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Senior Business Analyst with Equities and Derivatives

Requisition ID: 104569Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.



We are part of the Global Equities technology team, who’s responsible of designing, developing and maintain the in-house built Front Office Blotter for ETF and derivatives desks in global wholesale banking.


The Role


In this role you will be responsible for being part in the development of the Front Office Blotter and other ETF/ Derivates trading processes as it pertains to the Bank’s platform.


This Involves


Supporting the Front to back office trading lifecycle while also gathering requirements and planning out the ongoing evolution of the system.
Providing support to the Business and prioritizing deliverables with front and middle office teams to plan out monthly sprints. Excellent time and relationship management will be required to manage upcoming deliverables and user expectations for each release. The result of which must be articulately communicated to the Development team and outlined in JIRA tickets.
Requirements gathering and documentation for existing and new processes/systems developed within ETF & Derivatives suite of applications as mandated for our team. This encompasses BA, Dev and User inputs to flesh out documentation which can then be stored and shared via Confluence. Requirements gathered for new initiatives will also have to be stored in JIRA tickets on a per issue/feature/change basis.
Creating Test Cases and fully running through scenarios to ensure results match up with business expectations and that releases are bug free. Typical production releases are conducted once per month on Friday night, which will occasionally require the applicant to stay late to conduct post implementation checks and provide updates/support for downstream systems.

Is this role right for you?


Gather business requirements from capital market  users across font, middle, risk and back offices
Analyze business requirements, and provide system designs and solutions with consideration of pros and cons
Translate system solutions into development specification
Design and execute test cases to meet business expectations
Drive communications between users and developers
Prioritize initiatives with consideration of system component interdependency


Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?


6+ years of capital markets experience, preferably with ETF and Listed Derivatives products
Good communication skills who can describe complex business and system concepts in a clear and efficient way
Great understanding of the front office trading workflows for listed options, futures, and Equities
Knowledge of derivative products in listed markets in the capital markets space
Experience in capital market front office trade booking & life cycle and risk systems
Understand full software design, development and test cycles
Excellent data analysis skills including SQL commands
Excellent time management skills in a fast pace environment
Ability to lead project initiatives both in a small team setting and independently
Nice to have previous migration project experience in capital markets space
Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Economics, or Finance.

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: “for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  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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