Business Analyst


Posted 4 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: Contract – 6 months with extension
Location: Ontario – Hybrid – once a week
Industry: Banking
Job ID number: C152


Story Behind the Need

  • Business group: GWRT-GCMT-Commodities, FX Options & Derivatives Technology US – Group focuses primarily on FX trading (front to back office)
  • Project: Oracle 19c work under Software Currency Project – Wallstreet FX database upgrade
  • Reason for request: Backfilling resource who has been converted to FTE on the team

Candidate Value Proposition

  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a critical project, supporting the FX trading business of a leading financial institution.

Typical Day in Role

  • Contributing to the success of Oracle Migration project
  • Research, formulate, and perform data-driven analytics using SQL
  • Manage the collection of business requirements and preparation of functional requirements for development to build
  • Prepare test cases and plans and execute those test cases in the required timelines, ensuring deliverables conform to business requirements
  • Conduct regression testing
  • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with business stakeholders, various technology teams and production support teams.
  • Assist in resolving complex, multi-faceted problems to meet the system needs for FX trading business by applying your business and technological knowledge to perform analysis, reconciliations, defining user requirements, etc.
  • Test, validate, create artifacts, and assist in deployment of solutions to production environment
  • Working primarily with global markets data
  • Looking at data attributes (related to FX) and ensuring that the data is accurate and complete. Ensure that what is fed from upstream is accurate (investigation, analysis, altering format to fit system format, etc.)
  • May be expected to look into downstream reporting to assist with building out some reports
  • Will be working internally with the project team, other BSAs, Developers, as well as with some business users

Must Have Skills/Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience within in the capacity of a BA/BSA (including regression testing)
  • 3+ years’ recent experience in Capital Markets technology space
  • 5+ years’ professional experience writing and designing SQL queries (intermediate to advanced skills)
  • Hands-on experience with the SDLC (testing and technical specifications), as well as a strong understanding of configurations, technical mappings, data attributes

Nice to have Skills:

  • Experience supporting database upgrades
  • Working knowledge of Unix/Linux
  • Wallstreet FX experience is an asset

Soft Skills:

  • Verbal and written communication
  • Organization
  • Willingness to learn new things is a key value
  • Problem solver

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness Analyst

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