Calypso Business Analyst

First Derivatives, is currently seeking experienced Junior and Senior Calypso Business Analysts to join our Capital Markets Consulting Business, which currently numbers 1,800+ globally.

Calypso is a large-scale software product for the capital markets supporting trading, risk management, and processing of various financial products. It provides front to back Java based platform.

Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to work as part of a global practice (EMEA, North America, APAC) on projects including Greenfield Calypso Implementations and Calypso Upgrades.

We currently require candidates to work on both Front Office and Back Office roles and as such successful consultants will have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Experience working with Calypso
  • Experience working as a Business Analyst within Capital Markets
  • Demonstrable experience of working across the full project lifecycle
  • Demonstrable experience of Documentation of Analysis outputs
  • Strong ability to capture detailed requirements and maintain traceability throughout all phases of a project.
  • Experience in translating business requirements into the functional requirements.
  • • Functional cross asset experience (FX/Derivatives (Pricing, Valuation), Liquidity/Cash/Fund Management, Cash flows, Settlements (SWIFT), Accounting (General ledger, PnL), MM, Fixed Income, Interest Rates, Credit Derivatives, Equities, Commodities, Market Data, Trade Capture, Pricing, Risk

Junior Business Analyst

  • 1-3 years of experience working with Calypso
  • Strong academic background in business, finance, engineering, mathematics, science or technology

Senior Business Analyst

  • 3+ years of experience working with Calypso
  • Experience of running workshops and engage with stakeholders at different levels of seniority
  • Ability to liaise with testing team and manage the testing lifecycle including defect management
  • Front, /Middle, Back Office BA’s are required. We are also interested in hiring Calypso SME’s for specifics of the system (collateral management, hedge accounting, accounting and clearing)
  • Ability to deliver training both adhoc training of business users as well as white board training on site to Calypso clients
  • Ability to train FD junior consultants
  • Strong understanding of project methodologies (must be comfortable delivering tasks under both Waterfall and Agile methodologies)
  • Strong academic background in business, finance, engineering, mathematics, science or technology

We’re a leading provider of products and consulting services to the capital markets industry, with over 2250 staff globally. First Derivatives (FD) is a provider of high-performance time series database software to a variety of industries as well as regulatory and IT consulting services to the capital markets industry. The combined proposition gives FD a differentiated offering within capital markets, an industry increasingly challenged by regulation and data management. Additionally, FD has begun to establish itself in a number of industries outside of capital markets.

Benefits including pension, healthcare, business expenses, competitive holidays and more.

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