Product Analysis and Design Associate Director

IHS Markit (Noida, UP, India) 13 days ago

Department Overview:

IHS Markit Securities Finance SFTR provides customers with a solution for Securities Finance regulatory reporting.

Position Summary:

Markit SFTR is looking for Business Analysts to join their product development team. The ideal candidates will be comfortable conducting business analysis independently, will be self sufficient and will have strong technical skills. A strong background in Securities Finance and the Securities Finance Transaction Regulation is an advantage.

The SFTR India team is a greenfield set up and provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional or a graduate to gain knowledge in the Securities Finance industry across equities, repos, Prime Brokerage margin lending and commodities lending. Given the nature of this highly complex regulation, these positions offer candidates a great opportunity to understand all facets of the global securities finance industry and the intricate network of market participants.

Duties and Acountabilities

  • Conduct business analysis into required changes to the IHSM SFTR product
  • Produce user stories for these changes - the BA must be experienced in Agile functioning projects and their methodologies
  • Work effectively and proactively with client facing, development and test teams remotely, including those based on onshore and offshore locations
  • Foster collaboration and continued product improvement with the SFTR client facing team
  • Assist in developing advanced product-focused expertise in the team, including the production of artefacts to propagate knowledge throughout the team
  • The senior role should act as mentor and coach for junior associates and help them understand the product and our offering, and to guide them to upgrade their knowledge and technical skills

Business Competencies:

Education and Experience

  • Candidate to be degree educated. Finance, Economics or Computer Sciences with 10 plus years of experience
  • Working knowledge of SFTR is preferred
  • Relevant experience in the securities finance sector is advantageous
  • Database query skills are required
  • Advanced excel skills preferred

Commercial awareness

  • Prior experience in the financial industry, in particular stock lending, repo or trade reporting desirable

Management requirements

  • None

Personal competencies:

Personal Impact

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proactive and able to work independently
  • Ability to listen, learn quickly and demonstrate initiative
  • Focused on delivery
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Committed to high quality output


  • Must be an excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to easily adapt communication style in different situations
  • A very good level of English (written and oral) is required


  • Highly motivated, disciplined, confident and a team player. The ability to adjust to shifting priorities is a must
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with the team

Company Overview:

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivalled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence.

IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500.  We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defence, chemical, and economics and country risk.  Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.                              


IHS Markit is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the laws and regulations in any of our locations.

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