Marks Sattin - Dublin

Senior Business Analyst

Ireland / Dublin
€300 - €500 per day
07 Apr 2014
21 Apr 2014
Matt Fitzpatrick
Contract Type

Middle Office Dublin

Due to a newly created function and new funds under management within the business, our client, a leading Global Financial Services institution currently has a requirement for an experienced Business Analyst to work across their Middle Office Project. The role is initially to begin as a six month contract with a strong possibility of extension and an immediate start.

Responsibilities of the project will include:

  • Manage the on-boarding of new client requirements in relation to OTC functionality with a focus on settlements and payments. This will include business analysis, requirements writing and testing. Dealing directly with clients in this regard.
  • Manage creation of test scripts/cases for execution in user acceptance testing (both internal and external) phases
  • Execute planned test cases, ensuring that all test results are correctly recorded against the system; in accordance with the prescribed test plan
  • Record any defects found during the testing process, reviewing existing defects raised and provide input into the business to enable effective prioritisation
  • Provide regular updates to the Test Manager by:
    • Communicating planning and execution reports
    • Identifying test data and environmental requirements; highlighting potential issues that occur during the testing phase that could impact the schedule
  • Ensure adherence to project governance standards, the test policy / strategy and processes
  • Work closely with the technology organization to determine product/process feasibility.
  • Work on global strategic projects predominantly around OTC functionality and new regulatory requirements including centralised clearing and EMIR.
  • Document, execute and communicate on end to end business test strategies across the full development life cycle.
  • Represent EMEA globally by interfacing with the vendor and other offices to ensure delivery of our key business requirements around performance and functionality.
  • Ensure that these requirements are tested and rolled out successfully to the business as usual teams and clients.
  • Work with the business support departments to ensure they are kept up to date with the implementation of any new functionality.
  • Analyze, document and make recommendations for any enhancements that need to be made to operating processes and flows.
  • Identify and appropriately escalate issues within work group


  • Extensive Business Analysis experience
  • Middle Office/NAV Subject Matter including OTC Products.
  • UAT, Requirements Writing, Project Exposure
  • Excellent Communication and Presentation Skills.
  • Prince II or PMP desired but certainly not essential.

For further information please contact Matt Fitzpatrick at Marks Sattin on +35316698514.