Technical Business Analyst

Goodman Masson Recruitment Services Ltd
450.00 - 550.00 GBP Daily
08 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
My client is a large Banking organisation who are seeking a Technical Business Analyst on a temporary contract basis.

Overall purpose of role:

As Technical Business Analyst, your primary responsibility is to produce high quality actionable user-stories as part of an Agile team. These stories drive the delivery of critical product and platform capabilities to support Treasury and Treasury Operations. You will build & maintain strong relationships with your Product Owner and other senior stakeholders. In addition, you will support the data on-boarding process end-to-end from including securing interlock with data providers through integration testing, deployment, activation, validation & remediation until ready for business use. The role is hands-on including manipulation of data received from data providers and reconciliation with other sources to assess its accuracy.

Key Accountabilities and Skills required:

* Leadership - support your Agile team be high performing, highly effective, self-organizing team;

* Stakeholder management - communicate effectively with Product Owner, Architecture Owner, Project Manager and our Agile teams across multiple locations.
* Ownership - demonstrate a strong sense of ownership for the Latitude platform;
* 3rd party relationship - maintain and foster relationships with partner organizations including IB, Corporate and Retail teams; as well as Planixs who provide the Realiti product;
* Decision making and problem solving - use robust analysis techniques to assess options and identify & agree solutions for key issues.

* Technical expertise - use of technical expertise to constructively challenge; resolve technical issues; hands-on resolution of issues and bridging any gaps

* Quality Assurance - driving quality, providing constructive feedback to your colleagues.

* Staff development - acting as role model for more junior team members; seeking and providing feedback on your performance.

Your Skills and Qualifications will include;

* Knowledge of investment banking, settlement & clearing processes & infrastructure, payments and accounting systems
* Deep knowledge and experience working with, and interpreting SWIFT messaging including MT900/910, MT940/950, MT545/547, MT298, MT012/019, etc. for Central Banks and Agents and various payment schemes
* Hands-on experience with data analysis and reconciliation tasks and tools (SQL, Qlikview, etc.); reviewing & manipulating XML/JSON messages through an event-driven component architecture
* Communicate highly complex technical topics in a concise manner that stakeholders can understand
* Strong analytical skills and logical thinking to manage issues in a high-pressure environment
* Experience working as a hands-on BA on large and complex data acquisition projects
* Experience working in an Agile team using JIRA, Jbehave, etc to capture business requirements from Product Owners and produce actionable user stories that meet INVEST principles
* Experience working on cash management and intraday liquidity processes and implementations
* Ability to produce high quality, well structured, concise written and verbal material in English
* Experience working with a highly distributed team (multiple locations, and staff from vendors, consultant and
* Experience working collaboratively with the development team to continually improve processes e.g. branching strategy, DevOps, automated test-build & deployment, TDD/BDD, etc.