Business Systems Analysis Specialist
TD Bank Group
Toronto, Canada
10d ago

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Department Overview

Building a World-Class, Diverse and Inclusive Technology Team

We can't afford to be boring. Neither can you. The scale and scope of what TD does may surprise you. The rapid pace of change makes it a business imperative for us to be smart and open-

minded in the way we think about technology. TD's technology and business teams become more intertwined as new opportunities present themselves.

This new era in banking does not equal boring. Not at TD, anyway.

Within TD Technology, the Treasury Analytics Group (TAG) is dedicated to support the Treasury and Balance Sheet Management (TBSM) department in measuring and managing market risk (interest rate, equity and foreign exchange) for the Bank's retail portfolios, both in Canada and the US.

TAG creates models, financial systems, applications and processes required to support various functional teams in TBSM.

There's room to grow in all of it.

Job Type Regular Job Status Full Time Hours 37.5 Business line Corporate Job Category - Primary Technology Solutions Job Category(s) Technology Solutions Job Description

About This Role

The Treasury Analytics Group (TAG) is looking for a Senior Business Systems Analyst to join the Front Office Trading and Analytics technology team in building our strategic platform / tools for investment managers that combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive portfolio management and trading tools to help power informed decision-

making, effective risk management and efficient trading.

In building toward target operating model for the Front Office Trading and Investment Management area, the ideal candidate would have functional experience in this area and be able to drive direction, plan, manage, and lead the delivery of detailed system requirements and functional specifications.

They will work in close partnership with ambitious business and technology partners, project teams and stakeholders to plan, elicit, analyze, document, communicate and manage detailed functional specifications.

Sitting in this position will help expand your knowledge, strengthen your expertise and introduce you to the inner workings of our Treasury alongside a team of seasoned, diversely-

skilled technology and finance professionals. Our team is made up of dynamic and strong technical leads, developers, QA's, and BSA's who build and maintain critical technology platforms in an Agile / Waterfall environment.

You'll be exposed to stretch assignments as you take on large-scale, complex and / or enterprise-wide projects.

Meaningful work is fueled by meaningful performance and career development conversations with your manager.

Here's some of what you may be asked to perform :

  • Assist in driving and implementing the Target Operating Model for Front Office Trading and Investment management area
  • Work with senior business leads in analyzing business opportunities including requirements elicitation and prioritization
  • Analyze possible vendor options as well as other internal solutions and provide recommendation, benefits and costing
  • Transform business requirements and research into winning delivery solutions, translating business needs into effective and efficient technical solutions, capitalizing on the benefits of new technologies
  • Deliver upon the integrated business and technology strategy while enabling the Agile tenants, removing impediments, and promoting empowerment.
  • Define, document and translate high level business requirements into detailed function specifications as outlined by managers and / or stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain documentation such as system designs and process flow diagrams
  • Contribute to project management activities such as : scoping and estimating project efforts, identifying risks and recommending mitigation measures.
  • Participate in project testing across numerous environments on various technology platforms.
  • Respect TD's technology delivery practices and standards, project management disciplines, business technology architecture, and risk and production capacity this includes thorough project requirements, documentation, scope estimates and costs Review technical deliverables for quality throughout detailed design and development phase, identify gaps or redesign as needed.
  • Identify ways to minimize cost, play a role in introducing strategic solutions to support cost effectiveness and enhance stakeholder experience.
  • Identify and address any issue that affects the integrity of the application (e.g. cross-capability / release issues).
  • Job Requirements

    What can you bring to TD?

  • 10 years or more years of BSA experience in investment management, quantitative, trading and / or risk analysis areas, preferably with fixed income portfolio management, strategy development in the financial service industry in progressively responsible positions.
  • Knowledge of financial engineering, utilizing sophisticated models and vendor products for managing risks in portfolio construction, trade decision, execution and hedging, including multi-
  • factor models, risk management metrics, stress testing models, valuation and pricing, model sensitivity and risk statistics.

  • Ability to work and communicate with a variety of people with varying skills and knowledge levels; able to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines;
  • and comfortable working independently.

  • Experience assisting in delivering on mission critical technology implementations
  • Understanding of Front End trade capture and end to end trade management
  • Commitment to applying advanced to expert knowledge of business technology delivery practices and standards and related expertise, including design, development, testing and project management.
  • Strength at managing and directing activities related to analysis, design, testing, deployment and support of technical business solutions on larger projects
  • Strength in coaching and advising stakeholders, partners and project teams.
  • Sound knowledge of external industry trends in relation to competency.
  • Experience and comfort level acting as a subject matter expert and consultant.
  • Commitment to and beliefs in the quality of your deliverables.
  • Strong communication, verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Experience with leading Scrum / Agile development projects
  • Solid hands-on SQL programming experience on SQL Server 2008 or above
  • Proactive, organized, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Certified Financial Analyst (beneficial)
  • Advanced knowledge of tools (e.g. Microsoft Office Excel, Visio, Word, Power Point and Project).
  • Additional Information

    Join in on what others in TD Technology Solutions are doing :

  • Inspire a positive work environment and help champion quality, innovation, teamwork and service to the business.
  • Learn voraciously, stretch your thinking, share your knowledge and educate others.
  • Communicate and collaborate with both technical and non-technical professionals.
  • Cultivate winning relationships by building trust with business and technology partners.
  • Share our commitment to productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency.
  • Embrace change and witness amazing things happen from the inside.
  • Make your mark. Join a dynamic team. Explore new ideas. This is your opportunity to impact the future of banking technology in areas and ways you've never imagined (at a bank)! Visit to learn more.

    Education and Accreditation Bachelor's Degree Number of Years Experience 7+ Inclusiveness

    At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported.

    We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve.

    If you require an accommodation for the recruitment / interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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