Business Analyst - London

  • Date Posted:
    20 Jun 2019

Description:

The product management team comprises of Product Managers and Business Analysts. The team is responsible for defining and managing Trayport’s strategy and products across global energy markets. Business Analysts will have a combination of product, subject matter and scrum responsibilities.  This role requires strong business analyst and financial markets experience, with the ability to quickly develop good knowledge of Trayport’s complex products and services for Trader, Brokers and Exchange clients.
 
JOB ROLE
The Business Analyst will be responsible, in conjunction with the product management team, for ensuring product delivery success through engagement with internal and external stakeholders, gathering requirements, story creation, backlog management and running development sprints. 

Customer engagement: Business Analysts are expected to work closely with Product Managers and customers to translate technical specifications and requirements into detailed technical requirements that can be delivered either internally or with external development teams. This will include conformance tests and upgrade projects. 

Internal team engagement: Establish strong cross functional (e.g., Technical Support, Development, QA, Client Management) relationships; regularly engage across departments to leverage knowledge, facilitate information sharing and accelerate product delivery. Ensure internal teams are engaged so that bugs/CRs are tracked across teams and correctly prioritised. 

Synthesize and document requirements: Develop high level epic stories and break those down into detailed user stories.  During development of new functionality the BA will work closely with the technical support, development and QA teams, to break down stories and develop acceptance tests to ensure client requirements are successfully captured and implemented.

Build client workflows intelligence library: Business Analysts are expected to become specialists and an authoritative source for the rest of the business for the understanding of client workflows. Special emphasis will be placed on effective documentation, dissemination and sharing of this knowledge across the Product team and the rest of the firm 

Trayport network fluency: Become an expert on the usage of Trayport’s products/network in ‘the wild’ and provide a bridge between customers and Trayport engineering teams regarding workflows, requirements and platform functionality, for existing and components/features in development. 

Demonstrate the Platform: Run demos of new and existing functionality, internally and externally. 

Product team coordination: Work with Product Managers and other Business Analysts to identify cross-project dependencies, ensuring strong communication between product initiatives and within the product team.

Skills and Experience

Essential

Financial markets experience
Energy markets (Power and Gas) knowledge
Track record of bringing new initiatives to market successfully
Experience in Scrum and Agile methodologies
Client and internal stakeholder management

Desirable
Experience in owning and defining product roadmaps
Experience with regulatory reporting (eg REMIT)
Experience with data products
Experience in client requirements and turning them into user stories
Working relationships with development teams
Web UX design patterns

Useful Links
www.trayport.com/uk/company/careers
www.trayport.com/uk/company/careers/careers-blog
www.trayport.com/uk/company/careers/virtual-tour

Benefits:

  • Bonus Scheme
Exercise/Sport Allowance
Pension Scheme
Annual Day Away
Regular Social Events
25 days Holiday
Staff Kitchen with Breakfast & Refreshments Available
Healthcare & Travel Insurance, Life Assurance
Referral Bonus
Cycle to Work Scheme
Give As You Earn Scheme
Season Ticket Loan
Enhanced Maternity & 
Paternity Scheme