London Stock Exchange Group

Senior Calypso Business Analyst

Location
London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
28 Sep 2022
Closes
13 Oct 2022
Ref
R0055447
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
LCH Collateral Technology: Calypso Business Analyst

Role Overview

The LCH Collateral Technology department provides systems for the efficient processing (and investment) of collateral posted to the Clearing House from all participants on all markets cleared by LCH. Our Clearing Members demand standardized and high quality services that allow them to easily manage their collateral at the Clearing House.

Improving and developing out Collateral Services is at the fore of LCH strategic goals. Our ability to deliver, receive and process collateral efficiently and rapidly is key to our success in an environment of increased collateral demand and changing segregation requirements.

LCH uses market infrastructure providers, commercial banks, central banks, triparty collateral management agents, global custodians and (I) CSDs in day-to-day operations. We accept collateral from a wide range of jurisdictions and operate under European and US regulations.

As LCH develops its collateral services, we need experienced and talented individuals to drive our development agenda.

Key Objectives

As a key member of the Collateral IT Team, the BA will actively participate in internal and external requirements definition, design, Calypso configuration and testing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Excellent at requirement gathering and documenting user stories
  • Analysis or writing requirements and identify areas where custom code is required to be implemented by the Development teams.
  • Implementing required Calypso configuration and performing development testing of the solution.
  • Working closely with the development and testing teams to ensure that product requirements / functionality meet customer needs and assist in providing estimates for analysis and development.
  • Working with the team on developing Calypso CATT automation test scripts and owning test suite management of SME domain.
  • Work closely with Business stakeholders to deliver customer specific solutions, including assisting in responding to Clearing Member needs.
  • Assist Application support in resolving Production issues.
  • Facilitate sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos as Scrum Master if required.
  • Ensure cross-team coordination
  • Act as a delivery lead when necessary. Take responsibility for managing dependencies between our team and third parties or between our team and other scrum teams.
  • Strengthen the presence of our team as an Agile centre of excellence. Actively contribute to the company's Agile and Lean Community. Keep the rest of the company network aware of our activities.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.


Reporting

The Calypso Business Analyst reports to the Collateral Technology BA team Manager, and work closely with the IT development and Product teams as well as key stakeholders from Collateral Operations, Risk, Finance and Front Office.

Knowledge and Skills

At least 7+ years of experience on cross asset Calypso implementation, in below particular areas:

  • Experience of latest Calypso versions (preferable v15 and v16)
  • Experience of implementing Back-office and Collateral solution
  • FX, Money Market, Fixed Income and Repo asset classes and their life cycle events and related pricer's of assets.
  • Collateral Management (GMRA, CSA and Triparty).
  • Expert on standard back office processing Cash and Security Settlement (Swift), messages (confirmation, advices and statements), Operation (Task Station), Corporate Action, Accounting (General Ledger, P&L Accounting, etc.).
  • Workflow and Exception Management
  • Static Data (SSI, Entities, Contacts, etc.)
  • Calypso CATT Tool.
  • SQL
  • Good knowledge of Data Reporting and Cloud implementation experience would be preferable.


Personal Skills

  • Good interpersonal skills and capacity to deal with key stakeholders (heads of FO/Middle Office/Risk and Collateral Operations in particular)
  • Demonstrable writing skills and in particular write specification/process documentation that can be understood by functional, managerial and technical teams
  • Good analytical skills and capacity to think outside the box/get creative to solve issues
  • Straightforward and dynamic approach to issues
  • Team spirit and capacity to fit in a multicultural team across a minimum of 2 entities (London, and Paris)


Experience

At least 10+ years' experience from the Financial Industry, experience in the following areas:
  • Preferred Techno-Functional Skill set.
  • Worked as Scrum Master or Scrum Team member.
  • Delivering externally facing projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Preferable Scrum Master Certified


Education

Degree level education to grade 2.1 or equivalent.

Diversity & Inclusion

People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our colleagues thrive personally and professionally through our shared values of Integrity, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence are at the core of our culture. We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We are always looking at ways to become more agile so we meet the needs of our teams and customers. We believe that an inclusive collaborative workplace is pivotal to our success and supports the potential and growth of all colleagues at LSEG.

About Us

London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) is a diversified international market infrastructure and capital markets business sitting at the heart of the world's financial community. The Group can trace its history back to 1698.

The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and Turquoise, a pan-European equities MTF. It is also home to one of the world's leading growth markets for SMEs, AIM. Through its platforms, the Group offers international business and investors unrivalled access to Europe's capital markets.

Post trade and risk management services are a significant part of the Group's business operations. In addition to majority ownership of multi-asset global CCP operator, LCH Group, LSEG operates CC&G, the Italian clearing house; Monte Titoli, the T2S-ready European settlement business; and globeSettle, the Group's newly established CSD based in Luxembourg.

The Group is a global leader in indexing and analytic solutions. FTSE Russell offers thousands of indexes that measure and benchmark markets around the world. The Group also provides customers with an extensive range of real time and reference data products, including SEDOL, UnaVista, and RNS.

London Stock Exchange Group is a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software for customers around the world. In addition to the Group's own markets, over 35 other organisations and exchanges use the Group's MillenniumIT trading, surveillance and post trade technology.

Headquartered in London, with significant operations in North America, Italy, France and Sri Lanka, the Group employs approximately 4,700 people.

Values & Behaviours

Integrity: My word is my bond. Integrity underpins all that we do - from unshakable commitment to building and supporting global markets based on transparency and trust, to every transaction across our business with each and every stakeholder. We are a source of enduring confidence in the financial system, so when we say that our work is our bond - we mean it.

Partnership: We collaborate to succeed. We pride ourselves on working together as proactive partners, building positive relationships with our colleagues, customers, investors, regulators, governments and shareholders - for our mutual success and the benefit of all.

Innovation: We nurture new ideas. We are ambitious and forward-looking - a pioneering Group of market innovators, driven by fresh thinking that has kept us ahead of change. We prudently and proactively invest to make sure that out markets and services constantly moving forward, developing and evolving with advances in technology.

Excellence: We are committed to quality. We have a fundamental commitment to developing talented teams who deliver to the highest standards in all that we do. By collaborating together, we will sustain industry-leading levels of excellence, setting the benchmarks that inspire ever better performance.

At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise of creating essential partnerships and open opportunities. Our open culture is central to how we deliver our purpose - driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth - in everything we do.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 70 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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