BI Business Analyst

  • Dixons Carphone
  • North Acton, London, UK
  • 07/04/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Business Intelligence Data Management Statistics

Job Description


There's no feeling quite like uniting tech lovers everywhere and we get to do it every single day. Connecting our people, our customers and our partners. We're a team of 41,000 colleagues working across nine countries to deliver excellence. Be part of framing the future with us. You'll certainly feel proud when you see what you can achieve here.

The BI BA team sits at the core of the BI Team. We help the business's reporting vision come to life with the help of our Design and Development teams. We strive for offering top quality results to our end users with transparency and without compromising our key design principles. Our outputs help drive decision making and business change in every department of Dixons Carphone.

The purpose of this role is to gather requirements, mapping out business processes, analysing/delivering business insight. The ideal candidate will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to assist business development by maximizing the benefit of Business Intelligence. This role will also collaborate with IT functions, Business Units and external partners in analysing and integrating BI strategic development that marry best practice industry standards with business objectives.

As part of this role, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Creating and developing relationships with business partners, identifying and shaping opportunities to improve business process with better Business Intelligence.
  • Conducting and facilitating workshops to understand, analyse and define business needs.
  • Engaging with stakeholders to ensure implementation is managed effectively on scope and usability from concept to post implementation sustainability.
  • Producing unambiguous documentation, test cases and specifications that allow straightforward development and testing of solutions.
  • Researching, analysing and evaluating post implementation to ensure effective implementation is managed and sustained.
  • Work closely with BI Solution Architects to ensure a design of approved, sustainable solutions.

Desired skills & experience:

  • Conceptual and logical data modelling skills, to allow realisation and visualisation of solutions.
  • Excellent skills with database technologies such as Teradata, SQL Server,
  • Familiarity with BI Reporting tools such as Power BI, SSRS and Business Objects
  • Understanding of Project Lifecycle (SDLC a plus)
  • Prior relevant experience working in both Agile and Waterfall environments.
  • Prior relevant experience within the electronics retailer and/or telecommunications industries would be beneficial.

Beyond that, we'll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role. Training plans are a given, and you'll have access to additional e-learning resources to really see your career develop in the way you want. We're building a team that brings technology to people, making their lives better, easier and fuller, and you can be part of it.