Data Analyst Contract

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Data Analyst Contract

Dublin City Centre


€400 - €500

Ref: E1499NL

Job Description

Contract Data Analyst required for a Top Financial Services Company in Dublin.

My Client has embarked on a large business and systems transformation project (core system replacement) and have a requirement for a Technical Data /Systems Analyst. This programme is currently underway and will span at least 2 years to 3 years.

The successful candidate will work on the Reporting/Data Warehouse Workstream which is responsible for designing and developing data sources to support reporting, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing applications to drive the BI and reporting capability going forward.

As a team member he/she will be expected to work closely and effectively with other team members such as I.S. Managers, Business Stakeholders, System Architects, other Systems and QA Analysts, Project Managers, and Software Developers

The Systems Analyst will be expected to apply the corporate-approved methodologies and standards in delivering recommendations that are compliant with Portfolio and Enterprise Architecture direction.

The Person:

Duties and Responsibilities included in this role:

  • Understanding and Mapping the data needs for new reporting applications (there are potentially over 200 reports in scope)
  • Translate requirements into business and functional specifications
  • Familiarise themselves with the data models driving these new applications
  • Prepare and execute relevant test use cases to ensure quality of the delivered reports..
  • Work collaboratively as part of the Project Team
  • Work with Senior Systems Analysts, Software Developers and End Users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Expert in detailed analysis techniques with the ability to translate into comprehensive documentation which can be understood by Business and I.S. alike.
  • Ability to produce test strategies and test plans, and experience with test execution and troubleshooting systems software
  • Experience in information management, relational database design and development for collecting and storing data.
  • Understanding of data models and database structure or schema.
  • Experience of writing Data Manipulation Language/SQL for managing data within Oracle and SQL Server schemata
  • Excellent team player

 Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working with recognised application/service delivery processes and methodology
  • Experience in the Financial Services sector
  • Good understanding of IS controls in the context of COBIT and ICOFR
  • Experience working in geographically distributed teams

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • The successful candidate is expected to:
    • Be educated to technical degree level, or equivalent technical experience
    • Proven industry experience as a Technical Systems/ Data Analyst
    • Have experience working with data
    • Have a strong and current technical background
    • Have excellent communication skills with a ‘can do’ attitude
    • Are passionate and excited by this opportunity

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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