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Business Analyst - ForexClear

Location: London
Company: London Stock Exchange
Hours: Full time
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The role is for a Technical Business Analyst to join the ForexClear Developer team within LCH and report into the Senior BA.

ForexClear is a FX clearing service running on a Murex 3.1 platform and in house Java application operating on 24 x 5.5 model. The role will help drive design solutions on both application stacks for the on going Murex platform upgrade taking into consideration the existing live services.

The individual will be expected to liaise closely with both the end users (Risk team, Ops team, etc) and other LCH central teams including the FXC Technology teams. The BA must be able to understand, document and design solutions based on the end users requirements which will help drive the implementation. Where necessary the BA will look to address possible performance impact on new deliverables and help drive the most efficient solution.

Individual must be disciplined in adhering to the company and ForexClear standards in documentation, development, testing and change management. They will liaise and coordinate with senior business users and other technology areas.

Like all clearing houses, ForexClear is heavily regulated and as such the BA role will often be exposed to regulatory work to ensure any solution meets our regulations.

ForexClear has undergone an Agile transformation and therefore the role will need to adapt to our agile philosophy and methodology working in scrums and Kanban teams. They will be expected to adopt and demonstrate our agile values and participate in agile ceremonies with a strong emphasis on our VSM plan.

Key Requirements

  • 3 years experience in Financial services
  • Strong written skills
  • Proven track record in translating end users’ requirements into design solutions
  • Ability to conduct gap analysis
  • Experience in performing impact analysis on complex problems
  • Ability to gather requirement
  • Communicate effectively with senior managers and business leads.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise between IT Development teams and end users
  • Timely delivery of developments to a high standard and quality
  • Help with Go-Live and training users and supporting teams
  • A key role is to ensure the IT Development team has all the required knowledge in order to carry out their role.
  • Maintain our documentation, specs and designs
  • Supporting and utilising company standards for development.
  • Effectively follow the development life cycle
  • Update external documentation provided to members in support of the ForexClear service.
  • Agile delivery

People are at the heart of what we do and drive the success of our business. Our colleagues thrive personally and professionally through our shared values of Integrity, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence are at the core of our culture. We embrace diversity and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. We are always looking at ways to become more agile so we meet the needs of our teams and customers. We believe that an inclusive collaborative workplace is pivotal to our success and supports the potential and growth of all colleagues at LSEG.

A career with London Stock Exchange Group offers you the opportunity to be at the centre of the financial community. As well as competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits, we maximise each employee’s potential through personal development plans, training, coaching and mentoring.

Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information the London Stock Exchange Group (“We”) may hold about you, what it’s used for, and how it’s obtained. If you would like this information to be removed from the London Stock Exchange Group HR database, please either submit a deletion request through the Account Settings menu in your account or contact for assistance.

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