Business Analyst

About Financial Express

FE is a leading provider of fund data in the UK and specialises in the collection, validation, dissemination and analysis of fund information within data feeds, documentation, web pages and Internet-based fund selection tools. FE supplies to more than half of all UK Fund Management Companies, providing value-for-money solutions which emphasise on a flexible, reliable and customer-driven approach. FE is a fast growing company with operations in London and Woking (both in the UK), Chennai (India), Hong Kong, Brno (Czech Republic), Singapore & Australia. FE is also engaged in building of software tools, research centres, document production platforms and advanced analytical products for data vendors, institutions, financial advisers enabling them to retrieve and analyse data in forensic detail. For further details, please visit www.financialexpress.net

Location

Chennai

Salary (INR)

NA

Experience

3 - 5 years

Education

NA

Mandatory Skills

REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS & GATHERING 9
EFFICIENT HANDLING OF PRODUCT SUPPORT 9
USER STORY DETAILING 9
REPORTING TO STAKEHOLDERS 7
COLLABORATE ACROSS VARIOUS FUNCTIONS 7
AGILE DEVELOPMENT EXPOSURE 7
TAKING OWNERSHIP 7
INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR 7

Job Description

Position Summary
The position is full-time and will be based at the company's Chennai office. The successful applicant would have a minimum of '3+ years' relevant experience as a BA. The job involves coordinating between the Project/Product managers in the UK office and in-house software development, testing, design teams to ensure successful implementation of new functionalities to FE's products. 
 
Key Responsibilities
 
As a Business Analyst:
  •  Analyse and capture requirements in an Agile software development environment.
  • Decompose Epics into Features and User Stories down to detailed functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Interact with Product managers and stay updated on product vision and roadmap
  • Work with product managers across the business to build user stories based on the technical requirement and functional specifications
  • Develop business and system use cases.
  • Maintain the Requirements Traceability Matrix.
  • Work with the Design team to create user interfaces.
  • Partner with the technical leads or Managers to help with continuous improvement of team productivity, product quality, and lead time in delivering value to end users.
  • Work closely with the Development, Data and Software testing teams during the various stages of development & delivery and respond to queries raised by stakeholders or end users.
  • Ensure that all project related documentation are kept up-to-date throughout the life of the project.
  • As a 2nd line of support, partner with other team members to troubleshoot and resolve production incidents.
  • Keep constant track of support issues, prioritise and ensure the necessary action is taken without any delays/breach in SLA
  • Prepare and present metrics both periodically and on an ad hoc basis
  • Monitor and propose process changes and make sure its being implemented and practised
  • Organize and drive requirements gathering and being responsible for internal client management
  • Proficient in documenting As-Is and To-Be processes
  • Perform UAT and other ad-hoc testing
  • Handle support calls and make sure the most appropriate status is provided at all times
 
Technical/ Functional and Reporting Skills
  • Detailed understanding of business process methodology, analytics and data management experience required
  • Provide business stakeholders with relevant analysis and support them throughout the decision-making process. Provide ad hoc analysis as per management/stakeholder requirements
  • Ensure delivery of reports/dashboards that meet business stakeholder requirements. Define best-fit reports/dashboards for business use cases
  • Broad technical understanding across various SDLC methodologies, platforms, tools and any languages
  • Experience working in an agile environment is mandatory

Key Technical Skills
  • Excellent understanding of an Agile/SCRUM/KANBAN development environment
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Willingness to engage in all areas of the business to develop one's knowledge in them.
 
Beneficial Technical Skills
Working knowledge and experience in a fund management / financial services company or in projects of a similar nature.
 
Key Behavioural Skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good Project coordination and organising skills
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritise, multi-task and work to multiple deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • High levels of motivation and enthusiasm

Additional Information

  • Job Type   :  Full Time