Lead Financial UX Analyst

Chicago, IL 60654

Post Date: 02/10/2018 Job ID: 10034 Category: UI/UX


Our client is the world’ s largest systemically important Clearinghouse for Credit Default Swaps (CDS). It is an entrepreneurial and aggressive organization that implements world-class clearing solutions.


Our client is seeking a Lead Financial UX Analyst who will work closely with our internal Business SMEs and Technology stakeholders to assist architecture and product development of a platform that supports pre-trade, execution and post-trade management services at the Clearinghouse.


This individual will be able to develop simple and precise documentation from an end-user standpoint. This individual becomes the first customer of a feature but more importantly, this individual should not lose the responsibility of the creator.


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Produce detailed functional and technical specifications based on Business SME and Technology stakeholder interviews
  • Develop user interface mock-ups / wireframes to demonstrate and validate hypothesized product features and functionalities that will ultimately help build trust and reliability with the customers and assist with development, testing and support
  • Participate in technology architecture, design and implementation sessions with development teams, resolving questions and issues around business and functional requirements
  • Understand and identify dependencies on the entire ecosphere of clearing systems
  • Hands on involvement with QA and UAT test plan reviews ensuring the end product delivers to its critical business requirements and objectives
  • Manage and respond to technical and functional product questions raised by internal stakeholders
  • Develop end user documentation, conduct functional walkthroughs and product training sessions for internal staff
  • Build and maintain standardization in nomenclature and workflows on the platform


Person Specification:
  • Must have experience within the financial services industry. Familiarity with the principles of creating products in the gaming industry is strongly preferred.
  • Must have keen focus on discoverability of our product and be eager to cross-collaborate towards client-focused solutions
  • Must have prior experience in business analysis and led within an integrated and iterative software development environment while liaising between Business and Technology
  • Expert at documenting business and system requirements including documentation of comprehensive use-cases
  • Familiarity with mock-up and wireframe tools strongly preferred
  • Must possess strong communication skills, great judgment, be self-disciplined and have curiosity about the business context
  • Bachelor’ s degree required


Screening Questions:
  • Does candidate have 7+ years of financial markets experience?
  • Can candidate share samples of work to demonstrate writing abilities?
  • Does candidate have prior development experience?
Mock ups, FS

Kelly Hallgren

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