Banking Business Analyst – Compliance IT

Cognizant Technology Solutions AG


Banking Business Analyst – Compliance IT

Banking Business Analyst – Compliance IT
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Type: permanent, 100%
Domain: banking and financial services

Required skills:

  • Proven experience (min. 5 years – max 12 years) as a Business Analyst in Financial Services especially with large global banks
  • Experience of the full software development lifecycle including requirements gathering, writing specifications / business requirement documents, defining data interfaces, supporting development / test teams to understand the requirements and support User Acceptance Testing
  • Experience in an agile delivery environment; understanding of the ETL process and its application to business data including data specifications and mapping data from source to target systems
  • Past experience on regulatory projects such as MIFID II, FinfraG, EMIR is an additional advantage
  • Possess a good knowledge of Financial Asset Classes, Instruments, Trading, Derivatives (OTCs, ETDs, Structured Products) and F2B trade lifecycle management. 
  • Should be able to write BRDs, Functional Specifications and develop Target Operating Model (TOM) for the area of work.
  • Experience in process design and modelling.
  • Detail orientation and willingness to understand front to back flow and able to communicate effectively with global teams based in different countries
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) in order to collaborate with all levels of Business & IT.
  • Fluent in English (oral and written).
  • Experienced in working with standard tool suites (Visio, PPT, Excel, JIRA, Confluence, etc.).

Advantageous skills:

  • Agile SCRUM certification (Product Owner or Scrum Master).
  • Business Analyst Certification, for example Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP).
  • Experience working with distributed teams (onsite/near-shore/off-shore).
  • Experience in banking or finance industry.
  • Knowing German is an advantage.

The position encompasses:

  • Gather requirements and drive the detailed business analysis.
  • Create BRD, Functional Specifications, Target Operating Model, UAT test cases. Works with global teams on different aspects of regulatory projects.
  • Identifies all the affected up- and downstream applications, processes and interfaces and ensure proper stakeholder analysis and –management.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to assist the developers and testers during the technical design, implementation and testing phase.
  • Perform testing (SIT and UAT) as per demand of the project.

Are you interested to be part of this project?
Then please share your CV in English. For questions feel free to contact Kalamba, Guliver (Cognizant) on Write an email

Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our many backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We looking for someone who drives in this setting and is inspired to craft significant solutions through true collaboration.

About Cognizant

Cognizant is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating, and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build, and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Cognizant Technology Solutions AG
Mr Guliver Kalamba


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