Capital Markets Business Analyst
Project / Programme Management, London
Capital Markets Business Analyst
Project / Programme Management, London

Who we are:

You'll be joining the 6th largest IT Service Provider, present in more than 50 countries. From our roots in Japan, NTT DATA's mission is to facilitate business change and technology transformation across many industries for a better future for our business, people and community. Some of the projects we have supported include the digitising of The Open golf tournament and applying Formula 1 technology to support medical staff at University Hospitals Leicester.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values of 'Clients First', 'Teamwork' and 'Foresight' and we achieve these by putting people first.

We support and celebrate our differences and preferences, these are what makes us unique. Some of our initiatives, collectively known as “DO Diversity”, aim to create a space for us to learn and get involved in building a truly diverse environment. Our Culture & Ethnicity Network gives our colleagues a platform to share their various backgrounds; Our NINGEN programme allows the new generation of NTT DATA employees around the world to connect and shape the future of our organisation and the “City Gives Back” allows us to support our local community that has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic...and much more!

What you'll be doing:

As a Capital Markets SME, you will be managing requirements within a regulatory reporting project across regimes including EMIR REFIT and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). Taking responsibility for the product backlog, managing the process of discovery and refinement of stories, progressing options and ensuring there is a value-based prioritisation approach.

You will be decomposing epics/features into the stories required to achieve product vision/targets as well as prioritising and elaborating these stories to meet the Definition of Ready.

Working with the product owner and relevant stakeholders you will be responsible for both clarifying acceptance criteria/ business logic and providing delivery options to make decisions based on their value, as well as coaching them on product management agile outputs and capabilities.

Through collaboration with business teams and end users you will review and understand the business needs, shaping them within a product backlog. You will add value through problem solving by identifying gaps and inefficiencies in current processes, procedures, and operating models and recommend or design a compliant future state.

What you'll need:

We will provide you with an excellent platform to develop your career but we are looking for you to have already demonstrated a proven record of accomplishment as a Capital Markets business analyst, with a strong knowledge of the derivatives markets and associated regulatory environment as well as significant experience with agile methodologies and common tooling.

You will have excellent stakeholder management, oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and consultative skills and be able to take ownership and deal with issues directly, identifying solutions to minimising escalations.

You will also have expertise in;

  • Capital markets, with particular exposure to derivatives across asset classes and contract types;
  • Post-trade processing, accounting and risk management activities performed by a derivatives counterparty and the supporting intermediaries and market infrastructures such as exchanges, clearing houses, collateral agents, trade repositories etc;
  • The evolving regulatory environment for derivatives, with particular emphasis on transaction and trade reporting, with exposure to EMIR and the current REFIT programme a particular advantage;
  • Industry software solutions such as Murex and Calypso;
  • Design thinking focused requirement creation and BDD approaches;
  • Value management and prioritisation techniques;
  • Use of modern software development toolsets including DevOps, Continuous Integration and Delivery;
  • Ability to produce process documentation including gap analysis, data mapping, process maps, requirement specifications, functional designs, and features stories etc. following sector/industry standard modelling approaches;
  • Demonstrable experience of working as a business analyst in large scale software development projects over multiple full lifecycle deliveries in investment banking or other capital markets contexts

...and finally:

The focus on Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight is in our DNA and we are looking for someone who shares and embodies these core values, leading by example.

We don't look for finished articles. We look for people who want to continue their career growth alongside NTT DATA's.

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At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

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