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Systems Analyst


Systems Analyst – Gloucester, UK


Pro Insurance currently has an opportunity for an experienced Systems Analyst to join the core IT team in Gloucester.  Pro operates a mix of application solutions but Oracle Apex is the key development tool for a new generation of systems being developed for our clients and we are looking for an experienced Systems Analyst to become the design custodian for our new system.  The job holder will be responsible for coordinating future development and support activities for the system, working in concert with our existing business analysts, developers and DBAs.  They will need to demonstrate good analysis skills and experience as described below, preferably in a financial services environment, operating within a fast moving and customer focussed organisation, liaising with IT colleagues in London and the US.


The role is will be based at home, with occasional (monthly) travel to our Gloucester office.


Position Description


The successful candidate will be an experienced Systems Analyst with experience of developing technical proposals, database designs and functional specifications across a broad range of applications, liaising with the development team, working with the test and UAT team as required, and a self-starter.


Skills and Responsibilities


Evaluating business requirements and translating those requirements into project briefs, database designs and functional specifications
Evaluating options for technical and business fit
Identifying system requirements and constraints
Mapping and documenting interfaces between legacy and new systems
Validating changes via appropriate testing activities
Data transformation (from legacy systems to new design)
Planning and scheduling individual actions for releases across development team
Managing resource contention to meet plan requirements
Good experience of working with the following products and technologies is desirable:

Oracle RDBMS and Oracle APEX
SQL (for data analysis work)
MS SQL Server and .NET

The successful candidate will also need:
Familiarity with a structured analysis and design methodology
Familiarity with the software development lifecycle
Aware of and used to working in an ITIL environment with Change Management
A broad knowledge of hardware, software and programming
Good communications skills incl. written documents and presentations
Good problem solving skills

Other Competencies ­­

Good MS Office skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Project, Visio, Outlook).
Experience of working in an Agile team would be beneficial

The Company

Pro Insurance is a global business and consulting company focused solely on the insurance and reinsurance industries.  Pro’s Business Consulting team consists of practitioners and professionals with practical insurance expertise in change management, project management, financial accounting, business analysis and IT development.  We work with our clients to identify the changes needed to improve their business processes, minimise operating overheads and implement controls required to meet new regulations.  We deliver tailored solutions to meet clients’ needs and work with client’s own management teams so that they can resume control seamlessly on conclusion of each assignment.

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