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Business Analyst Lead # 138754

at Credit Suisse

Posted: 8/14/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 138754
Keywords: financial

Job Description

Business Analyst for Group Operations Solution Delivery Americas (GOSD Americas) Securities Settlements team:
  • You will act as Business Analyst to drive the business requirements and functional solution definition for a portfolio of high profile major programs.
  • To partner with various business organizations to ensure the timely engagement and appropriately agreed solutions.
  • You will establish trusted partner relationships with assigned business organizations.
  • You will partner with delivery teams to ensure that the requirements and changes are fit for purpose, clearly communicated and understood by all.
  • You will utilize various modelling, documentation and communication techniques to ensure current state, target state, process definitions and changes are appropriately gathered.
  • You will define anticipated test cases to prove changes match expectation.
  • You will help drive UAT in partnership with assigned business groups.
  • This is a very important role in Credit Suisse & market systemically critical department.
  • Build and maintain sustainable business partner relationships within and outside IT including senior management.

The GOSD AMRS Securities Settlements team is central to the delivery of Book-of-Work in the Securities Settlement space, which constitutes a critical function of the GOSD department. The team has grown rapidly over the last few years and is currently more than 230 member strong in all 3 IB regions, with a responsibility of handling & maintaining 110 applications. The AMRS Securities team covers the full scope of Securities products – Cash Equities, Bonds, Repos, Stock Borrow Loans and Mortgage Backed Securities.


The GOSD AMRS Securities Settlements team Business Analyst will be responsible for the following:
  • Business requirements articulating required changes as agreed with assigned business groups.
  • Functional changes that translate the requirements into cohesive system changes for implementation by the technical teams.
  • UAT test cases, execution strategy and test summary.
    Additional duties and responsibilities
  • You will be driving quality Business Analysis standards and standard methodologies across the
    AMRS Securities settlements programs and wider GOSD organization.

Credit Suisse maintains a Working Flexibility Policy,  subject to the terms as set forth in the Credit Suisse United States Employment Handbook.




Qualifications

  • Business Analyst experience in Investment Banking with a good understanding of Settlements and Cash processing and a proven delivery record in a global environment.  Good understanding of full project life cycle and development process.

  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication and documentation skills with experience handling senior business partners.  Professional polish in all communication to all levels.  Able to target material and communication to a wide range of audiences at all levels in the organization.

  • Deep understanding of technical ‘building blocks' in IT, and ability to challenge applications owners, technical leads on plans, assumptions & estimates.  Ability to drive delivery across a wide range of projects.

  • Self-motivated with excellent problem-solving skills, structured and analytical approach, organizational ability, attention to detail, ability to multitask, strong time-management skills and positive attitude to problem solving and delivery.

  • Team player, highly collaborative, delivery focused and deadline driven. Comfortable with challenging peers and bring out the best in a project team.

  • At least 5 plus years of experience in financial services industry.


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