Senior Business Analyst - Data/equities/investment banking

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst - Data/equities/investment banking
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 242890_1644994807
Contact Name: James McLaughlin
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 16, 2022 18:00

Job Description

To effectively support the Agency, the Investment Technology function requires a Senior Business Analyst who will play a key role in delivering a critical project for our Listed Equities Investment Team to enhance their portfolio management capabilities.

Key Tasks


Business Analysis & Requirements Gathering

· Collaborate with Technology, Equities and Investment Data specialists to workshop and document requirements to ensure full alignment and traceability across the project

· Work closely with other technology experts to translate business requirements into comprehensive technical requirements, leveraging knowledge of system capabilities, business rules, and architecture.

· Assist the project manager to manage the end to end delivery of the project

· Work with the designated product owner to maintain backlog, prioritise user stories for the release and sprint cycle

· Facilitate process re-design workshops to identify risks, improvement opportunities in current state processes

· Assist the Business Analysis Manager to understand the complexity and priority of requirements by estimated efforts of work.

· Assist in the tracking of project activities and in the resolution of requirement and data issues.

· Assist Testers and Business Stakeholders in the successful execution of testing activities, for example User Acceptance Testing.

Subject Matter Expertise & Advisory

· Experience with Listed Equities Risk Management systems such as MSCI Barra, Axioma, Northfields or similar;

· Strong background in investment management concepts, systems and data structures, for example: Book of Records management, Portfolio monitoring, Security Mastering, Performance Returns calculations.

· Provide subject matter expertise to relevant stakeholders with respect to the current state of the Listed Equities platforms including systems capabilities, business rules, data repositories and data assets.

· Maintain a strong knowledge of Investment Data & Analytics products and services in the market.

· Assist in the resolution of LE Equities Project related production incidents.

· Build deep expertise on the data relevant to the Listed Equities portfolio and champion this through the project.

Skills and Competencies

· Have a solid understanding of financial services organisations preferably with an Investment fundamentals qualification

· A current Business Analysis certification is desirable e.g. CBAP.

· Qualification(s) in related fields such, for example: Data Engineering, Dev Ops, and Automation Testing
· Experience delivering data & analytics solutions in financial services specifically Listed Equities space, with a demonstrated understanding of core investment concepts

· Significant experience in agile delivery capacity predominantly in business analysis, requirements gathering and integration related roles.

· Demonstrated strong experience with modern data cloud, ETL, integration technologies e.g. APIs, Data Orchestrators, SQL, AWS, Databricks

· Strong project management, ability to successfully manage multiple tasks at any given point, strong relationship building skills & communication skills

· Data analysis - Must have strong Data warehousing experience on complex datasets e.g. Fund structures, Books of Records, Change Data Capture.

· Experience using the Atlassian stack, particularly JIRA and Confluence is desirable