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Job Title
Quantitative Business Analyst
Employment Type
Contract
Experience
2 to 5 years
Salary
Negotiable
Job Published
22 October 2021
Job Reference No.
3214115179

Job Description

Quantitative Business Analyst

 

Purpose:

 

To design, specify, build, configure and test solutions for delivering the necessary capability to business that enables quality solutions and a client centric orientation. These include pricing and risk management solutions along with their related IT processes.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Constructing and/or critically analysing financial models (eg: product pricing, curve stripping, scenario analysis)
  • Process-design, -analysis, -testing and –troubleshooting in the area of pricing/risk-analysis
  • Systems-capability/fit analysis in the area of pricing/risk-analysis
  • Data analysis - analyse data and situation, identify and solve problems, reason logically and drive valid conclusions
  • Software analysis - analyse, design and implement purchased or in-house applications
  • Testing and validation of logic and processes implemented
  • Shared ownership of recurring production incidents by working with multiple stakeholders to resolve system issues
  • Weekly production support rotation with the rest of the team
  • Engage with the macro-environment to look for new opportunities, capabilities and trends that would add value to the required analysis work
  • Suggest changes in executing work processes to better drive value and benefits for the business
  • Prepare and share recommendations for process and systems improvements in relevant area of accountability
  • Actively participate in team, cross-discipline and vendor-driven collaboration sessions or forums to increase understanding of the working environment (current and planned)
  • Engage with key stakeholders to gather information with regards to changes and developments in their business area that would impact demand for allocated BT technologies
  • Review demand items in partnership with business to better understand impacts on the relevant BT system, processes and systems environment
  • Partner with process owners to create suitable roadmaps for business development and in anticipation of system and process enhancements
  • Test and identify where service gaps would exist should different technologies be applied to the same process or where business process changes would not be accommodated by existing technology capabilities
  • Analyse business requests to clearly understand business requirements and translate this into clear technical terms and specifications to best solve business problems
  • Consolidate all knowledge articles and user training material
  • Develop and share final service pack for relevant stakeholders
  • Coordinate the integration activities of service providers
  • Monitor benefits against what was detailed in the business case
  • Control specific measures and mechanisms to measure benefits

 

 

Qualifications and Experience:

 

  • Relevant degree
  • Post-graduate qualification in Mathematical Finance or another quantitative discipline (must have)
  • 2+ years of relevant, quant, risk and business analysis experience
  • Financial markets knowledge is a MUST

 

Essential Skills:

 

  • Experience in designing and implementing integrated solutions (i.e. good understanding of systems integration)
  • Experience in designing, testing and configuring quantitative systems in Capital Markets (Market Risk, Credit Risk, XVA, etc)
  • Working knowledge of SQL and ability to analyse data
  • Multi asset class, and trade life cycle knowledge would be beneficial
  • Business process modelling and design capabilities
  • Ability to work with data: understanding of data models and ability to validate data flows between and within systems
  • Attention to detail, but also the ability to see the big picture and understand broader impact
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with difficult people
  • Self-starter

 

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