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Technical Business Analyst - Vice President


Morgan Stanley
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Category: Operations Jobs
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Job Description
Job Number:
3160399

Posting Date
: Nov 9, 2020

Primary Location
: Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-London

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Job
: Business Analysis

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Level: Vice President

Description

Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. We embrace integrity, excellence, teamwork and giving back.

Position Information
We are looking for a technical business analyst / scrum master to work in the analysis and requirements gathering of the Swift Renovation Program as well as to assist with reporting and coordination across various IT and Operations groups spread across India, Montreal, New York, London, Glasgow, and Baltimore.

The role requires the candidate to have an understanding of system architecture principles, agile fundamentals, and process analysis and design best practices. The need to balance work on multiple projects will make this role complex, challenging and rewarding.

Specific areas of responsibility include:

Business Process Definition, Analysis, and Solution Design

* Interface with stakeholders to understand current state process and desired business outcomes and translate these requirements into future state system specifications (e.g., epics, user stories), including partnering with groups across IT and operations to clarify and validate assumptions and define minimum viable products
* Assemble data and perform analysis on the impact of current business decisions on operations; articulate outcome of analysis in a clear and concise manner
* Design recommendations/solutions to address current and future Operations' needs, based on analysis
* Generate process/data flow diagrams, use cases, user guides
* Manage stakeholder expectations, including creating transparency on sprint progress, accomplishments and potential issues/risks; highlight initiative and delivery risks proactively and promptly
* Assist with understanding dependencies between squads and communicating scheduling impacts between squads
* Collaborate with squad on automated and manual test plan development, design test cases and manage UAT process
Scrum Master

* Facilitate Agile ceremonies such as Stand-ups, Sprint Planning and Retrospectives
* Support the product owner in producing product roadmaps and delivery plans
* Brainstorm with team members on solutions to address challenges and roadblocks
* Partner with product owner to maintain backlog of work; review and manage backlog items to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate
* Collaborate with the wider organisation to ensure the team is focused on customer value and contributes to strategic goals
* Maintain and update squad process metrics and artifacts to ensure accurate and transparent communications to product owner and other stakeholders

Qualifications

Skills Required

* Extensive experience in business analysis / project management
* Experience working in Agile projects
* Excellent oral & written communication skills, people-interaction and stakeholder management skills
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and comfortable working with a certain level of ambiguity
* Ability to communicate complex analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
* Strong sense of ownership and accountability for work
* Understanding of systems engineering concepts
* Strong data analysis and SQL skills
* Ability to multi-task with good organisational and time management capabilities
* Bachelors in Computer Science or a related Field

Desired

* Financial Services experience is a significant plus
* Exposure to Broadcom/CA Rally Agile lifecycle management tool

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential.

Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees#LI-AS2
Job Description
Job Number:
3160399

Posting Date
: Nov 9, 2020

Primary Location
: Europe, Middle East, Africa-United Kingdom-United Kingdom-London

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Job
: Business Analysis

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Level: Vice President

Description

Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing our clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve even the most challenging goals.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. We embrace integrity, excellence, teamwork and giving back.

Position Information
We are looking for a technical business analyst / scrum master to work in the analysis and requirements gathering of the Swift Renovation Program as well as to assist with reporting and coordination across various IT and Operations groups spread across India, Montreal, New York, London, Glasgow, and Baltimore.

The role requires the candidate to have an understanding of system architecture principles, agile fundamentals, and process analysis and design best practices. The need to balance work on multiple projects will make this role complex, challenging and rewarding.

Specific areas of responsibility include:

Business Process Definition, Analysis, and Solution Design

* Interface with stakeholders to understand current state process and desired business outcomes and translate these requirements into future state system specifications (e.g., epics, user stories), including partnering with groups across IT and operations to clarify and validate assumptions and define minimum viable products
* Assemble data and perform analysis on the impact of current business decisions on operations; articulate outcome of analysis in a clear and concise manner
* Design recommendations/solutions to address current and future Operations' needs, based on analysis
* Generate process/data flow diagrams, use cases, user guides
* Manage stakeholder expectations, including creating transparency on sprint progress, accomplishments and potential issues/risks; highlight initiative and delivery risks proactively and promptly
* Assist with understanding dependencies between squads and communicating scheduling impacts between squads
* Collaborate with squad on automated and manual test plan development, design test cases and manage UAT process
Scrum Master

* Facilitate Agile ceremonies such as Stand-ups, Sprint Planning and Retrospectives
* Support the product owner in producing product roadmaps and delivery plans
* Brainstorm with team members on solutions to address challenges and roadblocks
* Partner with product owner to maintain backlog of work; review and manage backlog items to ensure the latest work status is captured and updated as appropriate
* Collaborate with the wider organisation to ensure the team is focused on customer value and contributes to strategic goals
* Maintain and update squad process metrics and artifacts to ensure accurate and transparent communications to product owner and other stakeholders

Qualifications

Skills Required

* Extensive experience in business analysis / project management
* Experience working in Agile projects
* Excellent oral & written communication skills, people-interaction and stakeholder management skills
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and comfortable working with a certain level of ambiguity
* Ability to communicate complex analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
* Strong sense of ownership and accountability for work
* Understanding of systems engineering concepts
* Strong data analysis and SQL skills
* Ability to multi-task with good organisational and time management capabilities
* Bachelors in Computer Science or a related Field

Desired

* Financial Services experience is a significant plus
* Exposure to Broadcom/CA Rally Agile lifecycle management tool

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Morgan Stanley empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential.

Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees#LI-AS2
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