Business Analyst - IT Applications - Southampton

Salary Negotiable
Ref: 235 Date Posted: Tuesday 03 May 2022
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Futures Recruitment Services are looking for a Business Analyst to join our clients ever growing Data Platform team to help deliver their exciting new technology strategy, leveraging Azure data platform services.

This role will centre on liaising with diverse stakeholders, compiling accurate requirements, analysing business and IT processes, creating, and maintaining accurate documentation and reporting for the Azure Data Platform.

Key Responsibilities for a Business Analyst:

  • Act as business analyst for a range of projects, operational improvements and change initiatives.
  • Liaise and collaborate with business users, subject matter experts, contractors, and other stakeholders.
  • Analyse systems and processes to drive system and operational change.
  • Document business requirements, identifying and clarifying issues, risks, and priorities.
  • Contribute to planning activities to translate requirements into clear deliverables, which align with other projects and strategic goals, to deliver effective solutions.
  • Proactively support initiatives throughout their lifecycle, monitoring issues, risks, and changes, as well as performing, evaluating, and communicating thorough quality assurance at every stage of systems development.
  • Create and maintain documentation to support solution delivery e.g., design documents, wireframes, logs, trackers, process diagrams, policies, standards, and user guides.
  • Prepare regular and ad-hoc progress reporting.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge of the evolving IT and data landscape through continual professional development.
  • Operating within a Centre of Excellence, which includes advocating best practices, providing training, and sharing knowledge with peers.

Skills & Knowledge for a Business Analyst:

  • Proven experience working in a business analyst role.
  • Experience using best-practice business analyst, project management and Agile development methodologies and techniques.
  • Exposure to Azure services such as Purview, DevOps, and Power BI is an advantage.
  • Understanding of the Financial Services industry and Fund Administration business is beneficial.
  • Ability to compile accurate and concise technical documentation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills the ability to facilitate communication between technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Attainment of or ambition to complete relevant professional certifications.

If you think this role is for you apply now or contact Courtney on courtney@futuresrs.co.uk.