Business Analyst - Front Office

Job Title: Business Analyst - Front Office
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH6750_1504623177
Contact Name: Simon Warburton
Contact Email: swarburton@venquis.com
Job Published: September 05, 2017 15:52

Job Description

Front Office Business Analyst with Fund Management experience required by leading global London-based fund management company (business analyst, IT front office, equities, fixed income, derivatives, OMS, order management systems, CFA, IMC, ISEB, fund manager, dealing, dealer, fund management, asset manager, asset management, investment manager, investment management, Aladdin, Fidessa latentzero, thinkfolio)

Job Duties


  • Completing a Product Backlog from 'Epic' level business analysis and design down to detailed 'User stories'
  • Ownership of backlog creation and estimation for clarification of scope and project costs
  • Ownership of design workshops; leading development team and identifying solutions which are captured within the user stories
  • Provision of wireframes, acceptance criteria and worked examples within each user story
  • Creation of BDD feature files for the automated testing of all business logic
  • Ownership of Epics and Stories from analysis phase to live; including defect management and work prioritisation
  • QA & UAT support ensuring knowledge transfer for each story and guidance around testing scope and approach

Planning & Delivery

  • Responsible for management and prioritisation of the product backlog with the Product Owner
  • Work with the business and development team to deliver the agreed work within the agree timescales and budget
  • Work with the Product Owner and Business Users to ensure the current highest priority items are being addressed. Ensure the business and the development team are aligned
  • Keep the backlog current and reflective of the latest delivery goals
  • Timely planning of sprints and releases to ensure that the team are focussed on the right things at the right time
  • Working with the Product Owner to understand the importance of regular deliveries and a minimal shippable viable product throughout the lifecycle of the project


  • Provide 3rd line support, as appropriate, principally to applications within Investments


  • Ensuring that information about Investments technology products is shared with the rest of the department through presentations and documentation
  • Lead by example using agile best practices, seeking new ways of working and improving the velocity and quality of the teams' outputs


  • Business analysis experience
  • Asset Management experience
  • Good communication skills and good academics


  • Front office experience
  • Agile experience
  • Portfolio management exposure

This is a fantastic opportunity to further front office BA experience in a leading fund manager which heavily invests in its employees.

Get in touch ASAP on 0203 405 3514 and/or send your CV to Simon Warburton at swarburton@venquis.com!!

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