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Senior Business Analyst, GFT



16d ago

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  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Data
  • Toronto


  • Must Have:
  • 5+ years of practical data engineering experience
  • Must have strong understanding of banking products (wholesale and retail) and risk. Essential (especially Derivatives, Fixed Income, Money Market and Equities)
  • Relevant Business Systems Analyst experience in a large-scale banking context (4 or more years of relevant experience in this role).
  • Must have SQL skills (ability to read and write queries for data handling, differences in joins, etc.)
  • Ability to gather functional business process requirements and contribute to translating user requests into technical specifications.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent Analytical thinking skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Nice to Have:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Risk certifications & Business Analysis Certification (i.e., FRM, CBAP, CFA, CSM, etc.)
  • Working experience with various asset classes such as Fixed Income, Equities, Derivatives, Money Market Instrument and OTC Derivatives
  • Working experience with databases and data repositories.
  • Team player known for providing creative thought leadership while also listening to, and engaging others.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo.


  • Conduct user story workshops and prioritize user stories based on business value and feasibility.
  • Work closely with the development, vendor, and Test Manager team to conduct frequent testing and quality assurance activities during each sprint.
  • Prioritize and manage changes to the product backlog based on business value and impact.
  • Support Architects and Dev teams in designing and implementing technical solutions.
  • Support PMs, Product Owners and Scrum Masters in planning and executing projects.
  • Continuously analyze and document requirements, user stories, and acceptance criteria in a product backlog
  • Collaborate with developers to write user stories and acceptance criteria in a clear and concise manner.
  • Provide training and support to end-users during each sprint as new features are released.


What is the primary focus of the Senior Business Analyst role at GFT?

The primary focus of this role is to act as an experienced developer, covering design, implementation, and support of RM applications, such as Aggregation of Market Risk and Market Data Shocks and Scenarios generation. The Senior Business Analyst will also work with other internal application development teams.

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