Global context

Capco is a global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry with more than 5000 consultants across 25 offices in Europe, North America and Asia.

Capco is delivering IT services for its French clients around Credit Derivative, fix income, Repo and Secure Funding, platforms on both Change The Bank and Run The Bank activities.

As an Apex BA, you will be part of a team comprising Apex business analysts, developers and functional and technical support experts, covering full value chain (Front, Risk, post trade)

 

Apex Business Analyst

One of our clients is using Apex solution for its Repo and Secure Funding activity. The trading is ensured 24/24 from Asia to US, with teams mainly deployed in Tokyo, Hong-Kong, Singapore, London, Paris and New-York.

Traders deal with a wide range of systems that include APEX, and Orchestrade as booking systems, an in-house pricing solution that produces cash, mark to market and Risk indicators, and complex excel sheets that display daily PnL, PnL explain and PnL Projection. Booking systems are connected through STP to Back Offices and Risk applications. APEX is also used as Back Office for Security Lendings.

As part of the team maintaining this central piece of IT architecture, you will deal with a scope particularly wide and rich in terms of functional coverage and interlocutors you will have to interact with.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Provide consulting services throughout the application development and support life cycle.
  • Provide expertise on APEX solution and elaborate implementations respecting the logic of the system and satisfying the user requirements
  • Coordinate projects related to Repos activities stemming from Business (FO to BO) requirements, development follow up, testing and user assistance in validating and using new or enhanced features.
    • Collate business requirements.
    • Write specifications.
    • Unit test developments, new configuration.
    • Accompany end users in the validation and usage of existing and new features.
  • Work with developers to deliver solutions to complex Production problems and deliver new features to business.
  • Guide the developer on the APIs proposed by APEX and give recommendations on their use
  • Provide assistance to end users on complex topics.
  • Write and update documentation covering features of Apex and its ecosystem.
  • Share knowledge and coach newcomers, leverage his expertise through a continuous training program.

 

Expected experience and knowledge:

  • At least 6 years of relevant experience as a Business Analyst in Capital Markets and 3 years in an APEX project
  • Solid understanding of financial products, in particular Repos and Secure Funding on all their aspects: booking, cash flow monitoring, collateral management, billing …
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Client-oriented mindset is a must have.
  • Stakeholder management skills (contact with business and IT stakeholders).
  • Good basis in SQL.
  • Strong sense of cross group collaborative work and team spirit.
  • Fluent in English. Fluent in French is a plus.

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