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Vice President – Front Office IT Business Analyst


Standard / Permanent


US-NY-New York

Job function




Business Overview:
The Front Office Business Analysis team primarily manages and executes the requests initiated by Trading, Trading Management, Compliance, Supervisory, and IT & Operations functions.  The team is transversal in nature with coverage spanning across the Global Markets perimeter.  Functional and technical expertise enables the team to bridge business requirements into successful developments.  As part of the team, the candidate will possess relationship building traits coupled with an execution mindset to deliver a high quality product.
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artifacts as needed: (Functional requirements (Business Requirements Document), iii. Use Cases, GUI, Screen and Interface designs)
  • Drive and challenge business units on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute their plans
  • Perform & coordinate integration, regression, & UAT testing;
  • Learn intricacies of bank’s fixed income workflows & infrastructure;
  • Assist Project Managers to communicate status to Business & IT management and coordinate management of project risks.

  • 7+ years professional experience in and command of business analysis principals
  • Graduate Degree in Computer Science or other relevant technical field of study
  • Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis
  • In depth exposure to Electronic Market venues/platforms
  • Strong & Comprehensive Global Markets Product Knowledge {MBS/ABS, UST, Agency, Corporate Bonds, Repo, Tri-Party, Derivatives, ETFs, Equities, etc.}
  • Complete understanding of trade capture, trade life-cycle, P&L, & risk concepts within Global Markets
  • Strong SQL proficiency
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Visio, Powerpoint, & Excel applications a must
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness
  • Proactive team player