Business Analyst – Data Analysis & SQL

Business Analyst – Data Analysis & SQL

ProViso Consulting

Project Overview:

• There are a series of projects which are part of same program; Building transformational data mgt. reporting, BI analytics capability to the enterprise; Large scale business/technology around building infrastructure; They are trying to move really quick and trying to challenge some approval gates and processes. Will include project and BAU related support streams

Selling Points of Position:

• Opportunity to work on a key strategic data and technology data initiative with enterprise scope for a tier 1 financial institution

Best Vs Average Candidate:

• Best – strong BA and communication fundamentals; Financial Institution experience, good technical exposure; working on complex initiatives in complex environment; able to develop Confluence and Jira project sites; experience with release management; strong business acumen
• How will performance be measured: On time, on budget; Delivery of the initiative that their assigned to; Performance against their task

Job description:

• Identifying business needs and determining solutions to business problems by analyzing options/solutions which may include a technology component, but may also consist of process improvement, organizational change or strategic planning and/or policy development
• Analyzing data to work with business partners in the creation of use cases
• Support/creation of various Confluence/Jira sites
• Working collaboratively with technology partners, operational areas, vendors, business stakeholders to plan, elicit, analyze, document, communicate and manage business requirements
• Assessing, documenting and validating current states processes, understanding the problem statement and business needs to deliver effective solutions that address business problems and align to strategic business goals
• Supporting project delivery, testing and implementation activities to deliver business benefits and achieve business results/objectives
• Applying best practices for effective communication, relationship management and problem-solving with stakeholders/partners
• Lead a diverse range of stakeholders; communicates effectively by adapting style and technique to a diverse audience
• Analyze impacts to customers, stakeholders, employees, process, technology solutions to achieve business results
• Understand and clarify work packages of each assigned initiative/project inclusive of constraints (time, cost, people resources) andmaintain a customer-centric approach
• Provide recommendations and direction based on the end to end customer experience when making decisions
• Lead and own the project deliverables related to business requirements to meet the needs of the customer, employee, and business
• Assess and ensure that customer and employee experience / stakeholder impacts are appropriately managed
• Engage appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage required outcomes of projects for the business
• Provide on-going communication to key stakeholders, including the project sponsor, business project owner, project / program / portfolio manager to ensure they are aware of significant changes which impact requirements delivery against the overall project
• Respond to inquiries and escalate concerns from stakeholders and partners at all levels in the organization
• Identify and lead problem resolution to ensure customer needs are met
• Contribute to the application of change management best practices (e.g. stakeholder analysis, gap analysis, change planning, etc.)
• Collaborate with the project manager and business sponsor to identify and ensure required resources are assigned to the project for successful delivery of requirements
• Ensure timely notification and escalation of possible issues/problems while assessing options and recommendations for prompt resolution

Must have:

• 2-4+ yrs. Business/Data Analyst exp.
• Exp. with Data profiling & Validation
• Exp. with Data Analysis work to write business use cases
• Release management experience
• Exp. with Project methodologies: (Waterfall, Rapid)
• Exp. working on a large complex initiatives from a large scale initiative program/company
• Strong Data Analysis and SQL skills (able to write SQL code)(ability to work in HIVE and Impala a plus)
• Strong with BA writing, business use cases, test use cases, process maps, change mgt., user guides
• Strong knowledge in Jira & Confluence (ability to configure Jira projects and tie to confluence forms)
• Understand project delivery and software delivery life cycles
• Must have foundational finance knowledge in education or experience ( understanding of Present Value).

Nice to have:

• Business Analysis Accreditation
• PMP certification (will help them know how to move through the process easier)
• Understand some technology lingo
• Experience with Change mgt.
• Experience from Finance industry
• Undergraduate degree

Job Details



3 Months



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