Sr. Business Analyst

6 days left

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
09 Mar 2023
08 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role Responsibilities
Financial Markets Products and Data Business Analyst, focusing on the Risk and Valuations analysis and delivery across asset classes focusing on Treasury Markets and Global Credit
Why join us?
  • There is a digital revolution happening that is changing the future of banking - increasingly, Banking is Technology. Financial Services firms are becoming ever more defined by their technology and ability to use it to deliver outstanding customer experiences.
  • As the leading digital banking platform, we provide banking services, power global trade, commerce and financial services to our network and companies across 60 of the fastest growing markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. We're digitising our banking services, adopting a cloud-first principle for all new software developments and major enhancements, making it easier for our clients to bank with us.
  • Technology & Innovation (T&I) function is at the heart of shaping the bank for the future and serving our clients digitally across the globe. T&I is responsible for the systems development and technology infrastructure which underpins the Bank's client services and defines and implements the Bank's digital and innovation agenda. The team helps the bank unlock new banking experiences for clients, while improving its operational effectiveness and resilience.
  • We have a strong engineering culture within our global team of 17,000 technologists across our massive geographic footprint, where inclusivity and diversity of thought and experience are valued thus creating unique opportunities for passionate, motivated and highly skilled people who want to make a difference.
  • If tackling complex challenges and building creative solutions excite you, then join our T&I family. Together with a group of highly driven technologists, you will get to collaborate and work on solutions to provide excellent digital experiences to our customers and enhance our existing offerings. We are strong believers of building the right talent with diverse ideas, cultures and backgrounds to build better products and services. We want people that can see problems from a different light, come up with solutions that would otherwise go unnoticed and collaborate actively to champion change.
  • We constantly strive to reduce time-to-market and streamline our development processes. We follow agile methodology with continuous delivery practices, and you will actively participate in our ongoing improvement process.
What's in it for you?
  • You will join as a Financial Markets Business Analyst and be part of our T&I team. You will build your digital skills, adaptability, and leadership necessary to be future-ready. Working closely with experts across the Financial Markets Technology stack, you will perform business analysis for FM Risk and Valuations delivery. You will also actively engage with the development teams to build code driven, dynamic and automated documentation wherever possible. Being part of a Change-The-Bank team, this role requires out-of-the-box, creative thinking, problem solving skills and an ability to embrace and drive change.
Key Measurables
  • Stakeholder feedback.
  • Delivery of individual tasks and overall projects on time and of a high quality.
  • Quality of documentation.
  • Ensuring deliveries pass internal audits and reviews.
  • Post-delivery stability and support.
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Demonstrated 3+year of relevant experience in Financial Markets Technology, in a financial institution or a risk management software vendor as Business Analyst; working in areas of Market Risk (VaR/Risks/Limits), Product valuations, Financial Market Analyst, Derivatives pricing, Front office IT, Credit, Treasury Markets etc.
  • Experience in Oracle SQL Query and SPARK SQL and exposure to JIRA/Confluence tools is required.
  • Business analysis experience working in Agile framework/Scrum methodology.
  • Knowledge of securities, options & derivatives in at least one asset class. Knowledge of Credit asset class is highly preferable.
  • Academic foundation in mathematics / financial mathematics, statistics, finance or computer science.
  • Curious and open-minded, adaptive to changing situations and enjoy collaborating with global teams in a diverse multi-cultural environment.
  • Passionate for solving challenging problems and learning new skills.
  • CFA, PRM, FRM, PMP and/or Scrum Master certifications are a plus.
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Market Risk - Value at Risk VaR, Sensitivities, Limits - Technology.
  • Oracle SQL Query and SPARK SQL.
  • Excel, Power Point - Data processing and analysis.
  • Technical writing and Documentation (Confluence, JIRA, SharePoint, MS Word and PowerPoint).
  • Options and Derivatives Pricing (Data modelling, Regression and statistics).
  • Business Analysis.
  • Product Control - Pricing, Valuation, PNL Attributions.
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 drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. 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 do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
In 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 locations
  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive 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 toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
  • Being 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.
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