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Migration Business Analyst - Western Cape, Cape Town

Cape Town Region Cape Town, Western Cape Western Cape, South Africa
Closing date
Mar 24, 2024

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Job Role
Business Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Objective of the role:

    The purpose of the role is to work collaboratively within the Platform migration team and across other teams in the business to deliver exceptional customer experiences.

    Key Responsibilities

      Manage, facilitate, and drive the extraction criteria, data cleansing, object mapping, field, and value mapping for the ETL process.
      Facilitate data issue resolution where there are load errors.
      Drive solutions where platform differences exist.
      Understanding of reference/master/transaction data.
      Work across multiple functional projects to understand data usage and implications for migration.
      Work with subject matter experts and project team to identify, define, collate, document, and communicate the data migration requirements.
      Follow best practice, processes, and standards for effectively carrying out migration activities.
      Perform source system data analysis to manage source to target data mapping.
      Perform migration and testing of static and transaction data from one system to another.
      Perform data migration audit, reconciliation, and exception reporting.
      High-level analysis of business, system, functional, and non-functional requirements of changes required to existing systems and processes.
      Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile information conflicts, break down high-level information into their constituent details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true business needs.

        Relevant Commerce degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, IT, Investment Management or Business Management or related fields.
        Business Analysis certification/qualification.
        Excellent verbal and written communication skills

        Knowledge and Experience

          Hands on experience working on a migration project, in an Investment Platform / LISP environment or similar.
          Experience working data (Data analysis) andthe ETL process.
          A deep understanding of investment and life products (to subject matter expert level)
          An understanding of South African Investment Platforms and platform operations
          An understanding of financial services regulation as it relates to investment platform providers.
          Understanding or experience creating systems for Financial Advisers.
          Experience working with third-party vendors.
          Experience in building successful relationships and working collaboratively across departmental teams.
          Experience working in a fast paced, proactive and delivery focused environment.
          An agile and inquisitive mindset.
          An understanding of Sonata is a distinct advantage.
          An understanding of Compass is a distinct advantage.
          An understanding of the INN8 web is a distinct advantage.
          Data analysis experience
          SQL at intermediate level to query and analyze data a plus.
          Computer Literacy (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio), with MS Excel at least at intermediate level.
          JIRA and Confluence experience or related tools a plus
          Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Visio), with MS Excel at least at intermediate level.

          Desired Skills:
          • Systems Analysis
          • Complex Problem Solving
          • Programming/configuration
          • Critical Thinking
          • Time Management

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