Business Analyst - Market Risk IT - Issuer & Default Risk

  • GBP60000 - GBP80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • iKas International Ltd
  • 01 Sep 16

A leading Investment Bank requires a senior Business Analyst to work on Regulatory driven change programmes within their Market Risk IT team. The team is responsible for building a new risk management platform to meet increasing regulatory demand. One of the key deliverables will be a high profile regulatory programme related to Issuer & Default Risk as well as limit management.

They will have the following responsibilities;

  • Develop a sound knowledge of the business requirements around Issuer and Default risk and Limit Management in the strategic risk platform
  • Liaise with the key stakeholders to understand, scope and document business requirements for the strategic risk platform
  • Collaborate with business representatives, IT architects and development leads to define optimal system solutions to meet business requirements
  • Gain an understanding of systems upstream and downstream of the risk platform, including key business processes around these systems
  • Assess and highlight dependencies on or from upstream or downstream systems
  • Drive the work breakdown and prioritisation of the system deliverables across applications that make up the strategic risk platform

The ideal candidate will have the following experience;

  • Excellent business knowledge, especially CCR in and around Issuer and Default Risk & Limit Management from a Front Office, Product Control and Market Risk Perspective
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills
  • Experience of working within Agile Delivery Environments, specifically Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Formal business analysis techniques for gathering and documenting requirements
  • Exposure to multiple software development lifecycle methodologies
  • Experience in logical design of system solutions
  • Modelling of business processes and system workflows
  • Data analysis, use of databases and simple data modelling

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for this leading bank, in a high profile Business Analysis role with exposure to large, complex regulatory driven projects of work. This role will give the successful candidate an in-depth understanding of the regulatory landscape within Market Risk.

Ikas International Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.