Business Analyst-2

7 days left

State Street.
Toronto, Ontario
Not disclosed
15 Apr 2021
15 May 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

The State Street Global Transactions Control and Banking - Payments team is seeking an experienced Business Analyst to direct Business User Acceptance Testing activities across all systems associated with the core banking infrastructure. You must have a strong understanding of the global payments infrastructure as well as the various modernization initiatives across markets and Financial Market Utilities. You have extensive experience and demonstrated ability to act as a liaison between operational, project and technology teams, vendors and external industry groups working on large scale cross-platform high risk projects.

What you will be responsible for

As a Business Analyst you will:

  • Actively attain SME level knowledge and understanding of business processes and flows via in-depth analysis of workflows and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Host interviews and deep dive sessions in order to understand and document business use cases
  • Actively participate in test strategy development and planning
  • Perform business user acceptance testing
  • Perform all required industry testing applicable to State Street’s payments infrastructure e.g. Swift Standards, CHAPS, LYNX etc.
  • Triage, track and report post implementation issues and defects
  • Be the voice of the business, articulate and champion business requirements
  • Collaborate across teams to coordinate testing activities across platforms
  • Clearly and concisely communicate defects and expected results to IT and project partners
  • Build meaningful and effective relationships with business, project and IT teams across the organization
  • Think outside the box to identify and recommend opportunities to improve operational workflows through technology
  • Assist business teams with implementation planning and support including creation and updates of relevant standard operating procedures and guides as well as hands on training
  • What we value

    These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Exceptional operational and IT knowledge and understanding of the global payments infrastructure including SWIFT (MT, ISO20022), LYNX/LVTS, CHAPS, FED, CHIPS etc.
  • Understanding of liquidity management principles and processes as it relates to global payment settlement systems and correspondent banking models
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage testing activities in large scale corporate projects and a strong understanding of structured quality assurance practices
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, attention to detail and organization
  • Self-starter with an aptitude to troubleshoot and learn independently
  • Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • University degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Information Technology or related professional experience
  • 5+ years experience in the payments industry, managing testing/implementation activities for large scale enterprise projects with diverse stakeholders
  • You can demonstrate in-depth knowledge of payment flows and the SWIFT network
  • For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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