Business Intelligence Business Analyst - Data Insights

Location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
28 Sep 2020
Closes
19 Oct 2020
Ref
2358847
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Sector
Digital
Your new company

This Department offers a range of services to all of ACT Government

Your new role
The ideal candidate will be an experienced business intelligence business analyst, who possesses a well-balanced combination of technical and BA skills. Ideally, you will have experience leading the BA component in agile environments, where the legacy systems are being replaced and the old processes would undergo evolution or be re-designed.
You will be confident in a digital transformation space, and ideally familiar with education (or ACT Government) settings to make a positive impact on the business, increased efficiency and improved communication, developing a better understanding of users' needs and supporting Directorate commitments to continual improvement

What you'll need to succeed• Five or more years of experience in a Digital Analyst or User Experience role
• Proven expertise in the area of Business Intelligence, Reporting, Analytics as a business/data analyst with an in-depth understanding of data management
• Prior working experience with Azure data platform, good knowledge of the tools offered in Microsoft Azure
• Working with various data models involving unstructured and semi-structured data, Data Lake and SQL technologies
• Experience building reports, data modelling, and data analysis
• Using JIRA and Azure Boards in an agile project environment
• Experience working in a Government environment undergoing digital transformation
• Analysis of legacy and shadow systems, documenting current processes and designing new processes

Essential skills to perform the role:

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills required to communicate with internal and external business stakeholders to define, confirm and accept business requirements
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to troubleshoot and enthusiasm for data problem solving
  • Excellent skills and ability to translate business needs into technical terms and vice versa
  • Ability to promote the usage of the new tools and approaches, challenge status quo
  • Must have collaboration skills and be a team player; ability to independently plan, organise, coordinate, manage and execute assigned tasks
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in applying the BABOK principles
  • Be dynamic, agile and creative in aligning to changing needs

Desirable knowledge and skills:

• Report development experience, good knowledge of PowerBI, SQL, DAX, Analysis Services
• Prior exposure to various non-Microsoft BI and data platforms"

What you'll get in return
  • 6-Month contract initial engagement with opportunity for further extensions at the discretion of the Department
  • Diverse opportunity with multiple responsibilities
  • Local Government Department, in an environment that will allow you to have influence over the Development of the Solution

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Zach Weston now on 0262579802 and quote ref #2358847.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

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