As our Functional Analyst, you identify problems that the business are experiencing and/or the requirements and map out possible solutions that can be developed and integrated in the enterprise production environment. You investigate costs and benefits and consequently design the chosen solution in detail, defining exactly what it should look like, which data are involved, and which processes are supported.
During the preparation phase:
You accompany the business analyst and client through the reflection towards a solution – propose alternative and adequate solutions in line with enterprise architecture and strategy, and considering cost/benefit.
You ensure the client understands and adopts enterprise rules and standards concerning architectural standards, security, …
You work together with the architects to set up the architecture. Close collaboration with project manager / asset manager / product owner. Relay between client, business analyst and involved asset teams, coordination of involved asset teams (unified view towards client – ensure that all involved IT parties clearly understand the client needs)
During the elaboration phase:
Functional elaboration of the chosen solution alternative, translation of the business requirements in detailed functional requirements. Align with involved assets on the functional responsibilities each asset will need to implement. Application design of the solution, identifying and detailing the impacts on the different application components as specified in the architecture. Align with the different technical teams of the asset in order to specify each of their requirements
During the construction phase:
Follow-up of development and testing to ensure coherence between the functional specifications and the developed solution
Provide the technical definitions of components that are supported by different teams (queues, security, integration layers, …)
Support suppliers during the development and integration and assembly testing (I&AT). Analyse defects during test phase
Support the release and deployment teams in the different environments. Once the solution is installed in production, provide 3rd line support to the operational entities and helpdesks. Analyse production incidents and coordinate their solution. Maintain the documentation accordingly. In an agile context, preparation, elaboration and construction are sliced and combined in sprints.
- sound knowledge of English as well as (at least) one local language.
- Bachelor/Master or equivalent by experience
- an "Agile mindset": positive attitude and pragmatism, thirst for knowledge and knowledge sharing.
- at least 3 years of relevant experience
- knowledge of insurance is a plus
- very good communication skills
- willing to stay for at least 5 years in the squad
- willing to take over knowledge and maintain many existing AGI legacy applications
- willing to document thoroughly even in an agile environment
- knowledge of analysis methodology (according to enterprise standards)
- practical experience with Scrum
- team player
- analytical, accurate
- communicative, creative
Our client is a leading player active in the Banking sector.
This is a long term freelance contract.
As consultant you will carry out various assignments at our clients site in a friendly and welcoming professional work environment where initiative and collaboration is valued.