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Business Analyst (12 months extendable contract)

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable per month
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 13 days ago

My client is a large global bank in Singapore currently hiring a Business Analyst (12 months contract)

You will be required to have experience in collateral management and margin reform in the banking domain.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform in-depth analysis around key operations problems and opportunity areas, to determine strategic solutions / proposals - focusing on long term efficiency, risk reduction and regulatory compliance
  • Maintain a culture of risk awareness and proactive resolution. Identify risks & issues and communicate them to the relevant people in a timely manner - assist with proposing & planning mitigating steps
  • Perform detailed analysis of specific aspects of the collateral program and regulatory change scope, propose relevant solutions and translate into clear User Stories
  • Liaise with development and test teams to ensure that Requirements are understood & implemented correctly
  • Support technical and user testing, for example helping to organize test data, troubleshooting data quality or functional queries.
  • Pro-actively engage, manage & build relationships with both technology (including vendors) & business stakeholders
  • Strong hands-on experience in Unix/Shell Scripting, SQL/Database - Proficiency in understanding the application architecture
  • Strong Dev Ops background or experience in Continuous Integration
  • Support the test team & business users during the testing phase by making design decisions & assisting in issue analysis & resolution
  • Support the transition to the production support team
  • Provide 2nd line support and business analysis services to Front Office and Operations staff and resolve application issues from a development and solution perspective.
  • Mentor junior analysts and take the lead on workstreams where necessary, aligning and working within the relevant project structure and reporting to the respective Project Manager.

Required Skills:

  • The ability to document clear and precise business requirements and marry this to the appropriate technology solution and present this for approval to technology counterparts, is essential.
  • Experience in a role on design and implementation of large scale complex system development is essential.
  • In particular, a track record of documenting functional solution designs of completeness, high quality and with no ambiguity, is essential.
  • Experience of supporting technical end user testing, including parallel run, is essential.
  • Experience of the Settlement process is highly desirable.
  • Experience of Trade Lifecycle is highly desirable.
  • Experience of regulatory projects (eg DFA/EMIR Trade Reporting, Volcker, FATCA) is highly desirable.
  • Project knowledge of collateral management business process is desirable.
  • Experience of Murex/Algo or any Collateral Management System is desirable.
  • Exposure to Derivatives front office exposure, middle and back office processes (trade validation, fixing, settlements, accounting, confirmation, clearing), FO/BO exchange integration, SWIFT messaging and integration, are all highly desirable for the longer term expectations for this role.
  • Knowledge of Oracle DB, including database queries, is desirable.
  • Experience of Jira and Confluence desirable.
  • Experience of agile development methodologies desirable.

If you are interested in this position, please feel free to drop me a message and send your CV over to

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