Business Analyst (Data Analytics)

Job Category:
Analyst (Business/Systems)
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Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Central Dublin
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
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Business Analyst required at Red Kite Dublin, to join our leading client in Dublin city centre, to investigate and analyse problem statements and solution options including the development of business cases, to define and document business requirements, and to support the design and development of solutions.

The responsibilities of the Business Analyst include:

Work with the Data Strategy leads to investigate and analyse problem statements and solution options, on developing proposals and solutions including the development of business cases
Build an understanding of areas of the business and their key data drivers
with a view to improving how they acquire, validate, process, analyse and disseminate data.
Investigate, analyse, review, define and accurately document requirements. As
appropriate, provide process mapping support to the business areas as a value
added service and to further understand the business.
Deliver high level and detailed requirements documents covering both functional
and non-functional requirements
Work with diverse teams and individuals to document and communicate user
stories and supporting material
Evaluation of new ideas with reference to data governance, data management
and advanced analytics, and support effective change to a more empowered,
self-service, data-centric way of working.
Support the investigation and evaluation of new tools and techniques for data
management and data analysis, and work with stakeholders to ensure we get
maximum value from our data
Support prioritisation and business case production by providing input
concerning benefits and costs.
Analyse data for business stakeholders to produce actionable information and
insight, supporting the business and management with clear and insightful
analyses on the data at hand
Utilise best practice tools, frameworks and methodologies when capturing and
documenting business requirements in order to support a culture of continuous
improvement within the team.
Liaise with IT stakeholders, including Enterprise Architects and Solution
Architects, so that there is accurate interpretation of business requirements and
potential feasible solutions.
Experience across different aspects of the data lifecycyle are important. In particular:

Standards, procedures, and processes for key areas of data management
Data architecture
Data quality standards and data quality control
Advanced data quality assessment methods and processes
Improving visibility, availability and accessibility of data (incl data integration)
Metadata management
Master and reference data management
Data literacy
Open data standards, data portals and implementation of these standards
Automation of data publication and dissemination
Analysis of data collection needs and IT applications for this needs;
Communication with financial market participants regarding new data needs and
data collection issues;

Timescales Assignment will initially be for up to a 120 day period commencing between August 2022 and Sept 2022 (subject to the on-boarding process) plus extension, of up to 120 days each.

Degree required.
Further professional qualification, could include Business / IT Strategy Planning - Lean
Six Sigma; Project Management etc.

The ideal candidates will have worked on a number of large and complex data projects in a
Business Analyst Role. As experienced Professionals, they will understand the
importance and relevance of each aspect of Project Delivery and Business Analysis.

They should:
1. have a broad experience of business analysis techniques particularly
requirements elicitation and management, and business process analysis and
2. have excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable working within a team
3. have excellent stakeholder management skills
4. be capable of facilitating requirements workshops with multiple diverse
5. be decisive, organized self-starters
6. be willing and able to work under pressure
7. Self-starter with the ability to show initiative and work without supervision
8. plan their work, estimate their activities and deliver on commitments
9. be capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously
10. be capable of quickly fitting in to a new organisation and adapting to inflight
11. exhibit the highest level of professional integrity
12. be proactive, forward looking
13. take a strategic view on the implications of the solution to be delivered

Knowledge of data modelling, and database technologies
Experience with analytics and business intelligence platforms such as
Knowledge of Open Data Frameworks
Ability to produce concise and accurate specifications of business needs
Experience in business or systems/technical or process analysis
Knowledge of new technology and approaches to data governance or data
dissemination or publication
Experience of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies
A relevant professional body qualification or accreditation (for example ISEB,
BCS, ITIL, Prince2 )

Candidates will ideally:
Minimum of 5 years experience in Business Analysis or equivalent discipline, ideally in
an analytical data intensive environment or organisation.

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