Cognizant vacancy 2022 in London, England, United Kingdom – Data/Business Analyst

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Essential Experience

  • Experience of facilitating workshops and discussions to effectively gather requirements and achieve a joint understanding of data and insight needs
  • Able to understand the client’s business challenges and recommend data visualisation and dashboard approaches to help address customer needs. Able to identify missed opportunities for data insight.
  • Able to review and comment on data models– for example pointing out why models are defective and suggesting improvements.
  • Clear written and verbal communications; able to communicate with a wide range of people.
  • Familiar with the production of data analysis outputs such as profiling reports data quality reports and data visualisations. Confident in summarising and presenting conclusions for senior stakeholders, telling the ‘data story’ without using jargon.
  • Experience in manipulating or wrangling data for analysis
  • Proficient in more than one reporting or data visualisation platform.
  • Strong SQL knowledge; able to read and understand XML and JSON.
  • Able to produce proposed implementation plans for data analysis work, including estimated effort and technical implications of data insight products.
  • Strong leadership, analytical and communication skills with a passion for data-driven decision making and for establishing best practice
  • Line management experience – able to give feedback and mentor more junior colleagues


  • Experienced with structured and unstructured data
  • Experience in combining qualitative and quantitative datasets
  • Experience of system performance analysis.
  • Experienced in either programming languages such as Python and/or R, data visualization tools such as Tableau.
  • Experience working with large datasets.
  • Strong data attribute knowledge in capital markets – to be utilized for data model validations, sample file analysis and DQ for ingestions.
  • Operational experience (Trade settlement and Risk and P&L Reporting)
  • Experience in creation of B/FRDs – Good documentation and communication with the technology team both to provide requirements and understanding of any issues is paramount
  • Excellent communication skills, structured and organized
  • Excellent Stakeholder and management reporting skills
  • Experience with project planning and tracking with proficiency in excel and JIRA automation
  • Dashboards/BI reporting experience


  • Gather business requirements, perform detailed analysis, and produce associated functional specifications across multiple functions
  • Skilled in writing SQL and Python to analyse the data
  • Develop Subject Matter Expertise on the key data elements that are consumed for the reporting functions
  • Responsible for liaising between business users and technologists to exchange information in a concise, logical and understandable way in co-ordination with the Technology team.
  • Ensuring proper development life cycle is followed with artefacts to support Internal Audit and any inquiries
  • Consult with users and clients to solve complex system issues/problems through in-depth evaluation of business processes, systems and industry standards and recommends solutions
  • Support systems change processes from requirements through implementation and provide input based on analysis of information
  • Consult with business clients to determine system functional specifications and provides user and operational support
  • Identify and communicate risks and impacts, considering business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment
  • Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and approach work methodically with attention to detail
  • Work with Data Governance and Quality teams to understand data issues
  • Work with various technology leads to ensure the gaps in the data completeness or accuracy are converted into prioritized Book of Work items
  • Provide regular updates to senior management in technology, middle office & front office
  • Participation in large-scale “highly-visible” SIT/UAT testing cycles managing technology and business stakeholders
  • Training of relevant teams prior to go-live of new business processes/products, functionality or applications
  • Go-live support, investigation of issues

Company: Cognizant

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate

Job Location:  London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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