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Senior System Analyst, Krakow

Keywords / Skills : Senior System Analyst, Krakow

3 - 6 years
Posted: 2019-09-06

Industry
Any
Function
IT
Role
Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
6th Sep 2019
Job Ref code
206869
Job Description


Project Description

About project:
Were developing a strategic risk-management platform in one of the World's Top 10 Investment Banks. It is a mission-critical project for the Client because it enables large scale Monte Carlo simulations to forecast future cash flows of derivative trades and portfolios along with quantification of associated risks, which are used by Clients traders across the world. It is also used for Stress testing and runs hundreds of potential economic scenarios to confirm Banks readiness for various business conditions to market regulators. Calculated exposures are used for Basel 3 reporting, RWA calculations, trading limits, valuation of Market and Credit risks etc.

This platform performs overnight data loading and runs batch processing during the day to deliver data to downstream systems according to strict SLAs. It is also capable of intraday online calculations. This is a legacy platform to an extent, but we keep developing new components and modify existing ones, there is more development than support activities. Also, there is undergoing Automation program sponsored by Clients top management in order to bring platform to modern and automated delivery process. We strive to reduce manual work and bring best engineering ideas to life.

Our team:
Were part of Clients Risk Analytics IT department, there is around 100 Luxoft professionals organized into several cross-functional development and supporting teams. Team is 8-10 people, with a Team Lead, .Net developers, Oracle developers, QA Engineers and System analysts. We generally follow 4 sprints development cycle, each sprint being 2 weeks, but team is free to adapt to their projects needs in terms of methodology and software development process. We value teamwork, as well as recognize individual contribution into success of the project.

Technology stack:
[Core development] - .Net 4.6.2, C# 6.0, Visual Studio 2017, xQuery, XSLT, Spring.net, ApacheThrift, ASP.NET MVC (minor), Java 1.6 (minor), PL/SQL, SQL, TibcoEMS
[CI / DevOps] - GitHub, TeamCity, MS Build, SVN, Puppet, Nexus, NUnit, SonarQube, Docker, Unix, Elastic Stack (ELK), Bash
[DB] - Oracle 11g, MongoDB 4.0.1, MS-SQL BI (SSIS, SSAS)
[QA] - Jira X-Ray, PowerShell, Python
[Grid computing] - DataSynapse Grid server, Microsoft Azure

Opportunities for you:
Become a valuable expert by delivering top-notch Investment Banking regulatory programs (SIMM, CCAR, FRTB etc.)
Grow as a seasoned professional by working on a complex business-critical platform, learn from a team of over 100 experts
Favorable environment for career growth, which depends on your career goals: develop your seniority / change into new technology / grow into management. Good ambitions are very much appreciated
Ownership, hardworking and efficient ideas are rewarded
Bonus program to acknowledge top performers
New technologies / tools / inventions are appreciated by Client, you can even propose your own pet project and get some extra money/career benefits upon completion
Become professional in risk-management systems, which is highly demanded on Investment Banking market
Get experience with high performance system using distributed calculations and cloud computing
Occasional work from home is possible
Large amount of training materials from Luxoft, sponsorship of Certifications

Responsibilities

Business requirements elicitation and stakeholders' expectations management:
Collect, discuss, understand, document and keep up-to-date stakeholders' business requirements
Translate assumptions, risks, limitation of technical design into business terms and negotiate their impact with the stakeholders
Support acceptance testing

System analysis:
Convert business requirements into technical specification and product backlog items (Epics, Stories, Tasks)
Contribute into technical solution design
Mediate requirements clarification between business stakeholders and the project team
Cooperate closely with the onsite team on projects preliminary analysis and high-level estimation

Requirements management:
Ensure all requirements are correctly represented in JIRA, Confluence and other collaboration tools
Manage requirements changes to ensure full understanding of the impact on scope, schedule, quality, risks by all stakeholders

Collaboration with project team:
Lead planning sessions with development team
Work through the backlog with the team through day-to-day collaboration (estimation, analysis by the development team)
Collaborate with other analysts to detect overlapping parts/dependencies and achieve synergy out of projects implemented jointly by multiple teams
Suggest process improvements related to team's planning, tracking, ensuring deliverables quality in close cooperation with Project Manager

Skills

Must
Strong analytical skills and mindset:
Quickly extract relevant information out of large amount of data
See the big picture and drill down to low level details, if required
Ability to focus on the most important activities and manage conflicting priorities

Experience as a System/Functional Analyst (3+ years):
Good understanding of analysts' role throughout SDLC
Solid experience in creating technical specifications in English
Requirements management for a software development team (Agile or Waterfall)
Experience in graphical notations (BPMN, UML etc.)

Technical background:
Database technologies (SQL, NOSQL)
Ability to read source code (OOP languages)

Set of relevant soft skills:
Structured and clear communication, up to the point
Easily establish contact and effective collaboration with many new people, cross-cultural and cross-locations
Adaptive communication with technical and non-technical stakeholders
Quick learner with the desire to learn IB domain
Nice to have
Familiarity/experience with Financial/IB domain - financial markets and derivatives
Understanding of testing methodologies
Experience working in a distributed / offshore team setup

Languages
  • English: Advanced/Fluent


About Company

Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company, (NYSE: DXC), is a digital strategy and software engineering firm providing bespoke technology solutions that drive business change for customers the world over. Luxoft uses technology to enable business transformation, enhance customer experiences, and boost operational efficiency through its strategy, consulting, and engineering services. Luxoft combines a unique blend of engineering excellence and deep industry expertise, specializing in automotive, financial services, travel and hospitality, healthcare, life sciences, media and telecommunications. For more information, please visit www.luxoft.com
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