Lead Systems Analyst, £50k - £65k package, Surrey

Posted 11 September by Blue Pelican
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Lead Systems Analyst, £50k-£65k, Surrey + £5.5 Car Allowance + Bonus up to £13k p/a + Superb Benefits package

Lead System Analyst, Manager, Pension Systems, Agile, Pensions Administration, SQL, Fund providers, Investment Traders, Work Flow, Data Flow, Applications

This technology powerhouse are searching for a Systems Analyst to join the Analysis and Design Team. The role is to lead and manage the Systems Analyst team while working closely with the Business Analysis team, end users and third-party service providers. The system is functionally rich (others say complicated) so it'll be challenging to grasp initially. It's a hands-on role so you'll have to get up to speed quickly.

Employing over 40,000 people worldwide, they are a Microsoft VIP partner using the latest technologies and embrace the Agile development methodology. You'll enjoy a full and rewarding career working with this global giant.

It is essential you can produce solution documentation to a high standard and have experience in development and support of Financial Services Applications is essential. It is also critical to have proven experience mentoring and motivating a team, fostering a high attention to detail is paramount in this position.

You must be able to work calmly and effectively under pressure being aware of time constraints where appropriate such as legislative and / or client driven deadlines.

The Role

  • Management of a team of systems analysts - You'll grow this team over time.
  • Experience working closely with clients
  • Able to produce solution documentation to include data flow diagrams and physical database design
  • Facilitating workshops with Subject Matter Experts
  • Produce implementation guides
  • Identify issues and risks

Essential skills and Experience:

  • Degree in IT or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication skills are essential: Able to influence senior stakeholders & clients
  • Relevant experience as a Systems Analyst on large and complex projects within an insurance, claim processing or pensions industry
  • Experience of overseeing/managing large system changes
  • Skilled at producing application and business requirements. You'll work with the BA team to turn requirements into a design. You'll then work with Developers to create user stories and start 2-week sprint cycles
  • Strong analytical skills with good data analysis experience
  • Relational Databases (SQL Skills are essential)

Qualities / Attributes / Background:

  • Strong Insurance and/or Pensions Administration Systems knowledge. The candidate must have strong technical skills in producing solution documentation to include database design
  • Ability to manage a team of system analysts, providing motivational leadership
  • Understanding of Investment trading with Fund Providers
  • Understanding automated payments processing
  • Ideally to be familiar with web architecture and object-oriented design plus web services

A superb opportunity for a true tech professional. Come and join us, we're waiting to hear from you! Please send your CV for immediate consideration.

Lead System Analyst, Manager, Pension Systems, Agile, Pensions Administration, SQL, Fund providers, Investment Traders, Work Flow, Data Flow, Applications

Required skills

  • Agile
  • Applications
  • Data Flow
  • SQL
  • Pension Systems
  • Manager
  • Pensions Administration
  • Work Flow
  • Lead System Analyst
  • Fund providers
  • Investment Traders

Reference: 36085261

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