As a Business System Analyst, you will participate in building and enhancing our regulatory reporting software application, dealing with European regulations like EBA and ECB as well as local specifications.
Agile / SCRUM is our prevailing software development methodology which means you will be part of a multi-disciplinary scrum team and work closely with other software engineers and functional analysts under the guidance of a dedicated Product Owner and Scrum Master.
You will have the opportunity to play a role as Functional / Business System Analyst by turning your interpretations on regulatory requirements into functional and business requirements, use them in the development process in our state-of-the-art software application and be involved into a variety of tasks part of the development life-cycle.
Your responsibilities :
Play a key role in monitoring and interpreting Regulatory changes in the financial sector (Banking, Insurance, etc.)
Perform detailed analysis of regulations to extract business requirements to be part of our software solution and write functional and business specifications according your interpretations of regulatory requirements
Translate business requirements into functional specifications to be implemented by software engineers
Work closely with the technical team to ensure that they have a clear understanding of requirements and support them throughout the development process
Perform functional testing of the software packages to be delivered, control adequacy of developments with functional specifications
Participate actively to product documentation, for the functionalities you have specified
Participate to product second line support by analyzing reported customer issues and providing resolution recommendation
You will handle all Scrum aspects by serving teams as their Agile Coach and organizing / facilitating required meetings and retrospectives.
You will ensure the development process runs smoothly by removing impediments and solving conflicts that are hampering the teams' advancement.
You will coach the teams to adhere to Scrum values and to improve their processes and practices.
You will become an Agile ambassador and promote a clear understanding of the theory and methods behind the development framework by providing training for development teams, stakeholders and anyone else who could benefit from Scrum and Kanban in our organization.
You will be responsible for transparency in the development process and must communicate information to the relevant recipient in an efficient and coherent manner.
You will be able to experiment with processes and tools that encourage continuous improvement.
You will collaborate with the other teams and managers and aim to build a strong, productive relationship in order to ensure goals are met and the software is delivered on time.
You will continuously seek to improve the current Agile process within the different teams and across all the organization.
Qualifications and Skill Set
A solid academic background in Economics, Business Engineering, Banking and Finance or a strong affinity with those topics through prior relevant work experience.
Strong interest, experience and / or knowledge of the financial industry (accounting principles, financial instruments, )
Ability to work in a dynamic, agile project environment
Sound technical background or eagerness to learn about relational databases and query languages
Experience and / or knowledge concerning software development practices such as Scrum
Fluent in English (written and oral)
Understanding of banking regulation such as BASEL III, IFRS 9 or any other reporting experience within the financial industry is an asset
Personality / Personal traits
Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Responsible, methodical and organized
Self-learner, independent, assertive
Good team player
Demonstrating initiative when necessary
Problem-solving abilities and ability to meet reasonable deadlines