MI Analyst | Stoke-on-Trent | Competitive Strong Benefits Synectics Solutions are a leading force in the provision of innovative data driven business solutions. For more than 20 years we have specialised in building complex data management and software products for well-known companies around the world. The Role: Due to the expansion of our client base, we have an exciting opportunity for an MI Analyst to join MI & Reporting team within our Business Intelligence department. The team is involved in many important areas of the business, you will work in conjunction with the Client Services Department to understand and define the MI needs of external clients and develop and implement IT solutions to these requirements to a high standard and within agreed timescales. The role will require excellent analytical and communication skills. The position also provides an opportunity to work in a flexible, innovative environment that encourages personal development and independent thinking. Duties will include: - Maintain and monitor regular reporting - Interrogate data in order to derive performance metrics - Provide regular feedback on operational performance and escalate accordingly if required - Create/revise code scripts to ensure that they are fit for purpose - Develop and facilitate training workshops that aim to enrich the knowledge of both internal and external clients - Define and agree business requirements, priorities, resourcing and timescales MI Manager and stakeholders - Translate agreed business requirements into standard report specifications and documentation - Develop, maintain and monitor new strategic, predictive and analytical reporting - Liaise effectively with stakeholders in matters of strategic direction, data quality, change control and general queries The successful applicant should have experience: - Analysing and documenting business requirements - Writing specification and process documentation - Practical and in-depth experience of report design and development - Change control procedures - A background in MI, IT, mathematics or business The Successful candidate will ideally have: - Technical knowledge of MI solutions - SQL skills (not essential for this position and training will be provide) - Knowledge of Microsoft BI stack (SAS, SSRS, etc.) - Knowledge of Finance and Insurance sectors is welcome but not essential - Experience of Hadoop, Mongo.db, coding with "R" or related predictive analytics would be advantageous.