FX Services Business Analyst

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


As a member of our Business Analysis team, you'll play a crucial role in identifying, improving, and developing technology solutions that drive our strategic goals. This is a tremendous opportunity to learn about high-priority initiatives and collaborate with colleagues throughout the firm. Working at the intersection of business and technology, you'll sharpen your understanding of business processes and data analysis, while continuing to develop your leadership, management, and communication skills. No matter where your career ultimately takes you, you'll make a meaningful impact and lasting connections with outstanding colleagues and mentors.

Required Skills

  • Experience of the foreign exchange business domain from either a trading or payments perspective.
  • Significant experience with the agile software development framework, with a substantial experience in high pressure, time critical environments.
  • Excellent communication, documentation and organizational skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills to present to a range of stakeholders from senior internal managers, external clients, regulators and development teams.
  • Technical Self-Sufficiency experience with SQL, JSON, XML etc; understanding of APIs, webservices, technical architecture, cyber security.
  • Agile Testing: automating testing, non-functional test design
  • Agile Scrum Process: Product backlog management, ensuring continuous improvement, ability to extract meaningful stats and metrics from the development process.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent stream with mathematical background, or a Management degree, or relevant work experience in software development processes.
  • Ability to liaison between lines of business and the development team, while working with a wide range of stakeholders and collaborating with your team
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals

Job Description

  • Business Analysis: Interact with internal stakeholders (product, operations, sales, etc) to gather and document requirements.
  • Analyze, design and implement new product features for clients.
  • Product Delivery and Management: Manage projects against aggressive client commitments and deadlines. Ensure ordered and well documented product backlogs. Remove blockers to development progress. Manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Produce high quality documentation for internal users and external clients.
  • Expectation management for various stake holders with competing interests for limited resources.
  • QA oversight and review of automated acceptance and integration tests. Challenge development teams to ensure technical solutions are sound.
  • Be commercial aware and mindful of costs vs benefits in everything we do.
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