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Mid-Level and Senior Business Analyst Position – Markit

Markit, a leading Financial Technology Services company based in the City of London has 1-2 open positions for mid-level and senior business analyst for the Trading Processing Division. Candidates should ideally have a background in either Software Development or Technical Analysis, with exposure to financial services, ideally OTC Derivatives (Interest Rate, Equities or Credit Derivatives) Clearing or Trading of Futures , options or Cash Equities. Experience with the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) for any major trading or middleware software is highly desirable, knowledge of industry standards such as FIX, FpML or other major messaging standards is key, and project management experience is a big advantage. Candidates would ideally have 5+ years of experience.

Contact Charles Wahab at charles.wahab@markit.com for more information.
Duties & Accountabilities

The role requires the candidate to have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organisational / coordination skills, and strong analysis skills. The successful candidate will be process oriented and have a thorough understanding of product development lifecycle. The candidate should have prior experience delivering large system projects and system changes (BAU) and should have exposure to multiple software development delivery methodologies. The candidate should be comfortable in a fast paced environment and be flexible to adapt to changes. The candidate will work closely with other senior Business Analysts and Product Designers in the Trade Processing business to deliver project change. The candidate will be expected to work closely with the Delivery and Business Development teams, to deliver projects and system changes. The candidate will be expected to work with teams in Singapore, Tokyo, Gurgaon and London.

Business Competencies

Education and experience

Post graduate – Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree preferred. Solid and reputable professional experience as a Busines Analyst Prior Financial Services IT experience would be beneficial Strong working knowledge of requirements elicitation, structured analysis, stakeholder management, use case definition and other Business Analysis techniques Understanding of XML/DTD and FpmL would be beneficial Prior experience with the MarkitWire platform would be strongly desirable. Interest rates derivatives knowledge would be strongly desirable.

Commercial awareness

Experience in the financial markets An understanding of financial derivatives terms and principals is required for the role.


RMSlogoRisk Management Solutions is a company founded in 1988 at Stanford University. RMS delivers the world’s leading catastrophe risk models in a real-time risk management environment.

More than 400 insurers, reinsurers, trading companies, and other financial institutions trust RMS models, analytics, and metrics as reliable benchmarks for risk pricing, management, and transfer.

RMS have open positions that are of relevance to Information Systems Alumni. This opportunity has been put forward by Myles Patton (ADMIS’10) – you can contact him directly for more information at myles.patton@rms.com !

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Retechnica is a startup company with a great product, Ingenia, a powerful text analytics tool. Starting to get great traction with companies in the UK, United States and beyond, the company has recently raised new investment and is looking to grow the product team.

They are looking for candidates with a strong analytical background to further the development of Ingenia and work with the CEO, Marco Ianonne. This is particularly suited for LSE and IS graduates who have strong numeric skills, enjoy working with technology and working with a start-up serving a huge market with large growth opportunities.

There are currently two permanent roles and one contract role advertised, with additional roles about to be published as the company grows the team. They are looking for smart, hard working and passionate, and offer a competitive package with stock options.

Full Job Description here. You’ll have an initial conversation with the CEO as the first stage and get immediate exposure to the position and people you will be working with.

This opportunity is facilitated through LISA. Contact us if you want to know more before applying.


Calling all Senior Data Experts

One of the big four consultancies is currently looking for two senior data experts to join in their SAP area. They are looking for high caliber candidates with a proven track record in data management and integration as they are building a new team. Experience in Data Modeling and Architecture, Enterprise Intelligence and Programme Delivery of large scale integration projects are key skills they are looking for.  One of the positions is at a manager level and the other is at a senior consultant level with around 5+ years of experience as a minimum and you will be joining the team from the very beginning.

Please contact LISA at careers@lisa-online.com.cp-uk-2.webhostbox.net with your resume and a short description of why you would like to apply for the position. Cover letters are encouraged.


  • An ADMIS graduate is currently hiring 4-5 graduates for their team in one of the big four consultancies to start in August. They company will also help with the work permits if needed. Please send your CVs to Charles Wahab (cwahab@alumni.lse.ac.uk) who will review the CVs and forward them. (Expired on July 12th, 2013)
  • A niche consultancy is expanding its team and is looking for experienced Business Analysts. No consulting experience required, although candidates must have some exposure to finance , preferably in the regulatory space (Basel III , Dodd-Frank) . Please send your CV to Charles Wahab (cwahab@alumni.lse.ac.uk) who will review the CVs and forward them. This is not a graduate position, and does not offer visa sponsorship. (Expired September 30th, 2013)