Murex IT Analyst


  • We are one of the largest IT shops in Australia
  • We deliver projects of significant size, scale and impact
  • We offer a career lattice to explore

Are you a Murex IT Analyst at the top of their game and looking for a great career move with the technology leader in financial services? If so, this could be the opportunity you have been seeking.

In recent years, we have undergone a remarkable transformation with our focus on technology, which supports the customer experience. We are now truly recognised as technology leaders. In every year since 2011, Commonwealth Bank has featured in BRW's Most Innovative Companies of Australia.

Your new team - The Murex Business Support team provides operational and trade support for the Murex platform. This platform supports desks trading Interest Rate Derivatives, Credit Derivatives, Commodities, FX Options and Fixed Income products as well as supporting Group Treasury services. The platform also supports the end to end services required for trading including Risk Management, Product Control, Collateral Management and Market Operations. The team works closely with the business as well as development and project teams delivering into the Murex platform. The team also works closely with other operational support teams across IT Service Management Operations.

Your new role provides functional and technical expertise for the Murex platform and related systems. You will interact with the business and investigate, troubleshoot, test and resolve issues identified in the system. Issues or requests may be related to the Murex configuration or related to data within the system or related to feeds and interfaces from or to the platform. A knowledge of supporting and related systems will be developed over time. You will work on incidents, problems and small work requests – investigating potential solutions and developing/documenting/testing permanent fixes.

Other key focus areas include to:

  • Design, document, configure and test new products on the Murex platform to meet business specifications.
  • Investigate and resolve issues raised by customers within the context of the Murex platform
  • Propose, design, document and implement approaches to improve/automate processes for configuring and testing the end to end Murex environment.
  • Be able to gather and document business requirements, and design and develop solutions within an agreed timeframe, adhering to the Banks Solution Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) process and documentation framework.
  • Contribute to the technical design and implementation of the interfaces required by all applications in the team's portfolio.
  • Provide 1st, 2nd and 3rd level support where appropriate as well as escalate and manage issue resolution with the Murex vendor (this may include support out of hours and on weekends)

What you will need to succeed

You will have significant exposure to financial markets environments and products (Interest Rate Derivatives, Commodities, Options, Equities, FX Options). 

To succeed in this role we expect you will also need to have experience with:

  • Demonstrable strong Murex front office experience supporting Traders and Market Risk personal
  • Murex ETradePad and pre-trade workflow configuration and operations
  • Murex Instruments configuration coupled with traded product business knowledge
  • Murex Simulation/Views configuration and operations
  • Understanding of market data and associated Murex configuration skills (rates, fwd prices, volatilities, etc.)
  • Datamart and Murex reporting solutions (as well as SQL skills) is an advantage

What next?

Working here is all about your engagement ability, technical expertise, your ideas, and your willingness to bring a fresh perspective to the way we do things. We are a diverse group of people with different styles, backgrounds, opinions and ideas.

Here, it is about ownership of delivery rather than a focus on attendance. We are open to approaching and accommodating new and different requirements.

Sound like you? Apply now for potentially your next great leap forward in your career.

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