2X Business Analysts (1 senior, 1 Intermediate) to document requirements and conduct testing for a counterparty credit risk (CCR) system migration
S.i Systems
Toronto
14d ago

2 Positions to Fill. Request ID : 29695-1

Start / End Dates : 2 / 25 / 2019 - 12 / 24 / 2019 (10 months), possibility of extension or conversion to FTE

Position Title : Business Analyst x2, Counterparty Credit Risk Office

Location : Downtown Toronto (Eaton Center Area)

Interview Process :

  • Round one : in person, 60 minutes, with HM and other team members
  • Round two : in person, 30-60 minutes, with supervising manager
  • Role Mandate :

    These 2 business analysts will be working on a migration project aimed to migrate the CC BASEL system to the SACCR system.

    These analysts will be adopting the regulatory driven CCR Standardized Approach, with a focus on testing activities. This new in-

    house solution is designed to cover all the aspects of this initiative.

    Interviews will focus on : Excel skills, SQL skills, Industry experience (CCR, OTC, etc.) - depending on the experience stated on the resume

    Group / Team Info :

    This opening is built for a quantity of 2, however the candidate seniorities will vary :

    Candidate A : more junior, 2-3 years of experience in an enterprise-level environment

    Candidate B : more senior, 8-10 year of experience in an enterprise-level environment

    Both resources will work in a team of 10 BA’s of various seniorities. Some of the resources on the team are tasked with operational work, whilst others (including the 2 on this role) will be tasked with project work.

    Cross-Functional Relationships Include : Technology & Development, Risk Models, Capital Markets Finance, Capital Markets Trading Lines of Business, Corporate Risk Management, and Counterparty Credit Risk

    Responsibilities :

  • Support the implementation process, primarily testing activities. The test requirements would cover various aspects of the risk system, including : trade & market data mappings, various risk measures calculations and aggregations, as well as the related reports and workflows.
  • Participate in writing of detailed test plans and creation of sample data required to perform the related tests cases
  • Perform the testing across the entire testing cycle to ensure business requirements are met
  • Be proactive in identifying issues and proposing solutions
  • Effectively and efficiently integrate data and processes from the CC BASEL system to the SACCR sTrack and report the testing results
  • Assist with writing of business requirements
  • Assist with documenting of procedures, control processes, and policies relevant to internal controls
  • Consult with stakeholders to understand the detailed line-of-business and / or risk objectives
  • Continuously improve understanding of subject matter relating to Counterparty Credit Risk monitoring and Basel III RWA / capital calculations
  • Must-Have Skills :

  • Experience as a Business Analyst within the financial sector, with a minimum of 2 years of experience working with Counterparty Credit Risk .
  • Intermediate candidates are expected to have 3-4 years experience and Senior Candidates 8-10.

  • Hands-on experience in conducting testing including a developed ability to write test cases based on existing business requirements documents and to create mock-
  • up data required to test the pre-specified cases

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, VBA, SQL, and relational databases
  • Extensive Capital Markets background (strong understanding of OTC and exchange-traded derivative products )
  • Experience in using work tracking systems (e.g. JIRA, HPQC)
  • Nice-to-Have Skills :

  • Broad programming experience ( Python is preferable)
  • Educational Requirements :

  • Advanced university degree, preferably in a quantitative field, such as Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Science or Engineering.
  • CFA, FRM, PRM designation or working towards one of those - especially important for the more junior candidates that will possess less industry experience
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