Technical Business Analyst

First Derivative
London, United Kingdom
08 May 2022
07 Jun 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Driven by people, data and technology, First Derivative is a managed services and consulting business, and one of the world's leading Capital Markets consultancies.

It is part of FD Technologies plc, a group of data-driven businesses that unlock the value of insight, hindsight and foresight to drive organisations forward. Counting many of the world's leading investment banks as clients, First Derivative helps its clients navigate the data-driven, digital revolution that is both disrupting and transforming the financial services sector. The Group operates from 15 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific and employs more than 2,500 people worldwide.

To meet the growing demand for our technology and services, we are currently growing our Client-based Team.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Business Analyst.

Key Responsibilities:

Identifying opportunities to improve operational efficiency by automating and streamlining processes
Interviewing and collaborating with cross-functional teams to gain deep understanding of current banking systems and performing gap analysis
Collecting, understanding and documenting the business requirements for the project, and translating these into functional specifications and BRDs
Working closely with IT and Technology teams to develop new enhancements and applications for end users based on the business needs
Assisting QA team by performing UAT and regression testing during upgrades and new roll-outs
Utilizing technical knowledge to assist with delivering solutions
Obtain senior management sign-off on new functionalities


2- 8 years of experience working in the financial services industry as Business Analyst
Knowledge within Capital Markets (fixed income, equities, FX, derivatives etc).
Demonstrable evidence of analyzing and documenting complex business processes
Demonstrable experience writing requirements specifications for Information Systems (FRDs and BRDs)
Strong experience with Excel, SQL, Python, R, and other data analytics tools


This role is based in New York and London.

Working for FD:

At FD, you will embark upon a career with life-long learning at its core, facilitating rapid professional and personal development and the opportunity to design your own path. We support a variety of external training courses and accreditations and are truly passionate about our Mentor Program, through which our senior colleagues generously set aside personal time to coach and support others in their career progression.
We are delighted to have several active internal networks, social committees, and charity initiatives, designed with the intention of meeting the holistic needs of our employees and giving back to our communities.

Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including:

Competitive Salary
Extensive Health Care Package
Pension plan
Employee Assistance Programme
Annual leave increasing with service
Group Life Protection Benefit
Training opportunities
FD Internal Network and Sports & Social Calendar

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