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: 9 months contract with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid (once a week)
Job ID number: C1246


Brief Description of Duties:


  • Business group: Prime Services, Collateral Management & Funding Engineering (PACE)
  • Project: T+1 project – Looking for Business Analyst with development background on Prime Services Data Interface (PSDI) team in PACE group with good communication skills. PSDI is a central operational data store and data warehouse for the Prime Services transaction processing systems The role requires understanding of Securities Lending business with the ability to work within a team of Business Analysts and Developers and work closely with business users and vendor for deliverables.
  • Reason for request: Net new requirement


Candidate Value Proposition

  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a high visibility project (T+1), and interact directly with a variety of teams and stakeholders.


Typical Day in Role

  • Work closely with business stakeholders in the Prime Services business in understanding business requirements and work closely with vendor for deliverables.
  • Analyze and document business and functional requirements as per business needs.
  • Must be able to test and analyze data as part of data testing using various tools such as Microsoft Excel, SQL tools etc.
  • Analyze and understand the deliverables as per business needs and work on the allocated tasks based on priority.
  • Work closely with QA for testing vendor deliverables
  • Work closely within the BA/Dev team and QA team as part of system testing.
  • The role will provide this person with extensive opportunity to interact directly with securities lending sales-traders in Toronto, NYC, and London and will provide them with unique insight into how hedge funds & prime brokers operate.

Must Have Skills:

  • Experience as a BA/BSA
  • Experience with Securities Lending (within Prime Services) a requirement.
  • Experience of using SQL on databases such as Oracle, Sybase etc.
  • Experience with Unix or Linux scripting.
  • Understanding of Software design and software development lifecycle.
  • Experience in testing and analyzing data as part of data analysis.


Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • Experience with inventory management, rehypothecation processing a strong plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Visio a plus


Soft Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong sense of ownership for system stability and capacity.
  • Ability to communicate with key business and technology stakeholders on a daily basis

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness Analyst, Business Systems Analyst

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