CD XTP Post-Trade Senior Business Analyst – 7155

Development, Full-time, London
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The Role

XTP is ION’s flagship clearing and settlement solution, supporting the entire post trade processing cycle for cleared derivatives.
Working as part of our London Product Management Team, you will be primarily responsible for capturing software requirements and specifying enhancements for cleared derivatives in the XTP post-trade suite, as part of client engagements and ION’s strategic product roadmap (including regulatory enhancements). 

Key Responsibilities

Work with clients, exchanges and industry bodies to gather and document business requirements
Working within the Product Management team, utilising your industry experience you will assist in the front-to-back integration and functional evolution of ION’s Cleared Derivatives offering (front, middle and back), with focus on XTP’s post-trade suite.
Leading XTP Implementation Analysis engagements, attending client workshops and documenting requirements across the ION solutions in scope
Work with development teams to ensure solutions meet business requirements, including testing new functionality
Effectively communicate to all interested parties on new initiatives and updates on existing initiatives and services
Support Account Management team in customer meetings and calls as a subject matter expert
Liaising with the sales team, assisting with demo preparations, pre-sales activities, and attending demos as an industry subject matter expert (SME)
Over time, take ownership of a specific product line or function within the Product Management team

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Degree educated
5+ years working in financial technology, with understanding of global derivatives markets
Knowledge of the exchange traded derivatives clearing and settlement process
Ability to analyze customers' business problems, specifying business requirements and their solution at a functional level
Ability to communicate confidently and concisely (both oral and written) using specialist business acumen
Excellent time management and planning skills
Strong technical awareness


Direct knowledge of vendor post-trade platforms (including risk-management) or in-house developed solutions.
Experience of the software development lifecycle, including agile methods, SCRUM, use cases
Experience writing business requirements and product specifications, with a background in Business Analysis or Product Management

About Us

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world. 

Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.

Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.

With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.

At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
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ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.

ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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