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Business Analyst

Job Description

Role Description:

The Business Analyst role has responsibility for the business and functional solution design and technical analysis of platform capabilities and business processes within their team.  

They will work both independently and within a team to analyse requirements (both business and technical) and to translate these into functional specifications and core functionality documentation.  Business Analyst will work with IT developers to provide oversight and clarity on the development solution.

The Business Analyst will gain a deep knowledge of their area(s) of the platform and will be called upon on a consultative basis to support Solution Consultants in workshops and provide input into requirements/the initiate phase of SDLC. They must drive Solution Consultants and customers towards adopting company existing platform functionality and business model; and work with Solution Consultants and Technical Architects to ensure any enhancements are in-line with company strategic business initiatives and SDLC.

Specific Role Responsibilities:

  • Gain and maintain a deep knowledge of the platform functionality and business processes related to their aligned functional area
  • Educate and prepare customers (external and internal) on core company platform functionality and business processes
  • Promote existing company functionality, processes and 3rd party agreements wherever possible
  • Provide support to Solution Consultants in customer workshops and input into requirements on a consultative basis
  • Discuss, understand and document Systems requirements with Solution Consultants and Development Leads
  • Produce Systems artefacts as per SDLC
  • Contribute to and maintain a knowledge repository for technical and business solution artefacts
  • Work with solution consultants, developers and managers to ensure business requirements are met;
  • Identify and document any non-functional requirements related to the functional area ;
  • Provide regular updates to the Delivery Manager on progress to plan as well as key risk and issues;
  • Support the management of defects and associated root cause analysis

Experience Required:

Preferred Industry Knowledge:

  • General investment/ wealth/ life and pensions products
  • UK Financial Services Compliance
  • Corporate Actions & extended investment ranges
  • Wrap Platforms
  • Trusts
  • UK Pensions

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Degree qualified 2:1 or above or equivalent;
  • Experience in Finance, IT or project management desirable but not essential;
  • Confident, and able to take initiative given client– and delivery-focused environment;
  • Independent, self-directing and delivery focused working style;
  • Superior analytical thinking;
  • Commercially aware;
  • Intermediate computer skills essential;
  • Excellent organisational, administration and time management skills;
  • Good team communication skills, confident in dealing with internal and external clients;
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills;

Opportunities

  • Be part of a highly successful, rapidly growing, global business that is leading the delivery of financial services via cloud computing and partners with some of the world’s largest companies;
  • Remuneration and career advancement is based on individual contribution and business impact rather than tenure or seniority;
  • We provide significant financial rewards for high performing individuals; and
  • We provide global career opportunities for our best employees at any of our offices

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