Senior Business Analyst

Katowice, Poland

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DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Senior Business Analyst for our Katowice office to make the team even stronger.

ABOUT PROJECT


EPAM is currently building a new portfolio rebalancing application for a financial services/wealth management client. The application will allow our client to easily rebalance investment portfolios to target model portfolios in the most efficient manner possible. The application will calculate, generate, and propose market orders that will rebalance the investment portfolio to target models. All the mathematical models and calculations must be accurate and precise. The system is expected to support thousands of concurrent requests, be responsive and scalable. The application will include rebalancing algorithms, user interfaces, API integrations, and a services-oriented architecture. EPAM currently has an on-site team working collaboratively with the customer and is scaling multiple offshore teams located in Katowice to support this effort.

We are looking for a Business Analyst that will be focused on critical parts of the rebalancing tool/application: rebalancing engine, financial model management, computation modules and integration to various internal data providers. The ideal candidate will work with our team to create a user stories that align with business requirements - gathered from existing BRD, industry (investment) research, and business stakeholders. They will conduct requirements gathering sessions and play an integral part to the grooming of user stories. The person should be able to organize and plan stories in the form of sprints, provide accurate and well-structured reports on the project's progress, and be eager to deliver software to market. The development team is focused on Java technology stack with JUnit 5, Java 8, Spring. MS Excel knowledge will be helpful in verifying calculations, algorithm flows, and input/output data definition.

Responsibilities

  • Gather requirements from stakeholders and clients;
  • Work with product team to define the roadmap;
  • Write user stories with acceptance criteria;
  • Understand and assist team in prioritization efforts, release planning, reviewing stories/tasks;
  • Participate in Scrum ceremonies;
  • Conduct demo.

Requirements

  • Fluent English (C1+ level is the must);
  • Product backlog management or project management/Scrum master for at least 1 year;
  • Financial services experience for 1 year;
  • Overall BA and PO experience should be more than 1 years;
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodologies and the roles of the team;
  • Experienced and proficient in writing requirements in user story format for software applications;
  • Experienced and proficient in prioritizing stories in the backlog based on business values and dependencies;
  • Experience in participating in backlog grooming sessions with software development team;
  • Experience in creating and managing diagrams explaining workflow and component interactions;
  • Understanding of how software applications can communicate to each other (via API);
  • Good communication skills.

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of REST;
  • Practical experience in programming in any language.

We offer

  • Possibility to be involved in an international project (Canada, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, USA, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, etc.);
  • Language classes (English and Polish);
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online courses and library, experience exchange with colleagues around the world, partial grant of certification;
  • Career development center;
  • Possibility to take part in both: corporate and startup environment;
  • Possibility to relocate for short and long-term projects;
  • Relocation package for those who relocate to Krakow, Wroclaw, Katowice or Gdansk from other locations;
  • Benefit package (health care, multisport, lunch tickets, petrol vouchers and shopping vouchers, etc.);
  • Fruits on a weekly basis;
  • Sponsored sport activities, E-sport program;
  • We kindly ask you to include the following clause in your application: "Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie danych osobowych zawartych w niniejszym dokumencie do realizacji procesu rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 10 maja 2018 roku o ochronie danych osobowych (Dz. Ustaw z 2018, poz. 1000) oraz zgodnie z Rozporządzeniem Parlamentu Europejskiego i Rady (UE) 2016/679 z dnia 27 kwietnia 2016 r. w sprawie ochrony osób fizycznych w związku z przetwarzaniem danych osobowych i w sprawie swobodnego przepływu takich danych oraz uchylenia dyrektywy 95/46/WE (RODO)";
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted.