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Senior Business Analyst with Market Risk experience to support an FRTB project with one of our major banking clients- 26603

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Aug 01, 2022
Job End Date: Jan 31, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 120878
Location: Toronto
Senior Business Analyst with Market Risk and SQL experience to support an FRTB project with one of our major banking clients- 26603

Location Address: Toronto- Hybrid (currently once a month, will likely transition to once every 1-2 weeks)
Contract Duration: 6 months (Possibility of extension)
Schedule Hours: 37.5 Hours 

Story Behind the Need:
  • Business group: GRT - Trade Floor Risk Management & Risk Models
  • Project: Business Analyst needed for FRTB
Typical Day in Role:
  • Preparing the BRD documentation for developers
  • Manage, elicit, analyze and document detailed-level business and functional requirements (relating to data, business rules, calculations, report outputs) utilizing relevant requirements artifacts.
  • Lead and conduct workshops to facilitate requirements gathering and discovery.
  • Construct data flow diagrams, business and system context diagrams.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to assess the current and future states and perform detailed gap analyses.
  • Identify upstream and downstream dependencies.
  • Produce breakdown of effort estimates for analysis and requirements-related activities.
  • Deliver on project requirements using Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Effectively communicate and build rapport with all team members and stakeholders, including various source system teams and vendor teams.
  • Provide hands-on support during various cycles of testing including Functional Testing, Quality Assurance, Systems Integration Testing, and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Actively contribute to process re-engineering and process improvement.
  • Ability to resolve complex, multi-faceted problems to meet the business needs of Global Banking & Markets, by applying their financial and technological knowledge to the design of systems solutions, methodologies, and/or processes. This may involve rapid prototyping, with requirements and solutions developed on an iterative basis that provides interim deliverables until a final production solution is created. This includes conducting research and analysis, accurately and clearly defining user requirements and processes, and liaising with the users.
Must Have Skills:
  • 5 + years’ of experience as a Business Analyst
    • Of this, 3+ years’ experience within the Capital Markets field (ideally within Market Risk)
  • 5+ years of experience with SQL 
  • Familiar with Linux applications
  • Experience working and managing Agile requirements in JIRA is required.
  • Strong knowledge of requirements / design methodology - detail oriented, analytical and capable of investigating complex / technical issues and provide alternative solutions, project methodologies including Scrum, Agile and DevOps

Nice-To-Have Skills:
  • Kafka and Elastic Search Search – data is published to Elastic Search (just to have JSON Structure) * don’t need expertise in that*
  • RiskWatch experience is an asset
  • Recent (within last 3 years’) real time analytical and formal modelling tools and keep current with rapidly changing technology
  • Market Risk experience is an asset
Degrees or certifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required
  • FRM/CFA designation a plus

Candidate Review & Selection:
  • Structure and Format: One or two rounds of interview, HM + panel interviews