Technical Business Analyst - Payments - Hybrid Working - Associate

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.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • A strong understanding of at least one business function in the firm, as well as a broader understanding of other areas.
  • Proficiency in business applications, data usage, and management
  • 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

Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years of experience.
  • Financial Technology experience of 3 years
  • The following domain experience is preferred
    1. Banking Payment Domain (Clearing, Faster Payment, P2P payments etc.)
    2. Mobile Payment Domain (Wallet Payment, Payment through Partner or Gateway)

Required Skills:

  • Techno-Functional Role:
    • Must be good both in technology and functional knowledge
    • Must participate & contribute in analysis and design
  • As a business analyst, candidate is expected to perform the followings tasks in Agile Software Development:
    • Creating user stories in JIRA or any other agile tool. Following INVEST principal to create user stories. Must follow 3C’s (Card, Communication and Confirmations) of user story.
    • Create and maintain prioritize backlog.
    • Defining acceptance test criteria in JIRA. It is also expected to define the automated test using BDD or TDD approach. Experience in automation tool such as Cucumber is preferred. Creating test data for the test automation.
    • Product or Application Roadmap
    • UML diagrams: Class diagram, Sequence Diagram and Flow/Activity Diagram in VISIO or any other UML tool.
    • Must create product/application documents on confluence.
    • Must work closely with development team to discuss the user stories and articulate the business value.
    • Provide technical and functional support to development team to remove any hurdle in the project. Must participate in defect triage process periodically.
    • Follow a structured process to resolve a hurdle. Must be involved in QA, UAT and Industrial test planning and execution of it.
  • As a business analyst, candidate must have the following requirement analysis skills:
    • Must be analytical and problem solver.
    • Gathering requirements from users in a structured way such as interview users & seek feedbacks.
    • Defining “as-is” & “to-be” business processes.
    • Prototyping of business process to gather feedback from users.
    • Engage stakeholders to get requirement sign-off.
    • Gathering non-functional requirements such as performance benchmarking and resiliency.
  • As a business analyst, Candidate must have the following release management skills:
    • Must be good in planning to ensure application release is delivered on the planed released date.
    • Must negotiate the requirement with stakeholders to ensure the agreed scope is delivered on release date.
    • Must be responsible for defining the scope, quality and release date of a planned release. It is must drive for “First time right” and “On-time delivery”.
    • Must manage stakeholders, negotiate, influence and drive the conversation / meeting and getting consensus from all stakeholders.
    • Must create project update reports for senior managements.
    • Must be involved in seeking approvals on anything related to release management.

The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working.

This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.

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