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Business Analyst Business Intelligence (Power BI)
POSTED 10/2/2017 4:26:19 PM

Business Analyst – Business Intelligence (Power BI)

We are currently recruiting for a Business Analyst (BI) to join our Technology team to support the development of solutions and to proactively manage project delivery within budget, quality and time parameters. Within this pivotal role, you will be responsible for fully gathering customer requirements in order to complete the business analysis and solution design phases of a project.

Key Tasks

  • Assisting customers in defining and understanding their requirements in the following domain:
    - The creation and on-going management,  support and enhancement of (typically) internal systems providing management information
    - Systems are SQL-based with PowerBI, SSRS and Excel front-ends
    - Systems are driven by SQL, NOSQL or data warehouse back-ends
    - Systems users are typically finance, product managers and executive
  • Creating professional, role-relevant documents against appropriate processes and standards (including wireframes, use-cases, project control documents, business designs, process diagrams, context maps, data schemas, test plans and test strategies)
  • Supporting  propositions and/or sales by recommending options, proposals and pricing
  • Configuring Grass Roots technology solutions and products to client requirements
  • Developing expert knowledge of Grass Roots products and platforms
  • Working on new projects, change requests and support/maintenance
  • Creating full and complete technology responses to internal and external briefs
  • Ensuring that all technology requirements are gathered and documented effectively by leading requirements design sessions/workshops
  • Briefing development teams and/or third-parties to co-ordinate the delivery of project work (verbally and in writing)
  • Ensuring the quality of solutions by managing, executing and assisting with testing – including preparing test strategies, plans and cases
  • Managing project delivery proactively within budget, quality and time parameters
  • Communicating on project progress with internal and external stakeholders
  • Providing orientation and training to end users for systems
  • Developing recommendations to address existing and potential issues in systems in the organisation
  • Representing technology with internal and external customers on project delivery matters
  • Reviewing and analysing the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and developing strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems
  • Performing cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions
Experience and Qualifications
  • Educated to degree level or similar (computer related degree)
  • Strong business analyst background with a focus on reporting/management information/BI
  • Significant experience of meeting facilitation
  • Significant experience of leading small projects and managing using industry standard project management tools and controls
  • Experience of the full requirements lifecycle (i.e. elicitation, documentation, specification)
  • Demonstrably understand data warehouses
  • Ability to write advanced SQL queries using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or similar
Our company success is built on technology so we value and invest in technologists.  We define, design, build, operate and host complex software projects and products for our clients.  Our team members enjoy technical challenges and working in a fast-paced environment.  We value strong technical ability, great communication skills and a can-do attitude.  Working for Grass Roots Technology is an opportunity to work in a unique and exciting environment.
Location: Initially based in Wendover, moving to Apsley in April 2018 

To apply, please send your full CV and a covering email/letter to:
Please note that you must be a UK resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Initially based in Wendover, moving to Apsley in April 2018 

To apply, please send your full CV and a covering email/letter to:
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