Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
Business Intelligence Business Analyst
Market Related per month
South African Citizens Only
PBT Group has an opportunity for a BI Business Analyst (BIBA) for a critical project within the Bank.
This BIBA must have an understanding of Agile methodology and strong experience in gathering business requirements for a BI solution using Agile methodology.
The main purpose of this position is to conduct business analysis and document requirements in a manner that is suitable for BI solutions; this includes but is not limited to:
Identifying systems solutions to problems, bringing business and information technology (IT) together, translating business requirements into solution requirements and conveying the business requirements into the development space. Focusing on business optimisation and investigating more efficient ways of working and organising resources to achieve business goals. Bringing together different elements of the business by performing a consolidation and innovation role in order to create new or different alternatives and solutions.
Identifying stakeholders who are impacted by an initiative or share a common business need. Planning and executing business analysis activities. Consulting with business to understand business objectives, drivers, functions and structures, and developing detailed workflow analyses. Consulting with business and technical stakeholders to elicit, analyse, communicate, document and validate requirements for changes to business processes or systems requirements. Investigating problems and proposing possible solutions by interacting with users, developers and other participating stakeholders. Analysing the feasibility of options, recommending viable solutions, validating these with stakeholders and updating the business requirements specification or change request document. Working collaboratively with the business customers and technical stakeholders to document the specifications for a chosen solution in terms of information systems, processes and people requirements. Interacting with architects and developers to ensure the system is properly implemented, and monitoring whether requirements are being met. Managing the quality of the solution being deployed. Managing change requirements and specifications. Participating in user acceptance testing (ensuring the deployed solution meets the business need).
Minimum eight years’ experience in business analysis; and Solid exposure to Agile methodology. Advanced knowledge of Business Intelligence Business Analysis (BIBA) (minimum of 5 years’ experience in BIBA). Oracle experience. Oracle Financial Advisor (OFA) experience ( added advantage) Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Essbase experience ( added advantage). Knowledge of the Business Intelligence Fundamentals Knowledge of the Data warehouse fundamentals Knowledge of the Dimensional Modelling Fundamentals Knowledge of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) (essential) Skilled in business process models analysis, design and documentation (essential) Ability to use basic software applications (e.g., Microsoft (MS) Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Internet and e-mail) (essential) Skilled in using modelling tools (required) Analytical thinking ability Communication skills (verbal and written) Facilitation skills Quality orientation Negotiation skills Interpersonal relationship building and maintaining skills Facilitation of workshops skills Ability to build customer loyalty Strong team player Motivated self-starter Enterprising
B degree or equivalent (e.g., BCom Informatics, BSc Informatics, BTech); and Diploma in Business Analysis, and Casewise Foundation Certificate will be an advantage. Business Intelligence Business Analysis Certification will be an advantage.
Business Analyst, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, IT Consultant