Business Analyst (Guidewire)

About Capgemini

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more than 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's
foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The
Group reported 2014 global revenues of EUR 10.5 billion. Together with its
clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that
fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural
organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative
Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

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Business Analyst (Guidewire)

 

Job Overview:

Capgemini
Financial Services requires an experienced Business Analyst with Technical /
Management skills in the area of business intelligence, data warehousing,
reporting and analytics. The person will apply his / her Financial Services
industry expertise to help our clients derive value from their internal and
external sources of data. This person must be able to engage with business and
IT stakeholders in order to derive requirements for Business Intelligence
Solutions and to work with the development teams to translate those
requirements into accurate Software Specifications. Furthermore, they will have
to be able to clearly articulate their approach and deliverables to potential
clients.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:       

Elicitation
and Documentation of Business and Data Requirements

Definition
of Enterprise Information Requirements

Understands
business processes, gathers and documents project requirements and translates
them into functional and non-functional specifications for BI reports and
applications

Standards:
Development of User Access Architecture - BI solution elements relating to
analytical reporting

Identifies
data quality issues and supports data governance initiatives by participating
in necessary activities including data profiling

Participate
in technical design sessions, working with technical resources, to provide
insight during solution development

Technical
Consultancy: Advising clients on BI reporting and analysis best practice

Utilise
a range of Analysis Techniques to elicit and present requirements towards
solutions

Business
Case and Cost Justification of the development of Informational Systems

Reviewing
Corporate Information exploitation, the effectiveness of their Informational
Systems and gaps between their information requirements and capabilities

Working
with the Test Teams to ensure that the technical specifications have been
successfully delivered and meet the requirements

Assisting
client end users with the UAT process

Presales
– Providing domain expertise and meeting with clients to secure new business.

Responding
to client RFI, RFP and ITT documents including cost estimates and follow
activities to secure new business.

Liaise
with internal/external clients in order to analyse business procedure, clarify
clients? requirements and to define the scope of existing software, hardware
and network provision;

Undertake
feasibility studies for major IT developments incorporating costs and benefits,
and presents proposals to clients;

Examine
existing business models and flows of data and designs functional
specifications and test plans for new systems in order to meet clients needs;

 

 

Skill, Experience & General information
Required:

 

Basic Technical Requirements

 

Guidewire

Experience
in the Information Technology industry with recent experience of client facing
Business Intelligence reporting and analysis development

At
least 5 years experience and with a good working knowledge for at least one of
the following software applications:

SAS
Enterprise Intelligence Platform o Business Objects

Cognos

Microstrategy

QlikView

Comfortable
liaising with senior client personnel to establish requirements and discuss
potential development strategies

Able
to respectfully challenge customers to think about different options –
comfortable providing them with options rather than just perform what they
request

Excellent
communication skills – interviewing, preparation and delivery of presentations
and reports

Interested
in expanding capabilities into all areas of Information Architecture

Background
in Financial Services within either Insurance, Banking or Capital Markets

A
track record of achievement and recognition within the IT industry as evidenced
by significant promotion since leaving University

A
strong academic track record including the achievement of a good honours degree
or equivalent

Experience
of working within the consulting industry

Excellent
communication skills – interviewing, preparation and delivery of presentations
and reports

Happy
to travel within the UK and occasionally abroad Technical and Consulting
Skills:

Experience
of the data warehouse development cycle from user requirements definition
through design, development, testing and implementation

Experience
of knowledge of integration issues and technologies

Extensive
experience and knowledge of data warehousing and challenges posed by data
quality

Experience
of working with industry models for either insurance, banking, capital markets,
financial regulation or compliance

Knowledge
and understanding of how Big Data is currently impacting the Financial Services
sector

Experience
in a analysis role for a large transformation programme

Knowledge
of SDLC processes and methodologies (including some of RUP, Agile, Waterfall)

Experience
developing test plans and scenarios

Excellent
analytical and problem solving skills

Excellent
verbal and written communication skills

Strong
presence and ability to interact with various levels of seniority within a
client organisation

Mentoring
and management of team members in technology, architecture and delivery of
applications • Ability to articulate and present different points-of-views on
various technologies and analysis techniques

Ability
to use agile prototyping tools such as QlikView

Ability
to run SQL data queries and perform data analysis

 

Location : Madison, WI