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09/05 Palak
Team Lead - IT at SkillVentory

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Business Analyst - Capital Markets Function - BFSI (5-9 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 821279

About Businessline/Function :

- ALMT function is responsible for Asset Liabilities management and treasury activity of the Firm. It also handles Bank's funding needs and risk management activities. ALMT IT is a Deal Capture & Deal Processing Application catering to IT demands of ALMT functions within the bank.

- OMR is ALMT m- tiers back office settlement system deployed across the globe. OMR receive deals from various trade booking systems and performs trade processing & controls, payment & confirmations advices, accounting event generation

Position Purpose :

The current position is under ALMT IT team scope to contribute in individual capacity on development, enhancements, and maintenance & support activities for multiple applications by efficiently utilizing continuous improvement and agile methodology. Immediate tasks would include but not restricted to

- To create and maintain functional specifications document and work closely with the development and testing team.

- To co-ordinate closely with the business users and onsite BA's or managers of the application to understand the functional requirements

- To perform functional tests and assist with user acceptance tests

Responsibilities :

Direct Responsibilities :

- Interact with functional and technical representatives of project teams in order to understand business functionalities , technical modules, integration mechanism, and data sources.

- Prepare functional specifications for developers and testers.

- Prepare test plans and conduct Integration, Regression, Performance and Functional Testing using automated testing frameworks (e.g. Junit, Nunit, Mock, etc.).

- Review Functional Specs, Functional Test Cases prepared by IT team.

- Contribute to the technical designing phase and document the design with UML diagrams and models. Create prototype for proof of concept and business requirements validations.

- Provide functional assistance to Development/Testing teams.

- Participate in peer reviews of Functional Specs.

- Conduct user training sessions on applications and functionalities.

- Train others (wherever required) in order to ensure knowledge sharing and backup.

- Ensure that the project and organization standards are followed during various phases of software development lifecycle and day to day development work.

- Estimate efforts and schedule for various modules and meet deadlines.

- Functional Release Documentation

- To participate in out-of-hours / daytime support as required

- To ensure that the application is of good quality, ensure any issues are fixed on priority.

- To work with teams to help solve complex problems

- Work towards initiatives to improve processes and delivery efficiency

- Contribute towards recruitment efforts - both for the team as well as for the organization

- Contribute towards innovation; suggest new practices for efficiency improvement.

- Provide L3 Support

- To ensure all activities carried-out and solutions proposed, planned and delivered are compliant with Organization policy guidelines.

Contributing Responsibilities :

- Contribute towards innovation, suggest new practices to be investigated

- Contribute towards initiatives to improve processes and delivery

- Contribute towards recruitment efforts - both for the team as well as for the organization

Technical & Behavioral Competencies :

Mandatory Technical Skills:

- Experience as a Business Analyst in an IT industry in the Finance domain.

- Knowledge of Capital Market activities, Financial Products, Financial Terminologies is a must.

- Good SQL Query writing skills

- Understanding of Trade Life Cycle

- Thorough understanding of complete Software Development Lifecycle

- Self-motivated, good interpersonal skills and inclination to constantly upgrade on new technologies and frameworks.

- Good communication, good interpersonal skills and co-ordination activities, self-motivated, and inclination to constantly upgrade on new developments in the industry.

- Ability to understand business requirements easily and translate them into functional requirements.

- Capability to understand and analyze complex IT application and financial product structures

- Excellent documentation ability.

- Have experience in preparing requirement specifications and perform UAT.

Nice to have Skills:

- Knowledge or Experience with Treasury functions and business processes.

- Experience/Knowledge of Back Office Settlement system

- Basics of Unix/Linux OS

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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