Analytics Business Analyst – Investment Banking - Markets

Location:  London, England
Salary:  GBP800 - GBP1000 per day

Analytics Business Analyst – Investment Banking - Markets

My client, an investment banking firm, requires an Analytics Business Analyst to join on a 12 months contract (inside IR35) paying up to £1000/day (via umbrella).

Markets Technology are looking to expand their technology analytics capabilities across Rates and FX with an initial focus on curve analytics (Focus on Short Term Rates and FX), and later to expand capabilities in market and counterparty risk measures.

Role Description

This is a senior technical BA role, working directly with senior traders and risk managers, as well as quant analysts within the firm and outside specialist partners.

The role does not require mathematical modelling, however a strong technical understanding of curve construction, curve risk (including basis risk), and pricing models is required. The candidate would typically have gained this experience by working closely in a quant dev role with a trading desk, desk risk managers, or within a model ownership/validation capacity.

This BA role requires hands on coding skills in Python and Excel, as well as working with in-house and external quant libraries.

Required Skills and Experience:
• Strong understanding of current market practices in Rates and FX.
• Sense of ownership in end-to-end project deliverables.
• Python and Excel scripting. Strong experience in working with large data sets.
• Ability to articulate complex business and technical topics in concise and efficient way, suitable for a senior audience.
• Experience with internal model validation group.
• Strong problem-solving skills and ability to apply technology solutions to business needs.
• Strong communication skills, collaborative working style and ability to work in a matrix management environment, providing thought leadership in a global team.
• This role is part of a global team with locations in the US, UK, and India.

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