Business Analyst for Enterprise Data Analytics & Architecture 80-100%

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
  • 16 Jul 18
In this role you will be responsible for analyzing and translating the business requirements into functional requirements to ensure their implementation throughout the project life cycle. The role involves close collaboration with the other project resources (developers, solution architects,…) as well as the business SME's to ensure close alignment between business needs and requirements. You will understand and be able to apply different delivery approaches (Waterfall, SCRUM) and perform, independently, business analysis processes.

Your Role

As a Business Analyst for Enterprise Data Analytics & Architecture your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Driving business requirements gathering and translating them into functional and non-functional requirements
  • Participating in the estimation of the effort needed to implement the requirements
  • Participating in the analysis and design of the solution in collaboration with the Solution Designer
  • Writing test cases derived from the requirements to support the testing activities
  • Participating as SME on behalf of the business in the User Acceptance Tests
  • Supporting users in building Business Case, including cost / benefit analysis, risk assessment, project scope, and development of a high level plan
  • Performing impact analysis of application changes across various components, holding an end-to-end view of the system.

Your Skills and Experience

As a Business Analyst for Enterprise Data Analytics & Architecture your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Bachelor's Degree (IT, Economics, Business Administration) or equivalent
  • Experience in capturing complex business requirements, analyse them and translate them into easily understandable functional requirements (5-10 years)
  • Experience in leading requirements gathering workshop
  • Prior experience working in a financial services environment desirable, preferably insurance
  • Ability to work effectively in a global organization, under time pressure and to manage ambiguity
  • Analytical capabilities
  • Good understanding of BI concepts (ETL, Data Mart, Data Warehouse, Data Lake)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft® Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)
  • Ability to understand data models and data modelling concepts related to BI specific developments
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Analytical mind
  • Empathy to end user experience and business needs
  • Able to work under pressure in a multi-vendor and multi-cultural team
  • Flexible, agile and adaptive to change
  • Able to prioritize the business needs
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), other languages are beneficial

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Who we are

Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 170 countries to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee, you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Information for recruitment agencies

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We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.

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