Bromley Business Centre, 27 Hastings Road, Bromley, Kent BR2 8NA, UK

Business Analyst

Role Sits Inside IR35

My client is looking for a Business Analyst to assist them on an exciting mission.

Global Transaction Reporting (GTR) Technology serves the global transaction regulatory reporting requirements of the firm. These requirements span across OTC derivatives, listed derivatives and cash products. The regulations covered are across America, Europe, and Asia and also involve major initiatives including Re-architecture and Re-platforming. The Global Transaction Reporting team is looking for a senior Business Analyst to join the team in Glasgow. The role requires co-ordination with the Front Office Tech and Operations team. You will be part of a dynamic team building systems that are critical to the business and solving problems to meet the ever changing regulatory environment.
– You should be dynamic, a self-starter and have experience working in an agile environment coupled with excellent, development, communication, and organizational skills.
– The role will require working with stakeholders globally and across divisions and knowledge of broad spectrum of assets classes.
– You will be required to analyse business process flows and impact on technology flows.
– You will be required to translate regulatory requirements into functional technical requirements
– You will be required to perform root cause analysis on issues and partner with stakeholders across divisions to implement appropriate solutions
– You will write users stories in an iterative fashion, liaising with the development and upstream teams
Skills Required
– Ability to collaborate with business and technology teams to understand requirements and share with the technical team.
– Experience of agile and scrum methodologies within a software development environment.
– Experience of writing user stories containing clearly articulated needs, features and acceptance tests.
– Ability to build an understanding of the front to back system flows and how to effectively navigate to find optimal solutions that meet reporting requirements
– Strong data analysis skills and experience, able to use tools such as Excel to analyse large volumes of data to find correlations, variations and anomalies.
– Experience in analyzing and influencing end to end process of data capture to reporting outputs
– Exhibit good leadership and communication skills to help the scrum team and cross department stakeholders clearly understand the requirements.
– Ability to support the product owner to ensure that their priorities and needs are met.
– Ability to be pro-active and clearly escalate when risks or issues arise.
– Good documentation skills with the ability to articulate complex topics in a concise and articulate manner
Desired Skills
– SQL and database experience
– JIRA or an equivalent issue tracking tool
– Experience in banking and regulatory reporting (SFTR, Mifid etc.)
– Knowledge of OTC, listed derivatives, cash equities, and fixed income cash products

(Diversity candidates welcome)

Java Developer (Azure, Big Data)

My client is looking for JAVA Developer to assist within a global Agile squad responsible for developing Transaction Reporting systems with robust controls to ensure timeliness and accuracy of reported data to enable Morgan Stanley to manage its risk.

The role will expose the candidate to all phases of the production development lifecycle including working with Operations Users to understand and best implement their requirements. There is scope to grow and learn both technically (migration to AWS/Azure Public cloud, being part of a modernisation programme, big data management) as well as opportunity to deepen business understanding of financial regulations and products.
Skills required:
Core Java (minimum Java 8)
Experience using Spring
Experience of Agile and Scrum methodologies
Good knowledge of SQL, data-modelling and writing performant queries
Experience working with Data warehouses or MPP databases such as Greenplum
UNIX systems and shell scripting
Version control systems (git)
Defining and maintaining CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, GitLab, CircleCI, etc)
Sound understanding of OOP design and SOLID principles
Highly motivated and self-driven; ability to work independently and own issues to resolution
Proven problem-solving skills
Capable of designing systems and testing strategies
Team player; PR reviews (with experience), ownership of change, pride of work
Skills desired:
Experience in defining ETL and data pipelines
Proven ability in understanding business processes and adjusting data flows
Understanding of financial asset types and regulatory reporting
(Diversity candidates welcome)

Java Developer (Core)

My client is looking for a Core Java Developer to join them on an exciting misson.

Global Transaction Reporting (GTR) Technology serves the global transaction regulatory reporting requirements of the firm. These requirements span OTC derivatives, listed derivatives and cash products. The regulations covered are across America, Europe, and Asia and involve major initiatives. The Global Transaction Reporting team is looking for a senior java developer to join the growing team in Glasgow that also has presence in Mumbai , Bangalore, London, , Montreal and New York. The position will be working on Global Regulatory reporting projects like CFTC, Korea, EMIR, Mifid etc that are critical and driven by the regulatory requirement/deadlines.
* You will be part of collaborative agile development team to develop functionality in an iterative fashion liaising with the business analysts, product owners and other developers in the scrum team.
* You will be part of a dynamic team building systems that are critical to the business. Solving problems to meet the ever changing regulatory environment.
* You will be responsible for continuously improving the quality of our system and codebase including code reviews and refactoring where necessary.
Skills required:
Core Java (minimum Java 8)
Experience of Agile and Scrum methodologies
Good knowledge of SQL, data-modelling and writing performant queries
UNIX systems and shell scripting
Integration technologies – MQ/Xml/SOAP/JSON/Protocol Buffers/Spring
Enterprise Architecture Patterns, GoF design
Build & agile – Ant, Gradle/Maven, Sonar, Jenkins/Hudson, GIT/perforce.
Sound understanding of OOP design and SOLID principles
Skills desired:
Experience in banking and regulatory reporting
Knowledge of OTC, listed and cash products
Domain driven design and micro-services experience
(Diversity candidates welcome)

Java Developer

My client is looking for a A mid level (3-8 yrs exp) Java developer.

The selected consultant must have solid knowlde of Core Java, Collections, Multi-threading as core skillset with knowledge of databases and design patterns, and some hands-on experience on UNIX. The candidate needs to be a self-starter, a confident personality with good communication skills who can work with minimum oversight and handholding.

AWS Engineer

An experienced CloudOps engineer or AWS engineer is needed to help build a Landing Zone, shared services and other components to support workload migrations for a payment solutions provider. Must be analytically thinking and comfortable troubleshooting technical problems. You should understand the importance of peer review, test automation and continuous integration and delivery. You should be able to explain network resources and constructs. What you will be doing: Help support the build of Terraform scripts using CI/CD best practices to build out the landing zone, shared services and other components. You will work remotely within a team of engineers. Skills Must have’s Ability to communicate written and verbally in English 1-2 years’ experience working with AWS Understanding of Networks and network configuration 1+ years working with Terraform 1+ years Git Have used one of the following: Jenkins, JenkinsX, ArgoCD, CircleCi, Gitlab CI, TravisCI, Concourse CI, AWS Code pipeline Bash/Sh/Fish Linux (Centos /Redhat/Alpine) aws-cli

Site Reliability Engineer

An experienced SRE with a strong understanding of Kubernetes to help build 3 Container Platforms in 3 different regions servicing 200 workloads or a 1000+ pods for a payment solutions provider. Must be analytically thinking and comfortable troubleshooting technical problems in high-pressure situations. You should understand the importance of peer review, test automation, continuous integration & delivery as well as GitOps. What you will be doing: Help support the build out of the Terraform scripts using CI/CD best practices GitOps to iteratively build out the container platform and integrate into supporting services like monitoring using Prometheus and alerting Icinga. You will work remotely within a team of engineers. Skills Must have’s Ability to communicate written and verbally in English 2+ years’ experience working with AWS Understanding of Networks and network configuration 1+ years working with Terraform 2+ years working with Kubernetes 2+ years docker 1+ Istio 3+ Git Can programme in one of the following languages: Golang, Python, Java, Kotlin, JavaScript Have used one of the following: Jenkins, CircleCi, Gitlab CI, TravisCI, Concourse CI, AWS Code pipeline Bash/Sh/Fish Linux (Centos /Redhat/Alpine) aws-cli