Business Analyst – Business Intelligence – Contract
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Business Analyst with a big brand financial to work on a high profile business intelligence programme. The candidate will need experience within business intelligence / management information and business analysis / requirements gathering.
Role of the Business Intelligence Business Analyst:
·A highly experienced Business Intelligence (BI) Business Analyst (BA) who can work with stakeholders at all levels of the business to identify & capture requirements for BI systems & processes that deliver value to the business
·Deliver functional specifications, conduct feasibility studies and produce designs/models to support large project delivery as well as small to medium size change
·Translate the high level vision for projects into a PID and then into Business Requirements Documents and detailed requirements (stories), maintaining the traceability to original objectives and goals
·Use proficient technical understanding and experience in BI systems and processes to drive good outcomes to meet the needs of the business
·Help facilitate an agile development methodology, working closely with BI development teams to efficiently deliver business change.
Requirements of the Business Intelligence Business Analyst:
·Very strong knowledge of transactional and operational systems, data regulations (GDPR), procedures and controls
·Excellent decision maker, taking into account the needs of the situation, priorities and constraints
·Subject-matter-expertise in both business domain and business intelligence.
·Interested in gaining an in-depth knowledge of business areas and a detailed technical understanding of the supporting IT services and applications
·Undertakes any necessary training associated with the duties of the post and participates in training and development procedures
·Effective prioritization and execution of tasks
·Analytical and problem-solving capabilities with a strong attention to detail.
·Enjoys working with statistics, identifying trends and patterns. Good attention to detail
·People management and coaching / development skills
·Comfortable working with data and databases unaided
·Degree qualification or equivalent industry experience
·Relevant business/ MI/ BI analyst experience
·Agile methodology and Agile Product Owner experience preferred
·Working knowledge of the Microsoft BI (Business Intelligence) stack
·Dimensional Modelling & Data Warehousing
·Strong SQL skills (PL/SQL and T-SQL desirable)
·Advanced Excel skills