Sopra Steria

Sopra Steria Edinburgh, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Senior Business Analyst Location: Edinburgh Salary: £60k+ Plus Benefits + Flexible fund of 5% Are you an experienced Business Analyst looking for a new role in a fast paced and challenging environment? Do you enjoy working with GDPR legislation? Come and join us at Sopra Steria. Role Overview: The Senior Business Analyst will be responsible for technical business analysis of BI /applications development projects. The successful candidate will have a strong financial services background and solid analytical experience. Must have strong stakeholder management skills, and experience of working within large complex financial projects. Key Responsibilities Excellent verbal and written communication skills - ability to communicate both at a detailed level and at a high summary level A good team player and also able to work independently Abilities to build cross functional and external relationships Effective negotiating and influencing skills Willing to work on Client sites, potentially for extended periods Willing to travel for work purposes and be happy to stay away from home for extended periods Willing and able to travel internationally Essential Skills: In-depth commercial experience of business analysis within banking / insurance involving Business Intelligence or applications development Analysts need to be inquisitive as there is no set pattern and comfortable with speaking to the business Ability to write SQL query in Teradata Good knowledge of Banking and financial products Experience of requirements gathering and analysis, and high level solution design Ability to present complex analytical concepts to all levels of the business Ability to determine, develop and document data requirements, modelling assumptions and model results Experience working with large volumes of data Skilled in data manipulation analysis using SQL, Excel, and / or Acces Desirable Skills: Experienced in SQL, MSBI or Business Objects Business Intelligence applications (Data Warehouse, Data Marts, Reporting, Data Mining) Experience of structured methodologies and tools (UML, DSDN, etc.) Understanding of risk concepts (credit/operational/market) Basel II, Solvency II ISEB certified