Credit Derivatives IT Business Analyst

Alexander Mann Solutions (Contingent)
London, United Kingdom
22 Mar 2023
25 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our investment banking client has been present in the UK for more than 150 years, they're a long-term partner to British business. Today, the Group is formed of 10 divisions and employs 9,300 staff based in 21 core locations right across the country. Their role is simply stated: help clients achieve their goals by combining local know-how and global reach. In so doing, they seek to make a positive, sustainable contribution to both the UK economy and society.

On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for a Credit Derivatives IT Business Analyst for a 6 month contract based in London (2/3 days in the office).

Job description - the role

Purpose of the Role:

You will work as part of a team to progress primarily small enhancements and minor projects with some exposure possible to one of several larger re-engineering projects at different points in their life cycle. Your prime activities will involve maintaining and implementing workflows to support trading, operational processing, clearing and reporting of Credit Derivatives.

As a Credit Derivatives Business Analyst you will be responsible for:
  • Capture explicit and implicit requirements and define appropriate solutions, in combination with users, sponsors and the wider IT department.
  • Produce specifications at an appropriate level of detail.
  • Define and execute required tests, expected to be a significant part of the role.
  • Adapt solutions to the constraints of externally imposed deadlines.
  • Document solutions, train users and colleagues.
  • Present periodic status reviews to line management demonstrating evidence of a controlled and actively managed process (re-planning, re-estimating, controlling change).

Candidate Profile: Key accountabilities, skills & experience

What we require from the candidate:
  • Working knowledge of Credit Derivatives products and concepts.
  • Recent exposure to the trade processing life cycle for Fixed Income OTC derivative products, including clearing and client clearing.
  • Strong IT knowledge and experience working alongside development team.
  • Experience with use of JIRA for work management.
  • Knowledge of XML concepts and capabilities.
  • Knowledge of SQL.

Next steps

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and we will contact you with an update in due course.

This client will only accept workers operating via an Umbrella or PAYE engagement model.

AMS, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business.
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