Technical Analyst - Tier 1 Investment Bank

  • Up to 85K plus bonus and benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Radley James
  • 07 Nov 17 2017-11-07

My client, a Tier 1 Investment Bank is hiring a Technical Analyst to join the team responsible for supporting the Equities regulatory and trading platforms. You will work with infrastructure and application development teams; your role will be to ensure the Equities business meets its regulatory reporting obligations. The successful candidate will understand how Equities trading systems interact, what data is relevant from a regulatory perspective and where it is sourced.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in responses to regulatory inquires, providing the data extracts and associated explanation based on Subject Matter Expert understanding of the order flow and reporting logic
  • Having ownership of regulatory/compliance issues and/or investigations
  • Incident management and Problem management
  • Communicating for regulatory investigations (business and technical)
  • Compiling trade data and evidence for compliance/audit investigations
  • Investigating into order behaviour with queries directly from the business and external regulators
  • Liaising with stakeholders in Front, Middle and Back office
  • Defining user acceptance test criteria and providing support to testers

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Previous exposure to non-financial regulatory reporting within the context of Equities trading 
  • Ability to articulate a technical issue to business users
  • Application of technical or business processes in order to construct a problem solution
  • Ability to collate multiple sources of information to support regulatory investigations and root cause analysis (e.g. log files, SQL queries, error messages)
  • Specific technical capabilities around UNIX, Linux, Wintel or databases (desirable)
  • Finance industry experience and/or knowledge of working within complex systems in large organisations
  • A desire to understand the impact of regulatory and compliance demands on the banking industry, specifically in the context of Equities trading
  • Support experience on trading applications/client connectivity/market connectivity, ideally in a regulatory/compliance capacity
  • Highly analytical and detail orientated when assessing requirements with the ability to get to the root of what is required using not just stakeholder elicitation but also data analysis