We're looking for an experienced Business Analyst in Execution Services IT to oversee system delivery for the Low Touch, Cash Equities, and Program Trading businesses in Hong Kong.
You'll be in charge of managing and coordinating activities related to end-to-end project delivery, from scoping and requirements to implementation and deployment, in this job.
The position will proactively manage delivery for numerous task streams, monitor and report on deliverable execution, and identify, escalate, and drive risk and problem resolution. In addition, verify the project's overall quality and serve as the primary point of contact for all work teams.
We're searching for someone with a strong, forceful personality who has extensive expertise in global equities trading and can oversee on-site sales/traders as well as worldwide IT teams.
The ideal applicant will be able and willing to work in a fast-paced and demanding workplace.
- Assist in the implementation of the Market Connectivity, Low Touch, Cash Equities, and Program Trading business plans, based on a thorough understanding of global markets and familiarity with local counterparties such as technology providers, regulators, and brokers.
- Develop good ties with sales/traders, especially those in Asia. This includes determining their needs and turning them into IT activities that can be completed.
- Manage project work across many IT teams around the globe, as well as collaborate with key stakeholders in Business Management, Operations, Compliance, Risk Management, and Audit.
- Create budgets, keep track of finances, and keep spending under control. This includes keeping track of invoices and purchases.
- Support the system on a daily basis, especially during key system go-live times.
- Assemble technology teams, including developers, analysts, and quality assurance testers.
- A hands-on Business Analyst who handles day-to-day tasks
Qualifications and Skills
- Degree in the field of computer science or information technology management.
- A firm manager who is kind and a good listener.
- In-depth Equities Low Touch, High Touch , Program trading and Facilitation trading business knowledge.
- Track record implementing green-field trading systems.
- Understanding in Java, C#, SQL, FIX message protocol, in-memory databases such as Gigaspaces, Ignite, Coherence, middleware such as TIBCO and Solace is a plus.
- Strong written and verbal English communication skills
- Fluency in Chinese Mandarin and Cantonese would be an asset.
- Proven track record as a problem solver: assist all teams in achieving their objectives via collaboration, communication, and procedure adherence.
- Business-minded, with a methodical approach to getting things done.
- Thorough knowledge of stock trading and the global regulatory framework.
- Proven track record of forming and leading tech teams (devOps, analysts, and testers).
- Knowledge in securities trading and expertise managing IT projects.
- Working with NYC, LDN, and pan-Asia teams will provide you with valuable global financial institution experience.
- Front-to-back office understanding of an investment bank's whole transaction flow.
- Proven track record of dealing with top business and technology stakeholders.