Collateral Management Business Analyst – Trade Lifecycle Interest rate derivatives FX Options

Business Analyst is required with significant/recent, middle/back office experience within collateral management - middle/back office - in an Investment banking environment;  delivering value on large projects.

Business knowledge: A strong appreciation of Middle/Back Office functions including

  • Trade lifecycle
  • Settlement processes
  • Product knowledge  : Interest rates derivatives, Credit Derivatives, Options, Fx options (Knowledge is required more in how these products might be represented in a Front Office, Back office system)

Required Business Analysis skills in IT system design

              

  • Collateral and or FX Options
  • IT system design and testing : Interfaces between systems (FO feeding Back offices, Back offices feeding settlement and Collateral systems, Collateral systems feeding external systems such as Trioptima, Acadiasoft, Clearing houses …)
  • Good understanding of data flowing between systems throughout the trade life cycle

Role:

BA requirement is within Collateral IT  which is structured into Project Streams covering:

  • Client Clearing
  • Bilateral Margining (covering both OTC & Repo)
  • Third Party Collateral Management

Exposure to Collateral Margining processes is a nice to have but experience should be recent.

This is a contract role paying £450 - £550 per day, please quote reference JSADL02838 when applying and send your cv to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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UX Architect - UI CSS Javascript HTML Visual Design Agile - Investment Bank

Within this department the UX team is responsible for the design and development of the User Experience for the Client and Sales Facing applications. As part of a small and passionate UX team you would be helping design for highly skilled, extremely specialized users working in the world\'s most demanding Real Time environments. We work agile within a UX-driven development environment pushing the limits of current technologies.

We are looking for an experienced UX Architect to co-drive design strategy and information architecture across E-commerce, user research and ethnography - ideally both qualitative and quantitative methods

- translating business priorities into research questions and design insights

- formulating information architecture and navigation for complex data structures

- articulating future-proof design strategy for multi-audience, multi-channel, multi-app solutions

- documenting UI pattern libraries and Visual Style Guides and setting up effective enforcement channels

- communicating and coordinating with senior stakeholders to evangelise and advance the UX agenda.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the banks analysts, users and product owners to create and evolve UX patterns, workflow and information architecture across the Fixed Income eCommerce platforms.
  • Ensure alignment of these principles so we achieve consistency across all of the Bank\'s products and services.
  • Make complex information understandable and formulate design concepts that are engaging, attractive, and user-friendly.
  • Work in a cross-disciplinary environment and interact with other UX architects, product owners, business analysts and developers throughout the company.
  • Improve the UX/Development interaction with comprehensive wireframes, transition documentation and references to the existing and evolving style guide to promote reuse and consistency.
  • Improve the quality of the user experience through design, information presentation and flow.

Desirable Requirements

  • Visual Design skills
  • UI Development skills (CSS, Javascript, HTML5)
  • Experience working with enterprise scale applications.
  • An ability to work in an agile development environment

This is a contract role paying £650 - £800 per day.  Please quote reference JSADL02839 when applying and send your cv to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.\">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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UX Architect Adobe CC Illustrator Axure Jira Indesign Photoshop - Investment Bank

Financial or Investment Banking is essential

- User research, paper sketching, low/hi-fi prototyping, detailed wireframes and visual design

- Able to set agenda, conduct workshops, communicate and coordinate with senior stakeholders

- Articulating future-proof design strategy for multi-audience, multi-channel, multi-app solutions

- Delivering multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines

- Software skills - Adobe CC, Illustrator, InDesign, Axure, Photoshop, JIRA etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the banks analysts, users and product owners to create and evolve UX patterns, workflow and information architecture across the Global Markets Research Portal.
  • Ensure alignment of these principles so we achieve consistency across all of the Bank\'s products and services.
  • Make complex information understandable and formulate design concepts that are engaging, attractive, and user-friendly.
  • Work in a cross-disciplinary environment and interact with other UX architects, product owners, business analysts and developers throughout the company and 3rd parties.
  • Improve the UX/Development interaction with comprehensive wireframes, transition documentation and references to the existing and evolving style guide to promote reuse and consistency.
  • Improve the quality of the user experience through design, information presentation and flow.

Desirable Requirements

  • Financial Services Research Portal - creation to delivery flow
  • Financial product knowledge
  • An ability to work in an agile development environment

We are looking for an experienced UX Architect to co-drive design strategy and information architecture. Within this department the UX team is responsible for the design and development of the User Experience for the Client and Sales Facing applications. As part of a small and passionate UX team you would be helping design for highly skilled, extremely specialized users working in the world\'s most demanding Real Time environments. We work agile within a UX-driven development environment pushing the limits of current technologies.

This is a contract role paying £600 - £800 per day.  please quote reference JSADL02840 when applying and send your cv to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.\">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Quant Analyst CCR Capital Change (C# C++ or Java) - INVESTMENT BANK

 

Quant analyst for CCR Capital charge project required. Role is to define within the context of the new regulations, the CCR method for CCR Capital charge, and also ensure that the existing implementation within a joint Risk and Front Office Library is complete and has required enhancements. This will require a general understanding of the wider counterparty credit risk modelling framework in addition to reasonably strong C# C++ or Java skills.

You will work closely with quantitative analysts within the team Risk Systems and other Front Office quant teams. Role includes:- 

  • Contribute to the delivery of the methodology project, taking into account all stakeholders’ interests, regulatory constraints and any potential deficiencies in the current methods.
  • Investigate, analyse and design the risk method.
  • Design, develop and test code changes required to implement the risk methods in the risk systems.
  • Ensure the methods are adequately documented to support internal reviews and validation by internal auditors or regulators.

Required Skills:-

  • Master’s degree (as a minimum) in maths physics or quant finance etc.
  • Experience in a quant finance environment, preferably counterparty Risk modelling
  •  Design and implementation of quant models using C# C++ or Java_)

This is a contract role paying £500 - £800 per day.  Please quote reference JSADL02837 when applying and send your cv to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Java Developer - Risk - Investment Bank

  • Excellent software design, coding, documentation and analysis skills
  • Demonstrable excellent knowledge of Java and Spring
  • Demonstrable excellent knowledge of Oracle Coherence
  • Very good database skills preferable: T-SQL

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:

  • Proven experience programming on at least one large scale system (large data or compute volume)
  • Optional: the candidate should have worked as a developer on at least one large financial system
  • Optional: knowledge of risk management, especially market or counterparty risk

French speaking a plus!

The candidate is expected to perform the above tasks in collaboration and agreement with the team leaders, project leads and other development staff, and where necessary with the Business Analysts, Data Quality, Application Production and Infrastructure teams.

The role is a technical programming role, focusing on maintenance and enhancements to the Java components in the existing data integration chain. The candidate should be flexible and experienced enough to switch to larger scale project work if required. The candidate should have very strong Java Server Side development skills including Java 8, REST, Oracle Coherence, Spring and database integration skills. The successful candidate may also be expected to provide 3rd level intraday support, and take part in overnight support on a rota basis.

This is a contract role paying £550 - £650 per day, please quote reference JSADL02385 when applying and send your cv to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.\">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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