Standard  Chartered  Bank

Senior Business Analyst - Financial Markets IT

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
03 Aug 2021
08 Aug 2021
Approved employers
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Job role
Business analyst, CFO
About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities

SABRE (Standard Chartered Analytics Booking and Risk Engine) is the bank's strategic risk platform for Financial Markets Risk and Valuations. It is entirely developed in house at SCB.

The main purpose of the role is to support the roll out of the SABRE risk platform across Financial Markets, as well as the development of new functionalities on the platform. The role sits in FM IT and provides close interaction with Financial Markets users Front to Back and FM IT Management

Key responsibilities are outlined below:
  • Gather and document business requirements, analyse the technical feasibility with the development teams, write user stories in JIRA
  • Analyse impacts of proposed changes, including numerical impacts on Financial Markets Risks and Valuations (quantitative analysis), functional and technical changes as well as analytics upgrades required.
  • Support Regression and Progression testing with the QA team, support UAT with end users.
  • Document new functionalities. Arrange user trainings when relevant
  • Work actively and creatively with automation testers to ensure all new functionalities are tested and added in test pack with optimal coverage and performance.
  • Maintain and spread knowledge of the solutions being developed with the wider team.
  • Ensure solutions developed are generic and reusable as possible. Leverage other streams deliveries.

Our Ideal Candidate

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Degree in Financial Mathematics, Statistics or related fields is a must. Hands-on knowledge of Financial mathematics and options pricing
  • 8+ Experience working in Financial Markets, facing end users (traders, risk managers, product controllers).
  • Ability to work, prioritise and deliver under pressure.
  • Experience on either one top tier Front Office vendor system (Murex, FIS, BBG, etc...) or in development of pricing models for Financial Markets.
  • Technical background, SQL and basic scripting knowledge
  • Ability to translate business needs into functional requirements and produce quality documentation
  • Multicultural awareness, personal authority, integrity and ethics

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages. We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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