Functional Analyst

We’re looking for an contractor – Functional Analyst for our client from financial markets.


What the team is working on:  

R7 is multi-year project aiming to build Eurex’ new Risk platform, capable of performing complex backend calculations and analytics on large data sets in cloud native microservice architecture. Based on a portable, modern microservice architecture, R7 will refactor and replace existing critical Risk systems, over the coming years. 

The team will focus on reviewing of new business requirements, IT analysis specification based on them, mapping requirements and system specifications and support development, test, and maintenance teams. 


Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Understanding of business concepts and requirements and translating them into clear system specifications for our new risk system. The specifications are created in the required format
  • Communicate ideas clearly and act as a liaison between various business and IT teams
  • Provide advice on expected functionality to the test teams
  • Work independently, clearly communicate, challenge and be challenged about proposed solutions

Required skills and qualifications:  

  • Experience in IT business and functional analysis
  • Business and system requirements management, including gathering and elicitation
  • Analytical and logical thinking to find best fitting long-term solutions
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of financial markets (bonds, equities, interest rate swaps, futures, options) 
  • Knowledge of modeling languages, mainly UML
  • Ability to work with relational DB and basic knowledge of SQL
  • A degree in a business subject, a technical / quantitative subject (Computer Science, Math / Physics, Engineering, …), or equivalent experience

Preferred skills/qualifications – the following skills would be a plus:  

  • Awareness of IT architecture, data modeling, cloud technologies
  • Knowledge of no-SQL database technologies
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architect, Bizzdesign Horizzon or similar tools
  • Knowledge of big data management, no-SQL database technologies
  • Knowledge of BPMN, Archimate methodology

Other information:

  • Place of work: Prague
  • Onsite/remote: 50/50