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Sr. Business Analyst
Ref No.: 17-03311
Location: chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 140,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year
Senior Business Analyst

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with global Futures Clearing business to provide IT solutions
  • Perform technical analysis on business and technology driven requirements
  • Able to solution design at a system and process level, and to document clear and detailed functional requirements for developers and QA team.
  • Deliver project from end-to-end as project manager
  • Liaise with global development team and other parties to plan and coordinate system integration and release
  • Perform System development, testing, integration and implementation for Futures Clearing systems
  • Be the go-to person for technical issues
Day to Day Duties :
  • Work closely with Futures Clearing business and stakeholders to define and deliver fit for purpose technology solutions, including documentation of IT functional requirements, test plan, and change and release plan.
  • Work closely with cross functional IT teams to design new or changes to systems, IT functions, and IT processes.
  • Perform gap analysis and data analysis based on business requirements.
  • Manage with system vendors and exchange technology teams on updates and changes.
  • Interface with developers and testers throughout the software delivery lifecycle by providing clarity on requirements, review and approve test-cases, and design solutions
  • Collaborate with internal and external parties to implement vendor products and integrate different applications.
  • Execute implementation management and release co-ordination in a controlled and risk managed manner
  • Undertake functional testing as required
Core skills:
  • In-depth futures trade lifecycle understanding, and exposures to clearing business processes.
  • Strong Tech BA skills including extracting initial requirements through to gap analysis and delivering detailed functional requirements.
  • Strong project management skills and experience in entire project lifecycle from initiation to implementation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to effectively tailor communications to a diverse range of business and technical stakeholder groups
  • Strong SQL and relational database experience (preferably DB2 / Sybase / MSSQL)
  • Experience with at least one application server (Websphere / JBoss / Weblogic)
  • Experience with integration of vendor systems
  • Development background and experience in SDLC
  • Good experience in J2EE and web technology
  • Financial services exposure
  • Familiarity with AWS.
  • Familiarity with market wide middle-office systems, specifically SEALS
  • Experience with Shell Script
  • Experience with regulatory reporting in futures industry
  • Experience with common SDLC tools such as TopTeam, JIRA, Confluence
  • Experience with trading platforms and market data skills


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