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Technical Analyst

Bromley, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Technical Analyst

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: Bromley

Role Description:

  • An established process of SDLC is used to deliver the required change. The role is across the complete project life cycle.
  • Analysis of the requirements, establishing the technical solution, development, QA and SIT, user testing and deployment generally form this process.
  • The heart of the role is coordinating with operations users, system owners and system developers to deliver the above steps.
  • Gather the detailed business requirements, to formally document and validate the requirements. This may be coupled with preparing technical specification documents.
  • Participate in project meeting routines. This includes preparing for, running and writing up working group calls.
  • Oversee development. Ensure all systems are ready for testing as required. Provide regular updates to evidence progress against plan for assigned deliverables.
  • Oversee QA and SIT.
  • Help to devise test plans and scripts to verify developed software meets the agreed business requirements. Manage testing preparation covering connectivity, user access and environment set up.
  • Manage and oversee software testing cycles. This will involve maintaining records of test issues and chairing test management calls where issues are addressed by users and developers.
  • Release preparation and management.
  • Preparing reporting around progress. This includes four blockers and presenting updates at management calls.
  • Level 3 support including out of hours support on a rota basis (evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays

Team

Global Collateral Technology supports Collateral Management Operations, via a number of applications to enable the day-to-day functions of their business processes across four lines of businesses – OTC Derivatives, Fixed Income, Futures & Options (Exchange Traded Derivatives) and Prime Brokerage.

The role will be dynamic, enabling you to participate as a Business Analyst in many projects and programs across the team, both initiative funded and business as usual, in their nature.

Currently the focus of the role is around changes required to the Global Markets systems due to the cession of LIBOR benchmark rates.  This means delivering solutions that allow Operations and Finance to process instruments as they move to the LIBOR replacement indices.  

With the Collateral Technology team being global in nature, this provides a number of benefits, including, but not limited to:

  • A highly supportive working environment
  • Internal targeted training, as well as assisted study for professional qualifications
  • Access to special interest initiatives, such as volunteering and the environmental working group
  • Ongoing Career progression and internal mobility
  • This role will be located with the Collateral Technology team, based in the Bromley office

Core Skills:

  • You are a good team player and collaborative. You will need to liaise with both technical and business colleagues locally in the UK and at other locations in Singapore, India, New York and Chicago.
  • You should also be able to work independently. The role will require you to take information and translate into business requirements.
  • You are an enthusiastic learner who looks to develop new and existing technical skills. You will learn how to understand the existing business, document existing and future process flows, identify and prioritize the user requirement, highlighting any risks and issues.
  • You have good analytical skills which will be required to develop solutions for complex business requirements.
  • You can problem solve by using a variety of skills, both existing and those which can be learnt on the job.
  • You have good organizational skills and can handle multiple different tasks at any one time.
  • You are a good communicator and can communicate effectively at all levels, including developers, management and business stakeholders.
  • You have an innovative mindset. You are not afraid to ask why and have the ability to question established practices, with a view to continuous improvement.
  • You are flexible and will be able to work some weekends and Bank Holidays, as required.

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: Technical Analyst

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location: Bromley

Role Description:

  • An established process of SDLC is used to deliver the required change. The role is across the complete project life cycle.
  • Analysis of the requirements, establishing the technical solution, development, QA and SIT, user testing and deployment generally form this process.
  • The heart of the role is coordinating with operations users, system owners and system developers to deliver the above steps.
  • Gather the detailed business requirements, to formally document and validate the requirements. This may be coupled with preparing technical specification documents.
  • Participate in project meeting routines. This includes preparing for, running and writing up working group calls.
  • Oversee development. Ensure all systems are ready for testing as required. Provide regular updates to evidence progress against plan for assigned deliverables.
  • Oversee QA and SIT.
  • Help to devise test plans and scripts to verify developed software meets the agreed business requirements. Manage testing preparation covering connectivity, user access and environment set up.
  • Manage and oversee software testing cycles. This will involve maintaining records of test issues and chairing test management calls where issues are addressed by users and developers.
  • Release preparation and management.
  • Preparing reporting around progress. This includes four blockers and presenting updates at management calls.
  • Level 3 support including out of hours support on a rota basis (evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays

Team

Global Collateral Technology supports Collateral Management Operations, via a number of applications to enable the day-to-day functions of their business processes across four lines of businesses – OTC Derivatives, Fixed Income, Futures & Options (Exchange Traded Derivatives) and Prime Brokerage.

The role will be dynamic, enabling you to participate as a Business Analyst in many projects and programs across the team, both initiative funded and business as usual, in their nature.

Currently the focus of the role is around changes required to the Global Markets systems due to the cession of LIBOR benchmark rates.  This means delivering solutions that allow Operations and Finance to process instruments as they move to the LIBOR replacement indices.  

With the Collateral Technology team being global in nature, this provides a number of benefits, including, but not limited to:

  • A highly supportive working environment
  • Internal targeted training, as well as assisted study for professional qualifications
  • Access to special interest initiatives, such as volunteering and the environmental working group
  • Ongoing Career progression and internal mobility
  • This role will be located with the Collateral Technology team, based in the Bromley office

Core Skills:

  • You are a good team player and collaborative. You will need to liaise with both technical and business colleagues locally in the UK and at other locations in Singapore, India, New York and Chicago.
  • You should also be able to work independently. The role will require you to take information and translate into business requirements.
  • You are an enthusiastic learner who looks to develop new and existing technical skills. You will learn how to understand the existing business, document existing and future process flows, identify and prioritize the user requirement, highlighting any risks and issues.
  • You have good analytical skills which will be required to develop solutions for complex business requirements.
  • You can problem solve by using a variety of skills, both existing and those which can be learnt on the job.
  • You have good organizational skills and can handle multiple different tasks at any one time.
  • You are a good communicator and can communicate effectively at all levels, including developers, management and business stakeholders.
  • You have an innovative mindset. You are not afraid to ask why and have the ability to question established practices, with a view to continuous improvement.
  • You are flexible and will be able to work some weekends and Bank Holidays, as required.

Bank of America:

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22003610

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Radley Barco

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
26 ELMFIELD RD, Bromley, BR1 1LR