Equities BA & PM

Charles Levick
25 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Key Accountabilities

  • In line with Business Analyst, Programme Manager, and Subject Matter Expert roles, Data analysis to determine like for like data will be accomplished using MS Excel, MS Access, or similar tool(s).
  • Full ownership and in-depth knowledge of application functionality required to train and on-board new users potentially unfamiliar with detailed workings of equities applications.
  • Work closely with key business, COO, trading, compliance, supervisory, and operations stakeholders to obtain comprehensive business requirements for active projects and tasks.
  • Write detailed business and integration requirements documents using the Confluence/Wiki based documentation approach aligned with an Agile / sprint-based development methodology.
  • Create detailed GUI mock-ups and other visual requirements to be presented alongside user requirements to development teams and key stakeholders.
  • Obtain formal sign-off of business requirements from all key project stakeholders and ensuring traceability throughout the development cycle as requirements evolve.
  • Work actively and closely with software development teams to ensure user requirements are clearly understood and developed as specified in the documentation.
  • Participate in software development staff planning as they write detailed functional and design specifications to govern field, message, and user interface level details.
  • Gather development and testing estimates and including these in formal project plans.
  • Conduct comprehensive functional testing during the development process ahead of QA and UAT
  • Document use-cases for inclusion by QA within formal regression test suite and working with user acceptance testing (UAT) staff on user testing.
  • Work closely with run the bank staff on release planning of projects.
  • Ensure project status is regularly communicated, book of work/backlog are groomed on a timely basis, and ensure projects/tasks are prioritized.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Engineering or Finance or equivalent
  • Experience working in with equities trading applications
  • Experience working in the Investment Banking industry
  • Experience working in the technology industry