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Senior Business Analyst - Banking

SuisseCo GmbH

Posted on Nov 9, 2021 by SuisseCo GmbH

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Please note that for this role, relocation to Switzerland is required. We are only able to hire EU-27 citizens or candidates with an existing Swiss working permit/citizenship.

SuisseCo specializes in the international recruitment and placement of highly qualified IT specialists in Switzerland. We support our clients in the implementation of their IT projects and guarantee quick and flexible solutions of the highest quality.

For one of our clients in the banking industry, we are currently looking for a Senior Business Analyst

Start date: ASAP
Duration: 12 months
Location: Zurich (partially remote work from within Switzerland possible)


  • Elicit IT requirements by translating business requirements (including business rules) into software requirements
  • Document and specify software requirements
  • Ensure high quality of requirements
  • Prioritize and plan requirement work and engage all stakeholders (business, IT)
  • Ensure common understanding among stakeholders (business, developers, testers)
  • Hand over requirements to delivery teams so they can translate the project requirements into their own low-level platform requirements, and collaborate continuously to ensure correct implementation
  • Manage requirements across life cycle (identified, specified, baselined, implemented, tested, released)
  • Work with test manager to ensure test coverage and support with defect analysis
  • Take ownership for own work packages and drive for results

Essentials Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven track record as IT Business Analyst 8+ years (Requirements Engineer) mainly in large scale and international projects:
    - elicitation, specification, modelling and quality assurance
    - features, use cases, business rules, non-functional requirements, epics, user stories
  • 4+ years of experience in Banking/Financial Industry:
    - bank processes: Investment Advice, Order Management
    - products: listed & OTC
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to navigate in complex business and IT environment
  • Outstanding ability to manage stakeholders from different departments in large Matrix organizations and proven communication skills
  • Seasoned in collaboration with Software engineers and architects and therefore conscious of technical restrictions and pitfalls
  • Fluent with different software delivery approaches: Waterfall, Iterative and Agile (Scrum)
  • Proficient in English (written and spoken)

Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • In-depth regulatory knowledge (MiFID II or similar) is an asset
  • Ideally with history in Credit Suisse IT
  • Be a generalist: Requirements Engineering, Business Analysis, Project Management
  • Able to navigate in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) environment
  • Skilled at the visualization of complex requirements
  • Creative and pragmatic hands-on personality with an excellent understanding of large IT organizations and their characteristics
  • Capability to interpret and compile information in order to provide stakeholders with adequate information
  • Technical knowledge and practical experience with projects in complex architectures
  • German desirable

Reference: 1393477720

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