The Group :
Morningstar Real-Time Data delivers market data for millions of instruments traded in markets worldwide across a full range of asset classes.
We supply this data both internally to Morningstar products and externally to clients, supporting the need for fast and reliable market information in a variety of formats and time intervals.
The Role :
The successful candidate will have proven track record in the full software development lifecycle, having been involved in specification and design as well as supporting build activities.
As part of a global team, the candidate will work with Product, Technology, QA, and Support teams to transform issues and ideas into clear requirements feeding specifications and artefacts for delivery squads to build against.
The BA will develop an in-depth understanding of Morningstar’s market data and how it traverses from ingestion through to output in a client solution.
Takes responsibility for investigative work to determine functional / non-functional requirements
Applies the use of modelling and analysis tools, methods and standards, giving special consideration to business and client perspectives
Assesses feasibility and recommends alternative approaches to exploit strategic solutions
Discover, evaluate and analyses requirements for fitness for purpose as well as adherence to business objectives and consistency
Obtains formal agreement from stakeholders on scope and requirements and establishes a baseline on which delivery of a solution can commence
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Strong stakeholder management
A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning
Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail.
Shows initiative and self-confidence, being adaptable with changing and evolving priorities.
Must have the ability to work methodically in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
Requirements definition and management through various elicitation techniques
Ability and willingness to get involved with the technical details
Knowledge and Experience :
5+ years of BA experience
Understanding of Agile methodologies having worked in Agile delivery functions
Familiarity with UML and Data / Process Modelling
Prior experience working with Market Data desirable
Knowledge of exchange traded financial instruments desirable
A bachelor’s degree in relevant field
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