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Solution Analyst

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer Including Disability/Veterans Job Number: 187463 Nottingham, United Kingdom


Are you a forward thinking, motivated individual who wants to enhance a career in Business Analysis, and work alongside other high profile businesses in the UK? We are looking for a software configuration analyst to join a highly driven and successful Solutions team, who are committed to delivering software solutions to our clients. Our solutions enable our clients to make fast and accurate business decisions. The role you play, will help clients meet their business requirements through delivery of software that you configure, which will allow them to protect both themselves and their customers, whilst growing their portfolio of customers in line with their risk appetite. You will work alongside Senior Solutions Analysts and other Analysts to make the software changes and validate them before our clients test them.

About the role

Working within our Solutions function, the Solutions Analyst works on delivering software solutions to our clients, in collaboration with Analysts, Senior Solutions Analysts, Consultants and Project Managers to ensure that the agreed business requirements are met.

This role allows you to develop a wide variety of business, technical and interpersonal skills, working with some of the world’s largest organisations, helping them react quickly to market opportunities and conditions, and allowing them to implement strategies that help them fulfil their credit appetite at the earliest opportunity.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for undertaking software configuration activities using our in-house software packages. In principle interpreting business requirements into configuration changes using one of our design studios, and then verifying the success of their changes through various test harnesses before releasing the changes to be fully tested, by internal test teams and/or by our clients.

Key Responsibilities

·Maintain strong client engagement throughout all project engagements

·Perform and verify software configuration changes that meet the design requirements agreed by the Senior Solutions Analyst

·Undertake analytical activities to help identify how business requirement can be turned into configuration changes, and delivery them to time and quality

·Provide full support to clients throughout the lifecycle of a delivery project (Design, Build, Test and Implementation)

·Contribute to clear and effective documentation for clients and internal stakeholder

·Contribute to a Community of Practice where best practices and troubleshooting are discussed and enhanced

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Essential Skills and Experience

·Educated to degree level in a computing / analytical / statistical / mathematical discipline or relevant experience.

·Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a logical mind.

·Strong conceptual ability, both for analytical problem solving and shaping the design of solutions - ability to look at issues and requirements from a business perspective and then translate this into a solution

·Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.

·Highly motivated; consistently takes initiative; demonstrated ability to work independently but under supervision.

·Drive, ambition, goal oriented and enthusiasm

·Ability to multi-task, organise and prioritise their workload, and that of others

·Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tool suite including latest versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Desirable Skills and Experience (but not essential)

·Specification writing

·Facilitating Workshops/Meeting

·A base knowledge of SQL scripting and relational databases

·Experience of delivering software solution / configuring software through a Software Delivery Lifecycle

·Experience working in or with Credit Risk teams and their solutions

·Experience in Business Analyst role that are associated with software/solution delivery