Equities Trading Business Analyst

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

8 - 10 years experience  •  Staffing & Recruiting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/17/17 by Radhika Arora
Confidential Company
New York, NY
8 - 10 years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/17/17 Radhika Arora

Our client is seeking an Equities Trading Business Analyst  to work with key project stakeholders within the Equities Trading businesses. T

his candidatewill work with development teams to ensure scope of requirements is achievable, requirements are clear and well-defined, test plans are comprehensive, and issues are resolved.


  • Focus on risk monitoring, execution workflows, order management, exchange and client connectivity, and regulatory reporting obligations
  • Serve as point of contact and technology liaison on Regulatory, Compliance, and Audit matters
  • Data analysis and mapping using MS Excel, MS Access, or similar tools
  • Work closely with key business, COO, trading, compliance, supervisory, and operations stakeholders to obtain comprehensive business requirements for active projects and tasks.
  • Write detailed business and integration requirements documents using the Confluence/Wiki based documentation approach aligned with an Agile / sprint-based development methodology
  • Create detailed GUI mock-ups and other visual requirements to be presented alongside user requirements to development teams and key stakeholders
  • Work closely with software development teams to ensure user requirements are clearly understood and developed as specified in the documentation.
  • Participate in software development staff planning as they write detailed functional and design specifications to govern field, message, and user interface level details
  • Gather development and testing estimates and including these in formal project plans
  • Conduct comprehensive functional testing during the development process ahead of QA and UAT
  • Document use-cases for inclusion by QA within formal regression test suite and working with user acceptance testing (UAT) staff on user testing.


  • Bachelors Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Engineering or Finance or equivalent
  • 3+ years working in with equities trading applications
  • 8+ years  working in the Investment Banking industry
  • Experience working in the technology industry
  • Ability to influence and manage across multiple teams and regions to deliver complex projects
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