Senior Business Analyst

London, UK

Ranked as #12 on Forbes’ List of 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies for 2017, EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 25,900+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty, and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


We are looking to build upon our very strong market position and hire a permanent technically hands-on Senior Business Analyst to join us in London and lead on various strategic client projects.

This is a client-facing role where you will have a high degree of flexibility to own and deliver technology projects whilst also having the opportunity to shape and enhance the delivery mechanisms used.

The role is open from 23/01/2019 to 21/02/2019.


  • Develop the plans for delivery and design the product functions with domain knowledge in Finance and Risk Products, API, AWS components and cloud-based technologies;
  • Design end-to-end processes and functions for Risk Products including front-end, web services, middle tier, and back-end;
  • Own and lead initiatives with client engagement, cross-team coordination, and risk management to define the need, aid design, and implement cloud-based solutions;
  • Provide technical leadership, project guidance, and business development in various finance and risk technology areas;
  • Advise business and technology delivery leadership on how to translate the client’s business requirements into technology solutions;
  • Run workshops with clients and provide presentations of the proposed solution;
  • Analyse best practices and emerging concepts in finance and risk products, cloud technologies, business analysis and project management;
  • Act as a technical liaison between clients, technology delivery teams and support;
  • Define the clients business and development processes and tools usage for cloud-based solution delivery;
  • Review and audit existing solution, functional design, security and documentation;
  • Mentor colleagues who are moving toward the Senior Business Analyst title;
  • Investigate queries, manage risks and troubleshoot issues for existing solutions;
  • Create and manage the project, business and technical documentation.


  • Prior consulting, advisory, or professional services experience required;
  • Experience as the project leading Business Analyst with strong knowledge of and expertise in Finance, Risk and Product delivery;
  • Experience working as the business analyst embedded within an agile team using Scrum;
  • Confident in working with senior business leaders across business and technology internally and externally;
  • Excellent stakeholder skills and presents professionally in a client-facing capacity;
  • Prior experience of working in an onsite/offshore delivery model in an agile environment;
  • Excellent communication including remote collaboration with non-native English speakers from diverse backgrounds;
  • Hands-on experience in producing all of the following:
    • Requirements – formal requirements documents (product, business, system), process diagrams, user stories, wireframes, journey maps, technical requests;
    • Data – performance and capacity analysis, data visualisation, volumetric modelling;
    • Planning – product roadmaps, feature lists, release schedules, RAID, option packs;
    • Support – Templates, training manuals, user guides, technical reference documents.
  • Strong knowledge of API, AWS components, Java and other cloud-based technologies;
  • Experience working with all of the following:
    • Risk management products;
    • Digital news publishing systems;
    • Maritime vessel information systems;
    • Search engines;
    • Classification and metadata tagging systems;
    • Machine learning, natural language processing and entity extraction;
    • API developer portals;
    • Pricing and entitlement models.
  • Experience managing projects in Jira and Confluence including workflow, team and workspace administration;
  • Experience working with change management processes and systems including ServiceNow and CAB;
  • Able to read and analyse technical outputs to identify how undocumented systems operate including XML, HTML, CSV and API request/response;
  • Able to work on large scale and complex projects for clients in a variety of locations so must be open to travel;
  • Experience mentoring, coaching and training Junior Business Analysts and also bringing colleagues up to speed during relocation and project reallocation.

Nice to have

  • Tools - SQL queries, advanced excel functions, batch scripts, Visio;
  • Ability to identify foreign scripts and compose valid test data (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian);
  • Ability to identify patterns, rules and discrepancies in machine learning outputs.

We offer

  • Competitive salary;
  • Opportunity to work on leading edge platforms, working in a fast-paced, agile, software engineering culture;
  • Knowledge-sharing with colleagues from EPAM's global tech communities;
  • Regular performance feedback and salary reviews;
  • Opportunities for professional growth.