€240.00 - €275.00 per day
7 months ago
Business Analyst - Paris
Morson International are working with a global consultancy who are looking for a Business Analyst to join their team in Paris. This is a long-term contract with a very strong chance of extending again and again. The Business Analyst will be supporting exciting transaction reporting projects, which are mainly related to MiFIR transaction reporting. So previous experience will be very appealing to my client.
The Business Analyst will take part to:
* Maintain the already existing functional specifications and XML schemas (ISO 20022). Provide clarifications to the users of the documentation and update the documents where relevant. * Create new specifications where relevant, including modelling of business processes, drafting functional specifications, data modelling, design XML schemas (compliant with ISO 20022 standard). * Prepare test plans and test specifications, including sample XML messages. * Coordinate the execution of tests, follow up on the incidents. * Assist the project manager in project management activities (e.g. work planning, preparation of reports, follow up on risks and issues, etc.). * Prepare and conduct workshops/meetings with project stakeholders. * Develop business cases and approaches/methodologies to the analysis work.
The successful Business Analyst will have
* Minimum 6 years of relevant experience. * University degree (BSc) in computer science, computer engineering or business administration or equivalent. * Knowledge of working in the financial market and, experienced in regulatory IT projects and European regulatory data reporting frameworks (such as MiFID, EMIR or similar financial sector regulations). * Excellent knowledge of methodologies and practical experience in defining and documenting requirements, both functional and non-functional. * Experience in drafting tests specification, as well as performing and coordinating tests. * Excellent analytical skills and a problem-solving attitude. * Very good command of oral and written English. * Excellent knowledge in using Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio. * Experience in data mapping/modelling. * Experience in XML/XSD or similar technologies.
* Knowledge of financial instruments and securities markets processes. * Knowledge of data reporting standards (e.g. ISO 20022 or similar).
This is an exciting opportunity to work on exciting projects, with a technical team and to work with some excellent technologies. If you are interested apply now and I will be in touch shortly. Alternatively, contact Jake from Morson for more information.