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Business Analyst

Posted 11 days ago

Business Analyst (Data Platform) 
Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality! 


Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us become a UK top 10 Software company. 

Are you ready for the challenge? 


What are we all about? 

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.  


We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 40,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive. 


We have a huge data estate, not just from the applications we develop but also from a number of open and 3rd party sources. This data has significant potential, of which only a fraction is currently being realised. We regard this data as a product and are looking for a business analyst that specialises in data to work alongside the product owner and data services engineering team to maximise the value that can be derived from it. 

About you: 


You will need a strong background in data lake/data warehouse management (from a strategy/planning side more than a technical one, although the latter would be an advantage), and experience of ingesting data from product databases for secondary use.

You will work as part of an established data services team focused on delivering business value from our data assets. 

You will research, design and specify key systems for development and use your business knowledge, technical and commercial awareness to drive future enhancements, as well as working with the sponsors and project teams to define project goals, scope, and timelines. 
Day-to-day, your responsibilities will include: 


Work alongside the data platform product owner to deliver the product roadmap for the data estate and market sectors aligned with the company Strategy and Vision. 

Collaborate with key stakeholders across the group, collating and analyzing information regarding technical systems and processes to achieve desired outcomes. 
Use sound understanding and appreciation of the Market, customer (or internal) problems and competitive landscape along with research and metrics to inform decisions. 
Contribute to developing innovative new ideas. 
Play a vital role in managing changes from idea to obsolescence. 
Ensure that solutions are appropriately documented so that other areas of the business can easily find and exploit the relevant assets. 
Work with the other Product Managers/Business Analysts to understand the overall portfolio, facilitating the overall product strategy, integration, and exploitation opportunities. 
As a well-rounded Business Analyst, your Skills and Experiences include:


Strong analytical skills able to abstract business process flows and key drivers and metrics from user interviews and systems documentation. Pragmatic

modelling ability to derive models, processes and representations of a meaningful nature that are computationally feasible and robust

Fully aware of data quality and issues and the impact of classification diversity across organisations and indivduals

A firm grasp of data privacy regulations and an understanding of tools/techniques to comply with them.   

Experience with either Health or Social Care, particularly with interoperable standards such as HL7, FHIR or OpenEHR. 
Good understanding of SQL and / or dimensional modelling (star schema) 
Flexible and pragmatic, able to respond to shifting priorities, demands and timelines by using effective analytical and problem solving skills. 
Ability to think creatively and exploit opportunities. 
Excellent communicator with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in written/technical documentation. 
Proactive, works at pace, goal orientated with a strong delivery/milestone focus. 
Demonstrates sound judgement, able to make decisions independently whilst recognising when to escalate for more senior approval. 
Identifies issues early and prioritises appropriately. 
What does Access offer you? 


We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.

In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:  

A Competitive Salary

Giving Back/Charity days Quarterly Socials 

6 weeks Sabbaticals (after 6 years of service) 

The Access Group Big Break: our all-expenses paid holiday to Spain 

Become part of our amazing Access family!