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Business Analysis Specialist (eFX/FX)

Requisition ID: 101441Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


As a Business Analysis Specialist with the eFX team you would

•    Gather user requirements, design solutions and test the system enhancements.
•    Lead enhancements and initiatives
•    Support eGFX system and Scotia systems for the FX desks and Global Operations.
•    Manage and support release of system enhancements


Is this role right for you? In this role, you will:



Participate in the support of the production and maintenance of the FX platform
Participate in all aspects of a systems development life cycle within the development team And act as a liaison and primary communication channel between appropriate business line and development teams on requirements, issue resolution, status, project execution and prioritization
Gather stakeholder needs, provide detailed product design specification by way of user stories and assist in the prioritising of stories during Sprint planning
Turn business requirements into technical specifications and other technical documentation (data transformations, design and operational support documentation)
Demonstrate knowledge of bank’s products (i.e. capital markets and retail) and operational process and controls. Specifically of FX trades and products within eFX
Demonstrate strong experience in working within an agile environment, either as a product owner or as a team member
Apply a variety of analysis tools to interpret data and identify patterns 
      Specifically within:

Maintain a high level of quality in the deliverables to the eFX business
Continuously automate process to gain efficiency and velocity
Continuously contribute to the knowledge management of the team (new processes, functions and technologies).

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? – We’d love to work with you if you have:



Good knowledge of financial instruments, including market conventions and valuation methods, and risk management methodologies and models including best practices, current and anticipated regulatory requirements, Back Office processes, and the end-to-end workflows among the Front, Middle, and Back Offices, within at least one financial market area, and a basic knowledge of at least one other financial market area.
Creativity, ability to be a self-starter, results-oriented, and high level of motivation, with good analytical skills in order to assist in the resolution of complex business problems
Basic understanding of current EDP practices, systems development techniques, including requirements specification and testing methodologies, real-time analytical and formal modelling tools, and keep current with rapidly changing technology.
Good interpersonal and communication skills, and exercise diplomacy and judgement, to effectively work with end users and members of a project team.
A recognized under-graduate degree in business, econometrics, mathematics or a related discipline, along with 3-5 years of practical experience is required.

What’s in it for you?



An inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
Work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
Opportunity to make a significant impact, as you will contribute to viable solutions to design products and applications that will be used by over 21 million customers globally
Tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences
Learning and development – free access to Pluralsight membership to upskill and develop your skills

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada’s International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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