Technical Business Analyst

First Derivatives plc is a global leader in consulting, business services and technology. We are the home for diverse thinkers and innovators. We know that our people are vital to our success and we are proud of the diverse and vibrant team we have built across the globe. We are committed to hiring top talent, creating an environment where they can thrive, and recognizing and rewarding their dedication as they progress within the company.

 

To meet the growing demand for our technology and services, we are currently growing our Client-based Team.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Business Analyst.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying opportunities to improve operational efficiency by automating and streamlining processes
  • Interviewing and collaborating with cross-functional teams to gain deep understanding of current banking systems and performing gap analysis
  • Collecting, understanding and documenting the business requirements for the project, and translating these into functional specifications and BRDs
  • Working closely with IT and Technology teams to develop new enhancements and applications for end users based on the business needs
  • Assisting QA team by performing UAT and regression testing during upgrades and new roll-outs
  • Utilizing technical knowledge to assist with delivering solutions
  •  Obtain senior management sign-off on new functionalities

 

Criteria:

 

  • 2- 8 years of experience working in the financial services industry as Business Analyst
  • Knowledge within Capital Markets (fixed income, equities, FX, derivatives etc).
  • Demonstrable evidence of analyzing and documenting complex business processes
  • Demonstrable experience writing requirements specifications for Information Systems (FRDs and BRDs)
  • Strong experience with Excel, SQL, Python, R, and other data analytics tools

Location: 

This role is based in New York.

 

Working for FD:

At FD, you will embark upon a career with life-long learning at its core, facilitating rapid professional and personal development and the opportunity to design your own path. We support a variety of external training courses and accreditations and are truly passionate about our Mentor Program, through which our senior colleagues generously set aside personal time to coach and support others in their career progression.
We are delighted to have several active internal networks, social committees, and charity initiatives, designed with the intention of meeting the holistic needs of our employees and giving back to our communities.

Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive Health Care Package
  • Pension plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual leave increasing with service
  • Group Life Protection Benefit
  • Training opportunities
  • FD Internal Network and Sports & Social Calendar

 

Who are we?

First Derivatives plc (FD) is a leading software and services company, with world-leading intellectual property in ultra-high-performance analytics (KX) across industries, and extensive domain expertise and capabilities in capital markets systems and technology (managed services and consulting).

KX

KX technology is designed to capture and analyze data to make real-time decisions in a world where data volumes generated by markets and machines are increasing exponentially, and existing technologies fail due to technological or commercial limitations.
KX is widely adopted throughout the financial industry and is poised for accelerated growth across high-tech manufacturing, automotive, oil and gas, utilities, and telecommunications.

First Derivative

First Derivative provides a range of managed services and consulting worldwide to its clients in the capital markets sector, including many of the world’s leading banks, focused on supporting mission-critical systems as well as helping them to achieve and maintain regulatory compliance.

If you meet these requirements and would like to apply for this role.