Business Analyst

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Business Analyst

Dublin

Contract

€450 - €475

Ref: E3490NL

Job Description

My Financial Services client is looking for a Business Analyst based in Dublin City Centre

The Job:

Reporting to the IT Manager the role will involve:

  • Working with Internal and External stakeholders to translate product vision and strategy into clear requirements for delivery by our IT Development and QA testing teams
  • Translating Business requirements into documented specifications in a clear, concise and detailed manner using appropriate documents
  • Performing detailed system and process analysis for new features and usability options.
  • Liaising with our IT development and design committee to facilitate smart reusable solutions.
  • Liaising with our QA teams to ensure test plans adequately capture requirement specifications
  • Ensure familiarity with risk management programs
  • Control, monitor and report on business activities
  • Work with customers to identify business needs, set expectations and identify business improvement opportunities
  • Develop and maintain a detailed understanding client’s products and processes
  • Engage in estimation process for both Internal and External pricing for new and existing clients
  • Experience in the Financial Services sector (in particular Life and Pensions Insurance)

The Person:

The ideal candidates will have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in a Computer Science or Information Technology discipline
  • Proven experience working in an environment as a Systems/Business Analyst/Software Tester
  • Proven ability to manage a set of multi-disciplined Client’s Requirements and CR processes, across different System platforms with various integrated systems
  • Proven ability to manage the Requirements process for large projects and Budgets which operate under constant pressure to meet very tight deadlines across a number of Clients and platforms
  • Experience in the Finance industry, particularly Life Assurance, and the technologies used to support business lines are essential
  • Ability to illicit and elaborate high level business requirements and convert to detailed software functional and non-functional requirements
  • Extensive IT Life Assurance experience working with various system interfaces, working at a senior level in the delivery of small to large scale projects
  • Previous experience as a Business Analyst working across multiple Clients and platforms
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible approach, with ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to accurately identify expected deliverables from stakeholders
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Excellent Microsoft excel skills
  • SQL skills

 

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