ALMT IT – OMR Business Analyst

Employment contract:

Standard / Permanent


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Job Description – Business Analyst

About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is a top-ranking bank in Europe with an international profile. It operates in 71 countries and has almost 199000 employees. The Group ranks highly in its three core areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International FinancialServices (whose retail banking networks and financial services are grouped together under Retail Banking & Services)and Corporate & Institutional Banking, centred on corporate and institutional clients. The Group helps all of its clients(retail, associations, businesses, SMEs, large corporates and institutional) to implement their projects by providing them with services in financing, investment, savings and protection. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas enjoys leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and has a solid and fast-growing network in the Asia/Pacific region.


About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 6000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions


About Businessline/Function :

OMR is a settlement application used to handle the settlement and associated functionality of local booking within ALMT world in BNP Paribas.  OMR IT team supports the above functionality through customizations on the vendor product OMR, design and development of interfaces that communicate with other applications as part of the settlement lifecycle and also through a set of Business Objects reports that provide insights and necessary control for the Operations and Business


Job Title:


Business Analyst









Business Line / Function:



Reports to:


Project Manager


(if applicable)




Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:



Position Purpose

Current position is under ALMT IT team scope to contribute in individual capacity on development, enhancements, and maintenance & support activities for multiple applications by efficiently utilizing continuous improvement and agile methodology. Immediate tasks would include but not restricted to

·      To create and maintain functional specifications document and work closely with the development and testing team.

·      To co-ordinate closely with the Product Owner, business users and onsite BA’s or managers of the application to understand the functional requirements

·      To perform functional tests and assist with user acceptance tests




Direct Responsibilities


  • Interact with functional and technical representatives of project teams in order to understand business functionalities, technical modules, integration mechanism and data sources.
  • Prepare functional specifications for developers and testers.
  • Prepare test plans and conduct Integration, Regression, Performance and Functional Testing using automated testing frameworks
  • Review Functional Specs, Functional Test Cases prepared by IT team.
  • Contribute to the technical designing phase and document the design with UML diagrams and models. Create prototype for proof of concept and business requirements validations.
  • Provide functional assistance to Development/Testing teams.
  • Participate in peer reviews of Functional Specs.
  • Conduct user training sessions on applications and functionalities.
  • Train others (wherever required) in order to ensure knowledge sharing and backup.
  • Ensure that the project and organization standards are followed during various phases of software development lifecycle and day-to-day development work.
  • Estimate efforts and schedule for various modules and meet deadlines.
  • Functional Release Documentation
  • To participate in out-of-hours / daytime support as required
  • To ensure that application is of good quality, ensure any issues are fixed on priority.
  • To work with teams to help solve complex problems
  • Work towards initiatives to improve processes and delivery efficiency
  • Contribute towards recruitment efforts – both for the team as well as for the organization
  • Contribute towards innovation; suggest new practices for efficiency improvement.
  • Provide L3 Support
  • To ensure all activities carried-out and solutions proposed, planned and delivered are compliant with Organization policy guidelines.

Contributing Responsibilities


  • Contribute towards innovation, suggest new practices to be investigated
  • Contribute towards initiatives to improve processes and delivery
  • Contribute towards recruitment efforts – both for the team as well as for the organization





Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Mandatory Skills:


  • Experience as a Business Analyst in an IT industry in the Finance domain.
  • Knowledge of Capital Market activities, Financial Products, Financial Terminologies is a must.
  • Good SQL Query writing skills
  • Understanding of Trade Life Cycle
  • Understanding & Knowledge of Swift MT Messages
  • Thorough understanding of complete Software Development Lifecycle
  • Self-motivated, good interpersonal skills and inclination to constantly upgrade on new technologies and frameworks.
  • Good communication, good interpersonal skills and co-ordination activities, self-motivated, and inclination to constantly upgrade on new developments in the industry.
  • Ability to understand business requirements easily and translate them into functional requirements.
  • Capability to understand and analyze complex IT application and financial product structures
  • Excellent documentation ability.
  • Have experience in preparing requirement specifications and perform UAT.


Nice to have Skills:


  • Knowledge or Experience with Treasury functions, Cash Reconciliation and business processes.
  • Usage of SAP Business Objects from User perspective
  • Experience/Knowledge of Back Office Settlement system
  • Well versed with all Agile ceremonies




Specific Qualifications (if required)









Skills Referential



Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)



Ability to deliver / Results driven



Ability to collaborate / Teamwork



Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving



Ability to share / pass on knowledge



Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)




Ability to understand, explain and support change



Analytical Ability



Ability to develop and adapt a process



Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…



Choose an item.



Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent



Experience Level

At least 5 years



Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)