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Business Analyst

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 2/15/2018 6:54:22 AM Nottingham, United Kingdom
Job Description

The role is to elaborate functional requirements for reporting and analytics on the transactions platform.  Elaboration will be used by development and QA teams and often requires high levels of detail such as field definition, data mappings and message workflows.

The candidate will also need to gain and communicate an understanding of the system architecture and other technical details.  

The objective of the role is to ensure the business logic implemented in the analytics platform meets the needs of the business and is understood by development.  This role requires a solid understanding of trading workflows.  

The candidate plays a leadership role on the team ensuring the platform delivers the business logic to support the analytics and reporting platform. 

Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities: 
•    Clarify requirements.
•    Detail user stories.
•    Design QA tests.
•    Validate business logic.

Key Relationships: 

We work in an agile manner following scrum methodology.
•    Product management.
•    Development teams.
•    Quants.
•    QA

Essential Skills/Experience Required: 

•    Communication and presentation skills.
•    Knowledge of trading workflows
•    Understanding of SQL and relational database design.

Desired Skills/Experience Required: 

•    Knowledge of trading currencies.
•    Understanding BigData.
•    UNIX.

Education/ Certifications: 
•    Either a degree in computer science or finance (preferred)

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Nottingham-United Kingdom
Req #: JREQ098652
Locations: Nottingham-United Kingdom
Job Function: Technology Development
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