Business Analyst - Reference Data

Job Ref: 50178642
Sector: Data & Analytics
Date Added: 21 August 2017

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Business Analyst - Contract - Ipswich - Reference Data - Data Project Experience - Business Focus

My client, a Global Insurance company are looking for a Business Analyst, preferably with some systems/data analysis experience or background to join their large Data Programme.

Essential:

  • Proven experience in Business, Process and Systems Analysis experience
  • Proficient in production of business and technical diagrams such as BPMN 2.0, use case, data flow and sequence diagrams
  • Able to plan and understand impact of changing demands on plans & resources
  • Curiosity and an enthusiasm for acquiring knowledge and learning new skills
  • Able to challenge and prioritise user requirements
  • Competent user of business systems and IT tools (e.g. Microsoft Office products, Visio, SPARX Enterprise Architecture, SQL)
  • Experience of general ledger and/or financial reporting implementations would be useful background
  • Reference data domain project knowledge/experience and Transactional data warehousing within the insurance industry
  • Experience of the full IT project lifecycle from requirements capture through to hand-over to operational support, utilising an Agile framework
  • Experience engaging and influencing business and technology stakeholders at all levels, both on-shore and off-shore
  • Understanding how data from multiple sources can be used to drive effective analytics solutions
  • Conceptual, Logical and Physical Data Modelling experience.
  • Maintenance of Data Dictionaries
  • System Interface specification.
  • Experience of Data Mapping from Source systems to target model.
  • Involvement in projects where there has been a significant integration component
  • Experience of understanding complex business processes, documenting them and proposing change
  • Understanding of regulatory environments (FCA)
Desirable:
  • Experience of working in a financial services organisation, preferably with exposure to the insurance industry/insurance broking - where this directly relevant experience is not available, we will be looking for an ability to rapidly become effective in a new, unfamiliar environment
  • Experience of waterfall and agile delivery methods and understanding appropriate applications of each
  • Experience of User Experience (UX), either individually lead or working with UX Consultants
  • Development of investment appraisals with a clear link between the change being proposed and the associated benefits (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Understanding of considerations when delivering solutions across device types (desktop, tablet, phone)
  • ISEB/BCS diploma in Business Analysis
  • BSc/BA degree qualified

If you are interested in the position, please apply.

Business Data Analyst - Contract - Ipswich

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