Senior Business Analyst - Securities Finance and Collateral Management

  • Allmendstrasse, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Writing the future. Together. 

Avaloq is a value driven, fast-paced financial technology and services company and we are committed to developing the banking solutions of tomorrow. 

By joining Avaloq, you’ll become a key part of our effort to power the digital transformation of the financial services industry. Our ambition is big and bold – to provide full end-to-end digital solutions by combining our leading efficiency with a flexible, responsible digital user experience. Headquartered in Zurich, Avaloq has over 2,000 employees globally. More information is available at  

Job Description

Your Team  

As a member of the Securities Finance team you will be part of a dynamic team of Software Developers and Business Analysts located in Zurich, Edinburgh and Manila. 
We are experts in Securities Lending and Borrowing, Repo trading and Collateral Management. We maintain, improve, and extend the associated modules within the Avaloq Core Platform working closely with our other specialist teams (settlement, accounting…) and bring a fully integrated front to back solution to our customers. Beyond the Avaloq Core Platform, we are building new products based on open API and Microservice technology to serve focused ancillary needs.

We put great emphasis on strong ownership, frequent interactions, and quick execution. We follow an agile approach and are committed to bringing high quality and innovative solutions to our extensive global customer base.

Your mission  

  • Act as a subject matter expert with focus on Securities Finance 
  • Requirement analysis and creation of specifications together with Software Developers, Partners and Customers 
  • Support developers during implementation and testing our newly built functionality 
  • Analysis and management of customer issues (3rd level support) 
  • Maintain product documentation in collaboration with our Technical Writer 
  • Monitor the market for regulatory changes and industry trends & standards and accompany the development of associated solutions (e.g. uncleared margin rules, SFTR…)
  • Support consulting projects and sales workshops


    What you need  

    • Experience with business analysis and requirements engineering in the financial industry
    • Profound knowledge in Securities Finance and Collateral Management
    • Fast learner and ability to grasp new concepts quickly
    • A collaborative approach to problem-solving 
    • Strong affinity for software development 
    • Self-motivated, proactive, and structured working method  
    • Professional communication skills in English 

    You will get extra points for the following  

    • Experience with other collateral management platforms, such as Calypso, Apex Collateral
    • Communication skills in German 
    • Knowledge in programming languages 

    Additional Information

    Now let's talk about perks and compensation

    We offer high flexibility in regards to working models (e.g. part time and home office models are possible depending on business requirements). Our base salaries are competitive and if you prove to be a superstar, you might even be entitled to an extraordinary achievement reward. Avaloq aims to share its success with all its employees by paying out “Success Share Units” depending on its performance in a given year.

    At Avaloq we embrace diversity, we embrace difference. We are whole-heartedly committed to equal employment opportunities and we foster an inclusive culture where everyone’s' contributions are valued and their voices are listened to. We hire, compensate and promote regardless of origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other fascinating characteristics that make us different. Please note that our job descriptions are intended to be written in an inclusive and gender neutral language.

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