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The Business Analyst is the liaison between the end user and data warehouse technical development team so requires both deep technical capabilities along with the ability to be analytical.
You will work with stakeholders from business units throughout Mimecast and our Analyst team to gather and record user requirements and success criteria for the data warehouse and subsequent reporting.
You will closely work with the project team to ensure user requirements are understood before and during the development phase.
You will be responsible for engaging with project managers, developers, system owners and business users to ensure processes are defined, documented and translated into technical requirements in order for the development teams to build and deliver solutions.
Work with stakeholders across the business to ensure that user stories are clearly defined, delivered and approved for deployment.
Carry out requirements analysis for change requests including requirements gathering and participating in workshops to understand project objectives and scope.
Investigate, model, define and document required business processes, including business process that improve data collection and quality.
Translate business requirements into detailed system requirements and technical design specifications.
Assist in integration and acceptance testing
Participate in sprint planning
Backlog grooming to identify priority tickets or tickets that could be combined with planned work items.
Work and collaborate with other business analysts to achieve a common goal.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – able to liaise with staff at all levels in the organisation
Enthusiastic and motivated personality
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent writing skills, with the ability to create clear requirements and specification documentation
A good understanding of data systems, system architecture and data warehouses
Experience of requirements gathering for a data warehouse
Ability to work with system users to elicit and formally define their requirements
A good understanding of the agile project management methodology
Experience of using cloud based applications, for example Salesforce
Strong ability to extract information by questioning, active listening and interviewing.
Ability to work on own initiative within agreed boundaries
Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
Be flexible and adaptable
Desirable skills and experience
Understanding of the Kimball data warehouse lifecycle business requirements methodology
Understanding of financial and accountancy terminology
Experience of system testing and creating test scripts
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or relevant working experience generally seen with at least 6+ years of technical, business and management experience.
We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including private healthcare, pension, life cover, child care vouchers and an annual gym subsidization. Mimecast is an entrepreneurial and high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities. All Mimecasters strive on being high performers, problem solvers, team players with passion, integrity and effectiveness. We strive to attract exceptional people who have ‘’that extra something’’ and really enjoy what they do. Are you ready to jump onboard with us?
Mimecast is a global company with certain business operations in North America. By responding to this advertisement you are agreeing to your details, including any personally identifiable information therein, to be transferred to Mimecast North America, Inc. Mimecast North America, Inc will maintain adequate technical and organizational measure to protect your personally identifiable information and shall use it for the purposes of assessing suitability for this role. Should you wish to respond to this advertisement but do not consent to such transfer, please notify us in advance so that we are able to make alternative arrangements.
Mimecast is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. EEO is the Law.