IT Business Analyst

Job Order ID:85
Employment Type:Permanent
Job Location:Baar Switzerland
Job Function:

We are currently looking for an IT Business Analyst in Baar, Switzerland.



The position encompasses:


  • Gather requirements and drive the detailed business analysis in the area of metal trading and logistics/operations
  • Conduct requirements workshops with representatives from the business departments, Finance and Accounting to align requirements and the application design across departments
  • Analysis of the business process changes which result out of the replacement of the trading application; support the departments in implementing the changes
  • Own key project deliverables, such as elaboration and documentation of business requirements, creation of design specifications and test cases
  • Assist developers in the technical design, validate the implementation and take responsibility for user acceptance testing
Job Requirement:

The job requires a high level of experience in:

  • The commodity trading or financial services sector
  • Business analysis methodologies
  • Delivering IT projects for business stakeholders
  • IT development technologies and processes
  • Risk and change management processes
  • System change management and operational support of business information systems


Other skills needed to succeed:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) in order to collaborate with all levels of Business & IT
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills in a team of subject matter experts
  • Detail orientation and willingness to fully understand subject domains
  • Self-driven and motivated, highly pro-active and resilient attitude; proud to take ownership and willing to go the extra mile
  • Delivery and customer focused: delivers quality, efficiently, hitting deadlines and within budget


We are looking for candidates, who:

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Have proven experience (in minimum 5 years) as Requirements Engineer / Business Analyst in a trading and operations environment
  • Are fluent in English (oral and written), German is a plus


Additional skills that are good to have:

  • Business Analyst Certification, for example Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
  • Broad knowledge of the commodity trading sector
  • Experience working with near-shore/off-shore resources