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Business Analyst - Faster Payments

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London, London, United Kingdom


Banking and Finance, Information Technology




Icon Solutions is an award winning technology consultancy working with some of the largest financial services companies in the world. Established in 2009 as the result of a management buy-out, we count some of the world’s leading financial services companies among our customers; including HSBC, Citi, Lloyds, BAML and RBS. As a result of our success, we have embarked on an exciting period of growth, leveraging excellent customer sentiment and a people centric approach to our business to further develop our position as one of London’s leading independent technology consulting firms, competing for and winning exciting projects within the London market for payments and systems integration.

Business analysts work onsite with clients to help them identify and define their business aims as well as help lead the delivery and completion of the solution. The role requires someone with a passion for the detail, an understanding of governance, experience in payments or system integration, and the ability to frame and deliver a compelling solution roadmap.

Key Responsibilities:
• Clarifying business priorities, roles and responsibilities and securing individual and team ownership
• Establishing effective working relationships with client stakeholders and users
• Collecting, understanding, and communicating the business requirements for the project, translating these into functional specifications and detailed test analysis that can be used by the solution development teams
• Communicate with the client’s subject matter experts and system users to identify business needs
• Analyse and solve problems with integrated technology system software; determining and communicating the need for technical analysis
• Representing Icon professionally in customer engagements, using excellent inter-personal skills to develop and realise further opportunities for the company
• Supporting pre-sales proposals and propositions in the form of client meetings, approach and estimation for solutions

Desired Eeperience / Skills:
With background experience in payments or enterprise scale software engineering projects, you will be tenacious about doing things the right way and building efficient and ‘brilliantly simple’ business solutions. You will also be adept at working in customer facing roles and helping clients to capitalise on technology for their commercial benefit.

We are keen to hear from highly ambitious, career driven individuals from various backgrounds including consulting, technology and financial services. The foundation experiences that will be likely to underpin future success are:
• Proven experience of payment or software delivery projects
• Experience of stakeholder engagement & relationship management
• Awareness of industry initiatives impacting the Payments environment
• Provide input and sign off to key project artefacts pertaining to Payments products & processes

In addition to the above, the following background experience would be highly beneficial:
• Consultancy / customer facing experiences within a software vendor or enterprise scale
• services environment
• Financial Services domain knowledge with practical experience of mobilising technology to meet the market dynamics effecting the financial services domain (Risk / Cost / Customer)
• Pre-sales experience and comfort engaging with clients to demonstrate capability and understand requirements

Additional Information: 
• Salary Offered: Highly competitive +Benefits +Bonus
• Travel profile: Candidates should be willing to work at client site (predominantly in Central London) in the interest of meeting with customers and collaborating with colleagues
• Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom and will be required to partake in pre-employment background checking