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Technical Business Analyst - 12 Month FTC

TP ICAP Belfast, United Kingdom
Posted 1 month ago Hybrid Permanent Competitive
Job Description

Group Overview

The TP ICAP Group is a world leading provider of market infrastructure.

Our purpose is to provide clients with access to global financial and commodities markets, improving price discovery, liquidity, and distribution of data, through responsible and innovative solutions.

Through our people and technology, we connect clients to superior liquidity and data solutions.

The Group is home to a stable of premium brands. Collectively, TP ICAP is the largest interdealer broker in the world by revenue, the number one Energy & Commodities broker in the world, the world's leading provider of OTC data, and an award winning all-to-all trading platform.

The Group operates from more than 60 offices in 27 countries. We are 5,300 people strong. We work as one to achieve our vision of being the world's most trusted, innovative, liquidity and data solutions specialist.

Role Overview:

The Technical Business Analyst (TBA) will elicit, understand and document Functional and Non-Functional requirements whilst working closely with the TP ICAP Business, Corporate and Technology teams.

The TBA will ensure, together with the project team, that requirements are accurately translated into a Roadmap with Milestones and User Stories. The TBA will work on complex Order Management and Deal Management Systems, including integration with Enterprise services and third party systems. The TBA will analyse, understand and model existing business processes within the company and recommend improvements to ensure the effectiveness of the processes.

Role Responsibilities:

Requirements Analysis and Capture, Prioritisation, Estimation, SDLC and Delivery
  • Work closely with the business product owners, business product analysts, and the development team, to ensure the delivery roadmap is in line with business priorities
  • Help the development teams identify Stories which can be grouped to form minimum viable deliveries in order to support the identification in order to deploy regularly to production
  • Help team members understand the focus and delivery value of each milestone and each release
  • Be capable of articulating the business requirements to support planning and estimation
  • Be responsible for capturing business needs in user stories and use cases and ensure that here is sufficient detail to allow scope definition, estimation and prioritisation
  • Support the use of preferred planning and prioritisation tooling to capture and track deliveries, identify issues and help with roadmap and iteration planning and prioritisation
  • Be proactive in supporting the team's engagement in a well defined SDLC that supports planning, prioritisation and delivery needs
  • Support the team through help with defining scope and guiding estimation of work to be done by leveraging domain and business knowledge
  • Identify opportunities to consolidate deliveries so as to more effectively address root cause issues across multiple platforms or business products
  • Challenge the business on their assumptions of what they need to uncover what their problems actually are so that development will be equipped to propose more efficient or effective solutions, or at a minimum ensure deliveries are addressing root cause issues
  • Ensure that business prioritisation gates in the SDLC are utilised effectively by guiding the business product owners and analysts through the SDLC
Communication and Leadership
  • Work with the business product owners to shepherd their articulation of business needs and priorities and capture these using preferred tooling in recognised formats such as user stories and use cases
  • Participate in retrospectives and seek opportunities to drive best practice
  • Support members of the software team in delivering high quality and innovative software solutions that meet business needs by working with team members at each stage in the feature lifecycle: estimation, prioritisation, test case analysis, development, testing, deployment
  • Collaborate with the development team, the PEs, TLs and TDMs and the business to establish and analyse trade-offs between usability and delivery
  • Be a liaison between the business units, technology and support teams
  • Be supportive of other team members where possible and seek opportunities to mentor, and share experience and domain knowledge with other team members
  • Seek to become a subject matter expert for the business areas that are interfaced into and be able to support the wider team in their acquisition of knowledge in the general domain and in specific business products
Change, Risk and Issue Management
  • Identify and support team to identify and escalate risks as appropriate
  • Work with the Team Leaders to provide time and resource estimates, identify potential areas of risk and suggest mitigating actions
  • Share complex business needs or issues with other team members and influence their decision making where necessary
  • Ensure business risks are fully communicated and understood
  • Assist and facilitate prioritisation of software defects and enhancements
Experience / Competences:

Education/Professional Qualifications
  • Degree or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience in a business analysis role in the delivery of complex systems
  • Experience of eliciting and capturing requirements, using user stories and use cases, in a software development environment for the delivery of complex systems
  • Enterprise system experience
  • Experience of the full software development lifecycle in a technical role
Desirable criteria

Education/Professional Qualifications
  • Relevant Masters or higher degree
  • Experience of delivering platforms and services across multiple teams
  • Experience of multi-year projects from inception to maintenance
  • Experience of regulatory driven projects
  • Experience of mentoring colleagues and supporting colleague growth and advancement
  • Experience of transitioning applications and/or products from vendors or remote locations to local teams
  • Knowledge of Financial Markets, Systems and Over the Counter (OTC) products
  • Financial sector experience
  • Experience of using agile tooling to support team delivery
  • Open to innovative ideas/ experiences and ability to create new ideas, approaches or insights
  • Seeks opportunities for improvements
  • Handles situations and problems with innovation and creativity
Dynamic & Competitive
  • Demonstrates high levels of energy in seeking out and achieving new goals
  • Goes that extra mile
  • Is a self-starter
  • Shows evidence of being comfortable working in fast paced or pressured environments
  • Enjoys a challenge and is able to escalate
  • Does not give up easily
Open & Communicative
  • Adapts communication style to suit audience
  • Projects personal credibility
  • Interacts confidently without being overbearing
  • Ability to work effectively in a high pressure environment
  • Keeps emotions under control in difficult situations
  • Handles criticism constructively
Professional Integrity
  • Able to demonstrate honesty, integrity and professionalism
  • Promotes loyalty to TP ICAP and its principles
  • Works ethically and shows respect for both professional and company values
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organised with a proactive approach
  • Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills
Not The Perfect Fit?

Concerned that you may not meet the criteria precisely? At TP ICAP, we wholeheartedly believe in fostering inclusivity and cultivating a work environment where everyone can flourish, regardless of your personal or professional background. If you are enthusiastic about this role but find that your experience doesn't align perfectly with every aspect of the job description, we strongly encourage you to apply. You may be the ideal candidate for this position or another opportunity within our organisation. Our dedicated Talent Acquisition team is here to assist you in recognising how your unique skills and abilities can be a valuable contribution. Don't hesitate to take the leap and explore the possibilities. Your potential is what truly matters to us.

Company Statement

We know that the best innovation happens when diverse people with different perspectives and skills work together in an inclusive atmosphere. That's why we're building a culture where everyone plays a part in making people feel welcome, ready and willing to contribute. TP ICAP Accord - our Employee Network - is a central to this. As well as representing specific groups, TP ICAP Accord helps increase awareness, collaboration, shares best practice, and holds our firm to account for driving continuous cultural improvement.


UK - City Quays - Belfast
Job ID  R1679
London, United Kingdom
We are the world’s largest inter-dealer broker, the world’s largest energy & commodities broker, and the world’s leading provider of OTC pricing data....
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