22 December 2016

Career

 Market Research Analyst

Responsibilities

  • Collect data on consumers, competitors and market place and consolidate information into actionable items, reports and presentations
  • Understand business objectives and design surveys to discover prospective customers’ preferences
  • Compile and analyze statistical data using modern and traditional methods to collect it
  • Perform valid and reliable market research SWOT analysis
  • Interpret data, formulate reports and make recommendations
  • Use online market research and catalogue findings to databases
  • Provide competitive analysis on various companies’ market offerings, identify market trends, pricing/business models, sales and methods of operation
  • Evaluate program methodology and key data to ensure that data on the releases are accurate and the angle of the release is correct
  • Remain fully informed on market trends, other parties researches and implement best practices

Requirements

  • Proven market research analysis experience
  • Ability to interpret large amounts of data and to multi-task
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS, SAS or similar), databases and MS Office
  • Search engines, web analytics and business research tools acumen
  • Familiarity with CRM programs
  • Adequate knowledge of data collection methods (polls, focus groups, surveys etc)
  • Working knowledge of data warehousing, modelling and mining
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking
  • BS degree in Statistics, Marketing or related field

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 Business Analysis

 

Responsibilities

The fBSA typically (but is not limited to) performs the following:

  • Face off to the business, constantly negotiating scope and resolving conflicting priorities.
  • Translates requirements into meaningful stories that the scrum team(s) can deliver against.
  • Work with developers, user experience designers, subject matter experts, legal and compliance teams to obtain a well-rounded understanding of what is being asked for and our ability to deliver it within the constraints of our banking environment.
  • Assesses potential impacts and changes to our core UIs, middleware services and frameworks.
  • Maintain a living evergreen repository so that we always have an understanding of our current state.
  • Juggle multiple projects and initiatives at any given time, all with aggressive delivery expectations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree within a technical field.
  • Proven strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Have played a Lead role in a large program.
  • 7 years of hands-on experience as a Business Systems Analyst, Systems Analyst, Technical Analyst or a related discipline with an emphasis on delivering cutting edge technology within finance.
  • Superior verbal and written communication and negotiation skills with the ability to forge lasting relationships at all levels of seniority.
  • Experience of working with Agile Development teams.
  • SOAP, XML, JSON and other similar web service protocols/technologies.

Preferred Knowledge and Experience

  • Retail/Consumer banking and investment products.
  • Web service and database technologies.
  • Appreciation of responsive web design.
  • Appreciation of web service design.
  • Behavioral Driven Development (BDD).
  • Experience of working with JIRA.
  • Experience of working with Requirements gathering tools, like Blueprint.

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