Business Analyst


Posted 6 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 once a week on Wednesdays
Job ID number: C1269


Brief Description of Duties:


  • Business group: Global Technology Applications (GTA) – We are part of the Global Equities technology team, who’s responsible of designing, developing and maintain the in-house applications and tools for ETF and derivatives desks in global wholesale banking.
  • Project: T+1 Settlement
  • Reason for request: North American markets will transition to a T+1 settlement for certain securities. To meet these needs, systems need to reduce manual processes and increase straight-through processing.


Candidate Value Proposition


  • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide business analysis for two applications name Perseus and/or Cerberus. Perseus, processes creation and redemption of exchange traded funds in multiple assets. Trade confirmation messages are delivered through different mediums. Trades in the form of equities and fixed income will be validated, enriched and sent to a real-time streaming platform named Cerberus.


Typical Day in Role:


  • Works closely with end-users, developers, and team members to understand business requirements and document findings that drive the design and quality of the technical solutions.
  • Performing data analysis to ensure data quality.
  • Involved in the testing and supporting application software that is delivered.
  • Makes recommendations towards user interface or software implementations.
  • Assist in resolving complex problems to meet the technology needs of the ETF Trading Desk by applying your business and technological knowledge to perform analysis, reconciliations, defining user requirements, design, and implementation of system enhancements/solutions.
  • Test, validate, and deploy solutions to the production environment using a full SDLC cycle.
  • Create artifacts required for deployments.
  • Working with the Data Platform team and connecting with other groups from the Data Governance
  • Build relationships and work with key stakeholders to deliver value-added solutions quickly.
  • Produce conceptual interface designs through iterative wireframes, mock-ups, user flows, and conceptual diagrams and provide detailed specifications to the development team.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, perform under pressure, and change priorities as needed.


Must Have Skills:


  • 10+ years of experience as a Business Systems Analyst in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Recent professional experience analyzing SQL database.
  • Recent and relevant experience working with equities and fixed income (capital markets)
  • Agile and Waterfall methodologies


Nice-To-Have Skills:


  • Experience with creation and redemption of ETFs
  • Kibana or Elastic Search
  • Ability to write Python scripts.


Soft Skills:


  • The candidate must also possess good analytical, problem solving and communication skills, and be able to interact efficiently with other team members and the user community. The candidate should also be a quick learner, self-motivated and results oriented, and able to work independently.

Job Features

Job CategoryBusiness Analyst, Business Systems Analyst

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