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Strategic Risk / Market Risk - Stress Testing Business Analyst
Working on the bank's strategic risk platform for Financial Markets. This is an entirely in-house built system.
The main purpose of the role is to support the extension of the stress testing framework for Financial Markets. IB Risk group and provides close interaction with the Risk Managers, ITO and Quant teams.
Strong interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills
Solid Financial knowledge encompassing products (flow, options, structured, bonds), pricing models and trade life cycle. Basic knowledge in models is mandatory.
Experience working in a Financial Markets. Ability to work, prioritise and deliver under pressure.
Ability to translate business needs into functional requirements and produce quality documentation
Good understanding of key technology concepts, basics in SQL, functional programming and architecture is a plus. Knowledge of Murex or similar systems is a plus
Strong communication and presentation skills with an excellent standard of English (written and spoken)
Multicultural awareness, personal authority, integrity, and ethics
Daily Tasks in the Role:
Gather and document business requirements, write user stories. Review and agree prioritization of the book of work with key business stakeholders
Organize Sprint planning with the developers
Identify dependencies and blockers, actively engage with other teams in within across the Org to ensure solutions are robust and for cross purposes.
Review, test, document the deliveries. Troubleshoot issues in Risk, P&L (trade replication, market data, analytics, etc...).
Work actively and creatively with automation testers to ensure all new functionalities are tested and added in test pack with optimal coverage and performance.
Demo the deliveries to traders, gather feedback, sign offs and continuously improve the application in an iterative, Agile approach.
Build a strong and effective relationship with the business. Chair project meetings with key risk managers to report on progress and review issues.
Maintain and spread knowledge of the solutions being developed with the business analysts and the broader team.