Business Analyst


Posted 12 months ago

We are looking for a Business Analyst! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Business Analyst
Term: 6 months contract with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid, once a week onsite

Job ID number: C1236


Brief Description of Duties:


  • Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies (BAs, developers, PMs, QAs, end users, traders, financial engineering)
  • Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers
  • Design test plan and test cases
  • Work with users and development team to execute the plan to make sure deliveries are in good quality
  • Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation
  • Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities
  • Supports one or more highly complex business processes
  • Works on multiple projects as a project team member
  • Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs


Must Have Skills:


  • Experience in a relevant capacity as a BA or BSA
  • Previous experience within capital markets
  • Strong analytics skills on numbers and data, with strong hands-on experience writing SQL queries to analyze data and derive business or technical requirements.
  • Strong demonstration of project management skills in recent assignments (to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines)


Nice-To-Have Skills:


  • Previous exposure to OTC trading applications
  • Deeper knowledge of modelling IR swaps products
  • Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions (Shell Script, Python, and/or Java)


Soft Skills:


  • Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details
  • Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions
  • A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level
  • Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness Systems Analyst

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