BI Business Analyst

IT – Analyst, Data Management
Stellenbosch – Western Cape

A prestigious company that is a frontrunner in the Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) sector is offering an exciting opportunity for a BI Business Analyst whose purpose it would be to collect, analyze, and comprehend the data and analytics needs of business users, translate these requirements into technical solutions that adhere to analytics best practices and align with the organization’s business objectives, create thorough business requirements specifications by leveraging domain expertise, technical knowledge, and data insights, facilitate collaboration among various stakeholders, including teams such as the Product Line, Shared Services, and other support teams.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Information Systems or similar
  • Relevant Certification in Business Analysis (e.g.
  • Business Analysis Foundation Programme (BAFP), FTI
  • Agile Analyst Certification (AAC), IIBA
  • Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA), IIBA)
  • Certification in AWS Data Analytics Speciality or similar
  • Certification in AWS Architecture or similar
  • At least 7 years’ proven experience within information systems, business intelligence or data warehousing environments
  • At least 7 years’ proven experience in drafting Business Requirement Specifications/Documents and translating requirements between business and functional stakeholders
  • Experience in Business Analysis using various techniques to describe business needs e.g., conceptual model, ERD, Test Cases, Data Flows, UML models, Data Dictionary, Business processes flows, etc.
  • Experience in providing technical coaching to more junior team members as well as leading projects and/or Communities of Practice (COP)
  • Able to perform data analysis and determine the impact on broader organisational frameworks and objectives
  • Able to identify and classify data exposure risk from the relevant legislation
  • Data Warehousing on an enterprise level
  • Cloud data estates (e.g., AWS and Azure)
  • Cluster computing fundamentals e.g., Big Data
  • Data Governance and Data Management
  • Understanding of data protection
  • Financial systems and procedures
  • SDLC / DevOps
  • Conceptual Data modelling
  • Basic data analysis using SQL (PostgreSQL)
  • Understanding of the concepts of data visualisation
  • Software Testing and Quality Assurance
  • Coaching: principles and practice
  • Databases and Database design
  • Relevant business domain knowledge e.g., credit
  • Business Information Business Analysis experience in a finance/banking environment
  • Knowledge:
  • Banking systems environment
  • Banking business model
  • Agile development life cycle
  • Databases and Database design
  • Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Amazon Redshift
Functional Skills:
  • Foundational SQL (Performing data queries and analysis)
  • Using Visualisation tools for the purpose of analysis (e.g., Power BI with DAX)
  • Excel
  • Design thinking
  • Dimensional Modelling
  • Data Profiling
  • Using Collibra (for BRS, data profiling, Data Lineage SSDS, etc.)
  • Master Data Management
Organisational Skills:
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Commercial Thinking Skills
  • Communication Skills 
  • Facilitation Skills