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Business Analyst - Rates eTrading

Req #: 180001424
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)



About the company
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at
J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
Role Description and Responsibilities:
The role is a business analyst role in CIB Macro – Rates eTrading team. Candidate will be responsible for working on multiple prioritized projects with responsibility for ensuring that the project deliverables fulfill the business's agreed requirements. This will include analysis & documentation of both functional and non-functional business requirements, process & data modeling, validation of technical deliverables to meet those requirements and strategy to test code developed.  

This role is part of a Global Team working closely with Rates Trading desks as the main user base. This is a terrific opportunity for a high energy individual seeking broad exposure to the business. The roles will have significant interaction with the Front Office Business and support teams. The ideal candidate will have business analysis experience within Investment Banking.

Throughout a project the Business Analyst also has a responsibility to:

  • Build and maintain good relationships with key sponsors and technology
  • Capture business requirements and use cases (including screen designs)
  • Interact with markets such as Bloomberg and Tradeweb to drive market driven projects to completion
  • Produce excellent detailed focused documentation
  • Drive requirements through user due diligence and sign off
  • Ability to understand and analyze business processes & workflows with the objective of providing detailed Business Process Flow diagrams and Logical Data Models
  • Partner with developers to ensure requirements are implemented as per specification
  • Establish test strategy and test cases as well as validation of test cases
  • Track tasks and issues in JIRA
  • Co-ordinate UAT with markets and down-stream teams
  • Ensure all risks and issues relating to scope and analysis managed appropriately
  • Ensure that all re-usable resources and knowledge are stored in the appropriate knowledge base for the benefit of others in the team. This will include items that are not necessarily linked to any single project.
  • Help troubleshoot issues including working with Level 1 + 2 support teams and business users



Skills Required


  • Fixed income product knowledge (bonds, swaps derivatives)
  • Ideally development experience to assist with technical analysis
  • Financial Services Background or equivalent in large Enterprises
  • Must have worked as an end user client facing business analyst
  • Able to challenge requirements to improve them
  • A proactive approach to problem solving, taking ownership of issues and having the determination to follow things through
  • Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills, including facilitation, presentation and production of documentation appropriate to an audience
  • The ability to shift perspective from high level 'Big Picture' to low-level detail
  • Passionate about technology and the opportunities it can offer


About JPMorgan Chase & Co.

J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion.  The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its J.P. Morgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.


J.P. Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.

J.P. Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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