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Data Business Analyst

Reference: 

2221

Location: 

Cape Town

Source: 

Recruit Digital Associates (Pty) Ltd

Remuneration: 

R360 000.00 - R540 000.00 Per Year

Your specific responsibilities will include:

* Working closely with the Product Manager to define business requirements for functional and technical IT user stories and project specifications, by ensuring that projects are broken down into phases to deliver immediate business benefit
* Take ownership for Data Feeds (one of the tools used by Merchants to send their product catalogue information to us) in terms of defining technical specifications for the rollout of new feeds and managing escalations end to end to ensure appropriate resolution of technical bugs
* Take ownership for system bugs and technical issues that are escalated to you from various users, by performing relevant technical analysis to troubleshoot, escalating to engineering for resolution where required and communicating to stakeholders the impact and outcome of the resolution
* Project management of technical projects, including gathering relevant stakeholder input, managing the development process and timelines, release planning and stakeholder communications
* Collaborate with the development team and other engineering colleagues, to answer queries in a timely fashion, and clarify details required for a successful build

Your Team:

* You will report directly into the Product Manager for catalogue tools
* You will also work closely with relevant engineering teams, including an external party that manages Data Feeds

Attributes required:

* A proven track record of delivering results, in a fast-paced environment
* Good basic technical understanding of software development processes
* Strong project management and communication skills
* Good commercial acumen and business analysis skills - analytical and able to use data to make decisions
* Highly structured thinker with strong attention to detail
* Versatile, resourceful and able to work on varied tasks simultaneously
* Ability to verbalise and visualise outcomes and communicate trends in a clear, concise manner
* Intermediate to advanced SQL skills (PostgreSQL and MySQL)

Qualifications:

* 3+ years of experience in business analysis or a related technical role
* Relevant tertiary degree (Computer Science/Engineering/Informatics)
* Experience with working with large text files is a plus
* Experience in an agile / iterative project management and development environment is a plus
* Experience in an e-commerce environment is a plus

Industry: 

IT

Job Type: 

Permanent

Date Posted: 

2019-05-13