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at IHS Markit

Business Analyst in Dublin - Upper Hatch St


Business Analyst

Department overview:

Platforms include post-trade securities and corporate actions processing solutions providing single platform trade flow management and custody and investment accounting solution across business lines and geographies. Also, providing end-to-end automation of corporate actions and income processing, from announcement capture and validation, to complete downstream processing.  Other supporting solutions include web-based self-service platform that enables front-office, middle-office and end-customer users to seamlessly interact with their post-trade environment.
A self-service business analytics application sitting on top of these, that enables operations to seamlessly interact with data.

From the reference data side, there is Managed Corporate Actions(MCA) service which is a best-in-class centralized source of validated corporate action announcements for nearly three million equities, fixed income, and structured finance securities across global markets. MCA services customers as a single source that streamlines operations for the collection, validation and dissemination of corporate actions. It also provides unlimited access to corporate action data and allows customers to view full details in real time, including event-level data, dates, options, terms and conditions and restrictions.

Position summary

The Business Analyst role is one of the most important roles in any client implementation. IHS Markit has a requirement for an experienced Business Analyst who can further enhance and evolve the post trade securities and corporate actions suite of products.

Business Analyst works with various stakeholders involved in the project, works closely with the Product Managers and act as the SPOC for development and Quality teams to deliver product enhancements. Business Analyst is responsible to finalize scope, identifying gaps, defining client requirements as well as assisting the client in definition of their test suites & acceptance criteria. The candidate should be able to understand the existing business process of a client and how to define target state operational process onto the platform, based on which he/she then design and implement the most optimal product configuration for the client.

The candidate will be expected to work with teams in Dublin, New York, Dallas, London, Singapore, Noida, and Gurgaon.

The role requires the candidate to have excellent management skills, written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational / coordination skills, and strong analysis skills. The successful candidate will be process oriented and have a good understanding of product development lifecycle. The candidate should be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and be flexible to adapt to changes.

Duties & accountabilities

  • Ability to build & maintain strong relationships with all internal & external client stakeholders
  • Understand the underlying business, strategic direction, implementation & product usage of assigned client/s
  • Work with the client to define the most optimal future state operational process and related product configuration
  • Elicit requirements, identify solutions & deliver well defined functional specification documents
  • Manage scope by providing innovative solutions and challenging all new client requirements and change requests, while ensuring that client gets the required business value
  • Work closely with product & engineering teams to analyze and design functional enhancements
  • Ensure requirements are communicated correctly to development and testing teams
  • Support post release queries from clients, operations, and support teams
  • Provide onsite product consultancy and assist the client with acceptance criteria gathering and support throughout the project life-cycle
  • Travel will be required

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • 3 - 7 years of relevant professional experience
  • Prior experience in Capital Markets, Post Trade automation, Corporate Actions preferred
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team, proactive
  • Understanding and experience of the Agile software development process and overall project life cycle. DevOps knowledge will be a plus
  • Enthusiasm for Agile process and new technologies and their potential to make an impact

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Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, in order to comply with applicable federal, state, and local vaccine mandates (including those in place for US federal contractors), US employees may be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated, unless they have been approved for an accommodation due to a medical reason, a sincerely held religious belief or another legally protected reason. The company also participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the US.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
Right to Work
EEO is the Law
EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency

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Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.



  • Req ID: R25926
  • Date Posted: 01/13/2022
  • Job Category: Product Mgmt
  • Location: Dublin - Upper Hatch St
  • City, State: Dublin
  • Country: Ireland


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