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In 2000, a group of 10 global financial institutions joined together, looking for ways to optimize efficiency in the securities finance industry by developing a standardized and centralized global platform for trading and post-trade services. EquiLend Holdings LLC was formed in 2001, and the platform went live in 2002.

Since our launch, we have increased our network to more than 100 clients, released a number of new functions and enhancements, introduced the platform to the global fixed income securities finance community (BondLend) and launched a global securities finance market data service (DataLend). 

Owners include BlackRock, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan Clearing, J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust, State Street and UBS.


Systems Analyst

Role:

EquiLend is seeking a Systems Analyst for the London office to work closely with the EquiLend Product Owners and Scrum Team to execute projects from inception through production release. The selected candidate will complete projects and implement solutions that build upon EquiLend’s global platform for the equity community. He/she will be most heavily focused on gathering and documenting business rules and requirements, however, they will also be exposed to all phases of a project, from analysis and requirements to functional design to documentation, testing and implementation. The selected candidate will often be involved in multiple initiatives and will work closely with our clients and internal teams, including Development, QA, Product Strategy, Client Services, and Sales.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Product Owner and other Scrum Team members (Scrum Master, Development, Systems Analysts, QA) to complete all tasks throughout the project lifecycle, including the following:
    • Participate in client meetings and internal discussions to define business requirements
    • Analyze client business requirements, internal data, etc. and present findings to internal teams
    • Work with Scrum team to identify recommendations/implementation solutions
    • Develop detailed user stories, acceptance criteria, screen mock-ups, flow diagrams, etc. outlining the solution to be implemented
    • Assist QA with internal test preparation by creating test cases, test conditions, and test data
    • Plan, coordinate, and execute User Acceptance Tests with clients
    • Support creation of client-facing documentation to support new releases
    • Learn EquiLend platform functionality at a detailed and technical level

 

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of Business Analyst experience
  • Two plus years of experience in securities finance required
  • Experienced in facilitating meetings and discussions with clients and internal teams
  • Detail-oriented and ability to manage multiple work efforts
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and interact effectively with all levels and areas of an organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Some familiarity or experience in Agile and Scrum, and the development of associated project artifacts (i.e., user stories, acceptance criteria, definition of client requirements)
  • Skilled with MS Office tools
  • College Degree is required, MIS or CS preferred
  • Knowledge of the following areas is a plus:
    • Web user interfaces development
    • Capital markets
    • Web applications
    • SQL
    • UNIX
    • Visio
    • XML
    • VersionOne
    • Balsamiq

    Send cov/res to: Allison Zerby @ allison.zerby@equilend.com


Product Specialist

Role:

EquiLend is seeking a Product Specialist to create a positive client experience for the user base by managing the on-boarding of new clients and providing quantitative support for existing clients.  In addition, the Product Specialist will be instrumental in the future development of DataLend with responsibility for gathering and documenting business requirements and creating new functionality. A strong understanding of the securities finance market is expected to be developed.

Responsibilities:

  • Onboard new clients and Analyze data
  • Provide day-to-day support for book of DataLend clients
  • Provide training to client base
  • Provide quantitative support for client trading and reporting activities
  • Use Excel and/or Excel VBA to create client facing reports and presentations
  • Document client business requirements and develop new functionality
  • Improve data quality 
  • Work closely with internal teams, including Development, Client Services, and Sales to recommend business priorities, and advise on options and risks
  • Engage in code QA testing and defect remediation efforts

Requirements:

  • College degree required, MIS or CS preferred
  • Excellent SQL skills
  • Microsoft Office with strong Excel and VBA skills
  • Experience working with and querying large datasets
  • Experience creating screen mockups
  • Experienced in facilitating meetings and discussions with clients and internal teams
  • Knowledge of basic concepts related to financial markets and quantitative modeling of financial products
  • Detail-oriented and ability to manage multiple work efforts
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Send cov/res to: Allison Zerby @ allison.zerby@equilend.com


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