Business Analyst

Toronto, Ontario | Temporary

Job ID: 51950 Industry: Undefined

Job Title: Business Analyst

Location: Downtown, Toronto

Duration: 6 Months (Possible Extension)


Key Accountabilities: 
1. Document an existing Hadoop based data aggregation and reporting application taking it from prototype to production deployment 
2. Work with the user community to analyze and document new reporting requirements, assist in the set-up of a self-serve data mart type environment for client Value Reporting 
3. Ensure that all solutions proposed are in harmony with the technology stack being used for the application and harmonize it with the broader Global Capital Markets Technology Strategy. 
4. Develop and then execute a plan to put a robust set of non-functional controls, processes and procedures around the application to ensure maximum uptime and minimize mean time to recovery. 
5. Assist with integration of the application into the Scotiabank state of the art DevOps infrastructure for automated build/ automated deployment. 
6. Development of feeds into the system using a variety of technologies tools like ETL, EAI or Apache NiFi. 
7. Documentation of the system to a level which can be handed over to a third line support team. 
8. Preparation of specifications and documentation for all software developed. Use of standard project management and team collaboration tools 

Functional Competencies: 
The incumbent must have the below: 
1. Expert: Understanding of Trades, Trade Reporting, Client Valuation and Profitability reporting 
2. A very good knowledge of financial instruments, how they are represented in trading and risk systems. 
3. Good: SQL 
4. 5+ years of data integration and reporting experience 
5. Experience working in an agile team 
6. Excellent written and oral communication skills 

Nice to have: 
7. Tableau or a similar visual BI tool 

Educational Requirements: 
1. A recognized under-graduate degree in business, commerce, finance or a related discipline. 
2. A recognized post-graduate or masters degree in business, commerce, finance, or a related discipline, MBA, CFA and/or FRM would be an asset. 

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills: 
1) 8-10 years overall experience 
2) Jira and confluence 
3) SQL queries 
4) Any BI tool (it is a reporting environment) 
5) Understanding of reporting, client valuation, profitability and metrics 
6) Capital Markets 
7) Great communication skills 
6) Nice to have: Agile experience would be preferred. 

Degrees or certifications: 
• Bachelor's degree or Post-Secondary education 


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