Analysis of business needs, definition of business requirements and preparation of software solutions design to satisfy these requirements.
For assigned deliveries, this role acts as first IT contact point for business during solution implementation and maintenance;
Preliminary analysis for new feature requests coming from Compliance department;
Scope definition / maintenance for Compliance projects; breaking it down into milestones where applicable;
Cooperating with IT product teams on ad-hoc basis during solution implementation to clarify requirements, test functional units, etc;
Responsible for review/validation of IT assets provided by product teams from business perspective; act as business representative for IT product teams;
Responsible for selling IT solution to business, facilitating business signoff for solution;
Provides business analysis for support issues escalated by support rota or raised by desk users;
Project management functions.
KNOWLEDGE / QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Technical university degree;
Proven experience with scope/requirements management, systems modelling and object-oriented analysis;
Minimum 5 years in software analysis and design;
Experience of working for investment and/or commercial bank in IT BA capacity;
Experience in supporting / enhancing legacy IT systems where not everything is well-documented;
Experience of communication with front office personnel, senior management and tough clients;
Knowledge of vendor solutions supporting order management, trading & execution and position keeping.
Deep knowledge of Front Office procedures and prosesses - orders, allocations etc.
Understanding of Front - to - Back processes;
Experince of working with relulatory documents;
Experince / knowledge of one of the following systems - Murex, Fidessa, Calypso.
Fluent English and Russian (oral and writing)
Effective communicator with peers and management
Excellent verbal, written, listening and interpersonal skills
Must be able to work calmly under pressure, deal confidently with senior staff, contractors (3rd party) and clients, prioritise efficiently a high volume workload and effectively exercise own discretion
High level of initiative
Self starter, familiarizing himself with new business areas (triggering IT projects) very quickly
Well organised and attentive to detail, self-motivated and enthusiastic