Business Analyst Bloomberg Trade Order Management Solutions & Optitrade Support at HSBC Canada (Toronto, ON, Canada)

Key Objectives for Business Analyst Bloomberg Trade Order Management Solutions and Optitrade Support:

Fixed Income normally refers to debt markets under Global Banking & Markets. This role is particularly for Fixed Income projects which facilitate market connectivity, pricing, Request for Quotes and negotiations, processing and persistence of trades electronically for fixed income Cash business covering bonds and derivative products.

Senior Business Analyst responsible for Fixed Income Cash Business use of Bloomberg and Operations use of Optitrade for the block and allocation flow. Analyst will be required to assist and investigate issues and questions raised by a variety of stakeholders. These queries will range from functional questions about the use of both systems, queries with system set up, processing issues and data issues. The expectation is the role will extend to assist the Global Team with testing, system changes and ad hoc Maintain the Bank items managed by the Team.

The candidate would be responsible to deliver multiple services for the project with quality and efficiency coordinating with global stakeholders. The candidate should be able to work in a techno-functional role as an individual contributor responsible for business communication, requirement analysis and implementing solutions as a hands on contributor. He/she would be required to coordinate with global business/technical team and Production Support teams. Proven track record of delivering high quality, excellent analysis and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are the essentials for the position.

Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications:

  • Individual Contributor
  • 8-12 years of experience as an individual contributor
  • Experience in Agile projects
  • Participate in production support of Fixed Income application & worked on improvement initiatives like improvement of performance, production stability
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and proven rapid learning capability
  • Experience working in fast-paced, collaborative environment Excellent Understanding of Block and allocation flow & Testing experience in FI Cash flow.
  • Evidence of working in a controlled environment.
  • Previous knowledge of Fixed Income products ( cash Trading )
  • Experience in the use of Bloomberg TOMs would be ideal however Knowledge of Cash Primary trading systems, inherent system functions and a basic understanding of additional PTS functions IE PnL pricing etc etc would be desirable
  • F2b knowledge of cash fixed income processing would be desirable
  • Experience in an automated Production support Team environment would be desirable, one which has used CHAT BOTs and has used Symphony extensively.
  • Experience in JIRA and RTC and some limited knowledge in task automation and Python/scripting language would be desirable.


Good To Have

  • Technical exposure to Java.
  • Exposure to industry standard financial production support standards.
  • L2 production support of BBG-Toms and Optitrade applications
  • Exposure to Automation.


Must Have

  • Exposure to Fixed Income Cash and Derivartive products.
  • Understanding of electronic markets, trading terminologies, pricing models, reference data.
  • Knowledge of Block & Alocation flow in FI.
  • Able to go through logs and write basic queries in database
  • Technical exposure to Geneos Monitoring & Maintenance
  • Experience
  • 8-12 Years


  • FI Production support experience with Equivalent Qualifications

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