Data Business Analyst, Home based




IT & Internet


£55,000 Per Annum



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Data Business Analyst, Home based – UK/Remote


My client, an award-winning Publishing House is looking to hire a Data Business Analyst, who will be an integral member of the Data Team largely focused in the Integrations and Ingestions team responsible for integrating business systems from across the organisation into a unified Data Lake / Data Platform. 

100% Home based. 

You will assist the Ingestions Product Manager in liaising with stakeholders, including data source owners, users, Data Team, BI Analytics team, Data Protection Office and other Product teams within the agency.

Any given business system is a data source with a specific owner and can have at least one system as an integral capability it uses to form the whole product offering. 

Key Responsibilities

Analysis of data sources, including: data structures; user journey actions.

Specifying integration rules in appropriate documentation.

Identify/document GDPR considerations and impacts when mapping user and business actions to keep the Data Lake compliant.

Maintaining “source of truth” ingestion artefacts to reflect current and evolving status of data source integrations and ingestions and all their constituent capabilities.

Actioning priorities set by the Product Manager to realise the Product Strategy into Jira backlog and their pertinent sprints whilst working closely with the delivery team and Tech Lead to complete this.

Running key Agile Scrum ceremonies and supporting delivery team to ensure all Jira stories are in state of “Ready” for committing in sprint planning, with clear Acceptance Criteria.

Ensuring prioritised work packages’ requirements are clarified in time for refinement and spring planning sessions.

Creating and maintaining good practice in story creation/refinement through the use of templates and standards.

Identify and document Data Quality requirements.

Work closely with the Data Governance Manager and Data Governance Analysts to ensure key data governance artefacts are up to date.

Ensuring any rules, GDPR considerations, etc. identified for integration / ingestion into the Data Lake are also communicated to parallel Customer Data Platform.

Working closely with QA Engineers to shape testing via clear (user) story and Acceptance Criteria.

The Ideal Candidate

Degree-level education Computer Science or Information Management, or equivalent experience

5+ years in Data related Business Analysis, ideally including roles in media companies or technology companies.

Ability to work effectively remotely and resourcefully, with excellent remote management and communication skills.

Experience working with Data Ingestions from internal and external providers in large-scale data environments, working with product management, data architects, technical lead, data engineers, business intelligence and analytics, data governance, data protection, business stakeholders.

Versed in functional/non-functional requirements gathering and definition.

Strong stakeholder management and formal communication skills (spoken, written, documentation).

Experience liaising with external clients, B2B, vendors/suppliers.

At ease working with as well as interface between delivery / technical and non-technical professionals.

Ability to ascertain business value of data sources through collating/assessing key metrics, such as: revenue generation, active registered customers’ record volumes, etc.

Apt at collating key information about data sources and presenting to the Product Manager for prioritisation according to business value.

Experience working with Integration / Ingestions of data sources into a Data Lake / Data Platform.

Proficient in data mapping with understanding of data modelling principles (can read ERDs).

Experience with data cataloguing using data dictionaries and data lineage.

Experience with Data Governance (GDPR - data privacy).

Good SQL to interrogate and analyse data.

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