Business Analyst - Data Analysis

Recruiter
Computer People
Location
Birmingham
Salary
35000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Annual + Bonus
Posted
19 Jun 2017
Expires
20 Jun 2017
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent

Birmingham

Up to GBP42,000

Computer Peoples Global Financial services client require a Data Analyst/Junior Business Analyst with strong SQL skills set and knowledge of databases. This role has a clear progression avenue into a Business Analyst role

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysing data feeds and identifying data quality issues such as data coverage, inconsistencies, accuracy, etc
  • Presenting data quality findings clearly to internal team members as well as business stakeholders
  • Making recommendations on strategic data feeds
  • Liaising with up-stream data providers to agree data fixes or agree interface specifications
  • Analysing requirements, writing test cases and creating test data under the supervision of the Test Lead
  • Conducting testing activities, analysing and recording test results, recording defects
  • Re-testing corrections to ensure problems are resolved

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Hands on data analysis skills
  • Understanding of the full software development life cycle
  • Previous experience working with off-shore teams and delivering interface specifications
  • Performance and productivity oriented to drive toward quality testing outcomes and results
  • Pro-actively initiates, develops and maintains effective working relationships with team members
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of clients and IT stakeholders up to and including Managing Director
  • Excellent communications skills - both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Systems skills, including SQL and desktop data analysis tools such as Excel
  • Datamodelling/warehousing experience (beneficial)
  • Knowledge of financial products (beneficial)
  • Educated to Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in Business, Economics or Computer Science (or equivalent qualification/work experience)
  • Able to work with remote stakeholders and team members
  • Occasionally able to travel to other locations

GBP35,000 - GBP42,000

Location: Central Birmingham

Benefits: A generous benefits package to include

- performance based bonus, 25 days holiday, Non contributory pension scheme, Gym Subsidy, Private Healthcare, Season ticket loan, Life Assurance x 4, and much more :)

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