London Stock Exchange Group

Senior Business Analyst

Location
London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
28 Sep 2022
Closes
21 Oct 2022
Ref
R0042732
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Senior FIMA Business Analyst

Role Profile
The role is a Business, Data and Technical Analysis focused business analyst role within LSEG Data & Analytics division working within an Agile Delivery Framework and supporting the FIMA Index business on delivery of the Capex funded portfolio of demand as well as the Revenue Synergies programme.

The successful individual will be responsible for assisting in the successful delivery of strategic initiatives through accurate and detailed analysis of business requirements into data and technical requirements which can be delivered effectively by an Agile scrum team.

The immediate remit of the role would be to support fixed income multi-asset Index build and delivery.

Key Responsibilities
Working with the Business and Technology Leadership to deliver business initiatives on time and within budget by understanding the business need and responding with the necessary functional, systems and data requirements analysis.
Analysis, elicitation, presentation, validation and socialisation of requirements to business and technology stakeholders to ensure all stakeholders have a common understanding of the requirements and the goals/objectives of what needs to be delivered to the business.
Producing a wide range of artefacts to support strategic delivery of technical solutions and ways of operation such as user journeys, data flows, data catalogues, data feed inventories, data dictionaries, data mapping documentation, data domain and interface specifications and, API and bulk feed specifications.
Building and maintaining effective, collaborative, credible working relationships and active communication channels with all stakeholders. Be the conduit of information between different teams and responding to questions from any stakeholder credibly and lead workshops with credibility.
Performing analysis on existing platforms and databases/sources related to the initiative(s) to collaborate on solution options to meet the business requirements.
Maintaining a business Outcomes backlog, breaking down Outcomes into high-level epics and stories, providing content during analysis, contributing to the elaboration & acceptance criteria of epics and stories, and leading communication of the epics and stories to the delivery team(s).
Actively resolve/mitigate/escalate risks/issues/events which may affect strategic delivery and ensuring the expectations by internal and external stakeholders are managed accordingly.
Providing accurate business correspondence and documentation that is coherent, factually and grammatically correct, effective, professional and engaging at any level of the organisation.

Key Behaviours
Articulate, creative, energetic person who is comfortable switching between the 'big picture' view and low-level detail
Excellent attention to detail with the ability to think strategically to solve business problems
Outstanding written and oral communications as well as interpersonal skills; ability to explain technical detail to business facing stakeholders and business change detail to technical facing stakeholders
Ability to establish credibility and build strong, confident, collaborative relationships with business and technology stakeholders including external parties, at all levels of the organisation
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines without compromising quality
Results driven, self-motivated, problem solving, and solutions oriented; takes pride in his/her work
Demonstrates a can-do attitude, exhibits self-confidence, leadership and adaptability to business change
Excellent organisational, negotiation, presentation and time management skills; ability to manage business expectations
Ability to keep abreast of and understand technology trends, see how they impact your roadmap, and how they drive innovation

Key Skills
Strong Fixed Income (bonds/debt instruments) market reference/transactional/corporate action data knowledge
Previous experience in Index or portfolio build / management or in Asset management industry or in Pension Fund industry or in Investment banking is highly desirable.
Solid Microsoft Office, document management (e.g. Teams), Visio, Jira and Confluence.
Strong experience in Data Analysis, Modelling, Domain Specification/Design/Mapping, Data Transformation including Business Transformation, APIs and Data Exchange patterns
Deep understanding of how data is sourced, collected, transformed, validated, managed, used, governed and controlled within a data centric organisation. Ability to utilise SQL to query database tables.
Good working experience with Agile and Scrum, with solid, proven experience of performing business analysis activities in a scalable Agile environment.
Ability to liaise with technical leads, development and functional testing stakeholders, both in-house and from 3rd parties to ensure the business need and related requirements are well understood.
Strong and proven 'soft' skills with the ability to communicate requirements in a clear, accurate, concise, engaging and thorough manner to stakeholders across the board.

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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