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Business Analyst - Data

Dublin, Ireland | Permanent | Full time

Business Analyst - Data

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full time

Description of business unit:

Our ambition is to deliver flexible, scalable, and simple technology that is secure that engages and enables our customers, colleagues and communities to thrive.

Group Technology & Customer Solutions (GTCS) comprises of Group IT & Procurement, Group Change, Group Portfolio Office, Group Payments, Business Continuity and GTCS Risk Management, Group Data Office, Group Information Security, GTCS Strategy & Transformation and Enterprise Transformation Office (ETO).

Purpose of the Role:

The Business/Data Analyst is responsible for working within the assigned business area and initiative/project to obtain and document quality business and data requirements whilst ensuring data integrity, quality & lifecycle are considered.

These initiatives are high priority change initiatives for Bank of Ireland Group.

The successful candidate will work with both project and business partners through the project delivery lifecycle, to meet defined business and technical objectives within agreed time, cost and quality standards.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Work cross-functionally with the Project Team and Business partners.
  • Facilitate sessions to elicit, document and develop a shared understanding of business, Functional/Non-Functional and Data requirements within projects and initiatives.
  • Participate in the solution design process.
  • Work closely with multi-functional teams to ensure requirements are represented during development and testing.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key business partners.
  • Facilitate and attend workshops, daily stand ups, retrospectives and team-based release planning as the need arises.
  • Ensure that all artefacts are built and maintained in line with standards as outlined.
  • Support project peers in project related activities as required.
  • Own issues and remove impediments to the business analysis progress and raise issues in a timely manner for resolution.

What is the opportunity?

This is an opportunity to develop within a team environment. The projects are passionate about delivering excellent customer outcomes continuously within a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates will gain exposure to leading technology and best practice processes while delivering for Ireland\'s leading bank.

Working at Bank of Ireland doesn't have to mean working in an office to have an impact. Our commitment to enabling colleagues to thrive means that depending on role type you can have choice and flexibility in where you work and live, subject to your role, customer needs and our requirements. We have a hybrid working model, with home, agile hub and office based options available. We will always list a primary location which can be where you go for in person collaboration, and [a location where you can best perform your role.

Please note you must live in the jurisdiction for the business to which you are contracted.

This job can be done anywhere in Republic of Ireland with the primary office location as Dublin to which travel will be required for in person collaboration. Exact frequency to be agreed with manager

Essential Qualifications:

Business Analysis related certification from industry recognised training institution OR relevant experience as a Business Analyst.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience working as a Business Analyst/Data Analyst role with experience of data mapping and modelling.
  • Previous experience working on projects delivering outcomes within financial services/FinTech/compliance or regulated Industry.
  • Experience with data analysis: Data architecture; mapping; definition.
  • Ability to lead multiple deliverables simultaneously and work to deadline.
  • Excellent partner engagement and communication skills.
  • Strong partner leadership skills with the ability to clearly articulate to senior partners and project peers.
  • Be self-sufficient and show an ability to learn and be part of a developing team.
  • Exposure to relevant methodology and tools e.g. Process modelling tools, project management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile and Scrum methodologies).

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Certification: Business Analysis accreditation or certificate.
  • Languages such as SQL, Python, PySpark.
  • Technologies such as Cloudera, Hadoop.

Key Competencies

  • Customer Focused - Self
  • One Group, one team - Self
  • Accountable - Self
  • Champion Transformation - Self
  • Amplify Capability - Self

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Closing date: Aug 04, 2021

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