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Data Landscape Business Analyst

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Dublin
  • Sector: Commercial Analyst
  • Date posted: 17/09/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH87677

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Data Landscape Business Analyst

Role Description:

You will be responsible for identifying, documenting and reviewing high level business requirements and providing clear documented requirements to the delivery teams in-country. As part of your role you will act as the primary liaison between the central programme and in-country project leads in relation to core programme / project requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

* BA on the SHIELD programme for my client, a 4 pillar programme that integrates the principles of Enterprise Data Governance, Data Privacy, Information Lifecycle Management, and IT Risk & Security, driven by both internal and external requirements.
* Serve as a liaison between the business and in-country teams, including the data privacy officers, data governance leads, data stewards and data custodians in order to provide programme business requirements
* Perform data landscape analysis capturing the needs of all 4 pillars of the programme, including discovery, profiling, lineage/flows/cross-border transfers, quality assessment and rules development, classification, retention and destruction, data subject rights, controls, and protection.

To complete this, the BA must:
* Perform in-depth analysis of large amounts of data to determine content, consistency, and quality

* Be a subject matter expert of consumable published data assets, attributes, and capabilities, with a deep understanding of their relationships, specifications and structures

* Provide testing scenarios, identify and document data defects and gaps, and validate that data design meets requirements

* Analyse and document programme business requirements, ensuring concise and fully understandable business requirements specifications are documented

* Support the Programme Manager create programme work packages for in-country teams

* Facilitate reviews with the programme's business customers, solicit feedback and ensure alignment with expectations

* Provides information to in-country leads to help resolve problems regarding programme requirements and work packages

* Provide work guidance to other BA's on the in-country teams where needed

* Design and document the new target state processes

Business Experience/Technical Skills:

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field, or equivalent work experience.
* 5-7 years business analysis experience
* Experience in development and rollout of data inventory and framework
* Experience with understanding, interpreting, analysing data
* Actively working on or already has Business Analysis certification
* Expert knowledge of business analysis tools, techniques and best practices
* Leading the elicitation of business requirements, analysing user needs
* Business process analysis and process improvements
* Experience leading and influencing teams without direct reporting lines
* Detailed knowledge and/or experience with technology concepts and Software Development Life Cycle methodologies (i.e.: Waterfall, Iterative, Agile, etc.)
* Working knowledge of GDPR principles
* Experience with data quality, reporting and lineage tools: SQL, Alteryx, IMM, Collibra and Tableau

Analysis Process
* Detail oriented, problem-solver, inquisitive; takes ownership of new challenges and does not let go until resolution
* Strategic thinker with ability to review data, industry trends, and information to implement and drive change
* Insurance or Financial Services experience

Other Competencies:

* Highly analytical and detailed
* Relationship management - internal colleagues and management across multiple countries
* Excellent all round communication / interpersonal skills, in English language
* Ability to present visual representations of complex concepts
* Decisive and influential at all levels
* Customer service focused