job / technical business analyst west central scotland glasgow 3441

Technical Business Analyst - Glasgow

up to £45,000 + Group Benefits - I.T - Technology & Data
Ref: 3441 Date Posted: Thursday 24 May 2018

Senior Technical Business Analyst required for the Data & Decisioning team of this Glasgow based Financial Services company.

You will be the Data SME on allocated projects and programmes in the change world, with responsibility to capture business requirements and to translate such requirements into technical requirements.  You will in turn work closely with business leaders enterprise wide, as well as designers and developers within technology. You will be accountable for creating and maintaining Standards and Policies relating to the Data Management Framework and ensuring these are adhered to across the Organisation; promoting good practice around Data Management. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Transforming business requirements into system requirements
  • Analysis of information requirements on complex data-driven projects involving integration, data warehousing, business intelligence and master data management technologies
  • Analysis of source system data – quality, robustness, cardinality etc
  • Manage key project stakeholders – both IT and business SMEs
  • Production of logical data models
  • Source to target data mappings
  • Collation of metadata to develop a data dictionary
  • Delivery of analysis to industry best practise, leading user forums and driving agility
  • Management of project scope
  • Provision of support and consultancy across the project lifecycle (eg. Design, Build, Test)
  • Coordinate and support the production of project impact assessments
  • Leading continuous improvement initiatives to further strengthen the business analysis capability
  • Project status reporting
  • Mentoring/assisting in the development of junior analysts

Key Experience / Skills:

You will be an experienced Technical Business Analyst with strong technical skills and have a passion for using Data to drive business decisions. 

  • Strong data analysis and SQL skills
  • People supervision/management experience
  • Gathering/translating requirements into quality system requirements
  • Knowledge of logical data modelling and source to target data mapping
  • An understanding of dimensional modelling
  • A working knowledge of process modelling and use cases
  • A good understanding of data lifecycle management, metadata management and data quality
  • A knowledge of data profiling in support of projects
  • A good understanding of software delivery methodologies (eg. waterfall, agile etc.)
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in simple terms
  • Ability to support and influence key technical and business stakeholders
  • Ability to promote and champion change
  • Strong collaborative skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organisational, time-management and communication skills

Salary up to £45,000 + Group Benefits. For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0141) 530 4333 or email