Business Analyst, Risk & Compute, Bengaluru, Standard Chartered Bank

Business Analyst, Risk & Compute, Bengaluru, Standard Chartered Bank

Details + Details -

  • Job type: Full time
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Salary type: Monthly
  • Occupation: Business analyst, risk & compute

Location + Location -

  • Country: India
  • Region: Karnataka
  • City: Bengaluru
  • Address: Bengaluru

Description + Description -

RESPONSIBILITIES JOB SCOPEThe teamThe successful candidate will be part of the Risk & Compute squad within Global Credit Markets and Equity Technology and Digital Solutions team, part of the wider FM technology organization. We support Corporate Finance, Equities and Credit Trading business lines.We are a business-first team with diverse skillset across trading, coverage, risk, product management and technology, who work with frontline, risk, MO and ops SMEs to build tech solutions to business problems and are ably supported by BAs, developers and QA from our squads.Although the primary focus for this role will be delivering pricing, risk and analytics for Credit flow, loan trading and Financing Risk, the role holder will be expected to work flexibly x-asset on three areas of focus, and apply cross-learning effectively:Market and Reference dataPricing, Risk (trading and banking book)MI and Analytics (incl. predictive analytics, ML solutions)Candidate background - The candidate must have at least 5 years of experience With banks or product companies with strong business analysis skillsWorking on solution delivery either supporting business directly, or as a part of wider system rolloutsRelevant experiences in financial markets or corporate finance technology coveringBusiness analysis in an agile settingGathering requirements and writing clear functional specifications / stories and getting them deliveredDelivering interface analysis and data modellingTranslating requirements / business problems into a clear set of technical specifications forming a solution. Maintain JIRA backlog, establish traceability to business vision and objectives, act as SME for usersObtain stakeholder buy-in and sign-off on business requirementsAdhere to change management standards & procedures, including documenting and capturing all artefacts (Requirements, FSDs, Data Dictionaries, Sign-offs, Minutes of meetings) required by project governanceManaging and removing impediments and providing pro-active day-to-day support to users across key owned / supported systems / interfacesAbility to work under ambiguous business environments to provide clarity and facilitate discussions to reach consensus/business decisionsGood problem-solving capabilities and executionAbility to drive continuous improvementStrong scope and accountability managementStrong regular communication highlighting impediments and requesting help where required / reporting to management on progressGood understanding of Loans products front-to-backGood knowledge of Financial Market processes (Trade processing, Life cycling, Risk, back office, etc…).Functional skillsStrong corporate loan products knowledge on origination, structuring, lifecycling: term loans, RCF, bridge loans. Experience with specialized finance products (LAF, PEF, Shipping finance, Aviation finance) highly desired.Familiar with corporate lending lifecycle, documentation (credit agreements, spreads, scorecards, covenants)Knowledge of SCB reference and static data stores like SCI, PCT2 highly desirableRisk (banking and trading books) and Data (Reference, Market, Trade) Analytics expertise. This includes pricing, sensitivity computation for credit products like bonds, CDS, loans, VaR, SVaR and stress loss computation, ability to read, interpret and model term sheets and Credit agreementsIn-depth understanding of data models (incl FpML) for corporate loans, bondsPreferred: ESG: Assessment/identification of ESG loans and bonds, ESG and climate risk rating data for loans and bonds, data for assessment of adherence to Poseidon principlesTechnology skillsExperience with working on UX prototypes using Balsamiq or similar. Experience in HCD highly preferred.Experience with BI tools, dashboards (both static and user forms)Strong data munging skills including SQL, Python and GuI tools (eg. Dremio)Ability to quickly learn new tools/systems (risk, transaction booking systems) and understanding technology and functional designsExtensive experience with loan and collateral systems across the lifecycle, linkages, terminologies: Origination, servicing, monitoring and risk management, trading, reportingExtensive experience with market and traded credit risk systems and conceptsExperience with integrating and using vendor data sources: market data, reference data incl. ratings, event data (news, legal filings), risk indicatorsStrong knowledge of data modelling, interface designStrong knowledge on basic BA toolkit: Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, JIRA, ConfluenceUp-to-date on latest app development paradigms: microservices, containerization, APIsBasic development capabilities (python e.g.) to read code, build ad-hoc, enhance tactical tools. Soft skillsFluent in English (speaking and writing)Strong interpersonal skills good team spirit. Able to influence to drive work using informal pathways.Strong communication and presentation skills able to tailor messages for highest impact depending on audience (technical vs business) and seniorityProactive, self-starter, autonomous able to independently drive analysis, design, development, delivery in greenfield areas.Self-motivated, multi-tasking, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, solution oriented with proven resultsCurious willing to dive into the details and understand concepts, graph relationships, interdependencies effectively, but also judicious on time spent vs materiality/benefitBusiness mindset able to triage asks, justify priority based on cost/benefit, and demonstrate value using defined metrics. Continuous tracking of KPIs.Meticulous on documentation maintains clear JIRA backlog, detailed Confluence pages, artefacts on any solutions built.Diversity & InclusionStandard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximize their personal potential.Our Ideal CandidateAdvanced degree (masters or MBA equivalent) in finance, statistics or a STEM discipline (must have)FRM or PRM (highly desirable), CQF (big plus)Agile certifications like CSPO (good to have)PMI certified PMP or PMI-PBA (good to have)SCB CCC (core credit curriculum) (good to have)Certificate in Human Centered Design (good to have)ROLE SPECIFIC TECHNICAL COMPETENCIESSQL Spark Python Excel, Powerpoint Visio JIRA About Standard Chartered We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us. Our purpose, to , together with our brand promise, to be are achieved by how we each live our. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we: Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we doNever settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so wellBe better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long termIn line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing. Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locationsTime-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimumFlexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patternsProactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkitsA continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learningBeing part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process. Visit our careers website

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