousing, ETL tools and database technology (SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata, Netezza, SAP Data Services, Tibco Spotfire/EMS, Tableau, Kafka, Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services)
  • Experience in data analysis, modelling and mapping between systems
  • Experience in analysing data solutions with industry standard practices
  • Demonstrated strong communication, facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Experience in business process modelling using software such as MS Visio, Lucid Charts or Gliffy
And if you’ve got some of this, even better:
  • Experience in financial services ideally in capital markets
  • Experience with Data Management practices (Data cataloguing, Data Quality, Data Lineage capabilities, Metadata Management)
  • Knowledge of industry messaging standards, data platforms, products and migrations
  • Experience with operational reporting and analytics (Dashboarding, Self-service visiualisation, machine learning & AI)
  • Comfort working within a matrix structure