Junior Business Analyst (P) - (CONTRACT)
PM Connection
Cape Town, South Africa
4d ago
source : Job Placements

Job Purpose :

The role of the of the Junior Business analysts is to work closely with the Lead Business Analyst &

Product Owner to bridge the gap between the Technical developers and the business to assist

with the delivery of Technical and Business requirements.

Output / Core Tasks :

Guided by a Lead Analyst this roll will entail to :

  • Liaise with business / data warehouse team to formulate technical and business specifications and functional descriptions to meet business requirements to enable a developer team build the solution
  • Liaise with development team to communicate requirements for development
  • Create test cases and plans and ensure delivery is according to business requirements
  • Execute and build test cases using various tools, including Robot Framework, investigate & troubleshoot data issues whilst working closely with the Development Team
  • Manage test cases on XRay
  • Role Requirements : Qualifications :

    Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science in the field of Actuarial Science (preferred) or Degree / National Diploma in an Information Technology related discipline (i.
  • e. Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or any other quantitative field)

    Knowledge and Experience :

  • Strongly Desired : Actuarial background or experience
  • SQL knowledge
  • Robot Framework knowledge
  • A technical (systems) mindset
  • Conceptual and analytical thinking abilities
  • Quality and accuracy orientation
  • Structured, organised and good planning
  • Able to work with data complexity
  • Adaptable and flexible to change
  • High energy levels and action orientation
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Deadline-driven, even in pressurised and fast-paced environments
  • Have a willingness to learn, embrace and question new or existing technologies
  • Competencies :

  • Agile environment experience (Jira)
  • Excel experience, pivot tables, vlookup, index-match etc.
  • SQL / Cloudera experience (or other BI tools) would be advantageous
  • Understanding of data warehousing principles (e.g. Data Vault) would be advantageous
  • Kindly regard your application as unsuccessful if you have not heard from the agency within 2 weeks.

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