Business Analyst: Market Data

Quant Capital Consulting Ltd
City Of London
£80k Plus Bens
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Business Analyst: Market Data

Quant Capital is urgently looking for Business Analyst to join our high profile client.

Our client provides data management platforms to the securities and investment management industry. They have offices across the globe and are the have the number one product for the investment industry.

The successful candidate will have responsibility throughout a project implementation lifecycle.He/she will need to interface with the client and demonstrate high level of business competency and be adept at leveraging his/her experience to manage client expectations and ensure successful deployment of my Clients software.

Day to day the Business Analyst will:

- Gathering requirements from Clients, Sales, Proof of Concepts(POC) and writingthem into Market Requirement Documents
- Building PoC and pre-sales solutions using appropriate skillset (SQL, report-writer, R)
- Compiling functional specifications based on business requirements with consideration to data model, data management, process, business rules for Market Data Solutions
- Continuously strive towards designing enterprise data management architecture around Market Data/Reference data, which can support MDS.
- Functional test scenarios and guiding the QA teams in building test cases against these scenarios.
- Act as a functional interface between development and product managers -explaining requirements to the development group and ensuring that the product being built meets the requirement.
- Validating the test cases and ensuring that the functionality is covered by these test cases.
- Conceptualizing and testing reports (Insight) that use market data and risk/position data that can be used to demo the products Finance and Risk solutions (IPV, PRUVAL, P&L Attribution, VaR, ES, FRTB Compliance)

Business analysts must have:

- Business Consulting or Analysis experience within Financial Data
- Experience in Pricing/Market Data (In the Industry or with Software Solution Provider)
- Strong Technical Experience (e.g. SQL, databases, windows, Linux)
- Experience in statistical, Finance packages. e.g. R (preferred), MatLab, FINCAD
- Strong fundamental knowledge of Equities, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Forex as an asset class
- Understanding ofVarious Interest rate Curves prevailing in the market , a Plus Working Experience/Knowledgeon Fincad, Mat lab, R or any other similar 3rd Party Library, a Plus
- Knowledge of Greeks and risk reporting. Specifically, knowledge of how risk sensitivities, combined with market data to deliver Finance and Risk calculations
- Experience in Pricing/Market Data (In the Industry or with Software Solution Provider)
- Experience of IPV and/or PRUVAL a definite plus
- Understanding of industry regulatory challenges MIFID, BASEL, DODD-FRANK, LEI, etc, a Plus
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- A highly team oriented individual who is proactive and takes ownership to resolve issues.
- Initiative driven and ability to work with minimum supervision
- Aptitude to work with data from multiple vendors and proactively making recommendations on Market Data and reference data issues
- Should have worked with market and reference data providers such as Bloomberg, Reuters, Telekurs.

My client offers serious progression and a very reasonable bonus scheme. The atmosphere is relaxed yet professional.

My client is based in London

If this sounds of interest then please send your most recent cv to ******************************** or call James Holland on ****************

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