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Senior Business Analyst - Calypso
Date Posted
Friday, January 05, 2018
Toronto, ON
Employment Agencies, Contract Companies

Senior Business Analyst – Calypso: On behalf of our financial services client, PROCOM Toronto is seeking a Senior Business Analyst – Calypso for a contract employment opportunity.

Senior Business Analyst – Calypso: Job Details

  • Elicit and document business requirements, risks and priorities to establish a clear understanding of the stakeholders’ environment in support of solution development
  • Defining IM Uncleared Margin end to end requirements        
  • ASI MM or schedule based IM calculation, risk sensitivities, risk factors, and margining processes
  • Achieve consensus on scope changes and achieve signoff by all stakeholders
  • Ensure the traceability of individual requirements and adherence to the defined requirements
  • Research other internal / external approaches to solution design for similar business needs / requirements
  • Analyze/interpret business requirements and perform current/target/gap/impact analyses
  • Articulate business needs, gaps, impact across all areas and proposals to close gaps
  • Validate that the proposed/designed solution(s) and associated testing approach will support meeting the articulated business requirements
  • Strong knowledge of requirements / design methodology,  detail oriented, analytic al and capable of investigating complex / technical issues
  • Providing and reviewing solution designs and supporting project planning
  • Work hands on with the system to configure it and test it to ensure that it meets the business requirements whenever there is deviation from Calypso’ s out of the box solution
  • Developing test criteria to ensure system(s) meet business requirements
  • Documenting and providing end user training
  • Documenting transition to operations deliverables
  • Working with multiple Business Units
  • Requirements gathering
  • Workflow definition
  • Data analysis
  • Process definition
  • Procedures and operating model documentation
  • Documenting the business need in a variety of formats: Business Requirements
  • Document (BRD), Data Mapping Spreadsheets, Use Cases, User Stories

Senior Business Analyst – Calypso: Mandatory Skills

  • Understanding of OTC Derivatives, listed derivatives, equity and fixed income
  • Knowledge of Capital Markets organizational structure and functions, front to back office
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and processes
  • Knowledge of collateral management
  • Knowledge of settlement processes
  • In depth understanding of strategic business objectives combined with broad industry knowledge of investment products, market practices and derivatives operations
  • Exposure to one or more Capital Markets trade processing systems
  • Experience supporting a Capital Markets system in a production environment
  • Thorough understanding of software development lifecycle
  • Development background is ideal
  • Knowledge of programming languages (SQL , VBA, Java)
  • Translating the business needs for the technology team which helps them build an effective software solution
  • Previous exposure to the life cycle of Collateral such as uncleared trades
  • Familiarity with Collateral Management systems
  • Exposure to regulatory change programmes
  • Modelling and analyzing current state processes, identifying gaps, facilitate process changes to address those gaps for future processes
  • Execution of System Integration Test, Non-functional/Performance test, 'Front to Back' Business Test, User acceptance Test, Operational Acceptance Test and Regression test
  • Definition of test cycles and test plan
  • Manage the creation and execution of test cases and the tracking of results
  • Work with project team and vendor to ensure timely resolution of defects
  • Ensure completeness and traceability of completed tests against requirements
  • Developing test strategies and test plans
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Facilitating prioritization of needs with sponsor and stakeholders
  • JIRA

Senior Business Analyst – Calypso: Start Date


Senior Business Analyst – Calypso: Assignment Length

6 months