Senior Business Analyst (IT/Market Abuse Surveillance)

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • HSBC Bank plc
  • 18 Jun 18 2018-06-18

The purpose of this role is to complete analysis and documentation tasks in order to support the objectives of the business in the implementation of an expanded surveillance capability for GBM


Overview

The Surveillance IT team is a department within HSBC's Global Banking & Markets IT function. The team is responsible for the software and hardware underpinning the firms' primary Trade, eComms, Voice and Unauthorised Trading applications. Our clients are internal users from the Regulatory Compliance function, who are responsible for the definition of surveillance techniques and models, the monitoring of alerts, and the management of any subsequent investigations and reports into suspicious activity.

The Senior Business Analyst role will sit within the Global Market Surveillance programme and its primary responsibility is analysis of business needs and other issues relating to the IT surveillance platform.


Purpose of this Role

The purpose of this role is to complete analysis and documentation tasks in order to support the objectives of the business in the implementation of an expanded surveillance capability for Global Banking & Markets.

The tasks will include data mapping analysis, requirements elicitation and functional specifications and participating in the testing process. Strong business analysis skills is a must.


Principal Accountabilities

  • Completion of tasks assigned by the Project Manager to agreed timescales, scope and quality measures
  • Analysis and documentation of business requirements
  • Production of detailed functional specifications in order for a development team / vendor to meet the required business outcome
  • Specification and documentation of surveillance analytics to a standard which would bear scrutiny by an internal audit or external regulators
  • The Identification, analysis and validation of multiple data elements including Trade, Order, Reference and Market data sources
  • The participation in testing cycles, working with the System Testers to ensure adequate test scripts have been built and run, assisting users with acceptance testing
  • Leading, facilitating and participation in meetings / workshops
  • Peer Review of BA team artefacts when required to ensure consistency and quality standards
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant internal instructions (FIMs, GSMs, circulars), internal control standards and external regulatory requirements, including the management of operational risk and adherence to the Group's standards of ethical behaviour
  • Following the HSBC Disciplined Agile methodology, adhering to production of all necessary documentation


Essential Experience

  • Extensive data analysis, data mapping, functional and technical business analysis experience (Minimum years+) working at a Tier 1 investment bank
  • Proven, significant and demonstrable experience of analysing and documenting business requirements for global applications
  • Practical experience in functional analysis and design, utilising different methodologies i.e. Use Cases, Business Process Modelling within a Waterfall or Agile Project environment
  • Proven, significant and demonstrable experience of following a structured approach to analysis, including the preparation of all related artefacts (e.g. functional system specifications, data feed specifications, etc.)
  • Strong technical written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the project lifecycle and application development process including best practice methodologies
  • Excellent Global Markets / Investment Banking knowledge across a number of products including Equities, Fixed Income, FX and related Derivatives
  • Excellent Front to Back (full) Trade Lifecycle knowledge
  • Familiarity with ETL frameworks

Ideal Experience (Technical)

  • A proven track record of implementing market abuse surveillance solutions at Tier 1 investment banks covering multiple asset classes (or similar front office regulatory programmes e.g. MiFID 2)
  • Working with XML / FPML data formats
  • Previous experience of working with an Agile methodology
  • Font Office IT experience