Senior IT Business Analyst (Data Analytics)

Employer
Sage
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Jul 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Job Description This is a great opportunity to work as a Senior IT Business Analyst in a dynamic data and analytics team responsible for determining the global Sage Data Strategy and enabling business reporting teams to deliver new insights that support both operational and strategic decision making.

As part of the Analyst team you'll help define the vision, own the roadmap and shape the future of the global Sage Data Platform. You'll be working with teams across all functions and regions within Sage to capture and document their data requirements. You'll lead initiatives and run workshops to design conceptual data models and work with data architects, designers and developers to make them a reality. You will be working with senior stakeholders up to Director level in Sales Operations, Marketing, Finance and other key functions.

At Senior Analyst level you will be able to work confidently and independently leading strategic data initiatives including the build out of global enterprise-wide analytical Data Models. You will support the Manager of Data & BI Analysis in defining the following; data strategy, Sage Data Platform user capabilities, BI Centre of Excellence processes, global BI Community and more. You will be an advocate of continuous improvement and suggest / implement improvements in all aspects of the global data analytics function. There will be opportunities for growth and development including working with the latest data technologies.

Key Responsibilities Experience in Business Analysis (capturing business requirements, documentation, data requirements, solution design) .

Experience in Data Analysis (source to target data mapping, data profiling, querying databases, designing data models).

You like flexibility and are able to work on different types of tasks ranging from; working with business users, requirements analysis, profiling new data sources, data quality analysis, actioning user platform / access requests etc.

A proactive self-starter, comfortable working with ambiguity and able to drive out clear requirements through business requirements workshops (both in person and virtual)
An understanding of Data Governance, Data Security, GDPR, Master Data Management etc.

An understanding of an Enterprise IT Landscape in a Product organisation - software products, enterprise applications (such as Salesforce), API's / integrations, infrastructure and data.

A team player who enjoys working with others, co-ordinating between various groups of stakeholders and mentoring more junior members of the team.

Excellent attention to detail with the ability to articulate complex concepts verbally and in writing.

Have working knowledge of Agile / Scrum concepts and delivery methods including backlog grooming / refinement, estimating, planning and prioritisation.

Have had previous 'hands-on' practical experience of working with data (full lifecycle) - from data sourcing, preparation, modelling, reporting / dashboarding / insights
Experience working on large-scale business transformation programmes in a global organisation.

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